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Professor Receives Technical Education Award

Professor Receives Technical Education Award

Mike Lindstrom (eighth from the left) receives a 2014 Distinguished Technology Educator award. (Photo credit: iteea.org)

Doctor of Education professor Mike Lindstrom was recently presented a 2014 Distinguished Technology Educator (DTE) award by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association. The award was presented to 13 recipients from across the U.S. to recognize excellent performance and accomplishments in the professional technical education field.

Along with teaching the K12 technology leadership doctoral course, Lindstrom advises students in the dissertation process for the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree. “Mike is a wonderful dissertation advisor as he combines research expertise, collaborative leadership skills, commitment to high quality, and facilitating skills,” says Craig Paulson, Ed.D. program director. “Young people today have grown up with a rapidly changing landscape of technology. Mike assists our doctoral students with insights about how to lead schools that harness the evolving technologies for the betterment of those young people in their schools.”

Besides teaching at Bethel, Lindstrom serves as project director for SciMathMN, a non-profit connecting business and education that promotes excellence in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in Minnesota's K-16 educational systems. SciMathMN provides an online resource for math and science teachers in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Education. Lindstrom also serves as a career and technical education and STEM consultant for the Minneapolis Public Schools.

Read more about Lindstrom’s DTE award.