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Stanley A. Komacek

Dean & Professor, School of Graduate Studies & Research and

Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

 

Office Information

Education

Professional Experience

Research & Projects

Consulting

Presentations

Publications

Workshops

Service at California University

Service to Professional Associations

Courses Taught

Awards

Professional Association Memberships

Conferences & Meetings Attended

 

 

 

 

 


OFFICE INFORMATION:

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          California University of Pennsylvania                        

            School of Graduates & Research, Dixon Hall 318

Office of the Provost / Academic Affairs, Dixon Hall 304

250 University Avenue, California, PA  15419                                          

            phone: 724-938-1589

            e-mail: komacek@calu.edu

            web page: workforce.calu.edu/komacek

 

                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

EDUCATION:

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Ed. D., Technology Education, West Virginia University, 1987

Dissertation:  Consequence of Implementing the New York State Seventh Grade Technology Education Curriculum as Reported by Pilot Teachers

Advisor:  Dr. David McCrory

 

M. Ed., Industrial Education, Miami University, 1981

 

B. S., Industrial Arts, California University of Pennsylvania, 1980

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

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Dean & Professor; School of Graduate Studies & Research, Associate Provost & Associate Vice-President of Academic Affairs; Office of the Provost, and Research Integrity Officer, California University of Pennsylvania, primary responsibilities: Manager: Office of Graduate School Admissions, Office of Web-Based Programs & Global Online, Office of Sponsored Programs & Research, Office of Institutional Research & Planning, IACUC Institutional Officer, IRB Administrator, Undergraduate & Graduate Research, Community Education; Coordinator: research services consultant, grants services consultant, government services consultant; 2012-present

Associate Provost & Associate Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Office of the Provost, California University of Pennsylvania, primary responsibilities: Coordinator: academic facilities planning, academic office inventory, academic policies (undergraduate), academic program inventory, academic space utilization, Admissions program flyers, Delaware Report, faculty searches, NSSE Report, Snyder Report, technology fee projects, SMART classroom project, Trustees Report; Editor: Academic Affairs News (quarterly newsletter), Academic Affairs Strategic Plan Status Report, Academic Affairs web page, Faculty Handbook, Faculty Scholarship for Liberal Arts, Guide to Faculty Searches; Manager: government services consultant, grants & contracts manager, parent/family portal manager, Teaching & Learning Center instructional technology manager, 2009-2012

Professor, California University of Pennsylvania, Technology Education program, graduate and undergraduate degrees with primary emphasis in transportation, manufacturing and professional courses, 1987-2011

Chair, Department of Applied Engineering and Technology, California University of Pennsylvania, one graduate program, five bachelors degree programs, four associate degree programs, 600 students and 22 faculty, annual operating budget in excess of $2.4 million, 1996-2009

Adjunct Associate Professor, West Virginia University, training associate field supervisor for the Technology Education Demonstration Project, 1991-92

Curriculum Associate, Monongalia County Schools, Morgantown, WV, implemented a new technology education curriculum through Project Open, 1984-87

Assistant Professor, Salem University, WV, taught technical and teacher education courses in industrial arts and industrial technology, 1981-84

Teaching Assistant, Miami University, OH, taught laboratories in drafting, photography, power/energy, 1980-81

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

RESEARCH & PROJECTS:

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Team Lead, Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research to Enhance Student Success in STEM Through a System-Wide & Campus-Centered Project, Council on Undergraduate Research Enhancing Undergraduate Research in STEM Disciplines, funded, 2011-present

Project Director, 222 Pathways Mini-Grant: Robotics Technology, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development-funded mini-grant; responsible for project management and execution, $1,000, December 2011

Project Director, Pathways for Career Success: Robotics Technology, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development-funded 2+2+2 Workforce Leadership / Pathways for Career Success Grant; responsible for project management, budgeting, faculty and curriculum development coordination, articulation efforts, and grant proposal development activities, $387,000 over six years, 2005-2011

Project Director, Robotics Summer Camp: Outreach & Recruitment Activities to Enhance the 2+2+2 Robotics Technology Workforce Project, California University of Pennsylvania award from the Pennsylvania Pathways Leadership Grant Program through the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education; responsible for a one-week robotics camp for high school students in 2+2+2 project service region, $5,000, May-December, 2011

Project Director, Robotics Camp for Benjamin Wiley Program Partnership, California University of Pennsylvania award from the 222 Workforce Leadership Grant Program through the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education; responsible to establish and manage a three-week robotics camp for inner-city students in the Benjamin Wiley program, $10,000, June-August, 2010

Principal Investigator and Project Director, Advanced Manufacturing:  Establishing Foundations for Education and Career Pathways from Middle School through College, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, a project funded by the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education Program under Grant No. DUE-0603367, responsible for project management and coordination, budget, marketing, and overall project operations, $810,000 over four years, July 1, 2006-June 30, 2010

Project Co-Director, F1 in Schools Equipment Implementation, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, a project funded by the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Technology Alliance, secured equipment funding for two school districts, funded for $43,835, February 15, 2008-June 1, 2008

Project Co-Director, Project Lead the Way Gateway to Technology Implementation, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, a project funded by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation, responsible for project management, budget, marketing, and operations, two projects funded during Spring 2007, $50,000, February 15, 2007-August 30, 2007

Project Co-Director, STEPS Academies, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, a project funded by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation, responsible for project management, budget, marketing, and operations, four camps during Summer 2007, $50,000, January 19-August 30, 2007

Project Director, Robotics and Rapid Prototyping Workforce Leadership Project, California University of Pennsylvania subcontract from the Precision Manufacturing Institute in the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development-funded 2+2+2 Workforce Leadership Grant; responsible for project management, budgeting, faculty and curriculum development coordination, articulation efforts, and grant proposal development activities, $6,000 in Year 1, $17,500 in Year 2, $6,600 in Year 3; Spring 2006-July 31, 2009

Project Evaluator, Pennsylvania Collaborative for Applied Nanotechnology, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education pilot testing and implementation of an organic light emitting diode nanotechnology curriculum module, funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, $113,000, Fall 2006-December, 2007

Co-Site Facilitator, Governor's Institute for Technology Education, coordinated and managed the site requirements for the Institute, which was funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and enhanced the knowledge and skills of 100 technology education and elementary teachers in the state of Pennsylvania, $108,000, Summer 2006

Project Evaluator, Pennsylvania Collaborative for Applied Nanotechnology, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education pilot testing and implementation of nanotechnology curriculum modules, funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, $200,000, Fall 2005-Spring 2006

Project Director, Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education subcontract with Penn State University; responsible for project management, budgeting, curriculum coordination, articulation efforts, faculty professional development coordination, grant proposal development activities, funded by the National Science Foundation and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, $450,000 over two years, Fall 2003-Fall 2005

Co-Site Facilitator, Governor’s Institute for Technology Education, coordinated and managed the site requirements for the institute, which was funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and enhanced the knowledge and skills of 100 technology education and elementary teachers in the state of Pennsylvania, $119,000, Summer 2003

Faculty Coordinator, Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Subcontract with Penn State University; coordinated curriculum and faculty professional development activities among State System universities, $260,000 over two years, 2001-03

Evaluation Liaison, Collaborative for Excellence in Teacher Preparation in Pennsylvania, California University of Pennsylvania, five-year, $5 million project funded by the National Science Foundation for the 14 universities of the State System of Higher Education to improve teacher preparation, 2000-02

Team Leader, Collaborative for Excellence in Teacher Preparation in Pennsylvania, California University of Pennsylvania, worked as a member of the State System collaborative to develop the grant project proposal, which was funded by the National Science Foundation, 1997-2000

Member, Development Team, Technology in Teacher Preparation Program, Link to Learn-funded project at California University of Pennsylvania for $330,000, focusing on the integration of technology into science and technology education courses and through inservice activities, 1999-2000

Member, ProShare Teleconferencing Project Team, Telecommunications and Information Infrastructure Assistance Program (TIIAP), California University of Pennsylvania, 1997-99

Assistant Director, Teacher.Training@Microsoft Project Team, California University of Pennsylvania, 1997-2000

Coordinator, Appalachian Technology Education Consortium, Professional Development and Resource Center, California University of Pennsylvania, (US Department of Education-funded Technology Education Demonstration Project), 1990-92

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSULTING:

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McKeesport High School Technology Education Advisory Board Meeting, served as an invited Member of the advisory board, Fall 2005-2011

 

Community College of Allegheny County Advisory Board for Engineering Technology, serve as an invited Member of the advisory board, Fall 2002-2011

 

Community College of Allegheny County Robotics & Manufacturing Technology Degree Program Review-served as an  External Reviewer for the programs' five year reviews, Spring 2010

 

Community College of Allegheny County Civil Engineering Technology Program Review served as an External Reviewer for the program's five year review, Spring 2009

 

Pennsylvania Department of Education, served as a Member of the Standards Aligned System (SAS) Committee for Technology Education, 2008-09

 

Governor’s Institute for Technology Education, Pennsylvania Department of Education, served as Member of the Planning Team for the Institute, which enhanced the knowledge and skills of 100 technology education and elementary teachers in the state of Pennsylvania, 2007, 2006, 2003 & 2002

 

Adventures in Technology Teacher Professional Development Modules, Catalyst Connection & Pittsburgh Technology Council, served as Member of a Development Team for the modules, Summer 2007

 

Pennsylvania Department of Education, served as a Reviewer for the bachelor's degree in Technology Education and the master's degree in Technology Education Supervisor programs at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, March, 2006

 

84 Lumber Education Roundtable, served as a Member of the roundtable meeting at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort to address workforce development needs for the company, July 11-12, 2004

 

Educational Testing Service, served as a Reviewer for the Praxis Technology Education Test, December, 2003

 

Fort LeBoeuf School District, Waterford, PA served as Curriculum Consultant to review the Technology Education program, make recommendations for curriculum development, facility renovations and faculty inservice training.  October, 7, 2002

 

Mt. Lebanon School District, Pittsburgh, PA served as Curriculum Consultant to conduct a review of the Technology Education program, make recommendations for curriculum development, facility renovations and faculty inservice training.  May-July, 2002, with Bob Dorn and John Kallis

 

TECHKnow Project, serving as a Member of the Curriculum Module Writing Team for the project funded by the National Science Foundation and operated in conjunction with the national Technology Student Association (TSA), wrote an instructional module for the TSA Transportation Challenge Competitive Event, Summer, 2001 and Summer, 2002

 

Science, Technology, Environment and Ecology Assessment Advisory Committee, served as a Member of the Advisory Committee charged with providing the Pennsylvania Department of Education advice, expertise and assistance in developing a science, technology, environment and ecology assessment process for Pennsylvania, 2001-03

 

Governor’s Institute for Technology Education, Pennsylvania Department of Education, served as the Independent Evaluator for the institute, which enhanced the knowledge and skills of 100 technology education and elementary teachers in the state of Pennsylvania, 2000 and 2001

 

State System of Higher Education Science and Technology Institutes Project Development Team, served as a Consultant to the team that will conducted an implementation study and prepared a plan to identify and develop resources to significantly improve the System's ability to offer programs and prepare students in science and technology education by providing instruction, research and service opportunities in these disciplines, visited Rochester Institute of Technology (January 23-26, 2001) and University of Wisconsin-Stout (February 28-April 1, 2001), 2000-2001

 

State System Task Force on Science, Advanced Technology, Workforce Development and Implementation Research, served as Consultant to task force, developed a briefing paper on the status of science, advanced technology, workforce development, implementation research and their curricular implications for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Summer 1998

 

Pennsylvania Department of Education, Harrisburg, PA served as a Reviewer of the Pennsylvania Academic Standards for Science & Technology, March 1998

 

Burgettstown High School, Burgettstown, PA served as a Reviewer of the Technology Education program, made recommendations for curriculum development, facility renovations and faculty inservice training.  March, 1998, with Mark Nowak and Joe Pecosh

 

Penncrest School District, Penncrest, PA, served as a curriculum Reviewer and made recommendations to guide the district in making the transition from Industrial Arts to Technology Education, February, 1998, with Larry Horath, Mark Nowak, Joe Pecosh and Joe Sanfilippo

 

California Area School District, California, PA, served as a Coordinator of a graduate assistant in the design and development of a model elementary school level Design and Technology Education program, January-May 1998, with Mark Nowak and John Ohnhaus

