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AVTE 2021 Conference Preview

April 27, 2021

Join us for a preview of the AVTE 2021 Annual Conference with Jen Serling (2021 Course Director) and Todd Von Deak along with Jess Campbell from the AVTE.



The Equine Veterinary Profession - WE Are Different

May 13, 2021

Deborah Reeder, AAEVT
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What is Culture? How is it Affecting Our Students in the Field?

February 17, 2021

Beth Anne, VTNE Prep

Registered Veterinary Technology Apprenticeship Program

February 4, 2021

Jennifer Gunther, Community College of Denver
Shannon Burkhalter, Community College of Denver

Technology Talks

December 21, 2020

Tricia GorhamSt. Petersburg College
Laurie LobdellParkland College

Moderated bySarah Razor

PrideVMC and Proactive Pronouns

November 3, 2020 

Dr. Dane WhitakerPrideVMC President
Beckie Mossor, RVT, PrideVMC Member
Dr. Jennifer NealPrideVMC Member

Bridging the Dental Gap

October 22, 2020 

Mary L. Berg
Beyond the Crown Veterinary Education

Infusing Fear Free and Low-Stress Handling Techniques in a Veterinary Technology Program

October 9, 2020

Ginny Price
St. Petersburg College

After the Credentials: The Future of Technician Post-Graduate Education

October 1, 2020

Dr. Annika VanNoy
IGNITE Global Vet Learning Community

Involving Technology Students in Community Veterinary Clinics: A Service Learning Approach

September 29, 2020 

Elizabeth Thompson
Lincoln Memorial University

Cultivating Culture Today for Tomorrow's Technicians

September 17, 2020

Chris Henning
Hippo Manager

Dialogic Teaching Harnesses the Power of Talk

September 10, 2020

Beth Anne
VTNE Review Group

Vision to Action: Integrating a Healthy Career and Life

September 3, 2020

Rebecca Rose, CATALYST Veterinary Professional Coaches, LLC

Reflection: Valuable Lessons Learned


July 21, 2020

Laurie Lobdell, Parkland College
Jamie Morgan, Pima Medical Institute

Flip, Don't Flop in Online and In-Person Teaching

June 23, 2020

Dr. Sabrina Timperman, Mercy College
Dr. Amanda Colon, Mercy College


Mindset and Hope

June 16, 2020

Dr. Jim Hurrell
Penn Foster College

Learn to Play, Play to Learn

June 9, 2020

Keren Allen
Baker College

Effective Preparation for the VTNE Licensure Exam

May 26, 2020

Dr. Steven I. McLaughlin
Zuku Review

Coping Strategies for Working From Home
May 19, 2020

Jennifer Serling
Pima Institute Veterinary Technology - Tucson Campus

Moderated By:
Tricia Gorham
St. Petersburg College - Distance Education Program
Adapting Courses to Online Formats
Virtual Town Hall
May 14, 2020

Josh Clark, Purdue University - College of Veterinary Medicine
Markiva Contris, Pierce College Veterinary Technology Department
Tricia Gorham, St. Petersburg College - Distance Education Program
Allan Zahara, Consultant - Distance Education

Moderated By:
Jennifer Serling
Pima Institute Veterinary Technology - Tucson Campus



Fireside Chat
July 28, 2020 - A Panel of Vet Tech Graduates

Amanda Schwarzwalder, RVT, KPA, CTP, VTS (Behavior)
Shell Keith, LVT
Tyler Grogan, CVT, RVT
Angela Elia, LVT

Moderated By:
Dr. Andy Roark
Sam Geiling, RVT

Join us for a discussion with vet tech grads about their vet tech program experiences. What they learned, what they wish they would’ve learned, and advice they would give themselves when they were just starting out.

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