General Education & Learning Support Faculty
Bobbi Bush began her higher education as a non-traditional student with an associate degree as a goal. Finding a love for learning while attending classes, this single mother, former business owner, retail manager, dump truck driving, former Marine, first generation college student, persisted to earn a Master of Arts degree in English from Texas A & M University, Texarkana. After teaching two years between two community colleges, Ms. Bush relocated from Texas and joined Southeastern Technical College, formally known as Swainsboro Tech, as an Instructor in 2007. Today she teaches degree level composition and literature courses, basic English courses, and College Survival Skills. She delights in helping open the minds of young students, inspiring them to reach for the greatness that lies within each of them. Currently Ms. Bush serves as a TCSG English Consortium Officer and is honored to represent the Central Region English Instructors at Georgia ELA Advisory Council meetings. At home, with her youngest son, she stays busy as a band booster vice-president and fundraising coordinator for Statesboro High School Marching Band.
Vicky Conner began teaching as a full-time instructor at Southeastern Technical College
in 2007. Before coming to STC, she supervised the Tutoring Program and taught
Learning Support classes at Brewton-Parker College. Mrs. Conner teaches Learning
Support classes in English, Fundamentals of English, and American Literature. She
holds a Master of Arts degree in English from Georgia Southern University and a
Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Brewton-Parker College. Her hobbies include
reading, watching football, singing with her husband, and playing with her three
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Pete Frost worked as an adjunct instructor at STC for six years before coming on full
time in Fall of 2012. Prior to her employment at STC, she was a high school English
teacher. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mercer University and Master of
Education degree from Georgia College. She has taught Business English, ENG 1010,
RDG 0097, EMP 1000, and COLL 1000. In addition to teaching traditional classes, she
has also taught several online classes. She is married and has two teenaged
daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, shopping, and shopping some more.
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Mr. Holton began his teaching career as a full-time instructor at Swainsboro Technical
College in March 2003. Teaching is Mr. Holton’s second profession. Prior to teaching,
he worked in health care for almost 20 years. Mr. Holton teaches the associate degree
speech class as well as Learning Support English and reading classes. He holds a
Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in Writing and a Master of Education
degree in Reading Education from Georgia Southern University. In May of 2013, Mr.
Holton will complete his Doctorate in Reading Education and Curriculum Development.
Mr. Holton currently chairs the General Education/Learning Support Advisory
Committee at the college. His hobby is reading.
Charlotte Mathews joined Southeastern Technical College in 2007. She has taught
English Composition and Rhetoric, Technical Communications, Literature and
Composition, and Fundamentals of English during her tenure here. She has also taught
high school ACCEL courses. Before coming to STC, Ms. Mathews spent sixteen years
in the public school system teaching all levels of high school English. She chaired the
English Department for eight of those years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in
Journalism and a Master of Education degree from Georgia Southern University. She is
currently pursuing a Doctor of Education degree from Walden University. She is the
mother of two children and enjoys traveling, reading, gardening, writing, and cooking.
She is a member of the Lyons First United Methodist Church
Dr. Bee Hart
Dr. Bee Hart began teaching as an adjunct mathematics Instructor at Southeastern
Technical College in June 2003 and joined STC as a full-time instructor in October
2003. Before coming to STC, he worked as an Engineer and later as a Production
Supervisor for Oliver Rubber Company in Athens, GA. Dr. Hart teaches both learning
support and degree level mathematics courses. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree
in Chemistry from the University of Georgia, a Master of Science degree in
Mathematics with an emphasis in Applied Mathematics from Georgia Southern
University, and a Doctorate in Education Administration from Georgia Southern
Sonya Wilson began teaching as a mathematics instructor at Southeastern Technical
College in 2009. Prior to that, she taught at Swainsboro Tech from 2003-2009, and at
Sandersville Tech from 1996-2003. Mrs. Wilson also taught high school for two years.
Sonya teaches all levels of mathematics courses offered at STC. She holds a
Master of Education degree from Augusta State University, a Bachelor of Science
in Education degree from Georgia Southern University, and an Associate of Arts
degree from East Georgia College. Sonya participates in church activities and several
community fundraising activities. She also serves as the GVTC Coordinator, as part
of the Distance Education Department, in order to support online course offerings
at STC. She is a member of several committees such as the Quality Enhancement
Plan Leadership Team, the General Education/Learning Support Advisory Committee,
and the Online Master Course Review Team. She has held the honor of Teacher of
the Year at Sandersville Technical College and Swainsboro Technical College. Her
hobbies include decorating cakes, fishing, and reading.
Leisa Dukes has been employed full time at the former Swainsboro Tech and
Southeastern Technical College since January 1998. With adjunct and full-time
teaching combined, she has approximately 13 years teaching experience. Ms. Dukes
currently teaches degree level psychology (PSYC 1101), diploma level psychology
(PSYC 1010), College Survival Strategies (COLL 1000), and Interpersonal Relations
and Professional Development (EMPL 1000). She holds a Master of Education degree
in Psychology/Counseling from Troy State University and a Bachelor of Arts in General
Education (concentration in psychology) from Brewton-Parker College. Mrs. Dukes
was named the 2012 Instructor of the Year. She is an active member of SKILLS-USA,
the First United Methodist Church, and a Sports Booster Member of JR Trippe/VHS.
She loves cooking, decorating, and attending her son’s ballgames.
David Standard began his career at Southeastern Technical College in April of 1996 as
an adjunct instructor of Psychology and Interpersonal Relations and Professional
Development. In June of 2008, he became a full-time instructor and currently teaches
Introductory Psychology, Basic Psychology, Interpersonal Relations and Personal
Development, and College Survival Strategies. Mr. Standard holds a Bachelor of Arts
degree in Psychology from Brewton-Parker College and a Master of Science degree in
Counseling Psychology from Troy University. He is an avid outdoorsman and loves
hunting, fishing, hiking, and all other outdoor activities. He also loves to cook as well
as eat! Mr. Standard serves on the Faculty Council, the United Way Campaign
Committee, and STC’s General Education/Learning Support Advisory Committee.