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Central Arizona Valley
Institute of Technology

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. 

Administration

Mike Glover

Mike Glover
Superintendent
(520) 423.2991
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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.

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Stephanie Golden

Stephanie Golden
Coordinator
(520) 426.4934
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About Stephanie Golden

Stephanie Golden joined CAVIT in 2018 and serves as our CTE coordinator. Stephanie holds a bachelor's degree from Siena Heights University and a master's degree from University of Phoenix. She serves as lead for recruitment, CTSO, and work-based learning activity.

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Tonya Ogle

Tonya Ogle
Assistant Principal
(520) 316.4369
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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.

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Teachers

Shane Blakeman

Shane Blakeman
Law Enforcement Teacher
(520) 316.4365
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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.

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Shannon Bowman

Shannon Bowman
Nursing Assistant Teacher
(520) 316.4371
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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.

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Jessica Brooks

Jessica Brooks
Cosmetology Teacher
(520) 426.4937
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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.

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Tiffany Brown

Tiffany Brown
Medical Assistant Teacher
(520) 423.2994
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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.

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Christina Chatham

Christina Chatham
Veterinary Assistant Teacher
(520) 316.4276
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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.

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Amanda Diesing

Amanda Diesing
Cosmetology Teacher
(520) 316.4366
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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.


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Robert DiPietro

Robert DiPietro
Fire Science Teacher
(520) 423.2997
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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.

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Sonny Hudson

Sonny Hudson
Law Enforcement Teacher
(520) 316.4360
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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.

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Kelli Jackson

Kelli Jackson
Dental Assistant Teacher
(520) 423.2993
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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.

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Nadine Kerstetter

Nadine Kerstetter
Veterinary Assistant Teacher
(520) 316.4363
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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.

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Kansas Olson

Kansas Olson
Dental Assistant Teacher
(520) 316.4368
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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.

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William Snyder

William Snyder
Massage Therapy Teacher
(520) 426.4936
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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.

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Jeff Wooley

Jeff Wooley
Medical Assistant Teacher
(520) 426.4935
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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.

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