Isidro G. Pentzke

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About

Dr. Isidro G. Pentzke Ed, D is an accomplished administrative professional and commercial photographer, with extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in organization, time-management, strategic planning, and education. His strength in leadership can be seen in the way he communicates, leads a team, and the way he motivates staff and students. His field of expertise includes photography, art education, art history, and he is classically trained in all art disciplines.

Dr. Pentzke Ed, D has taught the arts in multiple higher educational programs which include The Palm Beach Photographic Center, Wellington community high school, and American Heritage.

Prior to this position in a classroom, Dr. Pentzke Ed, D had a long career as a professional photographer. His work has been commissioned by private and commercial businesses. His personal artwork has been shown at the Ritter Gallery, Lake Worth Gallery, Lesley University and is scheduled to be shown at Palm Beach State College.

Dr. Pentzke Ed, D received his undergraduate in 2013 from Florida Atlantic University College of Art and Design, Boca Raton, FL. His Masters was received from Lesley University College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, 2018. His Doctoral degree of Education and leadership degree was conferred in Spring of 2021 from Lynn University.

Teaching philosophy

In this ever-changing world, it is a necessity to research the past. It is with this research that one can understand why and where the future is going.


Education

Lynn University

Doctor of Education and Leadership

Lesley University

Master of Fine Art

Florida Atlantic University

Bachelor of Fine Arts Studio Art

Florida Career College

Bachelor of Science Business Administration

Palm Beach State College

Associate in Arts

Professional Experience

Adjunct Professor

Palm Beach State College / Palm Beach Gardens 2019-Current

Online and face-to-face educator teaching film, photography, art appreciation, and design. Creates engaging lesson plans; ensures and monitors student motivation, engagement, and progress. Leads training for faculty members on how to utilize a variety of teaching methods including classroom, online, workshops, and one-on-one. Develops growth plans, schedules, and implements new programs.

Adjunct Faculty

Palm Beach Photographic Center / Palm Beach 2013-2021

Educator of various photography courses teaching academics with hands-on training. Designed and transitioned in-person only classes to online learning platforms that enhanced and supplemented the art program and provided increased opportunities for students to participate.

Art Instructor

School District of Palm Beach County 2013-2019

Devised and taught lesson plans in conjunction with state standards in the area of visual arts, including photography. Monitored student progress and performance. Provided hands-on learning of analog and digital methods. Participated in department and faculty meetings. Fundraised and earned money for classroom equipment and technology.

Area Manager

Cherry Hill Photos West Palm Beach 2009-2017

Managed multiple locations and teams. Lead management training and conducted performance reviews. Oversaw sales, marketing, budget, and customer service.

Manager/Photographer

Glamour Shots West Palm Beach 2004-2009

Managed teams to promote, sell, and facilitate photography sessions. Recruited, hired, and trained employees. Conducted performance reviews. Supervised sales and marketing, budgets, cash register balancing, inventory control, and scheduling. Trained photographers to deliver high-quality photos that met or exceeded customer expectations.


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