Dr. John Bedward

Associate Professor of Education

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics<br />Director of Privately Funded STEM Endowment

BSc, Technology Education, North Carolina State University, Raleigh; MS, Technology Education, North Carolina State University, Raleigh; PhD, Science Education, North Carolina State University, Raleigh

Dr. John Bedward oversees all STEM programming for the School of Education, Storm Lake, and Online, Site and Graduate (OSG) programs. John works directly with K-12 STEM pre-service teachers, creates STEM curriculum for active learning settings and hybrid deployment; conducts undergraduate STEM education and geoscience education research, and engages in K-12 STEM teacher professional development. He is the chair for the Northwest Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council supporting standards policy and implementation, engagement and outreach initiatives. John is a member of the statewide science leadership team and has 10 years of industry experience in electronic publishing, database management, and cloud-based distributed computing.


Education Endorsements


Elementary STEM Methods, Secondary STEM Methods, Robotics and Instrumentation Methods, Engineering Design and Programming Methods, Instructional Technology and Innovative Teaching