Marybeth Pepin, M.S., R.N.

Director, Practical Nurse

Mrs. Pepin joined STI in 2003 as Practical Nurse Program Director. She earned a Diploma from the New England Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing, a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Curry College and a Master’s Degree in Nursing from Regis College. Mrs. Pepin’s nursing career began in caring for the adult patient and family with particular focus in oncology nursing. She transitioned…

Susan Beer, M.Ed., CMA (AAMA)

Medical Assisting, Director

Mrs. Beer is a graduate of Bridgewater State University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education. She is also a member of the American Association of Medical Assistants and is a Certified Medical Assistant, CMA (AAMA). She recently completed a Master’s degree in Occupational Education from Fitchburg State University.  Mrs. Beer’s work experience spans forty years in the health care industry…

Carol Miller, MS, RN

Practical Nursing, Instructor

Carol joined the STI team in September 2011. Carol earned an AS from Quincy College, a BS in Nursing from University of Massachusetts, Boston, and a MS from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Carol worked at Quincy Medical Center from 2000 – 2010 with experience in the Emergency Department, Medical/Surgical Unit and Transitional Care. She then worked at Milton Hospital…

Patricia Illsley, M.Ed

STI Director

Pat is the Director at Southeastern Technical Institute and has been on the faculty at STI for 21 years.  She is a graduate of Brockton High School, Massasoit Community College (AS), and Stonehill College where she earned a BA in Business Management. Most recently, Mrs. Illsley graduated from Bridgewater State University in the M.Ed. program.  She is A+ Certified and is…

Debra Lapworth

Cosmetology Instructor

I attended Taunton Beauty Academy in 1978 and graduated in 79. For 5 years I worked for a salon management company. The company owned 6 salons and it was my job to oversee daily operations.  I was also responsible for education and I was responsible for hiring, training staff and salon policy. I have been…

Heather Irber

Culinary Arts Instructor

At Sullivan County Community College, I attained Associate’s degrees in Culinary Arts and Hotel Management. I have been teaching for five years. The first four years of my teaching career were at Blue Hills Regional Technical School where I taught Culinary Arts and coached Freshman Volleyball and JV Softball. I was also a SkillsUSA Advisor. I…

Donna Becker

Business Technology Instructor

Donna comes to STI with a diverse background in business and education.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in both Finance and Economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  Donna has made an easy transition from her position at Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School over to STI., where she currently teaches business…

John Perry

Culinary Arts Instructor

John is a graduate of Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School (Culinary Arts Program). John also graduated from the Culinary Institute of America Hyde Park. John started his career working at the Boca Raton Hotel and Club in the Garde Manger Department, Atrium Restaurant and at Chez Ma Tante, a French Bakery both in Harvard Square. His career experience also…

Caryn Peterson

Culinary Arts Instructor

Caryn is a graduate of Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School where she majored in Culinary Arts.  She graduated second in her class and was a SkillsUSA State Secretary.  Caryn attended Johnson & Wales where she studied Food Service Management.  While attending school she also worked for Bugaboo Creek Steakhouse where she was a Corporate Trainer responsible for eight…

Audrey Beaudoin, M.Ed, CDA, RDH

Dental Assisting, Aide

Mrs. Beaudoin is a graduate of Bristol Community College where she earned her AS degree in Dental Hygiene. She earned her BA in Psychology and Health from University of Massachusetts, and a M.Ed. in Education Health Science from Bridgewater State University. Mrs. Beaudoin was the former Director of the Dental Assisting Program for 30 years acting as the Director…

Glen Bredberg, AS

HVAC Instructor

Mr. Bredberg holds a dual AS degree in manufacturing engineering and mechanical design from New England Institute of Technology and is currently enrolled in a BS program in vocational education at UMass Boston. He has been STI’s welding instructor since 2006 and has worked with the HVAC Program since 2011. Mr. Bredberg has been the owner of a local welding/restoration…

Jenni-Ann Enos

HVAC Instructor

Jenni joined the STI team in November of 2007 as the Practical Nurse part-time secretary. In May of 2009 she became a full-time secretary and began teaching computers in the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Program. Currently she is a full-time instructor in the Advertising and Design Program at Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School. She is a…

