Matthew Widaman

Work Experience & Work Force Coordinator

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  • Workforce Development Center- Kenai, Alaska Sept. 2006- May 2007, Sept. 2012- Present
    Career and Technical Education Instructor, Grades 9-12:  Mechanical/Architectural Drafting, KPC Articulation, Welding, KPC Articulation, Construction Trades, SkillsUSA Advisor
  • Powell High School- Powell, Wyoming August 2007- 2012
    Career and Technical Education Instructor, Grades 9-12:  NWC Computer Aided Drafting-college articulation (CAD), Welding, Construction, Cabinetry, SkillsUSA Advisor
  • Kenai Peninsula College-UAA- Kachemak Campus, Homer, Alaska Jan.2002- May 2007
    Computer Aided Drafting Instructor: Introduction to AutoCAD, Mastercam, CAD key, CNC Milling, Chief Architecture, CAD/CAM
  • Skyview High School- Soldotna, Alaska September 2003- May 2006
    Athletic/Activities Director, Grades 9-12: Scheduled, coordinated and administered all athletic and co-curricular activities. Student Council Advisor
  • Skyview High School- Soldotna, Alaska September 2001- May 2003
    Technology Education Teacher, Grades 9-12: Welding and Metals, CAD, Woodworking
  • Polson High School- Polson, Montana September 1997-May 2001 Technology Education Teacher, Grades 9-12: Yearbook, Welding, Computer Aided Drafting Computer Aided Graphics, Computer Aided Machining/Milling, Construction Technology






  • 2000- 2007    Lesley University.   Cambridge, Massachusetts:
    Masters Degree- Technology in Education; GPA 3.88/4.00
  • 1993- 1996     Montana State University.  Bozeman, Montana:
    Bachelor of Science- Technology Education- Broad field
    Bachelor of Science- Industrial Arts;  GPA  3.18/4.00
    Leo Knuti Scholarship Award, Deans List 1993-1994, 1996



  • 2015 Kenai Peninsula Borough School District BP Teacher of the Year
  • 2010 Outstanding Community Contribution Member Powell, Wyoming
  • 2009 Department of the U. S. Air Force Technology Education Outstanding Teacher Award
  • 2001 International Technology Education Association Program of the Year- Montana
  • 2000 Montana Career and Technology Education Teacher of the Year
  • 1999 Polette/Armstrong Professional Development Award
  • 1999 School to Work Award and Articulation- Solidworks and Jore Corp. $15,000