 

West Greene School District, Waynesburg, PA, served as a Curriculum Consultant, made recommendations on the district's plans for a new Introduction to Engineering course, January 1998 (with John Thompson and Richard Hart)

 

Charleroi Area School District, Charleroi, PA, served as a Curriculum Consultant, conducted a curriculum and facilities review, made recommendations for updating the program, December 1997, with J. Kallis, M. Nowak and J. Sanfilippo

 

Southeast Greene High School, Mapletown, PA, served as a Curriculum Consultant, conducted a review of the Technology Education facilities and assisted school in designing renovations, November 1997, with J. Pecosh

 

Pennsylvania Department of Education, Harrisburg, PA, served as a Member of a committee that reviewed and updated the state Standards for Program Approval and Teacher Certification for Technology Education, August 1997

 

Seaholm High School, Birmingham, MI, served as a Member of the Planning Team on the implementation of integrated technology-math statistical process control unit of instruction, Fall 1997

West Alleghany High School, served as a Curriculum Consultant, conducted curriculum and laboratory facility review, made recommendations for a prototyping lab, January 1994

Gateway Area School District, Monroeville, PA, served as a Curriculum Consultant, conducted program review, made recommendations, conducted professional staff development and curriculum revision meetings, 1993-94

State College School District, State College, PA, served as a Curriculum Consultant to review curriculum and instructional facilities, made recommendations for the implementation of technology education and the design of two new middle school laboratories, March 1993

National Technology Transfer Center, Division of Education and Training, Wheeling Jesuit College, Wheeling, WV, served as a Curriculum Consultant to develop curriculum and design instructional facilities; including physical technology lab, control technology lab & CAD/CAM lab, March-April 1993, with G. Bolyard & M. Doyle

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, provided Consultant services and technical assistance on the design of interactive exhibits for the museum’s Engineering for Kids program, Summer 1992

Cabell County School District, served as a Curriculum Consultant to review curriculum and design new laboratory facilities for the high school, June 1992, with G. Bolyard

North Potter School District, served as a Curriculum Consultant to review a curriculum and facility renovation plan including recommendations for utilities, furniture, and instructional equipment, April-May 1992, with M. Doyle

Carmichaels Area School District, served as a Consultant to teachers and district administrators on the characteristics of technology education, April 15, 1992

Blackhawk Area School District, served as a Curriculum Consultant to review the industrial arts program, analyze program strengths and weaknesses, and suggest plans for implementation of technology education, March 1992

PA Department of Education Student Outcomes Committee for Science and Technology, invited to serve as a Member of the committee, July 9-10, 1991

Davis Publications, Worcester, Mass., served as a Coordinator of a writing team of six authors who developed student learning activities for the third edition of a textbook, summer, 1991

Project TECH, California University of Pennsylvania; served as a Developer of in-service materials, including content outlines, objectives, and instructional activities faculty professional development in technology education, May-June, 1990

Shaler School District, served as a Curriculum Consultant to review the industrial arts program and conduct a workshop on creating a middle through high school scope and sequence plan for implementation, May 17 and June 5, 1990

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

PRESENTATIONS:  

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Technology and Engineering Education and Pennsylvania’s Economic and Workforce Development Efforts, Technology & Engineering Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA, November 4, 2011

SPOT (Search Processes, Operations, & Tasks) Briefing, California University Faculty Searches, September 9, 2011

STEM Smart PA Project, 2010 STEMtech Conference, November 1, 2010, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Orlando, FL (w/ Carol Adukaitis)

 Your Success as a Teacher (Panel Facilitator), August 24, 2010 during California University New Faculty Orientation (w/ T. Mueller, E. Sweitzer & R. Wyman)

How to Focus on the T&E of STEM, 2010 Southwest Regional STEM Conference, Penn State Beaver, Monaca, PA, February 3, 2010

STEM Smart PA Activities Lead to National Recognition, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA, November 5, 2009 (with Carol Adukaitis and Barry David)

Technology Education Teachers in Demand, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA, November 5, 2009

STEM Smart PA Project Achieves National Recognition, Conference on Integrated Learning, Penn Stater Conference Center & Hotel, November 3, 2009 (with Carol Adukaitis)

Technology Activities that Create "Buzz" and Engage Students, Pennsylvania Career & Technical Education Conference, Seven Springs, June 25, 2009

Robotics Workforce Leadership Project, Pennsylvania Workforce Investment Board Symposium, Penn State University, June 9, 2009

STEM Learning for Workforce Pathways, Central Pennsylvania STEM Network Advisory Board, Penn State University, May 1, 2009

Successful STEM Activities that Recruit Students for High Priority Occupations, Preparing Students for the Workforce of Tomorrow: An Education & Workforce Symposium, Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, February 11, 2009 (with Carol Adukaitis & Lori Smith-Mitchell)

Student-Center STEM Activities that Attract Females and Minorities and Create 'buzz' in the Classroom, 2008 Integrated Learning Conference, Penn State University, November 13, 2008 (with Carol Adukaitis and Phil DiFilippo)

Generating 'buzz' with STEM Activities, 2008 Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA, November 7, 2008 (with Carol Adukaitis and Phil DiFilippo)

Advanced Manufacturing: Establishing Foundations for Education and Career Pathways Showcase Presentation during the 2008 NSF ATE Principal Investigators Conference, Omni Shoreham Hotel & Convention Center, Washington, DC, October 31, 2008

2+2+2 Robotics Technology Workforce Project Poster Session Presentation during the 2008 Pennsylvania Workforce Investment Board Symposium, Penn Stater Hotel & Convention Center, Penn State University, June 25, 2008

Manufacturing a Workforce 2008 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA, June 24, 2008 (with Carol Adukaitis)

Steps Along a Robotics Technology Career Pathway, 2008 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA, June 24, 2008 (with David Landis, Carol Adukaitis, & Robin Shoop) 

STEM Activities that Create "Buzz", Pennsylvania Partners Conference, Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, May 9, 2008 (with Carol Adukaitis & Lori Smith-Mitchell)

Advanced Manufacturing in Pennsylvania:  A NSF ATE Project,  International Technology Education Association Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, February 21, 2008

Successful STEM Activities that Create "Buzz" for Students, Preparing Students for the Workforce of Tomorrow: An Education and Workforce Development Symposium, Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, February 5-6, 2008 (with Carol Adukaitis)

Advanced Manufacturing in PA Project, 2007 Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA, November 9, 2007 (with Carol Adukaitis and Josh Cramer)

Robotics Projects at California University, 2007 Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA, November 8, 2007 (with Mike Donohoe, Mike Amrhein, and Jeff Sumey)

STEM- Where the Jobs Are, 2007 Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA, November 9, 2007

Successful School-Based and Work-Based STEM Activities that Create 'Buzz' for Students, Conference on Integrated Learning:  The School-to-Career Connection, Penn Stater Conference Center, November 6, 2007 (with Carol Adukaitis)

Recruiting and Retaining Students in Advanced Manufacturing Careers Using STEM Activities that Create "Buzz", National Science Foundation ATE Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, D.C., October 19, 2007 (with Carol Adukaitis, Beth Ann Haas, John Sandrene & Lori Smith-Mitchell)

2+2+2 Robotics Technology Workforce Development, Robotics Educators Conference, Butler County Community College, Butler, PA, August 16, 2007 (with Carol Adukaitis, Randy Bish, Dave Landis & Mike Dischner)

Building Upon Our Success-What Lies Ahead for the Region?  Member of the K-12 Education Panel Discussion, Pittsburgh STEM Summit 2007, Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA, August 15, 2007

Advanced Manufacturing in Pennsylvania Contributes to STEM Development Pittsburgh STEM Summit 2007, Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA, August 15, 2007 (with Carol Adukaitis)

National Science Foundation Project-Advanced Manufacturing in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Career & Technical Education Conference, Seven Springs Mountain Resort, June 28, 2007 (with John Sandrene & Dan Ference)

Advanced Manufacturing in Pennsylvania-Project Activities, National Visiting Committee Meeting, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Harrisburg, PA, June 1, 2007

2+2+2 Robotics Technology Program, McKeesport Area Technology Center Executive Advisory Meeting, May 18, 2007

Advanced Manufacturing: Establishing Foundations for Education and Career Pathways from Middle School through College PA Partners 23rd Annual Conference:  The Road to Success:  Partnerships Make the Difference, Hershey, PA, May 9, 2007 (with Lori Smith-Mitchell & Carol Adukaitis)

Research Projects in Technology-Academic Excellence Day 2007, California University of Pennsylvania, May 1, 2007

Advanced Manufacturing in Pennsylvania NSF ATE Project-Focusing on College and Career Success: An Education and Workforce Development Symposium, Hershey, PA, February 27, 2007 (with Beth Ann Haas, Lori Smith-Mitchell, John Sandrene)

California University in the High School Proposal, presented to the PASSHE Presidents Council, Harrisburg, PA, February 7, 2007 (with Angelo Armenti, Barb Crofcheck, Sean Madden, Deb Grubb, Laura Tuennerman)

Establishing Foundations for Education and Career Pathways in Advanced Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing Career Collaborative Winter Meeting, Westinghouse Technology Center, Monroeville, PA, February 8, 2007 (with Carol Adukaitis, John Sandrene, Dan Ference)

2+2+2 Robotics Workforce Leadership Project presentation during the Fifteenth Annual Conference on Integrated Learning:  The School-to-Career Connection, Bureau of Career and Technical Education, Penn State University, November 6, 2006 (with Kathryn Bamberger, Dave Landis, and Julia Stewart)

Advanced Manufacturing-Career Pathways presentation during the 2006 Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA, November 3, 2006 (with Carol Adukaitis and Barry David)

2+2+2 Robotics Workforce Leadership Project presentation during the 2006 Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA, November 2, 2006 (with Carol Adukaitis, Randy Bish, and Mike Dischner)

2006 Governor's Institute for Technology Education (GITE) presentation during the 2006 Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA, November 2, 2006 (with Dan Engstrom and Katherine Weber)

Identifying Programs, Methods, and Tools Students Need to Master STEM, chair/moderator for Roundtable #5 during STEM Talent Development Forum: Setting the State for U.S. Competitiveness through Science-Technology-Engineering-Math Education, Philadelphia, PA, June 27, 2006

Publishing an Article in The Technology Teacher, presentation during the 2006 International Technology Education Association Conference, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD, March 24, 2006

Robotics Education for Pennsylvania's Agile Robotics Technology Workforce, presentation during the Focusing on Quality in Education and Workforce Development, Hershey Convention Center, Hershey, PA, March 2, 2006

Articulation Agreements for Baccalaureate Degree Pathways in Nanotechnology, presentation during the Winter Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partners Conference, Nittany Lion Inn and Conference Center Hotel, University Park, PA, February 20, 2006

Nanotechnology-Related Baccalaureate Degree Programs in the PA State System of Higher Education, presentation during the Winter Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partners Conference, Nittany Lion Inn and Conference Center Hotel, University Park, PA, February 17, 2005

 Pathways to PA State System of Higher Education Bachelor Degree Programs for NMT Associate Degree Graduates, presentation during the Fall Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partners Conference, Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, University Park, PA, October 7, 2004

Technology Education at California University of Pennsylvania, presentation to 20 high school students from Philadelphia as part of the Cal U Philadelphia Summer Academy, June 23, 2004

Nanotechnology Education in Pennsylvania, presentation at The Business of Nano: Pennsylvania Nanotechnology Conference, Philadelphia Convention Center, May 25, 2004

Nanotechnology Minor Proposal, presentation to the State System of Higher Education Chief Academic Officers Meeting, Dixon University Center, Harrisburg, PA, March 12, 2004

Upper Division Undergraduate Nanotechnology Education, Served as Moderator on a Panel Presentation by Anura Goonewardene, Lock Haven University; Martha Aynardi, Penn State Berks Lehigh Valley College; and Nancy Herron, Penn State University during the Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partners Conference, Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, University Park, PA, March 8, 2004

Bachelor Degree Program Pathways in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Universities, presentation at Leadership in Nanotechnology in Education:  6th Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership, Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, October16, 2003

NMT Funding and Program Development for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education:  Presentation to the PA-Collaborative on Applied Nanotechnology, presentation at the Leadership in Nanotechnology in Education:  6th Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership, Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, October16, 2003

