BEVERLY C. BITZEGAIO



BEVERLY C. BITZEGAIO
TECH PREP & SCHOOL-TO-WORK COORDINATOR



ROLE IN SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY

Develop, implement, and coordinate Tech Prep and School-to-Work initiatives, including:
  • Partnerships, collaboration, and communication with key participants in Tech Prep and School to Work.
  • Changes and developments in legislation and state initiatives.
  • Hands On High Tech: small-group, campus visitation program for targeted Tech Prep students.
  • Career Development through Mentoring: career exploration and development program for students interested in pursuing technology careers.
  • High school articulation.
  • Institute for Tomorrow's Technologists: in developmental stage.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Indiana State University, M.S. in Human Resource Development for Industry and Higher Education.
  • Indiana University, B.A. in English and Journalism (double major).

EXPERIENCE

  • Instructor, workshops for secondary educators throughout the state on "Developing Student Internship Programs," a collaborative School-to-Work project with the Indiana Department of Education, Ball State University, and ISU. The first week-long workshop was held in August 1996 with follow-up sessions offered during school year 1996-97. Additional summer workshops are anticipated, pending funding.
  • Managing editor, Journal of Education for Management Information Systems, published by ISU School of Business Center for Research and Management Services in cooperation with the International Association of Information Management.
  • Communications consultant and media agent, Sylvan Learning Center.
  • Consultant, start-up and initial development of ISU's Center for Teaching and Learning. Worked with advisory committee to develop mission, goals, and promotional materials; procurement of equipment and materials.
  • Adjunct instructor, ITE 276, via Indiana Higher Education Telecommunication Services (IHETS).
  • Program development, training, and publication design for ISU School of Business Small Business Development Center and Center for Research and Management Services. Programs included the Young Entrepreneur Program for students ages 11-15; The Forum: Dedicated to Women's Business Development; and For Women, By W.O.M.E.N: A Symposium. Training areas included train the trainer in quality customer service, mass media communication, and small business marketing.

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

  • Workforce development, industrial training, business communications, instructional technologies, learning styles, educational reform, graphic design, electronic publishing, and diversity issues.

CONTACT INFORMATION

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