Marketa Crane began as the Office Management Long-Term Substitute Instructor at Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) in August 2016. Office Management at EASTERN is designed for high school juniors and seniors who plan to pursue a career in an office environment.
Ms. Crane has a great deal of experience teaching business, math and technology-related classes in the North Penn School District, provided private tutoring services in Math and English, worked as a Verbal Behavior Therapist at Hoban and Associates in Glenside, PA, and as a Verbal Behavior Classroom Teacher Aide in the Upper Merion School District. For 12 years prior to teaching, Ms. Crane held various positions in the business field, such as Research Analyst, Assistant Fund Manager, and Administrative Assistant.
Ms. Crane received her Bachelor of Business Administration, her Master of Science in Finance, and her PA Certification in Elementary Education from Temple University. Her teaching certifications include Business, Computers and Technology.
Office Management students study the current Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other communications technologies. Students will leave the program well-versed on creating spreadsheets; composing correspondence; managing databases; creating presentations; document management; and on the use of office machines. Important aspects of this program include office professionalism, communication skills, independent thinking, problem solving, proof reading, as well as phone and email etiquette.