Applied Engineering and Technology:  History, Degree Programs and Facilities, presentation to the Washington County Manufacturers Association Meeting, California University, California, PA, October 2, 2003

NMT Bachelor Degree Pathways in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, presentation at the Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education Upper Division Programs Meeting, Nittany Lion Inn, Penn State University, California University, August 27, 2003

Nanofabrication Degree Programs, served as moderator for a panel presentation during the Pennsylvania Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership Winter Conference, Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, Penn State University, February 23-25, 2003

Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Concentrations in State System Baccalaureate Degree Programs, presentation to the State System Chief Academic Officers Meeting, Harrisburg, November 22, 2002, with Al Hoffman

Web-Supported and Email-Intensive Instruction-Initial Impressions, poster session for the Excellence and Electronic Learning portion of Academic Excellence Day 2002, California University of Pennsylvania, October 24, 2002

Baccalaureate Degree Programs for Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology in the State System of Higher Education, Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership Conference, Harrisburg, PA, October 4, 2002

Bachelor Degree Concentrations and Transfer Options at State System Universities for Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership Conference, Penn State University, April 30, 2002

Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Bachelor Degree Concentration in Industrial Technology, Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Conference, State System of Higher Education, April 2, 2002 (with L. Colelli)

Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership Project, State System of Higher Education Chief Academic Officers Meeting, Dixon University Center, December 7, 2001

Introduction to Effective Leadership Qualities, Council for Leadership Forum, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, November 5, 1999

Recruitment and Retention Plan for Technology Education, International Technology Education Association Conference, March, 1999, (with M. Nowak)

Technology 21 and Technology Education, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, November 6, 1998

Career Opportunities in Applied Engineering & Technology, Pennsylvania Technology Student Association Summer Leadership Conference, Bucknell University, July 15, 1998

WANTED:  Technology Education Teachers, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, November 7, 1997, with M. Nowak

Industry and Technology Programs at California University, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, November 7, 1997, with M. Bronakowski, J. Kallis & M. Nowak

Desktop Video Conferencing, 30th Annual Spring Conference, Department of Industry & Technology, California University of Pennsylvania, April 10, 1997, with D. Arnold

Presenting the TEAP Elementary School Design & Technology Education Guide, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, November 8, 1996, with J. McCade

Video Conferencing using Intel ProShare.  29th Annual Spring Conference, Department of Industry & Technology, California University of Pennsylvania, March 28, 1996, with J. Kallis

TEAP’s High School Curriculum Implementation Guide, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, November 3, 1995, with R. Weymer

Transportation:  A Comprehensive Curriculum for Technology Education.  International Technology Education Association Conference, Nashville, TN, March 27, 1995

Technology Education:  A Primer, Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA December 2, 1994

Presenting the TEAP High School Curriculum Guide, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA November 4, 1994, with R. Weymer

The Challenges of Technology Education, EPT Banquet, Psi Chapter, California University of Pennsylvania, April 29, 1994

Envisioneering Labs:  Alternative Learning Environments for Technology Education, International Technology Education Association Conference, Kansas City, MO, March 21, 1994, with G. Bolyard & M. Doyle

Technology Education Job Placement, PA-TSA Regions 1 & 6 Leadership Conference, California, PA, March 4, 1994

TEAP High School Curriculum Guide:  First Draft, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA November 7, 1993

Integrating Transportation and Physical Science, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA November 8, 1993

Envisioneering Labs:  Alternative Learning Environments for Technology Education, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA November 8, 1993

An Innovative Problem Solving Laboratory Designed for Conceptual Learning, International Technology Education Association Conference, Charolette, NC, April, 21, 1993, with G. Bolyard & M. Doyle

Concept-Based Modules Integrating Technology, Math and Science, International Technology Education Association Conference, Charolette, NC, April, 21, 1993

Lifting Forces from Airfoils, International Technology Education Association Conference, Technology Festival, Charolette, NC, April, 21, 1993

Technology Modules for Teachers, Spring Technology Conference, Department of Industry and Technology, California University of Pennsylvania, April 15, 1993, with G. Hider

The Role of Technology Education, "New Minds for New Worlds" Seventh Regional Science, Technology, and Society Symposium, Carnegie Museum of Art Theater, Pittsburgh, PA, March 5, 1993

Problem Solving in Transportation, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA November 6, 1992

Instructional Modules to Integrate Technology/Math/Science, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA November 6, 1992

The Appalachian Technology Education Consortium's Technology, Mathematics, and Science Modules, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA November 5, 1992

The Technological Problem Solving Method Applied to Transportation, Technology Education Symposium XIV, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, October 9, 1992, with G. Bolyard

Technology/Math/Science Modules for Manufacturing and Construction, Spring Technology Conference, Department of Industry and Technology, California University of Pennsylvania, April 23, 1992

ATEC Technology Education Demonstration Project, International Technology Education Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN, March 25, 1992, with G. Cowles, P. DeVore, G. Bolyard, G. Hider, P. Kuforiji, B. Lubak, D. McCrory, K. Norwood, B. Penfold, M. Roberts, & D. Tryon

Exploring Technology:  A Useful Curriculum Guide from West Virginia, International Technology Education Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN, March 25, 1992, with A. McDaniel

Transition from Industrial Arts to Technology Education, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA November 8, 1991

Lightwave Communication, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA November 8, 1991, with D. London

Building and Analyzing Beams, Trusses & Geodesic Domes,  Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA November 8, 1991, with G. Hider, M. Roberts, G. Cowles, and D. London

Problem Solving Activities for Transportation, Technology Festival, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA November 8, 1991

Hands-On Activities for Construction Technology, Pennsylvania Vocational Education Conference, Lancaster, PA June 24, 1991

Integrating Content: Technology Education, Cooperating Teacher Training Workshop, California University of Pennsylvania, California, PA, June 12, 1991

Construction Activities, Technology Festival-International Technology Education Association Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, March 18, 1991

Students Learn by Doing: Innovative Activities for Your Classroom; Construction, Action Lab- International Technology Education Association Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, March 20, 1991, with P. DeVore

Hands-On Activities for Construction Technology, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA, November 9, 1990, with J. Hester

The Learning Environment for Transportation Technology Education, Technology Education Symposium XII:  The Teaching and Learning Environment, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT, November 2, 1990, with G. Bolyard

Using the Exploring Technology Curriculum Guide, West Virginia Technology Education Conference, Charleston, WV, August, 14, 1990

Concepts in Construction Technology, Action Lab-International Technology Education Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN, April 3, 1990

Activities and Projects for Technology Education: Transportation. Technology Festival-International Technology Education Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN, April 3, 1990

Meeting the Challenge of Technology Education, Massachusetts Technology Education Conference, Keynote Address, Worcester, MA, January 26, 1990

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

PUBLICATIONS:  

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Editor, Academic Affairs News, Provost's quarterly newsletter, California University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2012

 

Editor, Faculty Handbook, California University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2012

 

Editor, Guide to Faculty Searches, California University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2012

 

Editor, TEEAP Journal, served as editor of this quarterly publication, which is the official journal of the Technology & Engineering Education Association of Pennsylvania, 1995-2011

 

Editor, Faculty Scholarship in Liberal Arts:  2005-2010, California University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2011

 

Komacek, S. A. & Adukaitis, C. (2008).  Manufacturing a Workforce Proceedings of the 2008 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, June 22-25, 2008

 

Komacek, S. A.,  Landis, D., Adukaitis, C., & Shoop, R. (2008).  Steps Along a Robotics Technology Career Pathway Proceedings of the 2008 American Society for Engineering Education Conference, June 22-25, 2008

 

Komacek, S. A.; Adukaitis, C.; & Moore, C. (2007).  Work Paths:  NSF Project Recruits Students for Careers in Advanced Manufacturing Sectors Technology-Entrepreneurship-Quality, Volume 13, Number 5, 2007

 

Komacek, S. A.; Adukaitis, C.; David, B.; Moore, C.; & Agnew, S. (2007).  National Science Foundation Project Recruits Students for Advanced Manufacturing Careers  PA Manufacturer, Volume 5, Number 2, 2007

 

Komacek, S. A., (2007).  STEM: Where the Jobs Are!  TEAP Journal, Fall, 55(2)

 

Komacek, S. A., Adukaitis, C. & David, Barry (2006).  PA Advanced Manufacturing Project  TEAP Journal, Fall, 54(3)

 

Komacek, S. A., (1999).  Wanted!  Women in Technology!  TEAP Journal, Summer, 47(2)

 

Komacek, S. A., & McCade, J.  (Eds.).  (1996). Technology Awareness:  Technology Education in the Elementary School.  Harrisburg, PA:  Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania

 

Komacek, S. A., & Weymer, R. A.  (Eds.).  (1995). Technology Education:  A High School Level Performance-Based Curriculum Implementation Guide for Pennsylvania.  Harrisburg, PA:  Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania

 

Komacek, S. A. (1995).  Transportation Technology Education.  In Martin, E. (Ed.) Foundations of Technology Education:  44th Yearbook of the Council on Technology Teacher Education.  Mission Hills, CA:  Glencoe Publishing Co.

 

Komacek, S. A.  (1994). Construction in High School Technology Education.  In Henak, R. & Wescott, J.  (Eds.)  Construction Technology Education:  43rd Yearbook of the Council on Technology Teacher Education.  Mission Hills, CA:  Glencoe Publishing Co.

 

Komacek, S. A., & Bolyard, G.  (1993). The technological problem-solving method applied to transportation.  In Litowitz, L. & McCade, J.  (Eds.).  Proceedings of Technology Symposium XIV:  Teaching Content versus Problem Solving.  Millersville, PA:  Millersville University of Pennsylvania

 

Komacek, S. A.  (1993). Transportation Activity Guide:  Designing, Producing, Testing, Analyzing. Uniontown, PA:  S. Komacek Publications

 

Komacek, S. A.  (1992). Marine Transport:  Technology with Tradeoffs.  TIES Magazine.  4(5), 14-21. Philadelphia, PA:  Drexel University

 

Komacek, S. A., London, D., & Suppo, C.  (1992). Student-Built Tester Simulates Helicopter Lift Functions.  School Shop:  Tech Directions.  51(9), 18-19.  Ann Arbor, MI:  Prakken Publications

 

Komacek, S. A.  (1992). The Technology Education Systems Approach.  In Gilberti, A. F. & Horton, A. C.,  (Eds.) Integrating Technology, People and the Environment.  (pp. 9-15).  Reston, VA:  International Technology Education Association

 

Komacek, S. A. & Wright, J. R., (Eds.) (1992).  Transportation in Technology Education:  41st Yearbook of the Council on Technology Teacher Education.  Mission Hills, CA: Glencoe Publishing Co.

 

Komacek, S. A.  (1992). Transportation Technology Education:  Rationale, Structure and Content.  In Komacek, S. A., & Wright, J. R.  (Eds.)  Transportation Technology Education:  41st Yearbook of the Council on Technology Teacher Education. (pp. 33-70).  Mission Hills, CA:  Glencoe Publishing Co.

 

Komacek, S. A., & Bolyard, G.  (1992). The Learning Environment for Transportation Technology Education.  In Komacek, S. A., & Wright, J. R.  (Eds.) Transportation Technology Education:  41st Yearbook of the Council on Technology Teacher Education. (pp. 223-240). Mission Hills, CA:  Glencoe Publishing Co.

