Employability Skills Program and STRIVE Program
Phone: 207-342-5231 Ext
Adam joined the Waldo Tech team in 2020.
Ms. Conlon has been a member of the Waldo Tech team since 2018. Ms. Conlon is Registered Nurse with twenty-five years in the acute care setting. She received her nursing degree from Victor Valley School of Nursing in Victorville, CA.
Ryan has been a member of the Waldo Tech team since 2014. Ryan is a graduate of Southern Maine Community College with an Associate degree of Applied Science in Automotive Technology and one in Fire Science. He is certified as a Master Automobile Technician, Service Consultant, and Advanced Level Engine Performance by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. Ryan has worked at Ford, Mazda, and Subaru dealerships as well as an independent shop.
Mark has been a member of the Waldo Tech team since 2005. Mark worked as a diesel technician for BFI Browning Ferris Industries in Massachusetts for 16 years where he performed various duties including preventative maintenance, road repairs and was also the second shift foreman. Mark Scipione Automotive Service Excellence certification in heavy duty brake systems and heavy duty suspension and steering systems. Mark has also worked on a variety of equipment including Elgin street sweepers, and fleet owned vehicles such as Ford trucks and Komatsu loaders. His small engine experience includes working at Charmers Small Engines in Dedham, Massachusetts. He has installed and repaired Fisher snow plows and sanders, as well as a variety of lawn equipment such as Toro, John Deere, Scagg, Briggs and Stratton and Tecumseh engines.
Kevin joined the Waldo Tech team in 2019 as the Welding and Fabrication Instructor. Kevin brings 17 years of welding experience and is AWS certified. He is a graduate of Eastern Maine Community College with two Associate’s Degrees: Welding Technology, and Pipe Fabrication. Mr. McKenney traveled the country as a welder/pipe fitter for a few years, has worked at oil and gas refineries, natural gas pipe lining, nuclear power plants nationwide, and worked at most of the paper mills in the State of Maine.
Gil Russell has been a member of the Waldo Tech team since 2004. Mr Russell first came to Waldo County Technical Center in 1978 as a student. After completing the course at WCTC, Mr. Russell spent 27 years in the Auto Collision field and is now back teaching the Auto Collision/Composites program at WCTC.
Rich Benedict has been a Waldo Tech team member since August 2017.
Mr. Benedict is a graduate of Henry Abbott Regional Vocational Technical School's (Connecticut) four year carpentry program. He has been in the carpentry trade for almost 25 years in the fine woodworking/cabinetry side of the industry.
Lacey Breems joined the WCTC team in August 2017. Lacey attended the University of Maine at Farmington where she earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in mathematics. Lacey is the mathematics instructor at Waldo Tech.
Culinary Arts Instructor
Phone: 207-342-5231 x#122