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Kelly Black, DVM
Kelly Black, DVM began working in Cedar Valley College’s campus-based veterinary technician program in 2004 and has served as the director of its distance-education program since July 2007. Prior to joining Cedar Valley College, he worked in a private veterinary practice for small and exotic animals in the North Dallas area for six years. He was named to D Magazine’s list of “Best Vets” in the Dallas/Fort Worth area in 2004.

Black earned his DVM and bachelor’s degree in animal science from Oklahoma State University. He is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), Texas Veterinary Medicine Association (TVMA), the Dallas County Veterinary Medicine Association (DCVMA), the American Veterinary Medicine Association (AVMA), and Texas Academy of Veterinary Practice.

Charles Wolf, LVT, CMRT
Charles Wolf, LVT, CMRT began teaching at Cedar Valley College in 1999. He holds an associate’s degree in animal health technology from Sul Ross State University. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business and a master’s degree in teaching agriculture with a business minor, both from Tarleton State University.

A certified medical radiological technologist (CMRT), Wolf teaches many courses at Cedar Valley College, including hematology, radiology, clinical pathology, introduction to veterinary technology, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and parasitology. He is a member of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA), the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), and the Association of American Veterinary Technician Educators (AVTE).

Stacy Gregoire, LVT
Stacy Gregoire, LVT is a licensed veterinary technician who graduated from Cedar Valley College’s onsite Veterinary Technology program in 2001. After three years at an emergency animal hospital, she made the transition to day practice and eventually became the nurse supervisor at one of the largest animal hospitals in Dallas. She has been an instructor for DEVTP since November 2010. Gregoire also teaches veterinary technician classes for CVC’s onsite program, has an associate of applied science degree in liberal arts and sciences from Dallas County Community College District‘s Eastfield College, is a certified Hill’s nutritional advocate, and is an advisor to the Veterinary Technology Student Association.

Kim Taylor
Kim Taylor has been at Cedar Valley College since August 2005 and is a graduate of the Cedar Valley College Veterinary Technology Program. A veterinary technician with the SPCA of Dallas for a year, she was also a substitute teacher for four years in Paris, Texas. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Dallas Baptist University and is working on a master’s degree in educational technology from Texas A&M University. Taylor is a member of the Dog Training Club of Dallas County, which provides obedience training for Healing Hands therapy dogs.

Timothy Young, MS, LVT
Tim Young, MS, LVT is a licensed veterinary technician and a graduate of the Cedar Valley College Veterinary Technology program. He began teaching at the college in 2012 and is a faculty member of both the distance education program and the onsite program, and has won the Excellence in Teaching Award. Young has taught anatomy and physiology, introduction to veterinary technology, technical math, clinical pathology, and pharmacy and pharmacology. He earned an associate’s degree in veterinary technology from Cedar Valley College, two bachelor of science degrees from Southwest Baptist University, and a master of science degree in management from Abilene Christian University. Young served for more than 20 years as an Air Force flight and academic instructor, but left to nurture his lifelong interest in veterinary medicine, especially in birds of all types. He also raises and shows border collies.

In addition to being an instructor at the school, Young works for his local veterinarian during holidays and weekends. He has more than 20 years of teaching experience and is a member of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA), the Texas Association of Registered Veterinary Technicians (TARVT), and the Association of American Veterinary Technician Educators (AVTE).

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