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Jefferson Community and Technical College

Mission Statement/Status of Accreditation

Mission

Jefferson Community and Technical College transforms lives and communities through educational excellence in an inclusive environment that opens doors for all students.

Values

Academic Excellence. We strive to excel in teaching, learning, and student support. We engage in ongoing professional development to learn, grow, and improve.

Accessibility. We minimize barriers and provide educational pathways to technical and career training, general education and transfer, workforce development, and lifelong learning. To meet the diverse needs of our students we offer certificates, diplomas, associate degrees, and non-credit programming.

Collaboration. We build alliances with adult education providers, secondary school systems, regional postsecondary institutions, community groups, and business and industry partners to create seamless educational experiences. We are responsive and adaptable to the evolving needs of our students and community.

Continuous Improvement. We gather, analyze, and assess data to make informed decisions that drive institutional improvement.

Diversity. We treasure the many identities and perspectives in our community. We provide an inclusive, accessible, and safe learning and working environment that fosters participation and belonging.

Equity. We emphasize policy and practice that promotes opportunity and diminishes disparity within the college community.

Integrity. We act ethically and maintain an environment that encourages honesty, transparency, and accountability.

Respect. We recognize the contributions and expertise of all members of the college community. We understand that education relies on human connections, and we value the dignity and wellbeing of all people.

Stewardship. We exercise responsible management of the college’s fiscal and physical resources.

Jefferson Community and Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate degree. Questions about the accreditation of Jefferson Community and Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (www.sacscoc.org).

Academic Programs

Transfer Curricula

  • Associate in Arts
  • Associate in Science

Occupational/Technical Curricula

Occupational/Technical Curricula: The program listing represents broad groups of instructional programs offered by the college. Individual certificate (C), diploma (D), and Associate in Applied Science (A) degree curricula in each group are noted by C, D, and A in parenthesis.

  • African American Studies (C)
  • Air Conditioning Technology (C, D)
  • Applied Process Technologies (C, D, A)
  • Apprenticeship Studies (A)
  • Automotive Technology (C, D, A)
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology (C, D, A)
  • Business Studies:
    • Administrative Office Technology (C, D, A)
    • Business Administration (C, D, A)
  • Computer Aided Design and Drafting (C, D)
  • Computer and Information Technologies (C, A)
  • Computerized Manufacturing and Machining (C, D)
  • Construction Technology (C, D)
  • Cosmetology (C, D)
  • Criminal Justice (A)
  • Culinary Arts (C, A)
  • Digital Printing Technology (C)
  • Education (A)
  • Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic (C, A)
  • Emergency Medical Technician (C)
  • Engineering and Electronics Technology (C, D, A)
  • Fire Science Technology (C, D, A)
  • General Occupational/Technical Studies (A)
  • Geospatial Technology (C)
  • Global Studies (C)
  • Health Information Technology (C, A)
  • Health Science Technology (A)
  • Historic Preservation Technology (C)
  • Human Services (C, A)
  • Insurance and Risk Management (C)
  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (C, A)
  • Manufacturing Industrial Technology:
    • Electrical Technology (C)
    • Industrial Maintenance Technology (C, D, A)
  • Mechatronics (C)
  • Medical Administrative Services (C)
  • Medical Assisting (C, D, A)
  • Medical Information Technology (C, D)
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (C, A)
  • Multi-skilled Systems Technician (C)
  • Nursing (A)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (A)
  • Pharmacy Technology (C, D)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (A)
  • Plumbing Technology (C, D)
  • Practical Nursing (C, D)
  • Radiography (A)
  • Respiratory Care (C, A)
  • Surgical Technology (D, A)
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (C)
  • Truck Driver Training (C)
  • Unmanned Systems Technology (C)
  • Visual Communication:|
    • Communication Arts Technology (C, A)
    • Multimedia (C)
    • Printing (C, D)
    • Visual Arts (C)
  • Welding Technology (C, D, A)

Contact Information

Jefferson Community & Technical College
109 E. Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 213-5333
jefferson.kctcs.edu

Downtown Campus
109 East Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 213-5333

Southwest Campus
1000 Community College Drive
Louisville, KY 40272
(502) 213-5333

Carrollton Campus
1607 Hwy 227
Carrollton, KY 41008
(502) 732-4846 or (800) 853-3887

Jefferson Technical Campus
727 W. Chestnut Street
Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 213-5333

Shelby County Campus
1361 Frankfort Road
Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-5524

Bullitt County Campus
505 Buffalo Run Road
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
(866) 634-7418
(502) 213-5333

AMET BUILDING, Technical Bldg.

