Dr. Robert “Bob” Orndorff is co-author of The PITA Principle: How to Work With and Avoid Becoming a Pain in the Ass, Becoming the Best Me, and My Career Adventure. In addition, he is the associate director of Career Services and affiliate assistant professor of Counselor Education at Penn State University. In his position, he directs and supervises all aspects of the professional career counseling program. In addition, he provides training and supervision for career counselors and doctoral-level graduate students.
Orndorff is also the author of The Insider’s Guide to Finding the Perfect Job (Peterson’s) and has written several articles, research papers, and more on character education, career planning and development, and job search. He is a highly sought-after speaker and presenter and has given several career and character education presentations at seminars and conferences around the nation. He also serves as a career consultant in the education and business industries.
He has received numerous national recognitions throughout his professional career, including a national award for “the best educational program related to career services in the nation,” which was highlighted on Good Morning America, and the National Association of Colleges and Employers “Award of Excellence.”
Orndorff has a Doctor of Education degree in counselor education (specializing in career development) from Penn State University; a Master of Arts degree in student affairs in higher education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania; and a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Shippensburg University in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.
Erik Orndorff is the co-author of My Career Adventure and teaches Communication Arts for Pequea Valley School District in Kinzers, Pennsylvania. He has a Masters in Education from Shippensburg University and is a certified presenter for Learning Focused Schools (LFS). LFS techniques are infused in the instructor’s manual to increase students’ confidence in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. His presentations at state and regional conventions on character in the classroom are well received.
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