academics

Fire Technologies Instructors

John Connell, Ph.D., Professor, Department Chair - Fire Technologies
A.S. Fire Science, A.S. Instructor Technology, Community College of the Air Force
B.S. Fire Science Management, So. Illinois University
M.Ed., Rivier College
PhD, Columbia Pacific University
Phone: 603-366-5326
Email: jconnell@ccsnh.edu

Gary Courtney, Associate Professor - Fire Technologies
A.S. Fire Science, Mount San Jacinto College
A.D. Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology, Oklahoma State University
Phone: 603-366-5328
Email: gcourtney@ccsnh.edu

Mitchell Harrington (2015)
Fire Technologies
Mitchell entered the fire service in 1994 earning an A.S. Fire Science in 1998 and a B.S. Fire Service Management in 2012. Currently, Mitchell is a fulltime Captain /AEMT with the Bow Fire Department where he is a shift supervisor and department training officer. He also serves as the town's Deputy Emergency Management Director and Deputy Health Officer. In 2009 Mitchell was one of the first 10 professionals in the country to earn the Center for Public Safety Excellent Fire Officer Designation. Mitchell is committed to being a lifelong learner and helping others. He is a Staff Instructor at NH Fire Academy and Adjunct Instructor at the Concord Regional Technical Center. Mitchell, his wife, and three children reside in Pembroke, NH.
Email: mharrington@ccsnh.edu