 

Komacek, S. A. (1992).  Production Technology.  Albany, NY:  Delmar Publishers

 

Komacek, S. A., & Gorman, P. S.  (1992). Geodesic Domes:  Integrating Mathematics with Technology Education, The Technology Teacher, 51(7), 17-21, Reston, VA:  International Technology Education Association

 

Komacek, S. A.  (1992). Teaching Transportation Technology, School Shop:  Tech Directions, 51(6), 15-17, Ann Arbor, MI, Prakken Publications

 

Komacek, S. A. (1992). Teacher’s Resource Book for Production Technology, Albany, NY:  Delmar Publishers

 

Komacek, S. A. (1992).  A Design Brief:  Vehicle Control, TEAP Journal, 40(1), 14-17, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania

 

Komacek, S. A. (1991).  Balloon Guideway System, in TEAP Curriculum Committee.  Technology Education in Pennsylvania:  Middle School Curriculum Guide, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania

 

Komacek, S. A., Salvo, S., & Suppo, C.  (1991). Systems Approach Demonstration, in TEAP Curriculum Committee, Technology Education in Pennsylvania:  Middle School Curriculum Guide, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania

 

Komacek, S. A. (1991).  Technology Education Demonstration Project, LASER:  Newsletter of the Pittsburgh Regional Center for Science Teachers, 8(3), Spring

 

Komacek, S. A. (1991). California University’s Technology Education Demonstration Project, TEAP Journal, 39(2), May, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania

 

Served as module development coordinator, editor and author on the following concept-based technology/mathematics/science education instructional modules for the Appalachian Technology Education Consortium’s U.S. Department of Education-funded Technology Education Demonstration Project, 1990-1992:

      Behavior of Spanning Structures                                 Push vs. Pull Production

      Lifting Forces from Airfoils                                         Statistical Process Control

      Flight Control through Surface Alterations                 Magnetic Levitation Vehicles

      Strength-to-Weight Ratios of Geodesic Domes            Acoustical Communication through Lightwave Modulation

 

Komacek, S. A. (1991).  Teacher’s Resource Book for Manufacturing Technology, Albany, NY:  Delmar Publishers

 

Komacek, S. A. & Bolyard, G.  (1990). The Learning Environment for Transportation Technology Education.  In Tracey, W. and Larkin, J. (Eds.).  Proceedings of Symposium XII:  Technology Education:  The Teaching and Learning Environment.  New Britain, CT:  Central Connecticut State University

 

Komacek, S. A., Lawson, A., & Horton, A.  (1990). Manufacturing Technology.  Albany, NY:  Delmar Publishers

 

Komacek, S. A., Horton, A., Thompson, B., Wright, P. (1990).  Exploring Construction Systems:  Designing, Engineering, Building. Worcester, MA:  Davis Publications

 

Komacek, S. A. (1990).  Monorail Vehicles, In Bolyard, G. (Ed.). West Virginia Transportation TARGET Activities, Charleston, WV: WV Department of Education.

 

Komacek, S. A., Pechart, R. & Hoffmann, D. (1990). A Tribute to Transportation, In Lucy, J. H. (Ed.), Elementary School Technology Education Classroom Activities: Packet 1. Reston, VA: Technology Education for Children Council of the International Technology Education Association

 

Komacek, S. A. (1990). Exploring Technology: Middle/Junior High School Technology Education Curriculum Guide, Charleston, WV: West Virginia Department of Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

WORKSHOPS:  

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Web-based Catalog Management, completed training workshop at California University of Pennsylvania, February 22, 2013

 

Title IX Awareness and Violence Prevention for Faculty and Staff, completed training at California University of Pennsylvania, January 29, 20-13

 

FEMA Emergency Management Institute IS-00100.he Introduction to the Incident Command System, ISC-100 for Higher Education, completed online workshop, November 26, 2012

 

Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research; completed a three-day workshop conducted by the Council on Undergraduate Research, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Harrisburg, PA, September 28-30, 2012

 

Academic Leadership Academy 2012-2013; completed a five-day workshop (June 24-28, 2012) and a series of five virtual one-hour during the 2012-13 academic year offered by Penn State University, University Park, PA

 

Investigations Training: Legal and Practical Implications of the Campus Investigation, completed a two-day workshop offered by Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Edinboro University, October 4-5, 2011

 

National Science Foundation Funding Opportunities, completed a one-day workshop offered by National Science Foundation & Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, September 21, 2011

 

Second Generation of Unlawful Harassment & Discrimination Claims, completed a workshop, California University of Pennsylvania, September 16, 2011

 

Banner Training, completed a workshop, California University of Pennsylvania, August 15, 2011

 

PACollegeTransfer.com Faculty & Advisor Training, completed an online webinar, January 13, 2011

 

Webinar for Standards Align System Resource Evaluators, completed an online webinar, Pennsylvania Department of Education, September 13, 2010

 

Making the Most of CollegeTransfer.net-completed a webinar offered by AcademyOne, January 14, 2010

 

Franklin-Covey 4 Disciplines of Execution-completed a one-day workshop offered by California University of Pennsylvania, January 12, 2010

 

Workforce Training for Deans & Managers-completed a one-day workshop offered by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, January 5, 2010

 

Blackboard Teaching and Learning Online Certification-completed a six-week certification workshop through Blackboard Incorporated, Fall 2009

 

PeopleAdmin Training-completed a one-day workshop, California University of Pennsylvania, September 4, 2009

 

Exploring Comprehensive Design and Product Lifecycle Management-completed a two-day workshop at Butler County Community College, June 16-17, 2009

 

Autodesk Boot Camp-organized a one-week workshop at California University for 25 high school teachers, June 2008 & 2009 (with Larry Horath)

 

Technology Design-completed a one-day workshop conducted by Engineering-by-Design during the International Technology Education Association Conference, March 25, 2009

 

LiveText Portfolio Assessment-completed a workshop conducted by the Secondary Education Department at California University, March 4, 2008

 

Engineering by Design Assessment-completed a one-day workshop at during the International Technology Education Association Conference, February 20, 2008

 

Making Money Presentations-organized a half-day workshop at California University with New Century Careers to train four graduate assistants to conduct hands-on presentations in regional middle schools, January 25, 2008

 

Employee Payroll & Benefits Self-Service Trainingcompleted a workshop offered by the California University payroll department, January 15, 2008

 

Managing Your Grant's Deliverables, Schedule, and Budgetcompleted a one-day workshop offered during the NSF ATE Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC, October 17, 2007

 

CATTS Engineering by Designfacilitated a one-day workshop for 26 teachers, Allegheny County Intermediate Unit, South Park High School, October 8, 2007, with Bill Bertrand, PA Department of Education

 

F1 Teacher Training Workshop– facilitated a one-day workshop for six teachers in the Advanced Manufacturing in Pennsylvania grant project, California University, January 19, 2007

 

Getting Started:  Principal Investigators Workshop-completed a one-day workshop for principal investigators, National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Conference, Washington, DC, October 18, 2006

 

California University in High School Summer Institute-conducted a one-day institute for teachers approved for the Cal U in High School program, California University, June 21, 2006 and September 18, 2006

 

Stamping Lithography and Self-Assembly Nano Modules-participated in a workshop conducted by the Pennsylvania Collaborative for Applied Nanotechnology, Shippensburg University, March 25, 2006

 

DNA Self-Assembly and Brownian Motion Nano Modules-participated in a workshop conducted by the Pennsylvania Collaborative for Applied Nanotechnology, Lock Haven University, February 18, 2006

 

Implementing Nanotechnology in the Secondary Classroomparticipated in a one-day workshop conducted by the Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization, Penn State University, November 15, 2005

 

Manufacturing Career Awareness –participated in a half-day workshop conducted by the Advanced Manufacturing Career Collaborative, Western Area Career & Technology Center, October 5, 2005

 

Internship Workshop-participated in a workshop conducted by the California University Internship Office, California University, October 3, 2005

 

Blackboard I & II-participated in an all-day workshop conducted by the California University Faculty Professional Development Committee, California University, May 12, 2005

 

Implementing Nano Modules-participated in a workshop conducted by the Pennsylvania Collaborative for Applied Nanotechnology, Lock Haven University, April 9, 2005

 

Workshop for Transfers Students-conducted a workshop for students during the Westmoreland County Community College Transfer Day, Youngwood, PA, March 30, 2005

 

Nu-Relm Web Page Content Management Training-completed the training workshop conducted by California University Webmaster Christine Russell, February 9, 2005

 

California University in High School Summer Institute-conducted a one-day institute for teachers approved for the Cal U in High School program, California University, June 21, 2004

 

Leadership Institute-completed the instituted conducted by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Dixon University Center, Harrisburg, PA, May 20, 2004

 

Nanotechnology Workforce Development Focus Group-participated in a three-hour meeting with Gary Evans and Michael Gulli, from ANGLE Technology Group, who was hired by the PA Department of Community and Economic Development to create a nanotechnology strategy for the state, Penn State University, March 24, 2004

 

Prior Learning Assessment-participated in a two-hour introduction to the California University Prior Learning Assessment program, February 27, 2004

 

Educational Conference-participated in a half-day workshop on Chapter 354 and Admission to Teacher Education requirements that was attended by regional community college representatives, California University, February 13, 2004  

 

SAP Training-completed a one-hour workshop on using the SAP budget system, California University, December 4, 2003

 

On-Course Degree Audit Workshop-completed a two-hour workshop on using the On-Course Degree Audit system provided by Academic Records, California University, October 21, 2002

 

Structure Design, Engineering and Testing:  Curriculum and Instruction-conducted a one-day workshop for 20 teachers on curriculum and instructional strategies for middle and high school technology education courses focusing on structural design, engineering and testing, University of Southern Maine Technology Teacher Enhancement Center, September 27, 2002

 

Hands-on Overview of Nanofabrication Processing-participated in a three-day workshop on nanofabrication manufacturing processing in the nanofabrication clean-room facility, Penn State University, May 1-3, 2002

 

Let’s Talk About Overload-completed a two-hour workshop on overload provided by Margaret Miller, Payroll, California University, February 5, 2002

 

Telecommunications Policy Advisory Commission, Technical Education and Workforce Development Winter Summit -participated in a one-day summit meeting by the City of Philadelphia as part of the Nanotechnology/Biotechnology Focus Session, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 31, 2002

 

Faculty Workshop for Continuous Program Improvement-completed a two-day workshop conducted by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology with the California University Electrical Engineering Technology faculty and Eberly College of Science and Technology Dean, Baltimore, Maryland, January 26-27, 2002

 

Structure Design, Engineering and Testing:  Curriculum and Instruction-conducted a one-day workshop for 20 teachers on curriculum and instructional strategies for middle and high school technology education courses focusing on structural design, engineering and testing, University of Southern Maine Technology Teacher Enhancement Center, September 28, 2001

 

Effective Schools-participated in a workshop conducted by William Daggett on effective schools, Summit Inn, Uniontown, PA May 23, 2001

 

WebCT Workshop-completed a one-day workshop on using WebCT software for online courses, California University, May 17, 2001

 

ProDesktop Modeling Software Training-coordinated a training session conducted by Dr. John Hutchinson, College of New Jersey, on the use of ProDesktop modeling software.  Two Cal U professors and ten high school CAD teachers participated in the training session, April 28, 2001

 

Advanced FrontPage Training-completed a two-day training session on advanced concepts related to FrontPage web-publishing software at California University, April 24 & 26, 2001

 

Basic FrontPage Training-completed a two-day training session on basic concepts related to FrontPage web-publishing software at California University, April 16 & 18, 2001

 

Technology Education Standards:  How Should Teacher Education Respond?-participated in a training workshop conducted by the Council on Technology Teacher Education at the International Technology Education Association Conference in Atlanta, GA, March 24, 2001

 

Voice Mail Training-completed a training session focused on implementing the new voice mail system at California University, November 29, 2000

 

Ford Academy of Manufacturing Sciences Workshop-participated in a workshop conducted by the Pittsburgh Technology Council and the Southwestern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, Greensburg, PA November 12, 2000, with L. Colelli

 

SIS Training- completed two training sessions focused on implementing the new SIS registration system at California University, October 31, 2000

 

Collaborative for Excellence in Teacher Preparation- Pennsylvania-participated in a one-week workshop to orient participants on the National Science Foundation-funded State System of Higher Education CETP-PA Project at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, August 21–25, 2000

 

WebCT Training Workshop-completed a three-day workshop offered by California University on developing web-based courses using WebCT software, Summer, 2000

 

CASE Workshop on Fund-Raising for Academic Leaders-completed a one-day workshop on fundraising conducted by the State System of Higher Education, Dixon University Center, May 31, 2000

 

Franklin-Covey Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Course-completed a 25-hour course on the seven habits, Southpointe Center of California University, January, 1999

 

Dale Carnegie Leadership Development Course-completed a 36-hour leadership development course, Uniontown, PA February-May, 1998

 

ProShare Training Workshop-conducted an evening workshop for 20 educators on using Intel ProShare desktop video teleconferencing equipment for educational teleconferencing, California University of Pennsylvania, March 19, 1997 (with SWPA Consortium Members)

 

Using Interactive Video & Collaborative Computer Teleconferencing in the Learning Process-conducted a three-day workshop for 16 teachers on using Intel ProShare desktop video teleconferencing equipment for educational teleconferencing, Intermediate Unit I, August 11-14, 1997 and August 12-14, 1996 (with C. Nawalsky)

