Currently serving as an independent educational consultant in Clifton Park, New York, his career path began at White Plains Public Schools
FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ, July 12, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Frederick D. Bedell, EdD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Bedell celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With more than 60 years of experience in educating and consulting, Dr. Bedell has become an authority in his industry. Currently serving as an independent educational consultant in Clifton Park, New York, his career path began at White Plains Public Schools as a teacher and administrator in 1957 and then an assistant superintendent in 1983. Between these roles, Dr. Bedell was the principal of the Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) in Yorktown, New York, from 1966 to 1973.
Dr. Bedell later acted as the executive director of the New York State Division for Youth from 1973 to 1982 and the assistant commissioner at the New York State Department of Corrections from 1982 to 1983. Dr. Bedell also sat on the board of directors of the Westchester Institute for Human Development from 1988 to 1992 and worked as a consultant at the National Council on Disability a position he has held since 1990.
Prior to becoming an esteemed educator, Dr. Bedell pursued higher education with a Bachelor of Science in business administration and Master of Arts in education from New York University in 1955 and 1957, respectively. He later received a Doctor of Education from the University of Massachusetts in 1983. During the course of his career, Dr. Bedell also authored numerous books in an effort to share his wealth of knowledge with others in his field.
Dr. Bedell was mentored by Greg Enrich, the superintendent of education in the state of Massachusetts and director of the Educational Testing Service, and Ken Blanchard, who helped him while he was a doctoral student. Dr. Bedell is proud to have worked in a number of different school districts and was afforded opportunities that others in his profession unfortunately did not have. Married to his wife Gail for many years, he and his wife share three children: Karen, Kevin and Keith.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Bedell has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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