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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Baker Tech selected to provide first-response training for federal workers

September 5, 2016

In an emergency, a properly trained first responder can make a life-or-death difference. Whether it’s an injured hiker on a remote trail or a wildland firefighter suffering from smoke inhalation, proper medical training is essential.

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Wilderness first responder course coming to Bend

August 31, 2016

Eastern Oregon’s leading provider of career technical education is bringing critical first responder training to Bend.

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Oregon Live highlights BTI educator

August 29, 2016

One of Baker Technical Institute’s educators has been awarded a prestigious Presidential Award for “pioneering classes in which high school students turn brownfields into Department of Environmental Quality-approved property.”

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BTI Aquaponics in the news

February 11, 2016

We’re not the only ones who are excited about BTI’s aquaponic class.

Read what our professional journal School Planning & Management has to say:

BTI Aquaponics is a year-long high school STEM/CTE course

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BTI scores with economic development!

February 11, 2016

One hundred and forty two Oregon middle schools and high schools – serving more than 85,000 students – have secured career readiness grants totaling $9 million, Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian and Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction Salam Noor announced today.

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