Dave moved to Brown County in 1974 and began his teaching career in Brown County at Sprunica Elementary in the fall of 1977.
Dave’s degree work includes a B.S. in Elementary Education, a Master’s in Instructional Systems Technology, a Gifted and Talented endorsement, and an Administration and Supervision license from Indiana University. In addition to teaching in Brown County Dave taught science two years at Stewart Montessori in Columbus and a combined 13 years at Harmony School in Bloomington where he also served as technology director. Dave worked as a distance-learning consultant for eight years and taught graduate level classes on distance learning at IU for four years.
Dave was formerly the Rural Capacity Project Coordinator at the CRC. This project taught job readiness skills to high school students and adults. Dave and his wife Robyn live in Brown County.
Mrs. Sheila Roccia
CRC Admin Assistant
Sheila Roccia joined our team at the Brown County Career Resource Center as the Administrative Assistant in June, 2010. Sheila had previously worked at Randolph-Macon College in Virginia as the Administrative Assistant of the Athletic Department for 19 years. She brings a great experience and skill set in working with college students and enrollment procedures that has helped all of our clients. She is likely the first person you’ll see when walking through our doors.
Mrs. Sue Dillon
Adult Education Coordinator
Sue’s background is in education, workforce development, and business. Sue has taught middle school, high school, and adult learners in a variety of settings, including rural and urban public schools, a juvenile detention facility, Job Corps, and Ivy Tech Community College.
As a technical education specialist for the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, she directed the statewide implementation of Tech Prep – a technology preparation initiative that emphasizes hands-on learning, business/industry/education partnerships, and articulation between secondary and postsecondary education.
Sue has lived in Brown County for the past 28 years. During the 1980s, she operated a small general store in northeastern Brown County. For the past few years, she has been self-employed as an education and workforce development consultant.
Career Education Coordinator
Kathryn has a master’s degree in elementary education from Indiana University and has worked with students at all academic levels. After working at the Brown County Junior High School as a teaching assistant, Kathryn taught at Northside Middle School and two elementary schools in Columbus, Indiana. She also spent six years working at Columbus Behavioral Center, teaching students who were dealing with emotional and behavioral challenges.
Kathryn moved to southern Indiana from northern Michigan a number of years ago. She and her husband, Greg, have been married for 33 years and have two grown kids, Adam and Elizabeth. Kathryn enjoys writing fiction, reading mysteries, and hiking in our beautiful countryside.
Life Long Learning Facilitator
Shannon joined the CRC staff in November of 2012. She was, however, already a familiar face as a client taking Ivy Tech classes and completing an Associate’s degree with honors in Psychology. She then achieved a Bachelor’s degree from Purdue/ Indianapolis in Psychology in May 2012. She studied in the School Psychology Ph.D. program at IU Bloomington. Shannon brings an understanding of CRC’s clients that is exceptional because of her experience here.
Shannon handles many of the career counseling duties, develops support services including special accommodation testing. She also works with high school students to make sure they stay on track for graduation. The CRC is fortunate to benefit from her talents and knowledge as it develops through her program and personal experience.