Nebraska Instructors

Josh Schlote LVT

Josh is a Licensed Veterinary Technologist who currently teaches at Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska.  He has had many opportunities to lead multiple groups of both adults and students.  Throughout his career he has always been very passionate about veterinary technicians being involved in their clinics and wanted to ensure that they are able to provide the best possible patient care.  Josh has been an instructor for 10 years, and has lead many continuing education classes in Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas for both doctors and technicians.  He has worked in small animal medicine, emergency critical care, and referral hospitals.  Josh has also completed anesthesia rotations at Colorado State University, Alameda East Veterinary Hospital Colorado and Kansas State University.

Jamie Kavan LVT

Jamie Kavan has been a Licensed Veterinary Technician since 2000.  She received her degree from Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, NE and was in the top 10 of her class. Having always been a math/science enthusiast who loves animals, veterinary medicine was an obvious choice from an early age.  Jamie currently works at Tomorrow’s Veterinary Care and looks forward to the daily challenges she faces, whether it be a walk-in emeregency or trying to keep a squirmy puppy from eating her hair.  Jamie also enjoys speaking to kids, from preschool through high school, about her love of her profession and educating them about what it means to work in the veterinary field.  Her four legged “kids” include Kiya – a senior Black Lab/Golden Retriever mix, Jude – a crazy Lab/Border Collie mix.