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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).

Adam McKechan, Office Assistant II - 561-868-4018
Adam organizes office activities, assists office staff, and processes conference room reservations for TC427.

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, and will help you with field observation.

Jennifer Hudson, Curriculum Specialist - 561-868-3281
Jennifer will assist you with faculty cluster information, catalog questions, and faculty handbook questions.

Clarisse May, Academic Coordinator - 561-868-3831
Clarisse maintains the Course Learning Outcomes, Course Special Fee, and Online Faculty Credentialing databases. Facilitates the Faculty Development Online Course, faculty credential procedures, Academic Management Manual updates, and Career Pathways Articulation Agreements' annual updates (with SDPBC).  Assists in Prior Learning and Assessment application process, and special projects assignment.

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.

Geri Spain, Academic Coordinator - 561-868-3893
Geri 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    MS #51

Office Overview - Academic Services supports the following activities:

  • Curriculum Development
    Curriculum Forms

    Curriculum Committee
    Course Dictionary
    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
    Online Resources
  • Instruction
    Cluster Meeting Agendas

    Faculty Files and Forms (Continuing Contract, Textbook, etc.)
    Faculty Handbook
  • Instructor Resource Management (IRM)
    Training and Troubleshooting

    Class Scheduling Training
  • Program Review
    Data displays

    Completed Reports
  • 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
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