William Damion Bigos, Ph.D.

 

 Dr. Bill Bigos is an educational professional with a variety of experiences in his 30+ year career.  He has been a Teacher, School Psychologist, Assistant Superintendent, Director of Administrative Services for an Intermediate Unit, and District Superintendent.  He also has worked as a Counselor/Therapist and as an Instructor at the College and University level.  Since retiring from the Superintendency in 1998, he was on the faculty at York College, Penn State York and Harrisburg Area Community College as an adjunct professor, and joined The Commonwealth College of PSU in 2001 to deliver the Masters Program in Teaching and Curriculum to students at the Beaver, New Kensington, Dubois and Shenango Campuses.  He previously taught at Duquesne University and Robert Morris College.

 

Bill lives with his wife Dr. Linda Bigos, Superintendent of East Pennsboro School District (and their five cats) in Hershey, PA.  His passions and interests include cigars and cigar memorabilia, wines, culinary pursuits, and his red ’89 Corvette Convertible.

 

 

 

OFFICE:

U.S. Route 30

Middletown, PA 17057

Home: 717.534.2486

Cell: 717.503.4527

Email: wdb13@psu.edu

 

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EDUCATION:

·        ·        Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh, 1983

·        ·        Cross-disciplinary dissertation in School Psychology—Comparative Analyses of School Psychologists’ Current Work Performance with their Job Descriptions: Changes in their Professional Characteristics from 1974 to 1982

·        ·        Specialist Diploma, Educational Administration, University of Pittsburgh, 1979

·        ·        Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study, School Psychology, Duquesne University, 1975

·        ·        Master of Science in Education, Counseling, Duquesne University, 1973

·        ·        Bachelor of Science in Education, Biology, Duquesne University, 1969

 

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:

·        ·        Psychotherapist, Counselor, Marketing, and Human Resources and Development Consultant

·        ·        Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor and Clinician

·        ·        Owner and Chef of Bilinda’s Bistro, a Personal Chef and Gourmet/Specialty Culinary Enterprise

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:

·        ·        Superintendent – Columbia Borough School District (retired)

·        ·        Director of Administrative Services – Lincoln Intermediate Unit #12

·        ·        Superintendent - Chartiers-Houston School District

·        ·        Visiting Assistant Professor - Duquesne University - Department of Counseling, School Psychology and Special Education

·        ·        Assistant Superintendent - North Allegheny School District

·        ·        School Psychologist - Baldwin-Whitehall School District

·        ·        Counselor/Therapist - South Hills Health System

·        ·        Biology Teacher - Upper St. Clair School District

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:

·        ·        Supervisory:

·        ·             Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction

·        ·             Supervisor of School Psychological Services,

·        ·             Supervisor of Pupil Personnel Services,

·        ·             Supervisor of Special Education

·        ·        Specialist:

·        ·             School Psychologist

·        ·        Instructional:

·        ·             Biology

·        ·             Mentally and/or Physically Handicapped

TEACHING INTERESTS:

 



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