NASDCTEc would like to announce Bernadette Howard, the new State Director for Hawaii. Howard has a rich history at the postsecondary level â€“ as faculty, administrator, and Dean of Career Technical Education in locations ranging from Hawaii, Guam, and the Federated States of Micronesia, with a combined 33 years of community college experience.
Other experience Howard brings to her position is that of grant writer, having have written and administered UHCC campus-level Perkins grants for 11 years; administered Honolulu Community Collegeâ€™s Construction Academy grant, and the Alu Like and USDA grants at Leeward Community College; wrote a successful Title VIII grant for Guam Community College, then served as project director and developed and administered Guam Community Collegeâ€™s postsecondary cooperative education program.
Howard has an amazing resume of achievements: finalist in the national Teacher-in-Space program, â€™85 representing Guam; received a Fulbright scholarship to the Peopleâ€™s Republic of China, summer of â€™87; received the Distinguished Service to Education award from Phi Delta Kappa, â€™87; received the â€œOur Lady of Peaceâ€ award for volunteer service from the Catholic diocese of Honolulu, â€™98.
Howard is also the NASDCTEc Region XI representative, which encompasses Hawaii, the Republic of Palau, and Guam.
NASDCTEc extends a warm welcome to Ms. Howard. She is based out of Honolulu, Hawaii, and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ramona Schescke, Member Services Manager