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October 2, 2012

Blinn names former Brenham superintendent new director of the Hodde Center

Yeager has served as instructor for past three years, assistant director since June

Blinn College has named David Yeager the new director of its A.W. Hodde, Jr. Technical Education Center.

Yeager has been a part-time instructor at the Hodde Center since 2009, serving on the center’s advisory council and working with industry leaders to determine workforce needs and overseeing its machinist program. Since being named assistant director in June, he has helped develop the machining program for manufacturing, led the implementation of a dual-credit high school machining class, organized high school career day at the Hodde Center and developed a new administrative assistant certificate program.

Yeager also teaches business mathematics and management and leadership training courses at the Center.

As the former superintendent of the Prairie Lea, Three Rivers and Brenham school districts, Yeager was responsible for curriculum, construction, finance, personnel and student participation programs.

He holds bachelor and master's degrees from Southwest Texas State and is a member of the Brenham Economic Development Foundation and the Washington County Chamber of Commerce.

The Hodde Technical Education Center was built in 2009 to provide local training for a quality, viable workforce in Washington and the surrounding counties.