Adam moved to New Orleans in 2010 from Oxford, MS. He has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Mississippi and a masters degree. While working in construction most of his life, he has worked the past 10 years in residential and light commercial construction. Adam is skilled in equipping students to reach their full potential and has a vision to see NOTEP students filling the skilled trades gap in New Orleans. Some of Adam's favorite things to do are to spend time with his wife and daughter, watch the Ole Miss Rebels, and go camping.



Janelle was born and raised in New Orleans, and became an electrician through a union apprenticeship program. Today she is a Master Electrician. For nearly 20 years she has honed her craft by working on flood damaged homes and commercial construction projects. Interested specifically in increasing minority leadership roles and participation in the electrical industry, Janelle seeks to raise interest in electrical careers. She believes skilled trades can provide solid careers, develop strong work ethic, and give a great sense of value and reward. Some of her favorite things to do include going to City Park, festivals, and Mardi Gras parades with her family and friends. 



Terrance moved to New Orleans from Oxford, Mississippi where he graduated with a Business Marketing degree at the University of Mississippi. Passionate about making a difference, he moved to New Orleans to pursue a career in teaching carpentry to inner-city youth. He’s worked in a wide range of construction fields ranging from laying tile, rough carpentry, to operating heavy machinery. Some of his favorite things include working with his hands, spending time with his wife, and cheering for the Ole Miss Rebels. 


Paige moved to New Orleans in 2011 after working internationally with refugees. She and her husband are raising their five children. She has an A.A. with an emphasis on Human Services. She enjoys working hard to support others in reaching their full potential. For Paige, being the Dean of Students means leading students to work hard, equipping them with employability skills, and connecting them with the resources they need to thrive both in the classroom and in the shop. Some of her favorite things include coffee and anything gluten free.


Christina moved from Phenix City, AL to New Orleans to pursue a degree at NOBTS. She has worked with students in a variety of forms, whether it be daycare or substitute teaching for middle school students. Christina loves to see students grow and achieve things that were once challenging for them. She looks forward to watching students learn a trade that will help them be successful in life. Some of her favorite things include spending time with family and friends, adventures in the city, and a great cup of coffee.

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6601 Franklin Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70122

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