Delabar CTE System 
Education for Employment System #280
Nancy Bitner 
Nancy has been involved with CTE for 25 years, beginning her career as a Family & Consumer Science Teacher in Oblong, Illinois. She has worked as a teacher, administrator, and state leader. Nancy previously worked for the Illinois State Board of Education as a CTE Principal Consultant and has been the Director for EFE Systems in Cook and Lake Counties prior to serving as the Director for the Delabar CTE System. Nancy and her husband Dan reside in Galesburg. 
Marian Hjelmgren
Marian has been helping students reach their full potential since her sophomore year of high school when she became a freshmen mentor. During her undergraduate career at Monmouth College, Marian spent two years as a peer tutor in the Writing Center. She held a position as a volunteer staff member for her high school marching band in the Chicagoland area for six years prior to moving back to the Galesburg area to serve as assistant to the Delabar CTE System.