Bernard Olejniczak

Bernard C. Olejniczak
1625 Graber Street
Oshkosh, WI 54901-3103
(920) 235-8496
E-mail: olejnicz@uwosh.edu

http://www.coehs.uwosh.edu/faculty/bernieole/home.html

Highlights of Qualifications

Proven success in teaching and helping students, teachers, and administrators
Strong practical foundation in improving Macintosh platform computing methods
Excellent organization and management skills with proven experience Professional Experience University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI 1997-Present
Academic Staff, College of Education and Human Services Taught classes in instructional technology, presented workshops, presents sectionals and serves on the curriculum committee of Learning in Retirement. America Online, Oshkosh, WI 1994-Present
Community Leader, Mentor, Assists developers and computer analysts to develop and implement Macintosh software programs. Assists America Online members with computer and operating systems on all platforms. Improves resource utilization. Performs online staff development and working shifts in the new Members Help Interactive area. Participates in the Community Leadership program and attends all online staff development meetings. Beta tests new software before release.

Achievements


Beta tested all of America Online software for the Macintosh platform
Developed macros and mailers for rapid assistance of members having difficulties

Recognized as a Macintosh coach and teacher for online help in help auditoriums

Developed and taught online courses for the TypeIt4Me macros for America Online technicians

Assisted a Florida school for the hearing impaired in developing online help for students
Pulaski Community Schools, Pulaski, WI 1957-1994 Teacher, Counselor, Principal, Administrative Assistant, Vice-president Board of Education Taught Latin, journalism, French, school counselor for 18 years, elementary school principal at Pre K-8 schools for 18 years, and served as administrative assistant for policy development and publications. Chaired the district’s North Central Steering and the School Evaluation Consortium Committee attaining and maintaining K-12 accreditation. Performed staff development in creative and critical thinking skills, and the Hunter design for instructional improvement. Elected vice-president of the board of education.

Achievements

Named (12/31/99) one of the “100 most interesting” of the Century by the Green Bay Press-GazetteProfessional Writing Award 1999 Wisconsin Counseling Association
Secured approval of $550,000 for complete online Brown County Library system automation Acquired sites for two branch libraries, selected architects, secured county commitment, funding
Awarded Wisconsin Library Association Trustee-of-the-Year for 14 years of leadership on the Brown County Library Board and Nicolet Federated Library System Board
Awarded Distinguished Educator Award at St. Norbert College
Served on the Standards Committee of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges
Named by the Chancellor to the Principals Academy Board at University of Wisconsin Green Bay
Named Outstanding Journalism Teacher by the University of Wisconsin School of Journalism Education

Education

Post-graduate courses - University of South Dakota, Idaho at Pocatello, Loyola, UW Oshkosh, UW Green Bay
Master of Arts - Counseling and Behavioral Studies - University of Wisconsin Madison, 1966
Bachelors of Arts - Philosophy - St. Norbert College, 1953

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