 

Construction Technology:  Middle and High School Programs-conducted a two-day workshop for 36 teachers on instructional strategies for middle and high school construction technology education, Central Connecticut State University Technology Teacher Enhancement Center, April 8, 1998, March 7-8, 1996 and March 2-3, 1995

 

Society of Automotive Engineers A World in Motion Workshop-presented a description of the role technology education could play in future curriculum development efforts of the Society of Automotive Engineers, Pittsburgh, PA August 27, 1994 

 

A Vision for Teacher Education-participated in a two-day forum conducted by the PA Vocational-Technical and Technology Teacher Education Association, Harrisburg, April 7-8, 1994

 

Transition to Technology Education-conducted a half-day workshop for 15 teachers on the transition from industrial arts to technology education, Venango County Education Conference, February 18, 1994

 

Construction Technology:  Integrating Math & Science-conducted a two-day workshop for 36 teachers on instructional strategies for integrating math and science with construction technology education, Central Connecticut State University Technology Teacher Enhancement Center, February 10-11, 1994

 

Math/Science/Technology Learning Modules-conducted a one-day workshop for 21 teachers on instructional modules developed by the Appalachian Technology Education Consortium at California University of Pennsylvania Apollo-Ridge School District, October 18, 1993

 

Construction Technology:  Curriculum and Instructional Activities-conducted a two-day workshop for 36 teachers on instructional strategies for construction technology education, Central Connecticut State University Technology Teacher Enhancement Center, February 25-26, 1993

 

The Technological Problem-Solving Method-conducted a half-day workshop for 20 teachers on using the technological problem-solving method for technology studies, Tech Prep & Project TECH In-service, California University, February 12, 1993

 

Making the Transition from Industrial Arts to Technology Education-conducted a half-day workshop for 20 teachers, Tech Prep & Project TECH In-service, California University, January 22, 1993

 

Integrating Technology, Math, and Science Education-conducted a two-day workshop for 20 teachers on curriculum and instructional strategies for technology education, Project LEARN, East Lyme, Connecticut, January 29-30, 1993

 

Integrating Curriculum with Technology-conducted a one-day workshop for 20 teachers on using technology projects as the focus for integrative curriculum and instruction, Frazier Middle School, Perryopolis, PA, December 1, 1992, with G. Hider

 

Implementing Technology Education-conducted a one-day workshop for 15 teachers on making the transition from industrial arts to technology education, Allentown (PA) School District, October 12, 1992

 

Implementing Technology/Math/Science Modules-conducted a one-day workshop for two teachers and two administrators on the use of the ATEC instructional modules for technology education, Cabell County (WV) School District, June 9, 1992, with G. Bolyard

 

Construction Technology: Systems and Appropriate Activities for Technology Education Programs-conducted a two-day workshop for 36 teachers on instructional strategies for construction technology education, Central Connecticut State University Technology Teacher Enhancement Center, March 5-6, 1992

 

Teaching the Systems of Technology-conducted a one-day workshop on instructional strategies for communication, construction, manufacturing, and transportation technology for 20 teachers, Erie County (PA) Schools, January 27, 1992

 

Technology Education: Scope and Sequence-conducted a one-day workshop for 35 teachers on recommended scope and sequence models for technology education. Washington County (PA) Schools, December 3, 1991

 

Advanced Materials in Transportation-participated in a one-day workshop on advances in materials technology as it relates to transportation, University of Pittsburgh, November 15, 1991

 

Technology-Math-Science Teacher Capabilities Institutes-participated in the planning, development, and delivery of 10 institutes with approximately 25 technology, math, and science teachers for the Appalachian Technology Education Consortium, California University and Fairmont State College, 1991-92

 

Student Learning Activities for Construction Technology-conducted a one-day workshop for 20 teachers, Central Connecticut State University Technology Teacher Enhancement Center, New Britain, CT, February 8, 1991

 

Teaching Transportation Technology-conducted a two-hour workshop on transportation curriculum and activities for 18 teachers, Project TECH Teacher In-service, October, 19, 1990

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

SERVICE AT CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PA:  

TOP

 

 

Co-Chair, Task Force on Undergraduate Research, 2012-present (with Dr. John Nass)

 

Member, Dispute Resolution Committee, Transfer & Articulation Oversight Committee of PASSHE and PDE, 2010-present (expires 6/30/2013)

 

Member, By-Laws Committee, President’s Commission for the Status of Women, 2012-present

 

Member, President’s Commission on the Status of Women, 2012-present

 

Member, University Forum, 2012-present

 

Member, Academic Policies Committee of the University Forum, 2012-present

 

Member, Academic Affairs Council, Fall 2009-present

 

Member, Administrative Council, Fall 2009-present

 

Member, Campus Master Planning Board, Fall 2011-present

 

Member, Deans/Provost Council, Fall 2009-present

 

Point of Contact, Pittsburgh Regional Compact of the Allegheny Conference, Spring 2011-present

 

Member, Teaching and Professional Responsibilities Subcommittee, APSCUF-Management Evaluation Committee, Fall 2010-present

 

Member, University Scholarship Committee, Spring 2009-present

 

Member, Cal U Fusion Committee, Fall 2010-2012

 

Member, Allegheny Conference Workplace Committee, Fall 2010–2012

 

Member, Faculty Professional Development Committee, 2011-2012

 

Ex-Officio Member for Academic Affairs, General Education Committee, Fall 2009–2011

 

Member, PASSHE Marine Science Consortium NASA Liaison Committee, Spring 2010-2012

 

Member, PASSHE Marine Science Consortium Academic Advisory Council, Spring 2010-2012

 

Member, SMART Classroom Project Planning Committee, Fall 2010–2012

 

Coordinator, Program Inventory Database Search on PASSHE Web Site Committee, September 2011–2012

 

Member, Pennsylvania Department of Education Program Articulation Committee, September 2011-2012

 

Coordinator, Academic Program Inventory Analysis, Fall 2011

 

Coordinator, Abilene Christian University MEIBL (Mobile-Enhanced Inquiry-Based Learning) Next Generation Learning Challenge Grant meetings, November 17-18, 2011 with ACU’s Scott Hamm  & Cynthia Powell and Cal U’s Lois Nicholson

 

Leader, Academic Affairs Contributions to the Carnegie Science Center STEM Center planning team, Fall 2011

 

Participant, SMART Classroom Project Corrective and Preventative Action Process meetings, Nov-Dec, 2011

 

Contributor, Department Chair Training Session (topics:  Forms and Faculty Searches), November 29, 2011

 

Coordinator, Undergraduate Catalog General Education & Course Descriptions Verification, September–October 2011

 

Coordinator, Employee Data Verification for the 2011 California University of Pennsylvania Affirmative Action Plan for Academic Affairs, Summer 2011

 

Coordinator, Remote Desktop for Department Chairs, Summer 2011

 

Coordinator, Flashy flash card app reviews for Songwhale, Summer 2011

 

Member, Search Committee, Director for the Teaching & Learning Center of Cal U Fusion, July, 2011

 

Member, PASSHE National Study of Instructional Costs and Productivity Task Force (with F. Petrosky), Spring-Summer 2011

 

Judge, Safety Illustration, Pennsylvania Technology Student Association Conference, Seven Springs Resort, Champion, PA, April 14, 2011

 

Member, Grant Writers Mentoring Program, 2007-2009

 

Member, Mechatronics Engineering Technology Advisory Committee, Spring 2011

 

Member, Government Services Proposals Review Committee, November 2010-February 2011

 

Cal U Representative, Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Oversight Committee, 2009-2010

 

Chair, Family Portal Manager Search Committee, Spring 2010

 

Member, Proposal Review Team for Managed Mobile Computing Network, Spring 2010

 

Member, Academic Affairs Clerk I Search Committee, Fall 2009

 

Academic Affairs Representative, Common Cost Accounting Report Committee, Fall 2009

 

Member, Career Services Advisory Board, 2005-2009

 

Member, College of Education and Human Services Advisory Board, Spring 2005-2009

 

Member, California University in the High School Advisory Committee, Fall, 2003-2009

 

Member, Urban Seminar in Philadelphia Project Committee, 2003-2009

 

Coordinator, AET in the California University in the High School Program, 2000-2009

 

Member, Department Electrical Engineering Technology Advisory Board, 1996-2009

 

Member, Department Graphics & Multimedia Technology Advisory Board, 1996-2009

 

Member, Department Industrial Technology Advisory Board, 1996-2009

 

Member, Eberly College of Science and Technology Council, 1996-2009

 

Member, College of Education and Human Services Council, 1996-2009

 

Member, School of Graduate Studies and Research Council, 1996-2009

 

Member, Department Technology Education Advisory Board, 1987-2009

 

Member, Institutional Resources Workgroup, Institutional Self-Evaluation Steering Committee for Middle States Review,  Spring 2008-Spring 2009

 

Participant, Meetings of the State System of Higher Education PA-CAN (Pennsylvania Center for Applied Nanotechnology), 2000-2007

 

Member, Cal U in High School Task Force, Spring 2006-2007

 

Co-Captain, Browns Team in the Vulcan Scholarship Drive, Spring 2006

 

Member, College of Education and Human Services Conceptual Framework, Stage 3 Committee for NCATE/PDE Preparations, 2005-06

 

Member, Planning Committee, PA State System of Higher Education “Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Women for Non-Traditional Careers in Manufacturing” Grant Proposal to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry’s Industry Partnership Program, December, 2005

 

Member, Helsel Hall Dedication Ceremony, October 8, 2005

 

Member, Search Committee for Director of Purchasing, Spring 2005

 

Member, Planning Committee, PA State System of Higher Education “Advanced Manufacturing in Pennsylvania” Grant Proposal to the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education Program, April, 2005

 

Member, Planning Committee, PA-Collaborative for Applied Nanotechnology Grant Proposal to the National Science Foundation’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP), January-February, 2005

 

Member, Planning Committee, Robotics Technology Workforce Training Grant Proposal, by The Technology Collaborative and California University to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s Workforce Leadership Grants for Workforce Pipeline 2+2+2 Education Programs, December, 2004

 

Member, California University-Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Curriculum Project Meeting with representatives of the Department of Defense, Washington, DC, December 9, 2004

 

Member, Planning Committee, PA-Collaborative for Applied Nanotechnology “Interdisciplinary Nanotechnology Curriculum Initiative” Grant Proposal to the National Science Foundation’s Course Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) Program (STEP), November-December, 2004

 

Member, Department Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering Technology Education Advisory Board, 2005-06

 

Member, Planning Committee, State System of Higher Education’s National Science Foundation Advanced Technology Education Project on Advanced Manufacturing in Pennsylvania, Fall 2004

 

Member, Director Search Committee for Adventure of the American Mind Project, December, 2003

 

Member, Planning Committee, Summer Institute for California University in the High School Teachers, Fall, 2002

 

Member, Search Committee, Director of the California University in the High School Program, Fall, 2002

 

Participant, Washington County Chamber of Commerce-Pittsburgh Technology Council planning meeting for the implementation of the Manufacturing Pathway Initiative in Washington County, Washington, Pennsylvania,   February 1, 2002

 

Member, Technology Committee, California University Forum, 2001-03

 

Participant, Penn State Nanofabrication Technology Partnership Conference, Penn State University, October 8-19, 2001

 

Member, Chapter 354 Committee, College of Education and Human Services, California University, Fall 2001

 

Participant, California University-Penn Commercial Articulation Agreement Meeting, September 4, 2001

 

Participant, State System of Higher Education Committee on Nanotechnology Collaborative, 2001-02

 

Participant, Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Facility Tour, Penn State University, June 3, 2001, with Dr. Dr. Len Colelli, Dean, Eberly College of Science and Technology, and Dr. Ron Dreucci, Professor, Applied Engineering and Technology

 

Participant, Women in Technology Recognition Luncheon, California University, April 28, 2001

 

Participant, Meeting to discuss possible collaboration between California University and the Carnegie Mellon University National Robotics Engineering Consortium, April 9, 2001

 

Participant, 2000 Governor’s Institute for Technology Education Review Meeting, Bedford, PA April 7, 2001

 

Member, Committee to Review and Revise the Conceptual Framework of the Curriculum for Professional Education, Spring 2001

 

Team Leader for California University, State System Center for Excellence in Teacher Preparation NSF Grant Proposal Planning Team, 1998-2000

