Tara Bailey is a welding instructor for the Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) Welding program. In this role, Bailey ensures the development and implementation of the welding curriculum aligns with the skillsets needed to obtain employment within the Defense Industrial Base. Before coming to IALR, she provided instruction for the welding program at Danville Community College and the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center. Bailey also has seven years of experience in the manufacturing sector. Tara holds multiple AWS welding certifications in GTAW, SMAW, GMAW, and Flux-core welding, as well as a welding program completion certificate from the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center.
ATDM Welding Instructor