The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde TERO holds an on-campus Heavy Equipment Operator Training through BTI

November 16, 2019

In mid-October, the BTI Mobile Heavy Equipment Operator Classroom was transported to The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde where 8 individuals who have been part of TERO are being trained by BTI instructors.

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Waste Management Selects BTI to Provide Heavy Equipment Operator Training

October 17, 2019

Baker Technical Institute (BTI) is pleased to announce that Waste Management has selected BTI to provide heavy equipment operator training at it’s Columbia Ridge Landfill site in Arlington, Oregon.

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BTI Breaks Ground on New Controlled Environment Agriculture Center

October 16, 2019

Baker Technical Institute (BTI) is pleased to announce its plans to break ground on the construction of a new controlled environment agriculture center this week. The new facility will replace older greenhouses that were lost to storm damage two years ago. Funding for the expansion comes from donations, insurance proceeds and measure 98 funding.

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BTI Launches New eSports Program

September 25, 2019

Baker Technical Institute (BTI) is pleased to announce the development of it’s first Esports team. BTI will enroll a Baker School District team in the National High School Esports League and will begin full competitive play in January.

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BTI Approved to Start Electrical Apprenticeship Program

September 12, 2019

In an effort to assist industry in Eastern Oregon to fill much needed open positions for electricians, Baker Technical Institute (BTI) is launching a journeyman plant electrician apprenticeship program.

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Oregon Governor Kate Brown Visits BTI

May 11, 2018

Oregon Governor Kate Brown toured BTI on April 28, 2018 as part of her “Future Ready Oregon” campaign to address the gap between the skills Oregon’s workers have and the skills that our growing businesses need.

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U.S. Senator Ron Wyden Presents BTI with an American Flag

May 9, 2018

On May 1, 2018, Senator Ron Wyden opened a town hall meeting at Baker High School by presenting BTI with an American Flag that has flown over the U.S. Capital in Washington, D.C.

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First-in-state pilot program strengthens rural workforce development

January 14, 2017

In an effort to remove barriers that prevent Eastern Oregonians from developing the skills they need to pursue or grow a career, earn higher wages and provide for their families, Baker Technical Institute (BTI) in partnership with the Department of Human Services (DHS) and local businesses have collaborated to create a program that builds and strengthens the rural workforce.

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