Barb teaches full time in dental hygiene. Barb started her career at SCTC in 1993 when she was hired as the first (and only) dental hygiene faculty and the first program director. Barb's dental hygiene experience includes private practice clinical dental hygiene and public health dental hygiene.
Barb is a graduate of Mankato State University's Dental Hygiene Program. Barb holds an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene, a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health Education and a Master's degree in Information Media / Training and Development from St. Cloud State University. Barb has completed several formal courses in speech communications, human relations, and teacher education.
Fall 2014 Courses:
Clinical Dental Hygiene III, Dental Hygiene Materials and Methods, Dental Hygiene Seminar I, DH- Pre-Clinical Lab I, Head, Neck and Dental Anatomy
Dental Hygiene Instructor
Office: HSB 213 D
Mary started her teaching career at SCTC in the Fall of 2002. Previous to that she had been in private clinical practice for almost 25 years, most recently for North Benton Dental Care, Sauk Rapids, MN.
Mary graduated from the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota with a AAS, BS degree in Dental Hygiene.
Fall 2014 Courses:
Clinical Dental Hygiene III, Clinical Seminar III, DH- Pre-Clinical Lab I, Introduction to Radiology, Pain Management
Patti has been teaching in the Dental Hygiene Program since 2005. She received her BS in Education from Iowa State University. She is an alumni of St. Cloud Technical College's Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene programs. She has practiced as a Radiology and Periodontal Surgery Assistant as well as a Registered Dental Hygienist for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.
Adjunct/TPT Dental Hygiene Instructor
Office: HSB 213 B
Char is a part time instructor in the Dental Hygiene Program. Her professional experience includes over six years working in a specialty periodontal office and is currently still working part time in private practice.
Char is an Alumni of St. Cloud Technical College Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene programs. Also has a B.S. degree in Home Economics programs with Family Life Emphasis from Minnesota State University and B.S. degree in Nutrition Food Science - Dietetics from South Dakota State University.