I am a lifelong resident of Clayton Country. I married my high school sweetheart Randy Keehner and we have been married for 37 years. We have a Family Beef Farm outside of Guttenberg—I help with chores, maintain cow and financial records, and have the most important job--"Gopher"! We have two daughters. The oldest is Kristine Andersen who lives in Ames—she is a VP of Customer Service with Wells Fargo Financial in their Commercial Credit Card Division—Dan Andersen, her husband, is a Agricultural and Bio-system Engineering Associate Professor at Iowa State University. Kayleen Keehner, our youngest daughter, is a Middle School Eighth Grade Science Teacher at DeWitt Central.
Graduated from Guttenberg Community HS in 1976
Received a Bachelor of Science in Business Education Upper Iowa in 1980.
Earned a Masters Degree from UNI in Ed Psych: Teaching Business in 1993.
Taught Business Education and Technology at Clayton Ridge Community Schools/Guttenberg Community School for 38 years
Work on the Quilts of Valor in Guttenberg
Long time 4-H Leader of the Jolly Janes
Active Church Member
Veteran’s Day Soloist
Christian Experience Weekend Volunteer and Speaker
Elkader Opera House Players Member
Spearheads a Koins for Kids Campaign at school to raise money to help the Shepherd of the Hill Clayton County Christmas Give Away
Clayton County Cattlemen—beef queen organizer; publicist
RESPONSIBLE FOR TEACHING BUSINESS AT THE HIGH SCHOOL. Including: Accounting I & II, Personal Finance, Intro to Business, Photoshop, Computer Applications, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship to name a few. I also teach a computer class for NICC
MY LEADERSHIP DUTIES HAVE INCLUDED:
Athletic Director for 4 years
Volleyball Coach for 26 years
Drill Team Ass’t Coach
Yearbook Advisor for 9 years
Entrepreneurship Advisor for 22 years
School to Work Coordinator
Building Leadership Team Member
Mock Collective Bargaining Advisor
Camp Klaus Leadership Advisor
STATE AND NATIONAL LEADERSHIP
2011 Iowa Business Teacher of the Year
2011 Iowa Association of Career and Tech Ed Leader of the Year
Iowa Business Education Association President
Iowa Department of Ed Program Mgt Chair for Business Education
Grant Reader for the Iowa Dept. Ed
National Business Education Technology Committee Member
Career & Technical Education Regional Partners Consortium Chair for Perkins
PUBLIC SPEAKING EXPERIENCE at various schools throughout Iowa and the Tri-State area. I have also had the opportunity to speak at many state and national conferences on infusing technology in the classroom in Boston, Vegas, New Orleans, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Antonio.