Eshbach to retire after 16 years of service
Valetta Eshbach, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics, will officially retire on June 30, 2012, after completing 3 years of part-time, and 13 years of full-time instruction at Penn State Berks.
Eshbach began her career at the campus in 1996, as an Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics. In 1999, she began teaching full-time a fixed-term Lecturer of Mathematics.
During her career at Berks, Eshbach has been involved in several organizations. She has served as Chair of the Budget and Facilities Committee of the Science Division, since 2002. Also that year, she was a member of AAOC Committee for Faculty Senate. Additionally, from 2000-2002, she served as a member of CRTC Committee for Faculty Senate.
Eshbach earned a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Education from Alvernia University and a master’s degree in Mathematics Education from Kutztown University. She is a member of PSEA, Pennsylvania State Employees Association; and PCTM, Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
In response to what her plans for retirement include, Eshbach said she looks forward to enjoying new interests after 44 continuous years of teaching in high school and at Penn State Berks.