Staff, Mission & Office Overview
In keeping with the mission of Palm Beach State College to provide a responsive curriculum, the mission of Academic Services is to facilitate the curriculum development process and support effective academic activities and programs.
Dr. Velmarie Albertini, Dean of Curriculum - (561) 868-3891
Dr. Albertini coordinates curriculum activities district-wide and will help you with issues relating to the Curriculum Committee and curriculum development, articulation agreements, distance learning, class scheduling, faculty credentialing, and the Statewide Course Numbering System (SCNS).
Natalie Defraene, Associate Administrative Assistant - (561) 868-3892
Natalie coordinates office and staff activities for Academic Services, and assists staff with faculty credentialing and special projects. She will assist faculty and staff with reservations for the Conference Room - TC427.
Adam McKechan, Work Study Student - (561) 868-4018
Adam assists office staff and works on special projects.
Cyndi Demitruk, Compliance Coordinator - (561) 868-3617
Cyndi will assist college staff and faculty with compliance activities with board policy, state statute, and federal law. She also coordinates field observation placements and procedures. She maintains the Faculty Handbook and will help you with field observation and Faculty Handbook inquiries.
Jennifer Hudson, Academic Scheduling and Catalog Coordinator - (561) 868-3281
Jennifer will assist you with catalog and academic scheduling questions.
Clarisse May, Academic Coordinator - (561) 868-3831
Clarisse will assist you with questions on faculty credential procedures and its utility, Faculty Development Online Course, Academic Management Manual updates, Prior Learning application process, and Career Pathways Articulation agreements' (with SDPBC). She also maintains the Course Learning Outcomes and Course Special Fee databases.
Mary Ann McGann, Curriculum Specialist - (561) 868-3894
Mary Ann will assist you with the course dictionary, class scheduling, faculty credentialing, and catalog questions.
Marcella Montesinos, Manager, Dr. Floyd F. Koch Honors College - (561) 868-3895
Marcella Montesinos is responsible for the oversight of the Dr. Floyd F. Koch Honors College.
Julie Sivigny, Curriculum and Accreditation Resource Manager - (561) 868-3914
Julie manages and maintains resources for use in the academic units and college-wide curriculum projects. She also works with faculty and administrators to develop articulation agreements and facilitate pathways between the College and other institutions.
Christi White, Academic Coordinator - (561) 868-3893
Christi will help you with questions that relate to the Curriculum Committee, textbook updates, course outlines, catalog course descriptions, Dual Enrollment course updates, and the Statewide Course Numbering System (SCNS).
Academic Services Fax Number - (561) 868-3651 Mail Station #51
Office Overview - Academic Services supports the following activities:
- Curriculum Development
Catalog (chapters 7, 8, and 9)
Statewide Course Numbering System Contact
- Honors College Activities Committee
Development of Honors Courses, Sections, and Projects
Graduation with Honors Recognition
Cluster Meeting Agendas
Faculty Files and Forms (Continuing Contract, Textbook, etc.)
- Instructor Resource Management (IRM)
Training and Troubleshooting
Class Scheduling Training
- Program Review
- School District Activities
Career Pathway Articulation Agreements
Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement
Teacher Education Field Observation
- Articulation Agreements
- Prior Learning Procedures
- Adjunct Faculty Development Course
- Accreditation Information