Baker Technical Institute Garners Training Contract In Idaho

October 6, 2020

Doug Dalton hopes the Baker Technical Institute’s latest, and largest, contract for job training is just the start.

The Idaho Transportation Department hired Baker Technical Institute (BTI) to train 20 people to operate heavy equipment used in highway construction and repair work.

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Idaho Transportation Department Selects BTI to Provide Heavy Equipment Operator Training

September 4, 2020

Baker Technical Institute (BTI) is pleased to announce that the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) has selected BTI to provide heavy highway construction training in Boise, Idaho. The training is part of a Federal Highway Administration pilot program to increase the pipeline of skilled workers for highway construction projects.

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Camp Florence learns ‘heavy metal’

June 24, 2020

The young men spending time at the Camp Florence Youth Transitional Facility, located on South Jetty Road, are in the area as part of a comprehensive program designed to improve their life skills and return them to the world and workforce better prepared to succeed.

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EPA selects nine projects in Oregon and Washington for $4.75 million in Brownfields Funding

May 7, 2020

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that nine Northwest tribes and communities will receive a total of $4.75 million to assess and clean up contaminated properties under the agency’s Brownfields Program.

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Oregon Department of Human Services Awards Training Contract to BTI

May 6, 2020

Baker Technical Institute (BTI) is pleased to announce that the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) has awarded a contract to BTI to provide workforce development training and support services to individuals who are recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor Has Construction In Her DNA

May 3, 2020

When Dawson Vanderwiele walks into a heavy equipment operator training class in Baker Technical Institute in Baker City, Ore., not many students suspect that she’s the instructor.

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Wallowa Memorial Hospital Partners with Baker Technical Institute for Nursing Assistant Training

May 1, 2020

Baker Technical Institute (BTI) is pleased to announce a partnership with Wallowa Memorial Hospital to provide local training in their area to increase the number of Certified Nursing Assistants in the region.

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OTEC Employees Train in Wilderness First Aid

April 14, 2020

Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative member-owners know it is a gift to live in Eastern Oregon. Our way of life is intricately shaped by the beauty Mother Nature has provided in rural Oregon.

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