High school bass coach named outstanding alumnus

John Barber ’09 named Outstanding Young Alumnus 2019

John Barber was named the Department of Technology’s 2019 Outstanding Young Alumnus. He graduated from Illinois State University in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in technology education and earned a master’s degree in school leadership from Concordia University Chicago. Barber continues his education, taking master’s level courses to stay up-to-date with the ever so changing field of technology. Barber has been active in multiple professional development opportunities offered through the Association for Career and Technology Education (ACTE), the Illinois Association for Career and Technical Education (IACTE), and the Three Rivers Education for Employment System (TREES)….Full Story