SDB Specialty Networking, Inc.

Price is what you pay, Value is what you get.

STEPHEN D. BECHARD

74 Holly Street, Manchester, NH 03102
Home Phone:  603.665.8108
Web Page: http://www.stephenbechard.com

EDUCATION:

Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH


Bachelor of Science Degree, May 1994
New Hampshire certification - Art Education - Grades K-12
Major:  Art Education
Concentration:  Ceramics
President's List:  1993, 1994
Cumulative Average:  3.21/4.00
Major Average:  3.42/4.00

EXPERIENCE:

The Destek Group, Inc., Nashua NH
Chief Technical Officer
August 2000-Present

Full time Network and Systems Administrator for Corporate Internet Service Provider including 24x7x365 tracking, monitoring, paging and support. Designed, built and maintained WAN, LAN, VPN, and dedicated infrastructures utilizing MPLS, Frame-Relay, ATM, Point-to-Point, BANA, and ISDN transports. Built, upgraded, cutover and managed 30+ FreeBSD Unix Servers, 10+ Windows 2000 and 2003 Servers for the corporations main infrastructure for dns, http, ftp, radius, smtp, imap, and pop3 hosting as well as full support for the sub-company's dialup platform. Programmed several custom or customized perl, php, scripts and web based interfaces for internal and customer use with mysql and postgresql database backends for data collaboration. Programmed several customized sh, bash, perl, snmp scripts for monitoring or automation of regular system tasks. Fully supported all of the customer base via email and phone support with direct hands-on for all products as an extended IT Support Line, including Cisco Routers, Cisco Firewalls, Cisco Switches, HP Switches, Juniper Netscreen Firewalls, Layer 2 & 3, Windows NT, 2000, 2003, 2008 migrations, Active Directory Design, Replication, DNS, DHCP, IIS 5 & 6, File & Printer Sharing, and several other web based application integrations.  Consistently worked with the customers helping them to plan and maintain their networks and infrastructures to stay current with the latest trends and technologies available.

White Mountains Regional High School, Whitefield NH
Grades 9-12
September 1996-August 2000

Full time Network Administrator of computers in building with the duties of configuring, maintaining, and upgrading all of the hardware and software.  Administrator of 4 NT Servers with over 150 workstations including PC and MAC, 600+ roving user accounts for staff and students.  Also served as the main resource for training and support to all staff and students. Configured and maintained the Proxy Server, E-Mail Server, Web Server, and FTP Servers.  Designed and updated the school Web Site http://www.sau36.org

White Mountains Regional High School, Whitefield NH
Grades 9-12
September 1996- August 2000

Full time Art teacher for 9-12th grade students teaching Art A, Art B, Art History, Advanced Art I and Advanced Art II.  Also taught several Independent Studies in HTML Design, Graphic Design, Photography, Advanced Art III, Advanced Art IV and Advanced Art Portfolios.  Examples of student artwork can be found under Student Art Work or Art Admissions Portfolios links at http://www.sau36.org/wmrhs/124/124.htm

Lincoln Woodstock Cooperative School District, Lincoln NH
Grades K-12
January 1994-1996

Substitute Teacher for a variety of different classes with the responsibility of maintaining the teachers’ lesson plans.  The subjects mostly covered were Art, Computer, Math, Science, and Physical Education.

Wentworth Elementary School, Wentworth NH
Grades 5-8
August-October 1995

Full time Soccer Coach for Co-Ed Soccer Team with the responsibilities of teaching the techniques, strategies, and skills of soccer to a first year team.  Additional responsibilities of orchestrating and planning practices and games five days a week.    A wide variety of activities were used to accommodate age groups and ability levels to incorporate good sportsmanship on and off the soccer field.  

Lincoln Woodstock Cooperative School, Lincoln NH
Grades K-12
January-May 1994

Full time student teaching with the responsibilities for planning, implementing, and evaluating lessons in grades K-12, including the incorporation of Discipline Based Art Education.  Additional responsibilities included making and printing out the Penny Social certificates, and making posters for extra-curricular activities around the school.  

Very Special Arts of New Hampshire, Nashua NH
Grades K-12
June 1994

Part time job as an Instructor for a one day Very Special Arts of New Hampshire Festival.  Responsibilities included planning, setting up and implementing a 35-minute activity for children with different types of disabilities.  The activity incorporated many different techniques and modifications in order to accommodate different disabilities and age groups.

Wentworth Elementary School, Wentworth NH
Grades K-8
October 1992-June 1993

Volunteer Art Teacher Assistant with the responsibilities of aiding in classroom management and activities.  Including one on one work with children with severe cerebral palsy and attention deficit disorders.  Also, volunteered the responsibility of planning, and implementing one-day activities for the grades of K-8.

RELATED EXPERIENCE:

Plymouth State College, Plymouth NH
All students attending Plymouth State College
January 1989 - December 1993

Part time Math tutor for Plymouth State College students with the responsibility of tutoring Algebra I, Algebra II, Statistics, and Finite Mathematics.  Used a diversified teaching approach in order to accommodate for different learning styles, and professors’ criteria.

Computer Troubleshooter / Tutor, On Location
All age groups
January 1992 - Present

Private Lessons and Tutoring with the responsibilities of and troubleshooting, hardware and software conflicts on PC and MAC Computers.  Including teaching and planning lessons of software applications for individual sessions.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Press Operator
Freudenberg NOK, Bristol NH

February 1996-September 1996

Short Order Cook
Gloria Jeans Dinner, Rumney NH

March 1992 - December 1994

Head Cook
Trolley Car Restaurant, Plymouth NH

January 1990 - April 1992

Italian Chef
Backyard Italian Restaurant, Plymouth NH

February 1990 - May 1991

INTEREST AND HOBBIES:

  • Computer Technician
  • Graphic Design and Oil Painting
  • Website and HTML Design including Style Sheets and Java Script
  • Customized Web Perl and PHP Programming
  • Database Design with MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Building Contruction and Woodworking
  • Landscaping
  • Automobiles
  • Guitar
  • Soccer
  • Bowling