on Professional-Technical Academy
Please join us as we welcome Mark Cotner of Kootenai Technical Education Center (KTEC) to help us explore the option of adding curriculum to the Region 2 Professional Technical Academy, while keeping the ultimate goal of a technical school that can serve both high school students and the workforce in sight.
Your participation is crucial in defining the path for this project and what education is included in this project – we need businesses, schools and the community to be there!!
A presentation is set for Tuesday, January 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Oscar's Restaurant Banquet Room, 101 East Main, Grangeville.
Please RSVP to Melisa at (208) 983-1025 or firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business January 14. Lunch is no host and optional.
Cotner grew up in Oklahoma and graduated from Tulsa Regional Tech Center. He continued his education at North Eastern Oklahoma (NEO) A& M College and earned his Associate Degrees in Electronics and Electrical Mechanical. While working in industry he attended Oklahoma State University where he earned his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Trade and Industrial Education. He began teaching while in industry and from there went to Central Technology Center where he taught electronics and automation as well as serving in an administration role.
He moved to Idaho in 2003 to become the executive Director for Canyon-Owyhee School Service Agency (COSSA). Cotner is currently the Professional Technical Director for both KTEC (Kootenai Technical Education Campus) and Coeur d’Alene School District 271.
Mark and his wife Tami have 4 grown children and enjoy horseback riding and the great outdoors.