• Vet Tech Program

  • Vet Tech Program

    Professor Tara Scales  

    office  29-10 Thomson Avenue
           Long Island City, NY 11101
           Office: C252
    phone  718-482-5719
    email  email me  

  •  Dr. Tara Scales D.V.M. (Program Director)
    Dr. Tara Scales D.V.M. (Program Director)
     Eliana Apicella (College Laboratory Technician)
    Eliana Apicella (College Laboratory Technician)
     Margaret Vesely (College Laboratory Technician)
    Margaret Vesely (College Laboratory Technician)
     Kimberlee Pearson L.V.T. (Internship Coordinator)


    Adjunct Senior College Laboratory Technician 

    OFFICE: C-252L
    PHONE: 718-482-5760

    BIOGRAPHY: Kimberlee is a Licensed Veterinary Technician who graduated from LaGuardia CC Veterinary Technology Program in 1989. She spent 10 years at the Animal Medical Center in NYC. She has also worked in small animal practices and on the ASPCA mobile clinic.  In 2001 she began working part-time here at LaGuardia CC in the Veterinary Technology department which later turned into full-time as the Manager / Sr. CLT of the Veterinary Technology Department until 2005.

    She is currently working as an Adjunct, coordinating the Internships for the first and second year Veterinary Technology students in Research Facilities and Small Animal Clinic’s throughout the boroughs. She also enjoys doing per diem work at a local Animal Clinic.

    She enjoys spending time with her family (husband, 3 children and a cat named Paddington), reading and traveling.


     Susan Kopp, D.V.M. (Associate Professor)

    Susan Kopp

    Associate Professor of Veterinary Technology  

    OFFICE: C-252
    PHONE: 718-482-5470


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