The Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT)-Shelbyville hired Dr. Lori Shotts as the Extension Campus Coordinator for new Lincoln County location.
Shotts started her position with TCAT-Shelbyville on Oct. 1, 2019 and will serve as the primary contact for all services at the off-campus location in Lincoln County.
When asked about the position Shotts said, “Education is about giving people more options in life. That is why I feel so strongly about it at all levels. There are different paths and opportunities. The more opportunities we can give people, the more empowerment we give them.
"I am excited about this position at TCAT-Shelbyville and the chance to bring the wonderful opportunities the institution provides closer to the people of Lincoln County,” she added.
Dr. Lori Shotts resides in Meridianville, Ala., and is retired from the Madison County School System where she worked as a teacher and assistant principal. Most recently she held the position of the Advise Tennessee counselor at Lincoln County High School where she worked to improve the college-going culture and to assist students with their post-secondary preparation in all areas.
She earned a Bachelors of Arts from the University of Alabama Huntsville, a Master of Arts from Alabama A&M University, an Education Specialist degree in Instructional Leadership and Doctor of Education in Educational Administration from Samford University.
“We look forward to having Dr. Shotts coordinate the delivery of services and assist instructors in Lincoln County while maintaining a positive relationship with the area high schools," said Laura Monks, TCAT-Shelbyville president. "We are excited to add Dr. Shotts to our TCAT-Shelbyville team, please join me in welcoming her to our college and the community.”
About TCAT Shelbyville
Established in 1963, The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville is a constituent college of the Tennessee Board of Regents and accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. The college serves as a premier supplier of workforce development throughout the State of Tennessee.
TCAT-Shelbyville currently has seven locations including the main campus located at 1405 Madison Street in Shelbyville along with six satellite locations in Winchester, Fayetteville, Lewisburg, Tullahoma and Shelbyville.
For more information, visit www.tcatshelbyville.edu or call 931-685-5013.