Deborah Nowak

General Education
Technology Center 202

Call: 605-367-5410
Email  Deborah

Debi Nowak is a member of the General Education division at Southeast Technical College and teaches several of the Introduction to Computer classes for students in a variety of programs. Debi also assists adjunct staff with curriculum and development, curriculum libraries and training.

During her employment with Southeast Tech, Debi has served in a variety of capacities. Under the Tech Prep program, she worked with area high school teachers, counselors and principals providing training opportunities in career development, applied academics and articulation. She also served as Admissions Specialist assisting with recruitment activities, advising and registering students.

Debi was named Outstanding Graduate Student in Curriculum and Instruction from SDSU College of Education and Human Sciences, Department of Teaching, Learning and Leadership. She holds a South Dakota Post-Secondary Instructor Credential.

Debi serves on the Southeast Tech Professional Development Committee, the HLC Criterion 5 workgroup, and spends some time each week tutoring in the Academic Resource Center. Debi also serves as a peer mentor for new instructors.

Prior to her employment at Southeast Tech, Debi worked as a database aide, computer programmer, microcomputer support specialist and corporate trainer. She has a strong working knowledge in Microsoft Office applications, curriculum development and instruction.

Debi works hard to keep up with current technology to ensure that her students are the best possible candidates when they enter the workplace.

Outside of work, Debi enjoys family activities such as camping, water skiing, biking, walking and many more outdoor activities.


  • South Dakota State University, Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction for Career and Technical Education
  • Black Hills State University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with emphasis in Electronic Data Processing
  • Northern State University, Associate of Arts in Electronic Data Processing