Rose Kuceyeski, an Office Administration Technology professor at Owens
Community College for 13 years, has been elected president of the Ohio
Business Teachers Association (OBTA).
"I am very honored by this vote of confidence from my peers across the state, " Kuceyeski said. "OBTA has worked hard for business education in Ohio's schools and I'm proud to lead this organization during the next year."
OBTA has 500 members who are business teachers, professors and administrators in secondary and post-secondary educational institutions in Ohio. Kuceyeski has been a member of OBTA for 15 years, serving as treasurer, secretary and president-elect. Last year, as president-elect, she chaired the state convention held at the Clarion Hotel in Toledo, which drew over 200 participants.
This year, Kuceyeski will be responsible for conducting and setting the agenda for statewide OBTA meetings and will oversee the publication of a newsletter and the organization's annual journal.
Kuceyeski earned a bachelor's degree in English from Malone College in Canton, a master's in business education from Bowling Green State University and a doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction materials at the University of Toledo.
She also serves as secretary/treasurer for the Region 4 Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs and on the Clerical Specialist Advisory Committee for Penta County Joint Vocational School. She is the advisor for the Owens' chapter of Collegiate Secretaries International.
Kuceyeski is a member of the Northwest Ohio Business Teachers Association, American Society for Training and Development and Delta Pi Epsilon, an honorary society in business education.
She and her husband, Philip, have one daughter Stacia, and live in Perrysburg .