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 Dr. Dan Dziubek - Department Chair 

 

SPOTLIGHT

Dr. Dziubek (or Dr. Dan as he is known to his students) is in his fifth year as Chair of the Department and is completing his 20th year at Slippery Rock University.  Prior to coming to SRU, Dr. Dziubek worked for the Pittsburgh Public Schools in the Division of Science Education and with Citiparks, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation. Both positions involved environmental education programming and administration.

Dr. Dziubek currently serves on the Pennsylvania Council for Environmental Education as Vice Chair.

Education

  • BS 1972, West Virginia University
  • MS 1976, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Ed. D. 1984, University of Pittsburgh

Teaching 

  • PREE 318 Park and Recreation Administration 
  • PREE 351 Practicum 
  • PREE 450 Internship
  • PREE 680 Environmental Education
  • PREE 681 Environmental Issues
  • PREE 683 PREE Administration
  • PREE 688 Interpretive Media
  • PREE 750 Internship
  • PREE 800 Thesis

Professional Experience

  • 1993-present Slippery Rock University graduate and undergraduate faculty
  • 1990-1993 Program Manager, Division of Science Education, Pittsburgh Public Schools
  • 1988, 1989, 1991 Adjunct Faculty at Carlow College and LaRoche College, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1984-1990 Environmental Education Coordinator, City of Pittsburgh, Department of Parks and Recreation
  • 1980-1984 Park Naturalist, City of Pittsburgh Department of Parks and Recreation
  • 1977-1979 Science Teacher, St. Elizabeth Elementary School, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1975-1977 School Program Coordinator, Meadowcroft Village, Avella, PA
  • 1974-1975 Environmental Education Consultant, Bureau of Parks, Recreation and Conservation, County of Allegheny,PA
  • 1973-1974 Graduate Assistant, Stone Valley Outdoor School, Penn State University

Current Professional Activities

  • Member, Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society
  • Member, National Association of Recreation Resource Planners
  • Member, National Recreation and Park Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Project Learning Tree Steering Committee
  • Member, Pennsylvania Department of Education Environment and Ecology Standards Advisory Council
  • Vice Chairperson, Pennsylvania Environmental Education Council

Awards and Honors

  • 2008 Dean R. Steinhart Award, Pennsylvania Department of Education Office of Environment and Ecology
  • 2001 Outstanding Environmental Educator Award, PAEE
  • 2001 Educator of the Year, Butler County Conservation District
  • 1997 President's Award for Outstanding Service to the University, Slippery Rock University
  • 1993 Outstanding Service Award, Pennsylvania Project Learning Tree
  • Director's Award, City of Pittsburgh, Department of Parks and Recreation 

 

 

Phone:
(724) 738-2958

Fax:
(724) 738-2938

Email Me

Office:
Slippery Rock University
Parks & Recreation Department
103 Patterson Hall
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

 

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