Meet Jon Quatman
Occupation: Vice President
Employment History: 1996- Present: Vice President, Dean of Instruction, Director, Great Oaks Career Campuses; 1987 1996: Assistant Principal, Director of Athletics, High School Mathematics Instructor, Boys Varsity Basketball Coach, Forest Hills Schools, Anderson High School; 1985 1987: High School Economics and Middle School Mathematics Instructor, Athletic Coordinator and Basketball Coach, Lockland City Schools; 1982-1985, 1975-1978: Mathematics and Economics Instructor, Co-athletic Director, Boys Varsity Basketball Coach, Boys Golf Coach, Saint Henry High School; 1978-1982: Mathematics and Economics Teacher, Dean of Discipline, Boys Varsity Basketball Coach, Boys Golf Coach, Bishop Brossart High School
Education Background:?Master of Education Degree in Educational Administration, Xavier University; Bachelor of Arts Degree in Secondary Education Mathematics, Thomas More College ; Associate of Arts Degree in Economics; Thomas More College
ACTE Division Involvement: Administration Policy Board (2004-2006); ACTE Legislative Committee Chair, ACTE Legislative Committee (2003-2004); State/Local Involvement: NCLA Past President (2005-2006); NCLA President (2004-2005); NCLA Vice President (2003-2004); NCLA Regional Director (2001-2003) 2005, Ohio ACTE President 2010-2011 and on the Ohio ACTE Executive Board (2009-2012); Ohio ACTE Administration Division President (2004-2005); Ohio ACTE Administration Division Past President (2005-2006); Ohio ACTE Administration Division President (2004-2005); Ohio ACTE Administration Vice President (2003-2004)
Career-technical educators have dramatically changed the face of education. First, hands-on learning with integrated academics and measurable outcomes has been proven to be an effective educational model. And, secondly, leaders now realize that students need to be prepared for a career, not just the next educational step.
Our challenge is to keep the momentum going. Region 1, by our very location and centers of population, is in the unique position to influence our national leaders to support career-technical education. To accomplish this, we must endorse two goals. We must continue to come together as a professional learning community to share best practices and improve our delivery systems. We must then speak with one voice to our legislators. We must refine our message so that we focus on encouraging legislators to support an educational system that prepares students for careers pathways. Pathways where earned credentials are the benchmark as students enter and advance in their chosen career fields.