762 South 1st Street

Louisville, KY 40202

General Information

Office Phone number
General Information (502) 213-5333
Admissions (502) 213-4000
Bursar’s Office 1-855-2GO-JCTC (1-855-246-5282)
Business Office (502) 213-2103
Disability Services (502) 213-2449
Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Community Engagement (ODICE) (502) 213-2171
Financial Aid 1-855-2GO-JCTC (1-855-246-5282)
Human Resources (502) 213-2118
International Admissions (502) 213-2496
Learning Commons (Library & Tutoring) - Downtown (502) 213-2154
Marketing and Communications (502) 213-2400
Records (502) 213-4000
Transfer Information Liaison (502) 213-4000
Veterans Affairs (502) 213-2139

Administration

Position Name
President Dr. Ty Handy
Vice President for Academic Affairs Vacant
Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Laura Smith
Vice President of Administration and Chief Financial Officer Gary Dryden, Jr.
Vice President of College Advancement, Planning and Research Don Schieman
Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs General Education and Transfer Dr. Randall Davis
Associate Vice President of Academic Initiatives Dr. Andrew (Drew) Wilkerson
Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Technical Education Dr. Telly Sellars
Dean of System Initiatives Vincent DiNoto, Jr.
Site Director/Assistant Professor- Carrollton Campus Heather Yocum
Site Director – Shelby Campus Maia Langley
Site Director – Bullitt Campus Kim Boggs
Site Director – Southwest Campus Jessica Duff
Assistant Vice President, Human Resources Toni E. Whalen
Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs (Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement) Danielle Sims Brooks
Assistant Vice President, Workforce Solutions Dr. Nikki Cobb
Director of Institutional Effectiveness Dr. Brittany Inge
Dean of Arts and Humanities (Division Chair) Dr. Amy Stewart
Dean of English Department (Division Chair) Dr. Jill Adams
Dean of Business and Advanced Technology (Division Chair) Dr. Bruce Jost
Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences (Division Chair) Leonard Thomas
Dean of Allied Health (Division Chair) Kara Schotter
Dean of Nursing (Division Chair) Dr. Jaclyn Bitterman
Dean of Mathematics (Division Chair) Brandon Bartley
Dean of Natural Science (Division Chair) Kaya Muller
Dean of Trade and Industry (Division Chair) Grant Gamble
Dean of the Learning Commons (Library & Tutoring) Sheree Williams

Faculty

This page reflects faculty names and their degree/credential as of July 1, 2021.  This information is updated annually.