 

Participant, Cal U Discovery Day, November 10, 2000

 

Member, Cal U Team that who met with representatives from Pennatronics, Incorporated to discuss their workforce development needs, August 14 and December 6, 2000

 

Member, Cal U Team that met with representatives from APEX, Incorporated to discuss their workforce development needs, August 18, 2000

 

Member, Pennsylvania Delegation that traveled to Europe to encourage APEX, Incorporated to locate in Southwestern Pennsylvania.  Visited the German Flexographic Technology Association at the University of Stuttgart, Germany and APEX Europe in The Netherlands, Summer 2000

 

Member, Associate Provost/University Registrar Search Committee, Summer, 2000

 

Chair, President’s Gala Awards Selection Committee, California University, 1999-2000

 

Team Member, President’s Gala Awards Selection Committee, California University, 1998-2000

 

Member, Women’s Commission, California University, 1998-2000

 

Chair, Faculty Subcommittee of the Campaign for California University, 1997-98

 

Co-Chair, Technology Committee, College of Education and Human Services, 1997-2000

 

Member, Ex Afficio, Alumni Association Board of Directors, 1997-2006

 

Member, Eberly College of Science and Technology Dean Search Committee, 1999

 

Member, Peabody Shadow Day Planning Committee, 1997-98

 

Vice-President of Programming, Phi Delta Kappa, California University Chapter, 1997-99

 

Participant, Pennsylvania Congress on Teacher Education, September 14, 1997, Pittsburgh, PA

 

Member, Institutional Self-Evaluation Committee, Subcommittee on Programs, 1997-1998

 

Member, President's Commission on Technology Oversight and Planning, California University of Pennsylvania 1997-2000

 

Member, New Programs Subcommittee of the President's Commission on Technology Oversight and Planning, California University of Pennsylvania, 1997-98

 

Member, TIIAP-funded ProShare Grant Project Advisory Board, 1996-1999

 

Member, University College Steering Committee, 1996-1999

 

Member, College of Education and Human Services Professional Development Schools Committee, 1996-98

 

Chair, Department Evaluation and Promotion Committees, 1995-96

 

Consultant, Environmental Scanning Task Force for Report to the Centerpiece Planning Group for Strategic Planning, California University of Pennsylvania, 1994-95

 

Judge, Southwestern Pennsylvania Regional Science Olympiad, Aerodynamics Aloft and Mousetrap Vehicles Events at California University, March 31, 1995

 

Member, Charleroi Area School Campus Teaching Center Advisory Board, 1994-1999

 

Coordinator, National Engineering Design Challenge Western Pennsylvania Region at California University, 1994-98

 

Member, NCATE Review Subcommittee on Category IV:  The Unit for Professional Education, 1994-95

 

Chair, Video Equipment Study Committee, College of Education and Human Services, fall, 1994

 

Member, Department Technology Education Curriculum Committee, 1987-96

 

Member, Department Graduate Committee, 1987-96

 

Student Club Co-Advisor, California Association of Industry and Technology, 1987-92 and 1995-96

 

Member, University-Wide Sabbatical Leave Committee, 1992-94

 

Member, Department Publicity Committee, 1992-94

 

Member, College of Education Teacher Institute Committee, 1992-1993

 

Member, RE: Learning Committee, 1991-93

 

Member, Department Family Day Planning Committee, 1991-93

 

Chair, Department Family Day Planning Committee, 1992-93

 

Chair, Department Spring Conference Planning Committee, 1991

 

Member, Department Spring Conference Planning Committee, 1988-91

 

Member, Department Technology Education Curriculum Five-Year Plan Committee, Fall, 1990

 

Recording Secretary, Department Graduate Committee, 1989-90

 

Member, Manderino Library Enhancement Project, 1989-90

 

Member, NCATE Review Writing Team, 1989-90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

SERVICE TO PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

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Participant, Technology & Engineering Educators Association of Pennsylvania Annual Conferences, 1987-present

 

Participant, International Technology & Engineering Educators Association Annual Conferences, 1987-present

 

Participant, Pennsylvania Technology Student Association Annual Conferences, 1989-present

 

Member, Board of Directors, New Century Careers, February 2011-present
 
Member, Pennsylvania Department of Education Program Articulation Committee for Music, September 2011-2012
 
Judge, Promotional Presentation, Pennsylvania Technology Student Association Conference, Seven Springs Resort, Champion, PA, April 19-20, 2012
 
Participant, Manufacturing Industry Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania and the Compete Initiative, Westmoreland CareerLink, Westmoreland County Community College, December 1, 2011
 
Member, Music Program Articulation Committee, Pennsylvania Department of Education, 2011-2012
 
Member, Transfer & Articulation Oversight Committee, Pennsylvania Department of Education, 2011-12
 
Participant, 2+2+2 Pathways Projects Mangers Meeting, Penn State University, November 16, 2011
 
Member, Manufacturing Career Pathways Steering Committee, Manufacturing Industry Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania, 2010-2011
 
Member, Pennsylvania Department of Education Technology & Engineering Standards Aligned System Committee, 2010-2011
 

Member, Technology & Engineering Educators Association of Pennsylvania Executive Board, participant in quarterly meetings, 1995-2011

 

Editor, TEEAP Journal, the official publication of the Technology & Engineering Educators Association of Pennsylvania, 1995-2011

 

Chair, Publications Committee, Technology & Engineering Educators Association of Pennsylvania, 1995-2011

 

Member, Robotics Technology Advisory Committee, A. W. Beattie Career Center, 2006-2009

 

Participant, Marine Science Consortium Academic Advisory Council, February 26, 2011, Harrisburg, PA
 
Judge, Technology Student Association Regional Conference, February 25, 2011, Cal U

 

Member, Name Change Investigation Committee for the Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania, November 2009-May 2010

 

Member, Steering Committee for the Technology Education Standards Alignment System (SAS) for the Pennsylvania Department of Education, November 2008-2009

 

Member, Executive Advisory Committee, Pittsburgh Public Schools Career and Technical Education Division, 2008- 2010

 

Member, Fayette-Washington Keystone Innovation Zone, 2008-2009

 

Reviewer, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Faculty Professional Development Grant Proposals, Spring 2010

 

Member, Steering Committee of the Southwestern Pennsylvania STEM Network, PA STEM Initiative, 2007-2009

 

Member, Manufacturing Career Pathways Steering Committee, Manufacturing Industry Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania, 2007-2009

 

Member, Occupational Advisory Committee, Steel Center Area Vocational Technical School, 2007- 2010

 

 

Member, Advanced Manufacturing Education Planning Committee, Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development, 2007-2009

 

Co-Chair, Editorial Review Board, International Technology Education Association’s flagship publication, The Technology Teacher, March 2004-2008

 

Member, College in High School Dual Enrollment Committee, North Hills High School, Fall 2005-2007

 

Member, Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership Advisory Board Meeting, Penn State University, October, 2001- 2006

 

Reviewer, Technology Student Association Scholarship Applications for three categories:  Technology Education Applicants, Female Applicants, and Male Applicants, March, 2007

 

Co-Chair, Editorial Review Board Committee Meeting, International Technology Education Association Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 22, 2006

 

Member, ITEA Committee Chairs, International Technology Education Association Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 22, 2006

 

Reviewer, Technology Student Association Scholarship Applications for three categories:  Technology Education Applicants, Female Applicants, and Male Applicants, March, 2006

 

Member, Articulation Agreements Committee, Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership, Penn State University, February 20, 2006

 

Member, "Working Together to Ensure Pennsylvania Workforce Success" Planning Committee, Penn State University, December 4, 2005

 

Member, BattleBots IQ Equipment Job Training Equipment Grant Application, submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, November, 2005

 

Judge, Computer Applications and Promotional Graphics Competitions, 2005 PA-TSA Conference, Seven Springs Resort, April 21-22, 2005

 

Co-Chair, Editorial Review Board Committee Meeting, International Technology Education Association Conference, May 2, 2005

 

Reviewer, Technology Student Association Scholarship Applications for three categories:  Technology Education Applicants, Female Applicants, and Male Applicants, March, 2005

 

Judge, Desktop Publishing Technology Competition, 2004 Region 1, 6, & 11 PA-TSA Conference, California University, February 25, 2005

 

Member, Planning Committee, Governor’s Institute for Technology Education, 2005, 2006, 2007

 

Chair, Course and Program Development Committee, Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership, Penn State University, February 18, 2005

 

Secretary, PA Collaborative for Applied Nanotechnology, State System of Higher Education, 2002-05

 

Member, Budget Committee, Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership, 2003-05

 

Judge, Invention & Innovations and Promotional Graphics Competitions, 2004 PA-TSA Conference, Seven Springs Resort, April 22-23, 2004

 

Reviewer, Technology Student Association Scholarship Applications for three categories:  Technology Education Applicants, Female Applicants, and Male Applicants, April, 2004

 

Chair, Course and Program Development Committee and the Articulation Committee, Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership, Penn State University, March 9, 2004

 

Judge, Imaging Technology Competition, 2004 Region 1, 6, & 11 PA-TSA Conference, California University, February 27, 2004

 

Judge, Invention & Innovations, Promotional Graphics, and Electrical Applications Competitions, 2003 PA-TSA Conference, Seven Springs Resort, April 10-11, 2003

 

Chair, Course and Program Development Committee and the Articulation Committee, Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership, Penn State University, 2002-2003

 

Judge, Display Events Competition, 2003 PA-TSA Regions 1 & 6 Leadership Conference, California, PA February 21, 2003

 

Member, Upper Division Nanofabrication Technology Courses Subcommittee, State System of Higher Education’s Pennsylvania Center for Applied Nanotechnology, 2001-03

 

Member, Administration Committee and Professional Development Committee, Penn State University Center for Manufacturing Education in Nanofabrication Partnership, 2001-03

 

Member, Science, Technology, Environment, and Ecology Assessment Advisory Committee, Pennsylvania Department of Education, January, 2001-03

 

Judge, Digital Photography and Leadership Challenge Competitions, 2002 PA-TSA State Conference, Seven Spring Resort, April 11-12, 2002

 

Judge, Safety Illustration Competition, 2002 PA-TSA Regions 1 & 6 Leadership Conference, California, PA March 8, 2002

 

Judge, Communication Challenge and Construction Systems Competition, 2001 PA-TSA State Conference, Seven Spring Resort, March 29-30, 2001

 

Judge, Safety Illustration Competition, 2001 PA-TSA Regions 1 & 6 Leadership Conference, California, PA February 16, 2001

 

Judge, Construction Systems Competition, 2000 PA-TSA State Conference, Seven Springs Resort, April 14, 2000

 

Judge, Architectural Models, 2000 PA-TSA Regions 1 & 6 Leadership Conference, California, PA March, 2000

 

Member, Elections Committee, International Technology Education Association, 1998-99

 

Judge, Prepared Speech Competition, 1998 National TSA Conference, Pittsburgh, PA June 22, 1998

 

Head Judge, Technology Process Display Competition, 1997 PA-TSA Regions 1 & 6 Leadership Conference, California, PA February 28, 1997

 

Member, Recruitment Committee, International Technology Education Association, 1996-98

 

Chair, Nominations and Elections Committee, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania, 1996

 

Member, Yearbook Planning Committee, International Technology Education Association’s Council on Technology Teacher Education, 1993-1998 

 

Member, Undergraduate Studies Committee, International Technology Education Association’s Council on Technology Teacher Education, 1991-99

 

Head Judge, Technology Problem Solving Competition,  1996 PA-TSA Regions 1 & 6 Leadership Conference, California, PA March 1, 1996

 

Immediate Past President, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania, 1996

 

Member, PA Department of Education Technology Education Standards Writing Team, participated in the development of standards for technology education in Pennsylvania, 1995-96

 

Member, PA Department of Education Science and Technology Framework Review Team, participated in a review of benchmarks for science and technology education related to Pennsylvania’s student learning outcomes, October 14-15, 1994

 

Chair, Hearing for Proposed 1995 Resolutions, 1995 Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, Camp Hill, PA, November 2, 1995, with R. Weymer

 

Co-Chair, Elementary School Curriculum Guide Writing Team, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, 1995-96, with J. McCade

 

President, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania, 1994-95

 

Judge, Technology Process Display Competition, 1995 PA-Technology Student Association Spring Leadership Conference, Seven Springs, PA April 28, 1995

