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Building An Engineering Technology Workforce: A Plan For Reaching Young People, Adults, And Women

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2009 Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Austin, Texas

Publication Date

June 14, 2009

Start Date

June 14, 2009

End Date

June 17, 2009

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

NSF Grantees Poster Session

Page Count

7

Page Numbers

14.294.1 - 14.294.7

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https://peer.asee.org/5342

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19

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Dorene Perez Illinois Valley Community College

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DORENE PEREZ, Program Director/Instructor of CAD/CAE at IVCC, is Principal Investigator for National Science Foundation grant #0802505, was PI for NSF grant #0501885, and served as a consultant on NSF grants at Moraine Valley and Sinclair Community Colleges. Co-Leader of the Tech Prep and Partnerships for College and Career Success teams, she has been recognized for pioneering in online courses. Prior to teaching, she served five years as a CAD manager in industry.

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James Gibson Illinois Valley Community College

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JIM GIBSON, Program Director/Instructor of Electronics at IVCC, is Co-Principal Investigator for NSF grant #0802505 and was co-PI for NSF grant #0501885. A former State Director of the Illinois Association of Electronics and Electrical Educators, he has extensive industrial experience. In 2005, he was named Outstanding Faculty by the National Association of Industrial Technology. He holds an M.S. and B.S. in Industrial Technology, minor in cheminstry, from Illinois State University.

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Sue Caley Opsal Illinois Valley Community College

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SUE CALEY OPSAL, anatomy and physiology instructor at IVCC, is Co-Principal Investigator for NSF grant #0802505 and served as internal evaluator for NSF grant #0501885. She has extensive experience leading math, science and technology camps for middle school girls and is an experienced grant writer. In 2008, she received the Faculty Excellence Award. She holds an M.S. and B.S. in biology from the University of Wisconsin.

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Rose Marie Lynch Illinois Valley Community College

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ROSE MARIE LYNCH, communications instructor at IVCC, is Co-Principal Investigator for NSF grant #0802505 and was co-PI for NSF grant #0501885. Co-leader of the Tech Prep and Partnerships for College and Career Success teams, she served as co-director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment. In 1999, she was named Illinois Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation. She holds a Ph.D. in English from Ball State University.

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Perez, D., & Gibson, J., & Caley Opsal, S., & Lynch, R. M. (2009, June), Building An Engineering Technology Workforce: A Plan For Reaching Young People, Adults, And Women Paper presented at 2009 Annual Conference & Exposition, Austin, Texas. https://peer.asee.org/5342

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