Meet Our Staff
Our staff is the backbone of our organization. We are dedicated to partnering with area high schools to provide Career and Technology Education opportunities for students to become productive members of a competitive workforce. We encourage you to contact us if you have a question or concern that you would like to discuss.
About Mike Glover
Mike Glover joined CAVIT in 2001 and has served as program coordinator, principal, and superintendent. Mike holds a bachelor's degree from University of Arizona and a master's degree from Northern Arizona University. He oversees CAVIT's central campus and leads the program of study consortia with Central Arizona College and western Pinal County high schools.
About Tonya Ogle
Tonya Ogle joined CAVIT in 2018 and serves as our assistant principal-CTE director. Tonya holds a bachelor's degree from University of Arizona. She serves as an instructional coach to CAVIT's central campus teachers and coordinates initiatives dealing with school improvement.
About Shane Blakeman
Shane has over 20 years of work experience as a sergeant, detective, and investigator at area Pinal County agencies. He has six years of teaching experience. Shane joined CAVIT in 2013.
About Shannon Bowman
Shannon has worked as a registered nurse in Arizona and Idaho for 25 years. He has nine years high school and adult teaching experience in that career area. Shannon joined CAVIT in 2019.
About Jessica Brooks
Jessica Brooks has 17 years of experience in the cosmetology field, including 12 years of teaching experience. Jessica joined CAVIT in 2014.
About Tiffany Brown
Tiffany Brown is a certified medical assistant and has more than 20 years work experience as a medical assistant and eight years experience at CAVIT and Central Arizona College. She holds a bachelor's degree in CTE from Northern Arizona University. Tiffany joined CAVIT in 2008.
About Karen Chamberlain
Karen Chamberlain is a registered nurse with more than 20 years work experience in New York and Arizona hospitals, as well as several years work experience in the home health care area. Karen holds two bachelor’s degrees, psychology and BSN, as well as a master’s in theology.
About Christina Chatham
Christina has worked as a veterinary technician in Arizona for the past 13 years. She is a certified veterinary technician and completed an associate’s degree in that career area. Christina joined CAVIT in 2018.
About Amanda Diesing
Amanda has worked as a salon stylist for the past 11 years in both Arizona and Minnesota. Amanda has been teaching for 10 years. She is a Licensed Cosmetologist (LC) and Licensed Cosmetology Instructor (LCI). Amanda holds an associate's degree in business and a bachelor's degree in project management. Amanda joined CAVIT in 2017.
About Robert DiPietro
Robert has attained 40 years of firefighter work experience. He has 11 years fire science high school teaching experience. Robert joined CAVIT in 2019.
About Sonny Hudson
Sonny has attained 25 years of law enforcement work experience in the United States Army, corrections, and Police Department agencies. He has experience teaching high school law enforcement students, as well as providing training to new recruits and officers. Sonny joined CAVIT in 2019.
About Kelli Jackson
Kelli has worked as a dental assistant for the past 30 years in Washington, Maine, and Arizona. Kelli has been teaching for two and a half years. She is a certified dental assistant with radiology and coronal polishing certifications. Kelli joined CAVIT in 2018.
About Nadine Kerstetter
Nadine carries 19 years of animal health care experience in a veterinary practice. She is a certified veterinary technician. Nadine joined CAVIT in 2018.
About Kansas Olson
Kansas has worked as a dental assistant for the past 15 years in Wyoming, Montana, and Arizona. Kansas has been teaching for three years. She is a certified dental assistant and radiology certified. Kansas joined CAVIT in 2018.
About William Snyder
William Snyder has worked in the massage industry for 16 years and has taught massage therapy for the past twelve years. William owned and operated a successful massage salon in Pennsylvania from 2002 to 2017 before coming to CAVIT. William is a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) and has a master's degree in business. William joined CAVIT in 2017.
About Jeff Wooley
Jeff Wooley is a registered medical assistant and has seven years experience working in and managing medical clinics. Jeff has won the ACTE Community Service Teacher of the Year award, and in 2016 won the ACTE Allied Health Teacher of the Year. He holds a bachelor's degree in CTE from Northern Arizona University. Jeff joined CAVIT in 2010.