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Appointments and Positions


2016 - Present: Owner of BealBits Information and Technology Solutions, Somonauk, IL.

2012--2016: Adjunct Instructor, American Intercontinental University Online.  231 N. Martingale Road, Schaumburg, IL. 60173

1995-2015 (retired): Director of Technology, Somonauk Community Unit School District #432.  501 West Market Street, Somonauk, IL 60552

2003-2004: Adjunct Instructor at University of Phoenix Online.  University of Phoenix, 3157 E. Elwood St. Phoenix, AZ 85034

1998-2000: Cooperating Academic Partner, Aurora University.  347 South Gladstone Ave. Aurora, IL 60506

Spring 1996: Adjunct Instructor, Waubonsee Community College, Rt. 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, IL 60554

Summer 1995: Associate Instructor, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115.

1987-95: Teacher (Middle School), Dimmick Community Consolidated School District #175, 297 N. 33rd Road LaSalle, IL 61301

Spring 1994: Adjunct Instructor, Computer Technology, Illinois Valley Community College, 815 N Orlando Smith Ave, Oglesby, IL 61348

Spring 1993: Associate Instructor, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115

1983-87: Deputy Sheriff, DuPage County Sheriff's Office, 501 North County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187 

1983: Reserve Police Officer (Patrolman), Wheaton Police Department, 900 W Liberty Dr, Wheaton, IL 60187.

1982-83: Teacher's Aide (Special Education) Queen Bee School District #16, 1560 Bloomingdale Road, Glendale Heights, IL 60139


Courses Taught


American Intercontinental University Online 

  • Introduction to Technology in K-12 Education: EDU600
  • Analysis, Assessment, and Technology, EDU 602
  • Integrative Design and Evaluation, EDU604
  • Twenty-First Century Learning, EDU 639
  • Digital Citizenship in Education, EDU 642
  • Universal Learning through Technology, EDU 668


University of Phoenix

  • Teaching with the Internet, CED 531 (Fall, Winter, 2003 - 2004)
  • Using Computers in Education CMP 521 (Spring, 2004)


Aurora University (Cooperating Academic Partnership)

  • Workshop in Multimedia Technology Curriculum Integration, I, II, III
  • Workshop in Educational Use of the Internet, Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced


Northern Illinois University

  • Instructional Technology Workshop EPSY 590 (Summer, 1995)


Illinois Valley Community College

  • Microsoft Works Applications Course


Waubonsee Community College

  • Microsoft Works Applications Course


Somonauk High School

  • Multimedia I and II


Dimmick Community Consolidated Sshool District 175 (Middle School)

  • History
  • Geography
  • Civics
  • Computer Education