Derek Knudsen

HVAC Instructor

Mr. Knudsen is a graduate of the HVAC Program at South Shore Vocation Technical High School. He is currently enrolled at Fitchburg State University, studying to earn a degree in Vocational Education. Mr. Knudsen has been teaching HVAC at Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School for seventeen years. For the last ten years, he has…

Ilene Williams, ASN

Medical Assisting Instructor

Ilene joined the STI Team in October 2014 and is following her passion for teaching patient focused quality healthcare. Ilene is a graduate of Laboure College with an ASN. She is also a graduate of the Quincy College LPN Nursing Program. In addition, she received training as a Paramedic through Cape Cod Community College. Ilene also served proudly…

Courtney Barbetto, BSN, RN

Practical Nurse, Instructor

Courtney has been a part-time Clinical Instructor in STI’s Practical Nurse Program for five years.  She graduated from Boston College in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.  She worked as a staff nurse at Goddard Hospital and Compass Medical.  For the past fifteen years, she has worked as an RN in the…

Darlene DiBona

Practical Nurse, Instructor

Ms. DiBona is a graduate of Curry College. In 2014 she graduated with her MSN and was a Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Nursing Society.  She had already achieved her BSN from Curry in 2012 and an Associates Degree from Laboure College. Ms. DiBona is a full-time Practical Nurse instructor at STI. She has extensive…

Joanne Earner, MSN, RN

Practical Nurse, Instructor

I have been a nurse for 23 years. I attained my LPN and RN from Quincy College. I achieved my BSN at Curry College and my Masters of Science in Nursing at University of Phoenix. I have worked at STI since January 2011 as a part-time PN Clinical Instructor. I also have worked full-time since…

Carol D’Errico, MSN, RN

Practical Nurse, Instructor

Bonnie McCarthy, BSN, RN

Practical Nurse, Instructor

Mrs. McCarthy joined the faculty as a full-time instructor in 1973. She graduated with a BSN from St. Anselm College. Mrs. McCarthy began her nursing career at the Boston Veterans Hospital. She worked on several units and was promoted to Head Nurse on a medical unit, where she remained until she joined the faculty team…

Marcia Miller, BSN, RN

Practical Nurse, Instructor

Mrs. Miller graduated from the Boston University School of Nursing with high honors. She has been actively involved in nursing for over 40 years. She has extensive experience in all aspects of nursing from medical-surgical to psychiatric nursing. Over the last two decades she has concentrated on blending psychiatric community nursing with medical visiting nursing. She was an important part…

Jeanne Savage, BSN, RN

Practical Nurse, Instructor

Ms. Savage is a graduate of Laboure College where she majored in Nursing and received an AD in Nursing. She then earned a BSN from Emmanuel College. Ms. Savage is entering her 40th year as a nurse and has held various roles. She has been a Staff Nurse, Nurse Manager, Nurse Educator, Infection Preventionist and Employee Health Nurse. Ms…

Cristina Barros, MBA

Student Support

Cristina joined the team in September 2012. She is a graduate of University of Phoenix where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and her Master’s in Business Administration. Cristina brings to the team a background in higher education, with previous roles in Academic Advising, Financial Aid and Student Support.  Having spent 10 years in post- secondary education,…

Rhonda Jermyn

STI Admissions Advisor

Rhonda recently joined the STI team in August 2015 and is a graduate of the School of Education at Boston College. She brings with her an extensive background in higher education, recruiting, and placement. At Boston University, Rhonda was a consultant assisting students with their resumes, cover letters and job search strategies. Her initial experience in higher education was…

Amy Thomson

Evening Secretary

Amy has been a part of the STI staff for 10 years. She was hired in August 2005 as the part-time Evening School Secretary. Her role was to coordinate all of the Continuing Education Adult Evening School Programs. In February 2011, she became a full-time employee and took on an additional role of the Day Admissions Secretary and…

Melissa Wilcox

Secretary

Melissa joined the STI team in December 2014. Melissa graduated from Johnson & Wales University with a degree in Hospitality Management. She has extensive experience in customer service related positions. Her management experience enables Melissa to understand the importance of timely and efficient response to all applicant and student inquiries. She looks forward to developing new programs and further…