Announcing UW-Stout’s 2013 Educator in Residence

Dr. Susan MayPresidentFox Valley Technical College

Dr. Susan May
Fox Valley Technical College

Dr. Susan May will be UW-Stout’s 2013 CTE Educator in Residence. The event will be held on the UW-Stout campus March 12 -13, 2013. Additional information will be posted as the event takes shape.

In the past Dr. Bryan Albrecht and Christine Stratton have also served in this prestigious role for the Career and Technical Education program at UW-Stout. The Career and Technical Educator in Residence Program was developed to inspire and motivate current CTE students and faculty by showcasing the career successes of University of Wisconsin-Stout graduates.

Residents are selected based on their:

  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Exemplary moral code
  • Novel problem-solving techniques
  • Proven record of exemplary team building and/or strategic planning
  • Demonstrated passion for serving as a role model

Dr. May embodies each of these qualities and we are honored to be welcoming her to campus.

About Dr. Susan May

Dr. May serves as the president and chief executive officer for Fox Valley Technical College, an appointment that began in July, 2008.

May joined Fox Valley Technical College as an adult continuing education specialist in 1983. She served as the College’s executive vice president since 2005.  From 1997 to 2005 May served as the vice president for instructional services, and from 1994 to 1997, the vice president for marketing and economic development. She also served in the positions of dean and outreach operations manager between 1989 and 1993. Earlier in her career, she worked as a teacher and department chair for New Holstein High School, New Holstein, Wisconsin.

May serves in several community and state leadership roles:

  • Chair of the Board of Directors for Community First Credit Union
  • YMCA Corporate Board
  • Bay-Lakes Council-Boy Scouts of America Executive Board
  • Board of Directors for Riverside Gardens
  • Member of the Northeast Wisconsin Educational Resource Alliance (NEW ERA)
  • Member of The New North, the regional economic development organization
  • 2011 and 2012 Fox Cities United Way Campaign Co-Chair
  • Vice President of the Wisconsin Technical College System Presidents’ Association

She also serves on several national boards including:

  • Community Colleges for International Development
  • National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship

May received both her bachelor’s degree in home economics education and master’s degree in vocational education administration from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin. She earned her doctorate degree in vocational, technical, and occupational education from Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.


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