ATU’s Bean Earns Regional Education Award

Arkansas Tech University’s Dr. Linda Bean is the 2018 Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Region IV post-secondary teacher of the year.

Bean received the award during the ACTE Region IV Conference at Albuquerque, N.M., on Thursday, April 5.

She was previously named the 2017 Arkansas Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) post-secondary teacher of the year during a conference in Hot Springs last summer.

A member of the ATU faculty since 2000, Bean serves as interim dean for the ATU College of Education and holds the faculty rank of professor of business. She is a two-time ATU Faculty Award of Excellence winner as the 2007 recipient in the teaching category and the 2009 recipient in the service category.

Bean holds a bachelor’s degree from Arkansas Tech University, a master’s degree from the University of Central Arkansas and a Doctor of Education degree from Oklahoma State University.