The BCIT School of Construction and the Environment recently welcomed Dan Zaklan as the associate dean of Industrial Construction.
Dan joins the BCIT team after a diverse career with the Surrey School District. His experience spans teaching industrial education, coordinating career preparation and co-op programs, providing career counselling, and guiding school design, renovations, and site management. His experience in the private sector is with residential and commercial property management. Dan has been an advocate for technical teaching and career training, guiding countless students in the direction of trades training. His formal education includes a bachelor’s degree in Education and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership.
“With many large projects positioned to begin in BC,” Dan said, “it is an exciting time to join the School of Construction and the Environment to offer even greater opportunities to BCIT students to meet the needs of industry.”