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Southern Illinois University Carbondale, established in 1869, is one of Illinois doctoral, research extensive Universities as ranked by the Carnegie Foundation. It has provided generations of graduates with excellent educational opportunities. Today SIUC
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(EDWARDSVILLE, Ill.) Bette S. Bergeron, currently an associate dean at the Polytechnic Campus of Arizona State University, will become the dean of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Education on July 1, according to SIUE Provost Paul Ferguson.
Bergeron succeeds Elliott Lessen, who retired as dean of Education in 2006 after five years in that position.
will bring her strength of experience in programmatic management, collaboration, team-building and commitment to the development of faculty, staff and students to this new position," Ferguson said.
In addition to her position as associate dean at ASU, Bergeron also was a professor of education in the School of Educational Innovation and Teacher Preparation on the Polytechnic Campus in Mesa, Ariz. During her career at ASU since 2000, Bergeron has held several positions in which she's been responsible for fiscal management, curriculum, personnel, strategic planning, accreditation, program review and development.
Before joining ASU, Bergeron was professor of teacher education and chair of that department at Purdue University Calumet from 1990-99.
Bergeron earned a master of science and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction at Purdue and a bachelor of science in elementary education at the University of Maine.
scholarly interest focuses on applied research, particularly in the development of quality teacher education programs and in-service educators.
has published and presented more than 75 papers during the past decade and has collaborated with colleagues to obtain substantive external funding for numerous programs in support of academic success of diverse populations, baccalaureate completion and integrating technology and instruction.
Horizon to host ASU teaching program 03/07/03
Horizon's educational strides, quality faculty and its location in Ahwatukee Foothills were among the reasons ASU East chose the facility, said Bette Bergeron, ASU East Education faculty head.
"We were very impressed with what Larry and his
crew were doing over at Horizon
, and we thought it would be a good partnership," she
Teachers who enter the one-year program would be slated to complete their coursework and student teaching by June 2004.For information, call (480) 727-1084 or visit www.east.asu.edu/ecollege/education.
The reporter can be reached at (480) 898-7917 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Earlier this ...
Earlier this year, Bette S. Bergeron joined SIUE as dean of the School of Education.
Most recently, Bergeron was an associate dean and director of the School of Educational Innovation and Teacher Preparation at Arizona State University's Polytechnic campus, where she was instrumental in developing the School and its academic programs.
Her administrative experiences also have included chairing the Teacher Education programs at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, Ind.
The dean's research interests include early literacy instruction, teacher preparation and program assessment.
Bergeron earned a master's and a doctorate at Purdue University, and completed undergraduate studies at the University of Maine.
She entered the education profession as a second grade teacher in Veazie, Maine.
Bette Bergeron, dean of the School, notes that the LWLI program "provides teachers with the invaluable opportunity to integrate primary historical sources into lessons in order to make history 'come alive' to students.
(EDWARDSVILLE, Ill.) Bette ...
(EDWARDSVILLE, Ill.) Bette Bergeron, dean of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Education, has announced formation of the School's Executive Advisory Board, whose members include SIUE alumni, educators, corporate executives, business owners, local philanthropists and community leaders.
The advisory board held its first meeting recently with a kickoff luncheon at the University.
"The board is a diverse and prestigious group of educational and community leaders that will provide the School with critical insight into their perspectives regarding students, programs and outreach initiatives," Bergeron said.
said the advisory board "will have a full agenda," but believes one role will be especially critical.
"Perhaps most importantly," Bergeron
said, "advisory board members will provide us with feedback on how the School of Education can work in collaborative and innovative ways to address the needs of children and families across the Metro-East
The Executive Advisory Board members can be considered our 'eyes and ears' within the community."
Bev George, SIUE alumna and owner of Bev George & Associates, said she is truly excited to chair the new advisory board.
"We have a fabulous group of people from a variety of professional and educational backgrounds, eager to lend their visions to the exciting ventures of the School of Education," George said.
"I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with the charter members of this board," Bergeron