Ackerman, Jennifer, Professor, MA, University of Louisville, 1993
Adams, James, Associate Professor, MHA, University of Phoenix, 2007
Adams, Jill, Professor, PhD, University of Kentucky, 2020
Albertson, Stephanie, Instructor, PhD, University of Delaware, 2009
Allen, Jevonne, Instructor, MA, Curriculum and Instruction, 2005, M.A. Education Admin., Ashland University of Ohio 2006
Allen, Susan, Instructor, MA, University of Louisville, 1999
Alpiger, Herbert H, Instructor, Licensed Airframe/Powerplant Mechanic
Angelini, Melinda Maria, Instructor, LPN, National Certification of Surgical Technologists
Armstrong, Kristy M., Instructor, AA, LPN, Nursing, Spencerian College, 2004
Arslanian, Samuel T., Instructor, MS, University of Maine, 1998
Asamoah, Samuel R, Associate Professor, MBA, Pittsburg State University, 1989
Austin, Marlisa R, Professor, MA, Union College, 1999
Bartley, Brandon, Professor, MS, Virginia Tech, 2003
Betts, Autumn, Associate Professor, MSW, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1996
Bitterman, Jaclyn, Assistant Professor PhD, Eastern Kentucky University, 2021
Boswell, Melanie A, Professor, MS, Florida State University, 2000
Boyd, Lisbeth, Assistant Professor, MS, Murray State University, 2008
Breeding, Bruce, Instructor, PhD, University of Georgia, 2003
Bryan, Alexandra, Assistant Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, May 2008
Buckler, Michael, Associate Professor, MA, University of Louisville, 1996
Buckner, Alex, Instructor, JCTC, Licensed Airframe/Powerplant Mechanic, May 2008
Butler, Casandra M., Associate Professor, AAS, Jefferson Community and Technical College, 2013
Carney, David P., Instructor, Airframe/Powerplant Mechanic
Cartwright, Andrea, Assistant Professor, MA, University of Louisville, 2006
Catalano, James, Assistant Professor, Airframe/Powerplant Mechanic
Charles, Quanisha, PhD, Assistant Professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, PhD, 2017
Clemens, Matthew, Instructor, AA, Applied Science, Jefferson Community and Technical College, 2015
Couch, Kristi, Assistant Professor, BS, Indiana University, 2000
Cox, Jennifer, Instructor, MA, PhD, Georgia State University, 2017
Crawford III, Fred, Instructor, MS, University of Louisville, 1979
Crowder-Johnson, Cathy Y., Instructor, BA. Business Management, Mid-Continental University, 2012
Cummings, Deloris J, Associate Professor, DPT, University of Montana, 2012
Cummings, Marc L., Associate Professor, MEd, University of Louisville, 1976
Davis, Randall J, Professor, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1989
Dearing, Laura A, Professor, MFA, University of Memphis, 1998
DiNoto Jr, Vincent A, Professor, MA, Indiana State University, 1979
DiPaola, Stephen, Professor, BS, Johnson & Wales University, 1994
Dixon, Shaun, Assistant Professor, MA, University of Louisville, 2013
Douglas, Jessica, Instructor, MS, Nursing, Capella University, 2017
Ecker, David P, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Kentucky, 1991
Edgar, Brenda, Associate Professor, MA, University of Pittsburgh, 1997
Eichas, Renee, Instructor, MS, Grand Canyon University, 2019
Eichholtz, Lisa A, Associate Professor, MLS, Syracuse University, 1992
Eiden, Laurie A, Professor, MS, University of Louisville, 2003
Ellis, Tiane, Instructor, MA, Mathematics, Fayetteville State University, 2014
Elmes, Brandon, Assistant Professor, MEng, University of Louisville, 2011
Estes, Michael, Instructor, MFA, University of Notre Dame, 2005
Fife, Gene, Instructor, AA, Electrical Engineering, University of Louisville, 1978
Fillmore, Lauren Harold, AA, Aviation Maintenance Technology, Pittsburgh Institute of Technology, 1973
Fischer, Karyl Anne, Instructor, MA, Spalding University, 2016
Frame, Stephen, Assistant Professor, AAS, Santa Fe College, 2004
Florence, Anissa R, Associate Professor, MA, University of Louisville, 2001
Florence, Paul A, Associate Professor, MS, University of Louisville, 1995
Galyon, Maria, Professor, MBA, Morehead State University, 1993
Gamble, Courtney R., Instructor, BS, Nursing, University of Louisville, 2017
Gamble, Grant, Associate Professor, BST, Pittsburg State University, 1995
Garrett, Henry, Instructor, AA, Jefferson Community College, 2006
