Work-Based Learning Coordinators

Phone: 973-627-4600 x242

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Mr. Peter Bedell

Mr. Bedell earned his way through aviation school working in the construction field. He began his career in the business world as pilot and then transitioned into teaching early 1990's. He completed his master’s degree from Montclair State. The Stanhope school district welcomed him as the Technology Education teacher and while there was awarded Teacher of the Year in 1994.  He moved on to other districts and while teaching at Mountain Lakes high school he was awarded Who's Who in Education in 1997. He spent 8 years at Ramapo Indian Hills Regional School District and specialized in career development, job placements and student internships. In addition to teaching, he was very active throughout his career coaching numerous high school sports and including many clubs as well. Starting 2017 Mr. Bedell took over as the Structured Learning Coordinator and the County Apprentice Coordinator for Continuing Education at Morris County Vocational and Technical School. He has been the Robotics advisor at Ramapo and Morris County placing 1st numerous times at the North Jersey Robotics Competition.

During his off-time Mr. Bedell continues his passion for aviation, enjoys exercising outdoors, spending time hiking with the family, and continues with construction with projects.

 

 

Phone: 973.627-4600 x248

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Ms. Angela D'Orsi

Ms. D’Orsi started her teaching career in the Adult Manicuring / Cosmetology program at the Morris County Vocational and Technical School in 1999.  Transitioning to the high school cosmetology program in 2004, Ms. D’Orsi continued to teach at Morris County until 2010.  In 2006, Ms. D’Orsi was the recipient of the Morris County Teacher of the Year for the 2005-2006 school year. During her time at Morris County, Ms. D’Orsi was also appointed the SkillsUSA Advisor.  In 2009, Ms. D’Orsi was awarded the SkillsUSA Advisor of the Year.  

After Ms. D’Orsi’s third child was born, Ms. D’Orsi had an opportunity to teach cosmetology closer to home. She transitioned to the Union County Vocational and Technical School, where she stayed for eight (8) years until 2019.  Ms. D’Orsi rejoins the MCST family in September 2019 as the Cooperative Education Coordinator.

In her spare time, Ms. D’Orsi enjoys time with her three (3) children, cheering them on as they participate in their sports and extracurricular activities. 

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Mrs. Mary Hammond

Mrs. Hammond began her career in Healthcare in the late 1980s. Her administrative and clinical experiences were in Emergency
Services, OB/GYN, Geriatrics, and Portable Diagnostics. In 1996, Mrs. Hammond was hired by Dover Business College as a Medical Assistant Instructor. This position definitely ignited the
flame to her teaching career. She began pursuing options in public school teaching and accepted a position at the Union County
Vocational Technical Schools in 2004 as a Medical Assistant Teacher. She was there one year but returned in 2007 when her
youngest child turned one.

During her career at UCVTS, she taught Medical Assisting, Life Skills, and Allied Health. She was also the Anti-Bullying Specialist for
over 5 years. She was awarded Teacher Of the Year in the 2014-2015 school year.

While still working at UCVTS, Mrs. Hammond opened a family hospitality business in 2008. Her venue hosted weddings, bridal/baby
showers, Breast Cancer Fundraisers, Shows with guest appearances, and Birthday Celebrations for 10 years in operation. During her entrepreneurship, Teaching remained her passion and priority.

Mrs. Hammond joined the YMCA as a Health Director in their Summer camp in 2019, continuously keeping busy after the closure of
her hospitality business.

In 2021 Mrs. Hammond made the decision to leave her position at UCVTS and join the MCVTS Family as a Work-Based Learning Coordinator. She plans to utilize all of her experiences, work ethics, and skills to establish a lasting relationship with the MCVTS community.