Dean F. Eitel

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Title: Public Administrator, Educator
Location: Algonquin, Illinois, United States of America

Dean F. Eitel, Public Administrator and Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of educational administration.

As an elected member and President of a suburban Chicago school board (1978 – 1985), Dr. Eitel began his career in education as an adjunct faculty member in the MPA program at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois from 1978 to 1998. He also served as the Department’s suburban MPA program coordinator (1982-1993). At the same time, Dr. Eitel worked as a senior manager in the U.S. Army C.E. North Central Regional Office. From 1973 to 1998 he was in this position, finally retiring in 1998 as Senior Director.  Dr. Eitel then served as a full-time professor and the Assistant Director of the School of Public Service at DePaul University until he retired in 2010. Upon retirement, he was honored by the Greater Chicago Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration with the renaming of the Annual Outstanding Student of the Year Award to the Dean F. Eitel Outstanding Student of the Year Award.

Starting in 2011, Dr. Eitel served as an Adjunct Lecturer in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs of the University of Illinois at Chicago and taught many public administration courses there.

Prior to his professional achievements, Dr. Eitel pursued an education at St. Louis University, earning a Bachelor of Science in 1964. He completed his MPA degree at Roosevelt University and graduated with honors in 1977 and Dr. Eitel obtained a PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1989.

As an expert in his field, he has excelled as a consultant to more than 40 nonprofit and local government organizations, facilitated more than 75 training workshops to various U.S. and international organizations, delivered more than 25 professional presentations to government agencies, and has presented scholarly papers at more than 40 professional conferences in the U.S., Europe, and Canada. Dr. Eitel has been awarded the Superior Civilian Service Award and Medal from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Lee Brownlow Award as the outstanding public administration faculty member of the year in the Chicago area, and a plaque from the Governor  for the successful role Dr. Eitel played as Scholar-In-Residence and Associate Chairman of the Illinois Strategic Planning Advisory Council, among several others.

Furthermore, Dr. Eitel was featured in the fifth edition of Who’s Who in American Education.

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