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Information Technology and Administrative Management

Kathy Hatfield, Lecturer

Kathy Hatfield, Lecturer, Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM) at CWUOffice: Virtual
Email: Kathy.Hatfield@cwu.edu

I am humbled to be able to teach for the ITAM  Department.  I started at CWU earning a BA in Communications, then a BS in Business and Marketing Education, and finally, a M.Ed in Business and Marketing Education. I had the opportunity to work and coach at CWU for several years before becoming a high school business and marketing teacher in Selah, Toppenish, and most currently, Pasco. I believe CWU provides a quality education with its small class size and individual attention. I've been involved with Future Business Leaders (FBLA) and DECA for 20 years and enjoy teaching!  It's a wonderful profession and provides me the opportunity to share my experience and knowledge with students each day.


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Education

Administrative Credentials, June 2010, Residency Administrator
Heritage University

Master of Education, August 2001, Business and Marketing Education
Central Washington University

  • Continuing CTE Teaching Certificate
  • Work-Based Learning Certificate

Bachelor of Science, June 1997:  (Major) Business Education
Central Washington University

  • Additional Endorsement Area:  Marketing, Speech

Bachelor of Arts, June 1989:  (Major) Public Relations, (Minor) Speech
Central Washington University

Experience

Business/Marketing Teacher, Chiawana High School, August 2014- Present

Developed and presented lessons in Marketing, Financial Literacy, Financial Algebra, Web Design, Technology Literacy.

Marketing/Business Teacher, Toppenish High School, August 2013- July 2014

Developed and presented lessons in Marketing and Consumer Economics. Started a DECA Chapter with over 80 student members with several students competing at the state competition.

Online Instructor, Edguenity, August 2011-August 2015

Facilitated Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Personal Finance courses

Marketing/Business Education Teacher, Selah High School, December 1997- July 2013

Developed and presented lessons in Financial Algebra, Marketing, School Store Operations, Sports and Entertainment Marketing, Entrepreneurship, MOUS Preparation (beginning thru advanced Word), Computer Applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), Desktop Publishing (Publisher), and Web Page Design (FrontPage), DigiTools (computer applications), 1st/2nd Year Accounting, Work-Based Learning, Beg./Adv. Business Law, School Newspaper Publication, and Digital Art (PhotoShop), and Business Teacher Assistant.

Adjunct Instructor, Yakima Valley Community College, January-March 2010

Developed and presented lessons in Keyboarding Applications

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