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An Integrated Systemic Approach To Developing A Professional Water And Wastewater Workforce: Etd It/Iet Interest Group

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2008 Annual Conference & Exposition


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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June 22, 2008

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June 22, 2008

End Date

June 25, 2008



Conference Session

Two Year College Tech Session I

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Two Year College Division

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13.185.1 - 13.185.14



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Andrew Ernest Western Kentucky University


Jana Fattic Western Kentucky University

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Jana Fattic is the Associate Director of the Center for Water Resource Studies and Operations Director of the WATERS Laboratory at Western Kentucky University. Ms. Fattic’s role as Associate Director of the Center includes budget development and project coordination of state and federal grants totaling over one million dollars annually. Ms. Fattic’s responsibilities include day-to day administration, budget and personnel management, quality assurance and quality control, and maintenance of certifications. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Western Kentucky University, and has worked in both the public sector as a regulator and private sector as an environmental consultant prior to being employed by the Center.

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Sherry Reid Western Kentucky University

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Sherry Reid, Dean of Bowling Green Community College of Western Kentucky University, earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in education from the University of Northern Colorado and is presently a candidate for the Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Louisville. Previous postsecondary experience included service as Director of the Skills Development Center at College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Nebraska, and Academic Support Division Chair at Bowling Green Community College of WKU. She was co-Director of the Kentucky Adult Educators Literacy Institute, a grant-funded professional development program for adult educators across the Commonwealth of Kentucky and recently served as a member of the Kentucky Developmental Education Task Force, called by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.

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Alan Cranford Murfreesboro Water & Sewer Department

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Ernest, A., & Fattic, J., & Reid, S., & Cranford, A. (2008, June), An Integrated Systemic Approach To Developing A Professional Water And Wastewater Workforce: Etd It/Iet Interest Group Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 10.18260/1-2--4249

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