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Ruth Shaffer

Ruth Shaffer

Ruth Shaffer
Title: Dean of Academics
Dept: Academics
Office: 217
Phone: (309) 692-4092 x2170
Fax: (309) 692-3893
Email: rshaffer@midstate.edu

Mailing Address

Midstate College
Attn: Ruth Shaffer
Dean of Academics
411 W. Northmoor Road
Peoria, IL 61614

Office Hours

Course Location Time
General Room 216/217 M,Th 9:00am–5:30pm
General Room 216/217 Tu 9:30am–7:30pm
General Room 216/217 W 9:00am–6:30pm
General Room 216/217 F 8:00am–4:30pm

Education

  • PhD in Education with a Specialization in Educational Technology, 2010
    Walden University

    3 terms completed toward degree program

  • Master of Distance Education, 2006
    University of Maryland, University College
  • B.S., Education, 1994
    Lock Haven University

Work Experience

  • Midstate College (2012–present)
    Dean of Academics
  • Midstate College (2007–2012)
    Director of eLearning
  • Midstate College (2002–2011)
    Adjunct Instructor

    * Subjects taught include Microsoft Word, CIS 114 Computer Usage and Software Applications, CIS 110 Introduction to Windows, BUS201 Professional Development, BUS350 Professional Advancement, CIS 210 Desktop Publishing, MSE 110 Windows Desktop Operating System, MSE 115 Windows Server Administration, MSE 215 Windows Active Directory, AP 208 Integrated Office Systems, and MGT 400 Project Management

  • Midstate College (2002–2012)
    Director of Special Projects
  • AccuTech Business Institute (1998–2002)
    Director of Education

Awards and Certifications

  • MCSE Exams, 2002

    *70-210 - Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows
    * 70-215 - Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows Server
    *70-217 - Implementing and administering a Microsoft Windows Directory Services Infrastructure

  • A+ Certified Professional, 2001
  • MCP - Microsoft Certified Professional, 2001