 

Co-Chair, High School Curriculum Guide Writing Team, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania, 1993-1995

 

Head Judge, Technological Systems Competition, 1994 and 1995 PA-Technology Student Association Spring Leadership Conference, Seven Springs, PA April 22, 1994 and April 28, 1995

 

President Elect & Deputy President, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania, 1993-94

 

Judge, Research & Design (Metric 500) Competition, 1994 PA-TSA Regions 1 & 6 Leadership Conference, California, PA March 4, 1994

 

Member, High School Curriculum Committee, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania, 1993-95

 

Head Judge, Technical Report Writing Competition, 1991-98 PA-Technology Student Association Spring Leadership Conference, Seven Springs, PA

 

Member, Maglev Community Education and Development Advisory Subcommittee, High Speed Ground Transportation Center, Carnegie Mellon Research Institute, 1991-93

 

Member, Task Force on Technology Student Associations, International Technology Education Association Council on Technology Teacher Education's Undergraduate Studies Committee, 1991-92

 

Participant, Society of Automotive Engineers Junior Solar Sprint Project, 1991

 

Member, Pennsylvania Department of Education Student Outcomes Committee for Science and Technology, invited to participate in the development of learning outcomes for technology education, summer, 1991

 

Co-Editor, 1992 Yearbook of the Council on Technology Teacher Education, 1988-1992

 

Member, 1991 Pennsylvania Vocational Teacher Educators Forum Planning Committee, Fall 1990

 

Member, Appalachian Technology Education Consortium, 1989-1992

 

Co-Coordinator, Conference Supervisors-Teacher Educators Forum, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Conference, 1990 and 1991

 

Member, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Curriculum Committee, 1989-90

 

President, Pennsylvania Council on Technology Teacher Education, 1989-92

 

Vice-President, Pennsylvania Council on Technology Teacher Education of the Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania Board of Directors, 1989-1992

 

Advisor, Technology Education Collegiate Association of Pennsylvania, a college student club affiliated with the Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania, 1989-1992

 

Member, Professional Improvement Plan Revision Team, Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania, Fall 1987

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

COURSE TAUGHT   (at California University of Pennsylvania)

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Undergraduate Courses

IND 184 Energy and Power Systems

TED 130 Energy & Transportation Systems

TED 100 Introduction to Technology Education

TED 150 Manufacturing Systems

TED 461 Student Teaching

TED 436 Teaching Transportation Technology

ITE 110 Technical Drawing I

ITE 210 Technical Drawing II

TED 301 Technology Education/Early Field

TED 335 Transportation Systems

 

Graduate Courses

TED 565 Special Problems in Technology Education

TED 701 Foundations of Technology Education

TED 703 Strategic Management in Education

TED 715 Implementing Technology Education

TED 735 Transportation Systems

TED 795 Technology Education Internship

TED 835 Advanced Transportation Systems

TED 849 Master’s Thesis

TED 850 Technology Education Major Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

AWARDS: 

TOP

 

Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the California University of Pennsylvania Technology Education Faculty, November 3, 2011

 

John R. Gregg Award for Loyalty and Service, presented by the California University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association, June 4, 2011

 

Million Dollar Achiever, recognized by the California University of Pennsylvania Office of Grants & Contracts, November 18, 2009

 

Distinguished Technology Educator Award, from the International Technology Education Association, for demonstrating a high level of competence and conscientiousness in the field of technology education, June 4, 2007

 

Silver Service Award, from the Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania for providing extensive and continuous contributions to the operation of the Association for not less than 15 years, November 5, 2005

 

Outstanding Technology Teacher Education Program Award, from the International Technology Education Association & Council on Technology Teacher Education, member of the California University of Pennsylvania Technology Education faculty who received the award in 2005

 

Exemplary Leadership Citation, for demonstrated leadership contributions to the Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania’s Council on Leadership, November 6, 2003

 

President’s Special Appreciation Award, for dedication, leadership, commitment, and contributions to the Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania, presented by President William Weitzmann at the 49th TEAP Conference, November 9, 2001

 

Outstanding Technology Teacher Education Programs Award, from the International Technology Education Association & Council on Technology Teacher Education, member of the California University of Pennsylvania Technology Education faculty who received the award in 1998

 

Faculty Service Award, presented by the President of California University at the President’s Gala, 1997

 

Outstanding Service Award, presented by the Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania to one individual per year who provides outstanding service to the association, 1996

 

President’s Citation, presented by the Technology Education Association of Pennsylvania, November 3, 1995

 

Laureate Award, Epsilon Pi Tau, April, 1994

 

SAE Solar Sprint, First Place, Collegiate Division, Faculty Advisor to student team that took first place in Society of Automotive Engineer’s competition to design, produce, and operate a model solar-powered vehicle, 1992

 

Who’s Who in the East; 1991-92, Marquis Who’s Who, Macmillan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS:

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American Society for Engineering Education

Council on Technology & Engineering Teacher Education

Council on Undergraduate Research

Epsilon Pi Tau-Psi Chapter        

International Technology & Engineering Educators Association

Pennsylvania Council on Technology & Engineering Education Leadership

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Technology & Engineering Education Association of Pennsylvania

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

CONFERENCES & MEETINGS ATTENDED:

TOP

 

Conferences & Meetings Attended Regularly

 

Pennsylvania Technology Student Association Regional and State Conferences, annually since 1987

 

Technology & Engineering Education Association of Pennsylvania Annual Conferences, Camp Hill, PA, annually since 1987

 

Spring Technology Conferences, Department of Applied Engineering and Technology, California University, annually 1987-2011

 

Executive Board Meeting, Technology & Engineering Education Association of Pennsylvania, quarterly meetings, 1988-2011

 

 

 

Other Conferences & Meetings

 

Academic Chairperson’s Conference, Kutztown University Bear Creek Mountain Resource & Conference Center, January 14-15, 2013

 

Academic Leadership Academy 2012-2013, Penn State University, June 24-28, 2012

 

Transformation in the Academy: Developing Effective Leaders Conference, East Stroudsburg University, March 15-16, 2012

 

Franklin Covey Vision Training, California University of Pennsylvania, March 5, 2012

 

Marine Science Consortium Academic Advisory Council Meeting, Dixon University Center, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, February 25, 2012

 

Council for Undergraduate Research Dialogues 2012 Conference, Washington, DC, with K. Koury, C. Vogrig, K. Fredrick, J. Kight, and M. Sovak, February 23-24, 2012

 

Presenter, Department Chair Training Session (topics:  Forms and Faculty Searches), November 29, 2011

 

Manufacturing Industry Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania and the Compete Initiative, Westmoreland CareerLink, Westmoreland County Community College, December 1, 2011

 

2+2+2 Pathways Projects Mangers Meeting, Penn State University, November 16, 2011

 

PA Senate Appropriations Hearing, Millersville, PA, November 3, 2011

 

rSitez Social Network Module for Parent/Family Portal, October 28, 2011

 

Mission Day 2011, California University of Pennsylvania, October 26, 2011

 

White House & US Office of Education meetings with PattonBoggs, September 23, 2011

 

Program Inventory Database Search on PASSHE Web Site, Dixon University Center, Harrisburg, PA, September 27, 2011

 

PA Department of Education Program Articulation Committee, Dixon University Center, Harrisburg, PA, September 19, 2011

 

Program Articulation Committee of the Transfer & Articulation Oversight Committee, PA Department of Education, Dixon University Center, Harrisburg, PA, September 19, 2011

 

Marine Science Consortium Academic Advisory Committee, Wallops Island, VA, September 17, 2011

 

Pittsburgh Technology Council STEM Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, August 31, 2011

 

Mechatronics Maintenance Technician Industrial Advisory Board, Southpointe, PA, August 24, 2011

 

Allegheny Conference Workplace Committee, Pittsburgh, PA, August 23, 2011

 

PASSHE CUR Proposal Development Team, weekly meetings July, 2011

 

Banner Training, Cal U, August 15, 2011

 
New Century Careers Board of Directors Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, March 17, 2011
 
Marine Science Consortium Academic Advisory Council, Harrisburg, PA, February 26, 2011
 
Technology Student Association Regional Conference, Cal U, February 25, 2011

 

Allegheny Conference Workplace Committee Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, February 22, 2011

 

Pathways for Career Success Project Managers Meeting, Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, March 4, 2011

 

Connected Symposium, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX, February 28-March 1, 2011

 

NASA Liaisons for PASSHE Marine Science Consortium, November 19, 2010, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

 

Preventing Sexual Harassment Training (Certificate of Completion received), November 17, 2010, California University of Pennsylvania

 

Industrial Maintenance Training Center of Pennsylvania Meeting, November 10, 2010, Penn Stater Hotel & Convention Center, State College, PA

 

222 Workforce Leadership Grants Project Managers Meeting, November 10, 2010, Penn Stater Hotel & Convention Center, State College, PA

 

Integrated Learning Conference, November, 2010, Penn Stater Hotel & Convention Center, State College, PA

 

STEM Learn & Earn Planning Workshop, 2010 STEMtech Conference, November 2-3, 2010, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Orlando, FL

 

Pennsylvania Department of Education Standards Aligned System Lesson Planning Workshops, September 29-30 and October 26-28, 2010, Harrisburg PaTTAN

 

Project Management Team Meetings, National Science Foundation-funded Advanced Manufacturing in Pennsylvania Project, monthly meetings, June 2006-June 2010

 

Marine Science Consortium Academic Advisory Council, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, September 25, 2010, Harrisburg, PA

 

Marine Science Consortium Environmental Learning Center Opening, September 11, 2010, Wallops Island, VA

 

Marine Science Consortium Council of Academic Administrators Meeting, September 10, 2010, Wallops Island, VA

 

Statewide Training System in Industrial Maintenance and Mechatronics for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, September 9, 2010, Penn State University

 

Pittsburgh Tissue Engineering Initiative Scientific Internship Poster Session, August 6, 2010

 

2010 Southwest Regional STEM Conference, Penn State Beaver, Monaca, PA, February 3, 2010

 

Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Oversight Committee, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, November 17, 2009

 

Steering Committee meetings of the Southwestern Pennsylvania STEM Network, PA STEM Initiative, 2007-09

 

Conference on Integrated Learning, Penn Stater Conference Center, November 2-4, 2009

 

38th Annual Teacher Education Assembly of the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators, Harrisburg/ Hershey Holiday Inn, October 28-30, 2009

 

Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Education Workshops, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, October 15, 2009

 

Mid-Atlantic Regional Space Grant Consortium Meeting, Charleston, WV, October 4-6, 2009

 

College of Education Advisory Board Meeting, California University of Pennsylvania, 2003-09

 

Faculty/Business Meeting, Fayette-Washington Keystone Innovation Zone, Uniontown, PA, November 19, 2008

 

Steering Committee meeting for the Technology Education Standards Alignment System (SAS) for the Pennsylvania Department of Education, New Cumberland, PA, November 5, 2008

 

2008 National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC, October 29-31, 2008

 

2008 Center to Advance the Teaching of Technology and Science Leadership Conference, Hendron, VA, September 17-19, 2008

 

2008 Pennsylvania Workforce Investment Board Symposium, Penn Stater Hotel and Convention Center, Penn State University, June 25, 2008

 

2008 American Society of Engineering Education Conference, David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA, June 22-24, 2008

 

Career Pathways Meeting, Westmoreland County Community College, May 13, 2008

 

PA Partners Conference, Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, May 7-9, 2008

 

PA STEM Initiative Summit, Harrisburg Hilton, April 23, 2008

 

Intermediate One STEM Focus Group, California, PA, March 27, 2008

 

Pittsburgh Regional STEM Center Initiative Meeting, Pittsburgh Tissue Engineering Institute, March 24, 2008

 

Pittsburgh Public Schools Career & Technical Education Advisory Board, Pittsburgh, PA, March 18, 2008

 

Steel Center AVTS Open House, Pittsburgh, PA, March 13, 2008

 

AMC2 Nanotechnology at Seagate, Pittsburgh, PA, March 6, 2008

 

International Technology Education Association Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, February 19-22, 2008

 

Prior Learning Assessment for Manufacturing Education, Westmoreland County Community College, February 15, 2008

 

Machine Technology Program Review, Mon Valley Area Vocational Technical School, February 15, 2008

 