Gibson, Maureen, Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 1990
Gittings, Jennie M, Associate Professor, MSN, University of Louisville, 1992
Gonzalez, Orlando, Associate Professor, MS, University of Cincinnati, 2001
Gully, Zahara, Instructor, MS, Physiology and Biophysics, University of Louisville, 2018
Gummer, Rhonda D, Professor, MSW, University of Louisville, 2002
Handel, Jr., Kenneth, Instructor, AAS, Ivy Tech, 1992; BA, University of Louisville, 1989
Hanson, Richard H, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Kentucky, 1996
Hatfield, Todd, Instructor, 20 years teaching experience, 25 years occupational experience
Higgins, Linda C, Professor, MEd, University of Louisville, 1996
Horsley, Stephanie, Instructor, BS, Indiana University Southeast, 2018
Houston, Richard Samuel, Instructor, AAS, Jefferson Community and Technical College, 2012
Howard, Chad, Associate Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 2003
Huskey, Patricia, Instructor, MS, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2010
Inge, Grant, Instructor, Mini University, Level I Auto Tech Mechanic
Jackson, Mary B, Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 1990
Jacob, Sherry E, Associate Professor, MBA, Webster University, 2002
Johnson, Gerald R, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1989
Johnson, Rafe A, Professor/Librarian I, MSLS, University of Kentucky, 1990
Jost, Bruce P, Professor, PhD, University of Louisville, 2008
Karim, M.D., Jahurul, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Liverpool, 1988
Keffer, Mary Beth, Assistant Professor, MS, Grand Canyon University, 2018
King, Dallas, Assistant Professor, AMT, Somerset Community College, 1996
Knight, Kyndra, Assistant Professor, MA, Psychology, Saybrook University, 2013
Kutnicki, Faith H, Associate Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1972
Lafferty, Martha Kaye, Professor, PhD, University of Louisville, 2015
Langness, Betsy, Professor, MEd, University of Louisville, 1995
Larkin, Pamela B, Professor, PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Louisville, 2019
Lawrence, Lindsey J, Professor, BGS, Indiana University-Southeast, 2001
Leasor, James, Assistant Professor, AAS, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, 2015
Leonard, Mona F, Professor, MA, Howard University, 1989
Lee, Susan, Instructor, PhD, St. Louis University, 2017
Leckie, Jamie, Assistant Professor, PhD, Pediatrics, University of Louisville, 2008
Leslie, Tony, Assistant Professor, MEd, Western Kentucky University, 1989
Lichtsteiner, Joshua, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Trade Schools
Liebert, Amy, Assistant Professor, MA, San Francisco State University, 2009
Limeberry, John W, Associate Professor, MA, Ball State University, 1989
Lites, William W, Professor, PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1991
Long, John P, Professor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1988
Lotz, Anne, Professor, MA, Kent State University, 1999
Lovett, Patricia Ann, Instructor MA, Murray State, 2009
Lutz, Terry W, Professor, MFA, University of Kentucky, 1984
Lyalina, Victoria, Associate Professor, MA, University of Louisville, 2000
Lynch, Katie, Instructor, PhD, Biology, University of Louisville, 2016
MacQueen, Glenn, Instructor, no degree (32 years’ experience in Aviation Maintenance)
Mahan, Kyle, Assistant Professor, Licensed Respiratory Therapist
Mangum, David, Associate Professor, MA, Murray State University, 2006
Matheny, Meg, Professor, MA, University of Kentucky, 1999
Mattingly, Diane, Assistant Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 2011
McKinley, Dallas, Instructor, RN, Kentucky State University 1997
Miles-Collier, Felicia Ann, Instructor, BA, RHIT certification, Healthcare Administration, Ashley University, 2016
Miller, Darla Faye, Associate Professor, MEd, University of Louisville, 2004
Miller, Donna R, Assistant Professor, MA, University of Louisville, 2007
Mohr, April L, Professor, MA, Florida Atlantic University, 1990
Monson, Brian, Instructor, BA, Medical Lab. Science, Northern State University, 2017
Montgomery, Jonathan, Instructor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2016
