bretzire

Bretzin, Robert E

Email: bretzire@alfredstate.edu
Department: Computerized Design + Mfg.
Office Location:School of Applied Technology
Office Phone: 607-587-3180

Education

 

EDUCATION          

          Buffalo State College, currently taking VTE/CTE courses

          Completed:

          CTE-402 Assessment Techniques in career technical subject

          VTE-306 Laboratory Management

          VTE-404 Methods of teaching career and tech students

          VTE-302 Course Organization

  • 1997 Instructor Certification CADKEY level II, Completed a course of study in CADKEY 97 Solids, Baystate Technologies, Concord, New Hampshire
  • 1990 Completed a course of study in CADAM Interactive Solids Design, GMD Inc. Delran, New Jersey
  • 1986 Completed a course of study in Communications, Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, New Hampshire
  • 1984 Completed course of study in Computer Aided Drafting and Design, Tompkins/ Cortland Community College, Dryden, New York
  • 1983  A.O.S. Drafting, with an elective in Technical Illustration,  Alfred State College SUNY school of Applied Technologies,  Wellsville, New York  
  • 1981  Graduated  Portville Central School , Portville, New York
  • 1981  Graduated B.O.C.E.S. Vocational Center- Auto Body, Olean, New York

Teaching Overview

 

              DRAFTING/CAD COURSES TAUGHT 1st  & 2nd  SEMESTER:

  •  DCAD 1205 Introduction to Industrial Drafting
  •  DCAD 1305 Industrial Drafting I
  •  DCAD 1405 Industrial Drafting II
  •  DCAD 1053 Technical Calculations I
  •  DCAD 2205 Industrial Drafting III
  •  DCAD 2305 Weldments
  •  DCAD 4415 Technical Illustration Isometric Exploded Drawings
  •  DCAD 4900 Industrial Applications Freshman Capstone DCAD 2063 Technical Calculations II
  • College and Life Skills for first semester freshmen

Panel member for Senior Project presentations        


Professional Experience

 

1991-Present                        Alfred State College SUNY School of Applied Technologies

                                             Drafting/CAD Assistant Professor

                                                 Duties: Drafting/CAD and math instruction, freshman advisor, chairman

 Academic Integrity committee (2006), Academic Integrity committee member                  

  (1997-2006), Assessment Coordinator (2003-  ), Student clubs advisor (1998- )

 College and Life Skills committee (1998-2004), Promotion Committee (2003-

 2006),  Campus Appeals Officer (1992-1995/1996-  )

student coordinator  (1995-2001), enrollment coordinator (1993-1995),

 Faculty Senator (1993-1996), Tech Prep representative (1993-2003)

  • 1991 Alfred State College SUNY School of Applied Technologies

Instructional Support Associate

(January 1991-August 1991)

Duties: Maintain department computer lab, assist faculty with routine projects, substitute, record meeting minutes, organize department documentation.

Resume of Robert Bretzin

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  • 1985-1991 Bush Industries, Inc., Jamestown, New York

Senior Draftsman/Illustrator

Duties: Product design drawings, manufactured part drawings, customer assembly illustrations, cartoon graphics, miscellaneous industrial drafting, instructed entry level draftsmen.

1983-1985                          Pall Trinity Micro Corporation, Cortland, New York                                                          

Draftsman/ Illustrator

Duties: Product design drawings, manufactured part drawings, customer manual

illustrations

1982                                   Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, Olean, New York

Lineman

Duties: Tower painter

1981                                   Bluebird Coachlines , Olean, New York

Bodyman

Duties: Body work, painting


Publications and Events

 

              SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES:

  • Strengthening Campus Based Assessment, facilitator Barbara E. Walvoord (2/ 18/ 05/,2/ 19/ 05)
  • SUNY Assessment Initiative GEN ED and Program Assessment, Assist. Provost Dr. Patricia Francis (12/ 7/ 04)
  • Foundations of Excellence in the First College Year (1/14/05)
  • UUP Writing and Assessment Series, Facilitated by Rick Mitchell (Spring 2005)
  • Skunk Works Directed by Dr. Robert Albrect (Summer 2005)
  • Presenter, Corning Career Day for Regional Sophmores (Spring 2001, 2002)
  • Tech Prep National Conferences, Pittsburg PA (Spring 2000) & Charlotte NC (Spring 2001)
  • Tech Prep State Conferences, Saratoga Springs NY (Fall '96,'97,'98,'99)
  • Tech Prep curriculum writing , training workshops and research (1993-2000)
  • Autocad 2000 Seminar, ASME , Alfred NY (Spring 1999)
  • Presenter, Genesee Community College Tech Prep Conference, Amherst NY (Fall 1998)
  • Genesee Community College / John Gardner Seminar, Batavia NY (Spring 1999)
  • NYSTEA Conference , Glenns Falls NY (Spring 1997)
  • Harrassment Seminars , Alfred NY(Fall 1996, Spring 2004)
  • Jamestown Community College / John Gardner seminar, Jamestown NY (Fall 1996)
  • ACT Attrition Seminar , Buffalo NY (Spring 1996)
  • Skills USA Secondary NY States Conference and Finals ,competition chair (Spring 2001)

              


Honors and Awards

 

HONORS AND

AWARDS                              Who's Who in America's Teachers (1998, 2000, 2005)

                                            Nominee Freshman Advocate Award (2000)

                                            Nominee Chancelor Award (2006)

                                            Member Sigma Tau Epsilon Honor Society (1983)


Service

 

              COLLEGE COMMITTEES:

  • Academic Integrity committee member (1997-2006) committee chairman (2006- )
  • Promotion committee (2003-2006)
  • Skills USA Post Secondary committee (2000- )
  • College and Life Skills committee / FYE (1999-2004)
  • Campus Appeals Officer (1992-1995/1996- )
  • Faculty Senator (1993-1996)
  • Tech Prep Southerntier Consortium representative (1993-2003)
  • Various Tenure committees
  • Various campus search committees

   

              DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES:

  • Assessment coordinator (2003-2006)
  • Student coordinator (1995-2001)
  • Enrollment coordinator (1993-1995)
  • ADDA student chapter advisor (1996-2004)
  • Facilitated ADDA Certification exam (2000-2006)
  • I AIM / FIPSE development committee (1996-2001)
  • Skills USA Post secondary student advisor (2000- )
  • VICA (current Skills USA) secondary representative (1993-1996)
  • Mentor New Faculty (1993, 1995, 1996)
  • Coordinated all Summer Orientations (1992-1994) Page 1 of 2

          

              PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:                                                                                                               

  • ADDA American Design Drafting Association (1992-2006)
  • NPTN National Tech Prep Network (1999-2000)

              COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:

  • Portville Chesnut Hill Cemetary volunteer (1996-2004)
  • YMCA swim team volunteer (2001-2005)

              COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING/ OTHER

  • TEC CADKEY Training (Certified Instructor ) , Baystate Technologies, Concord NH (1997)
  • CADAM ISD ,Interactive Solid Design, GMD Inc., Delran NJ (1990 )
  • MICROSTATION Instruction, R. Saupe (1996)
  • Developed AUTOCAD Articulation (1994-1995/1995-1996)
  • AUTOCAD 2000 , ASME Seminar (1999)
  • Word perfect , (Tech Prep curriculum writing )
  • Quattro pro, (data while working as ISA )
  • Microsoft Word (current)

Other Information

 

PROFESSIONAL

MEMBERSIP                   American Design Drafting Association (1992-2006)

                                            National Tech Prep Network (1999-2000)