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2017 State System Summit

Session 10

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2017 State System Summit

13-15 University Ave.
West Chester, PA 19382

Hiram G. Martinez
2017 Summit Chairperson
Phone: 610-436-2433

Inclusive Post-Secondary Education: Breaking Down Barriers

  • 3:00 PM – 3:55 PM
  • SYKES ROOM 210

This session discusses how to create inclusive authentic student experiences at a University. The presentation discusses what an inclusive post-secondary education is and describes the authentic student experience; shares knowledge learned from developing the Integrated Studies Program; and shares strategies for creating an authentic student experience.


Gracie Citro, WCU Student Volunteer


Mx. Jan Bechtel, MSW, Director of Integrated Studies at Millersville University
Mx. Bechtel has been a part of the Millersville University community for 6 years, obtaining a Masters in Social Work in 2015. Mx. Bechtel is currently the Director of Integrated Studies (formerly Career & Life Studies) at Millersville University and previously served as the Interim Director of the Office of Diversity & Social Justice at Millersville University. Additionally, Mx. Bechtel is an adjunct faculty member for the School of Social Work and Educational Foundations Department.