Morris, Nicholas, Instructor, Universal Technical Institute, 2004
Motes, John B, Professor, MFA, University of Tennessee, 1989
Muller, Kaya, Associate Professor, MS, Purdue University, 1999
Nance, Robert D., Instructor, AAS, Jefferson Community and Technical College, 2007
Norfleet, Ronn, Associate Professor, MDiv, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1989
O’Brien, Nicholas B, Instructor, AAS, Jefferson Community and Technical College
O’Neil, Karen, Instructor, MSN, University of Phoenix, 2002
Pack, Don, Professor, EdD, University of Louisville, 1999
Peters, Jane, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Kentucky, 2005
Pillitteri, Gerald J, Assistant Professor, AAS, Jefferson Community & Technical College, 2012
Pitchford, Jennifer, Assistant Professor, BS, University of Evansville, 1997
Prather, Mark C, Associate Professor, BA, Indiana University, 1989
Pruett, Stephen R, Professor, PhD, University of Louisville, 1997
Puckett, Kalanta Michelle, Instructor, BS, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2017
Rasras, Awad R, Associate Professor, MA, University of Kansas, 1985
Reisner, Caroline, Assistant Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 2007
Repper, Frank, Associate Professor, MM, Eastern Kentucky University, 1983
Richard, Amanda, Associate Professor, MS, Texas A&M, Mathematics, 2011
Riedel, Donna D, Associate Professor, MS, University of Massachusetts, 1987
Riedling, Robert L, Professor, MS, University of Louisville, 1997
Riggs, William, Instructor, Fiat Chrysler Training Institute, 2016
Rodski, Peter A, Professor, MS, Eastern Kentucky University, 1992
Rudolph, Sonia R, Associate Professor, MSN, Spalding University, 2003
Savells, Constance, Instructor, MPH, Ohio State University, 2003
Schotter, Kara, Assistant Professor, MA, University of Louisville, 2012
Scott, Chad, Instructor, Instructor, Emergency Med Tech, Licensed
Selvage, Kelli, Assistant Professor, MSN, RN, CNE, Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2014
Sellars, Telly R, Professor, EdD, Spalding University, 2006
Smith, Rufus, Instructor, Master HVAC, 2016
Smithy, Pamela, Associate Professor, MS, Quinnipiac University, 2011
Snook, Stephen, Instructor, AAS, Jefferson Community and Technical College, 2014
Stewart, Amelia, Professor, PhD, Ohio University, 1987
Stewart, James H, Associate Professor, MS, Western Kentucky University, 1991
Taylor, Stacy, Associate Professor, MA, University of Louisville, 1999
Thomas, Leonard, Associate Professor, MA, University of Louisville, 2010
Tiller, Donald, Instructor, 32 years experience in industry
Tomei Jr., Dontoe A, Assistant Professor, MA Eastern Illinois University, 1996
Tran, Linh T., Associate Professor, MS, Western Kentucky University, 2004
Vogel, David M, Associate Professor, PhD, University of Louisville, 2002
Ward, John, Associate Professor, MBA, University of Louisville, 2000
Wechter, Bree, Associate Professor, MA, Eastern Illinois University, 2002
Wheat, Valerie J., Associate Professor, PhD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 2001
White, Deborah C, Professor, MSN, University of Kentucky, 1982
Wilburn, Mark S, Professor, PhD, Ohio University, 1987
Wilkerson, Andrew, Assistant Professor, PhD University of Kentucky, 2021
Will, Michael Anthony Jr., Instructor, AAS, EMT, Eastern Kentucky University, 1995
Williams, Sheree Huber, Professor, MSLS, University of Kentucky, 1981
Wright, Mark, Professor, MEng, University of Louisville, 1992
Yocum, Heather L, Assistant Professor, MA, Northern Kentucky University, 2010
Young, Loretta, Instructor, Diploma, Surgical Technologist, Jefferson Community and Technical College, 2002
Young, Tiffany, Assistant Professor, MA, English, Florida State University, 2007
Younger, Christopher Thomas, Instructor, AAS, Jefferson Community and Technical College, 2014

Correctional Sites

Green River1
Piper, Sherry A, Professor, MA, Western Kentucky University, 1998

Eddyville (KSP)1
Renn, Robert D, Instructor, MS, University of Kentucky, 1986

LaGrange (KSR)1
Bledsoe, Marsha C, Professor, MAT, University of Louisville, 1997

Luther Luckett1

Pewee Valley (KCIW)1

West Kentucky1
Herring, Steven M, Associate Professor, MS, Murray State University, 1999