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Idaho State University
Alesha E. Churba Program Coordinator, Senior Instructor Computer Aided Design Drafting Technology

Alesha E. Churba, CAPS, MTD, CMD

Senior Instructor/ Program Coordinator, Computer Aided Design Drafting Technology

(208) 282-5839

churales@isu.edu

Professional Work Experience

  • AAS in Design Drafting 2001, BS in Family and Consumer Sciences in 1987, MTD in Training and Development in 2016, all from Idaho State University. 
  • Business Entrepreneur
  • Project Manager
  • Interior Designer
  • Kitchen and Bathroom Designer
  • Retail Store Manager
  • Customer Service Trainer

Career Highlights

  • Successfully revamped the CADD Program to include two standalone career tracks allowing for more educational options
  • Successfully created the CADD Dual Enrollment program (with Tom Putnam’s help) where local students can obtain an Associates Degree as they graduate from high school
  • Became CADD Program Coordinator
  • Received Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award 2019
  • Awarded Excellence in Student Services 2015

 

One of my Favorite Professional Experiences…

Alesha E. Churba with her dogs

I have had many favorite professional experiences but some of the stand-out moments include watching my students graduate and succeed as human beings, not just as students succeeding in drafting. Forever etched in my mind is the sight of one of my high school students seated at the COT graduation with a look of pure joy and excitement. I later received a note from him titled, “Update for my favorite teacher.”  

Personal Facts

I moved to Idaho from Pennsylvania as a teen and since then have had the opportunity to live and work in several states with my time in Las Vegas being my favorite.  In my off time I own a vintage and new gift shop in Old Town Pocatello.