Is a Full Professor and the program's First Year Coordinator. She coordinates the First Year Students in Pre-Clinic and their first clinical experience in treating patients. Professor Kelly enjoys teaching clinical Dental Hygiene I and II and Periodontics for the Dental Hygienist I. She also serves as Faculty Advisor to the Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association. Mrs. Kelly's dental experience includes: private practice, University of Cincinnati's Department of Otolaryngology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Head and Neck Tumor Clinic, Coordinator of Dental Assisting Program and Veteran's Administration Dental Clinic. In 2000, Mrs. Kelly was nominated to be honored in the publication of "Who's Who Among America's Teachers." She was selected for this honor by being designated as "the teacher who made a difference" by a former distinguished graduate. Mrs. Kelly was also named the "Outstanding Dental Hygienist of the Year" in 2000 by the BlueGrass District Dental Hygienists' Society. In 2008, BCTC's Student American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) received a National Community Service Award. This award recognizes outstanding student chapters of ADHA that have made a significant contribution to the community. For additional information, please e-mail: email@example.com
Professor in Dental Hygiene, is the Coordinator of the Dental Hygiene Program at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Prior to coming to BCTC, Ms. Spencer spent 10 years in private practice in various locations around Central Kentucky. Ms. Spencer's interests include special needs patients, breast cancer, smoking cessation, mentoring, practice management, and community dental health. Her interest in special needs patients led her to complete a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology at the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, University of Kentucky. Ms. Spencer was named the "Outstanding Dental Hygienist of the Year" in 1992 by the Blue Grass District Dental Hygienists' Association and received the "NISOD Excellence Award" for outstanding contribution to teaching and learning in 1994. She is listed in "Who's Who Among America's Teachers". She served as the Faculty Rep on the BCTC Board of Trustees and is a site visitor for the Commission on Dental Accreditation. She also serves on the Dean's Advisory Board -College of Health Sciences, University of Kentucky where she was named one of the outstanding alumni in 2006. You can email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Full Time Instructor in Dental Hygiene. Mrs. Jones is a 1998 graduate of the Dental Hygiene Program at Lexington Community College (currently BCTC). She completed her Bachelor of Science in Health Education at Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) in July 2008 and is pursuing a Master of Public Health degree at EKU. In the fall semester, she teaches Periodontics II and Dental Hygiene III. In the Spring semester, she teaches Dental Radiology and Dental Hygiene IV. She is rotation coordinator for the 2nd year dental hygiene students. Prior to teaching at BCTC, Mrs. Jones worked full time for 10 years in private practice. She has worked in various Applalachian areas, such as Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and West Virginia. Mrs. Jones's interests include public health dentistry and volunteering. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association, is the Bluegrass Component Trustee for the Kentucky Dental Hygienists' Association, and is serving as a mentor to the Public Health Chair for the Bluegrass District Dental Hygienists' Association.