2+2+2 Workforce Leadership Project Managers Meeting, Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, February 6, 2008

 

Preparing Students for the Workforce of Tomorrow: An Education and Workforce Development Symposium, Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, February 5-6, 2008

 

BotsIQ Planning Meetings, Trafford, PA, January 25, 2008 & March 7, 2008

 

Richland High School Technology Education Program, Johnstown, PA, January 22, 2008

 

STEPS & Gateway to Technology at South Park Middle School, South Park, PA, December 19, 2007

 

Conference on Integrated Learning:  The School-to-Career Connection, Penn Stater Conference Center, November 6, 2007

 

AMC2 Education-Industry Partnerships: Filling the Manufacturing Pipeline Conference, Oakdale, PA, November 2, 2007

 

Advanced Manufacturing Education Planning Meeting, An initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development, Harrisburg, PA, October 31, 2007

 

Manufacturing Career Pathways Steering Committee Meeting, Westmoreland County Career Link, October 29, 2007

 

Rethinking Faculty Work Seminar, California University, October 23, 2007

 

National Science Foundation ATE Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, D.C., October 19, 2007

 

Allegheny Intermediate Unit 3 County-Wide Professional Development Day, South Park High School, October 8, 2007

 

Pennsylvania National Governors Association Initiative:  Expand STEM Statewide through Project Lead the Way, Heinz Endowments, September 27, 2007

 

Robotics Educators Conference, Butler County Community College, August 16-17, 2007

 

Pittsburgh STEM Summit 2007, Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA, August 15, 2007

 

Executive Advisory Board Meeting, McKeesport Area Technology Center, May 18, 2007

 

Occupational Advisory Committee Night, Steel Center Area Vocational Technical School, April 26, 2007

 

2007 Governor's Institute Planning Team Meeting, Bedford, PA, March 2, 2007

 

Focusing on College and Career Success:  An Education and Workforce Development Symposium, Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, February 27-28, 2007

 

Pennsylvania Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership Winter 2007 Conference, Penn State University, February 19-20, 2007

 

Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Advisory Board Meeting, Penn State University, February 19, 2007

 

Community College of Allegheny County Engineering Technology to California University Industrial Technology Articulation/Transfer-Community College of Allegheny County, February 16, 2007

 

Community College of Allegheny County Engineering Technology to California University Technology Education Articulation/Transfer-Community College of Allegheny County, February 9, 2007

 

Filling the Manufacturing Workforce Pipeline-Westinghouse Research and Technology Park, February 8, 2007

 

Cal U in the High School Presentations to PASSHE Presidents,-Dixon University Center, February 7, 2007

 

Grant Writer Mentoring Program-California University, February 5, 2007

 

2+2+2 Robotics Workforce Leadership Partnership Meeting, Precision Manufacturing Institute, Meadville, PA, January 26, 2007

 

Teacher Education Retreat-California University, January 24, 2007

 

Career Services Advisory Board Meeting, California University of Pennsylvania, January 10, 2007

 

Robotics Engineering Technology Curriculum Development Project Kick-Off Meeting, California University of Pennsylvania, January 8, 2007

 

Career Link Connections-Greensburg, PA, January 3, 2007

 

2+2+2 Workforce Leadership Robotics Technology Grant Project attended monthly meetings during the 2006-07 and 2005-06 project years

 

Robotics Technology Advisory Committee Meeting, A. W. Beattie Career Center, December 6, 2006

 

BattleBots IQ Planning Meetings, monthly meetings of joint education, industry, and government officials, Fall 2006-Spring 2007

 

Keystone Innovation Zone Planning, California University of Pennsylvania, November 30, 2006

 

Robotics Program Review, Belle Vernon High School, November 29, 2006

 

Conference on Integrated Learning:  The School-to-Career Connection  Fifteenth Annual Conference of the Bureau of Career and Technical Education, Penn State University, November 6-8, 2006

 

2+2+2 Workforce Leadership Grant Project Managers Meeting Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, Penn State University, November 6, 2006

 

Scholarship Dinner, California University of Pennsylvania, October 26, 2006

 

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Foundation, Community College of Allegheny County, South Campus, October 25, 2006

 

Collaborations and Partnerships:  U.S. Technicians Driving the Global Workforce.  Thirteenth National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference,  Washington, DC, October 18-20, 2006

 

Advanced Manufacturing Career Collaborative Fall Meeting, National Robotics Engineering Center, CMU, September 28, 2006

 

Governor's Institute for Technology Education Debriefing, Pennsylvania Department of Education, September 22, 2006

 

Adventures in Technology Overview, Pittsburgh Technology Council and Catalyst Connection, September 21, 2006

 

TIME Center, review the NSF ATE Center operations, Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, June 29, 2006

 

California University in the High School in PASSHE, presentation by the Cal U CUHS Task Force to the PASSHE Chancellor and staff, Dixon University Center, June 28, 2006

 

STEM Talent Development Forum:  Setting the Stage for U.S. Competitiveness through Science-Technology-Engineering-Math Education, Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center and National Council for Advanced Manufacturing, Philadelphia, PA, June 26-27, 2006

 

Moving a Demand-Driven Innovation System Forward through Industry Partnerships:  A Symposium for Planners in Workforce Development, Education, and Economic Development, Pennsylvania Association of Workforce Investment Boards Conference, Penn Stater Conference Center, June 14-15, 2006

 

NSF ATE Advanced Manufacturing Project Meeting, Dixon Center, Harrisburg, June 13, 2006

 

Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Advisory Board Meeting, Penn State Fayette, June 9, 2006

 

Technology Center General Advisory Board Meeting, McKeesport High School, May 24, 2006

 

Alumni Legacy Reunion, California University, April 1, 2006

 

PTC Corporation in Southwestern Pennsylvania, Penn State Fayette, March 30, 2006

 

March Madness Transfer Day, Westmoreland County Community College, March 29, 2006

 

Industrial Arts / Technology Education Alumni Society Meeting, California University, March 28, 2006

 

Dual Enrollment-Tech Prep-Articulation Opportunities, Clarion County Career Center, March 27, 200

 

International Technology Education Association Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 22-25, 2006

 

Adventures in Technology Teacher Professional Development Planning Meeting, California University, March 20, 2006

 

Graphic Communications Technology Collaboration Meeting, Lehigh Career and Technology Institute, March 16, 2006

 

Pennsylvania Department of Education Major Program Review, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, March 6-7, 2006

 

Governor's Institute Planning Team Meeting, Bedford, PA, March 3, 2006

 

Robotics Education for Pennsylvania's Agile Robotics Technology Workforce, Hershey Convention Center, Hershey, PA, March 2-3, 2006

 

Project Lead the Way at Cal U Discussion Meeting, California University, April 28, 2006

 

Winter 2006 Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partners Conference, Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, University Park, PA February 19-21, 2006

 

Creating Pennsylvania's Future:  Higher Education Economic and Community Development Summit, Penn State University, December 4-6, 2005

 

BattleBots IQ Planning Meetings, various meetings of joint education, industry, and government officials, Fall 2005-Spring 2006

 

Knovel Library Resource Demonstration, California University of Pennsylvania, December 1, 2005

 

Uniontown School District Professional Development School, various meetings between Uniontown School District and California University of Pennsylvania, November-December, 2005

 

College of Education Advisory Board Meeting, California University of Pennsylvania, November 10, 2005

 

McKeesport High School Technology Education Advisory Board Meeting, November 8, 2005

 

Advanced Manufacturing Career Collaborative, Western Area Career & Technology Center, October 5, 2005

 

Governor's Institute for Technology Education Evaluation, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Harrisburg, September 29, 2005

 

MANTEC Industrial Resource Center Collaboration, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, September 21, 2005

 

Recruitment & Retention in Career & Technical Education Programs, Penn State University, September 19-20, 2005

 

BattleBots IQ Planning Meetings, Hamill Manufacturing, Trafford, PA, September-December, 2005

 

The Business of Nano: Pennsylvania Nanotechnology Conference 2005, Pittsburgh Convention Center, April 19, 2005

 

International Technology Education Association Conference, Kansas City, MO, April 1-4, 2005

 

Westmoreland County Community College Transfer Day, Youngwood, PA, March 30, 2005

 

PRIME Workshop and National Visiting Committee Meeting, Westmoreland County Community College, March 16, 2005

 

Winter 2005 Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partners Conference, Nittany Lion Inn and Conference Center, University Park, PA February 16-18, 2005

 

Pennsylvania Collaborative for Applied Nanotechnology Meeting, Lock Haven University, January 28-29, 2005

 

California University-Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Curriculum Project, meeting with representatives of the Department of Defense, Washington, DC, December 9, 2004

 

Pennsylvania Collaborative for Applied Nanotechnology Meeting, Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, University Park, PA October 8, 2004

 

Fall 2004 Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partners Conference, Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, University Park, PA October 6-8, 2004

 

PA Department of Education Teacher Intern Certificate Program Meeting, Harrisburg, October 6, 2004

 

Pennsylvania Statewide Nanotechnology Strategy Meeting, PA Department of Community and Economic Development, Harrisburg, PA September 27, 2004

 

Pennsylvania Workforce Leadership Coordination Team Meeting, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Dixon University Center, Harrisburg, PA September 2, 2004

 

California University-Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Curriculum Project Planning Meetings, National Robotics Engineering Consortium, Pittsburgh, PA, Fall 2004

 

California University in High School Summer Institute, California University, June 21, 2004

 

The Business of Nano: Pennsylvania Nanotechnology Conference 2004, Philadelphia Convention Center, May 25, 2004

 

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Leadership Development Institute, Dixon University Center, Harrisburg, May 20, 2004

 

AMC2 Partnership Tour of the Penn State Nanofab Facility, Penn State University, April 28, 2004

 

Pennsylvania Collaborative for Applied Nanotechnology Conference, Lock Haven University, April 15, 2004

 

California University in the High School Advisory Board Meeting, California University, April 13, 2004

 

MedSource-Workforce Development Needs, Houston, PA April 7, 2004

 

Planning Meeting- Nanotechnology Curriculum Materials Proposal to the National Science Foundation’s National Center for Learning and Teaching Program, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA March 31, 2004

 

2004 Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partners Conference, Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, University Park, PA March 8-9, 2004

 

Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication Careers, presentation by Dr. Steven Fonash, Kunkle Chair Professor of Engineering Sciences and Director of the Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership, California University of Pennsylvania, November 13, 2003

 

Engineering Technology Advisory Board, Community College of Allegheny County, CCAC South Campus, October 29, 2003

 

Articulation & Transfer Meeting with Butler County Community College, Butler County Community College, October 27, 2003

 

PA Collaborative for Applied Nanotechnology of the State System of Higher Education Meeting, during the Leadership in Nanotechnology in Education:  6th Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership, Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, October 16, 2003

 

Leadership in Nanotechnology in Education:  6th Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership, Hershey Lodge and Convention Center, October 15-16, 2003

 

California University in the High School Advisory Council Meeting, Eberly Science and Technology Center, California University, October 14, 2003

 

Articulation & Transfer Meeting with Triangle Tech, California University, California, PA October 9, 2003

 

Precision Machining Associate Degree Program at Fayette County AVTS Meeting, Fay-Penn Economic Development Council, Uniontown, PA October 3, 2003

 

Washington County Manufacturers Association Meeting, California University, California, PA October 2, 2003

 

Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education Upper Division Programs Meeting, Nittany Lion Inn, Penn State University, California University, August 27, 2003

 

Pennsylvania Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership Winter Conference, Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, Penn State University, February 23-25, 2003

 

Pennsylvania Collaborative for Applied Nanotechnology Meeting, Penn State University, February 7, 2003

 

Keystone Central School District-California University Collaborative Meeting, November 14, 2002

 

Pennsylvania Nanotechnology 2002, Harrisburg, PA October 3-4, 2002

 

Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Partnership Meeting, Harrisburg, PA October 2, 2002

 

Graphic Arts Technical Foundation Open House, September 19, 2002, Sewickley, PA

 

Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology Articulation Planning, California University & Community College of Allegheny County, September 12, 2002

 

EET Distance Delivery to Clarion University Venture Capital Loan Project, video teleconference meeting between California and Clarion universities to plan project implementation, July 16, 2002

 

Chapter 354 Retreat, College of Education and Human Services, California University of Pennsylvania, June 6-7, 2002, Mount Summit Inn, Chalk Hill, PA