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KCC Announces Local Author to Instruct at M-TEC

Kirtland Community College (Kirtland) is excited to announce that Northern Michigan author, artist and educator Mary Backlund will be teaching at The M-Tec at Kirtland-Gaylord beginning this semester.  Ms. Backlund resides in Gaylord, MI, and is well known throughout this and surrounding communities, most recently for the publication of her second book “Knowing More:  A Journey to Contentment Through the Heart’s Window.”

Lead Communications Instructor Dr. Joseph Fields states, “We are thrilled here at Kirtland to have Mary on board as a part-time instructor.  She is well known in the Gaylord area for her books and workshop leadership and students are going to love learning from Mary B.”  Communications and World Languages Department Chair Fred Giacobazzi agrees, adding, “Mary is an excellent fit for this subject area and brings great excitement to the M-Tec.”  You can contact Ms. Backlund through the M-Tec offices at 989-705-6300 or via email at