Laura BeMent-Jaroscak

Job Title


Work Based Learning Technology Business Education

Started at Bethel



  • University of Minnesota - Masters of Education in Business Education, 1985
  • Ferris State University - Bachelor of Science in Business Education, 1979


I am currently the STEAM Curriculum Integration Coordinator at Anoka High School and have been a business education teacher and internship coordinator at Anoka High School for the past 38 years.  My role at Bethel provides an opportunity to share best practices, insights, and a realistic view of the ever changing classroom.

Courses Taught

EDUC705:  History and Advancement of Work Based Learning

EDUC718:  Practicum for Teachers of Computers, Keyboarding and Related Technology

EDUC686:  Methods of Teaching Business Education, Grades 5-12


Distinguished Service Award, Secondary Level, North Central Business Education Association

Outstanding Secondary Business Education, Minnesota Business Educators, Inc.

Outstanding Secondary Business Educator, Metro Division of Minnesota Business Educators, Inc.

Ashland Oil Teacher Achievement Award, 1 of 10 in K-12 throughout Minnesota


iPad Activities for Business and Marketing Education, LKL Publishers, Inc.

Quick Reference Quide for Microsoft Works 2.0, South Western Publishing Co.

Relay:  An Information Processing Simulation, South Western Publishing Co.

Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards

Minnesota Business Educators, Inc.                                    National Business Education Association

North Central Business Education Association                      Anoka Hennepin Education Minnesota

National Education Association

Hobbies and Interests

Biking, downhill skiing, paper crafting, knitting

Teaching specialty

Work Based Learning Technology Business Education


To learn and never be filled, is wisdom; to teach and never be weary, is love.