Greetings. My name is Mr. Michael Bardt. I am a Business Education teacher here at Belleville High School. For the 2020-2021 school year, I will be the Business Electives Instructor at School 1. I am teaching online classes including Criminal Justice, a full-year course, Financial Literacy, and College Keyboarding, both half-year courses.
I am currently in my fifteenth year working in the educational sector. Prior to becoming an educator, I spent twenty-eight years in the business world in various capacities including federal government, non-profit, and private industry. My background and experience includes the following positions;
International Sales and Marketing Manager, Nissho Iwai Corporation.
National Accounts Manager, Royal Lubricants, a division of Shell Oil Company.
V.P. Small Business, Regional Business Partnership / Newark Chamber of Commerce.
Entrepreneur - Partner / Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Synpetro Technologies.
Deputy Director, CT Minority Business Development Agency, US Dept. of Commerce.
My goal is to bring real-world examples into the classroom by teaching our curriculum based on my professional work experiences. Please see the Governor's Educator of the Year Award 2015-2016 hyperlink for additional information about me and my teaching philosophy. http://hs.bellevilleschools.org/apps/news/article/528797