Betando, Donald J. (1934-2007)
Division of Technology
Year Retired from SJSU
San Jose State University, 1961 MA
Ohio State University, Cert. for teachers, Indust. Arts. Curr. Proj.
San Jose State University, 1956 BA
San Jose State University, 1958-1994
San Francisco Unified School District, 1970-1971
Santa Clara County School District, 1963-1971
San Jose City College, 1959-1965
Hawaii State Educ. Dept., Summer 1973
Humboldt State University, Summer 1972
Chico State University, Summer 1968
University of North Dakota, Summer 1967
Administrative and Professional Experience
Director, Division of Technology, SJSU, 1979‑92,
Acting Associate Exec. Vice President, SJSU;
Associate Dean, School of Applied Arts and Sciences, SJSU;
Education Consultant to Santa Clara County School District and school districts of San Francisco, New Haven, Sunnyvale, San Lorenzo, San Carlos;
Member of Planning Committee for "United Science and Mathematics for The Elementary School" project for the National Science Foundation.
Consultant to Reed Exhibition Co.
Presently working as Program Consultant and Industry liaison with the Packaging Program at SJSU.
Author of articles
For national educational journals:
"Industrial Advisory Boards Play Important Role in Industrial Technology Programs,"
"Industrial Arts in the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped,"
"Let's Start at the Very Beginning."
In trade journals:
"The Packaging Industry‑‑Is it Wasting Away?" and numerous other articles on packaging education.
Co‑author of intermediate elementary Industrial Arts Project Booklet. Contribution to National Assessment Exam.