Jan Bentley

Faculty Member

Jan Bentley


Jan Bentley is currently the Department Chair for Information Systems & Technology in the College of Engineering & Technology & Computing at Utah Valley University.

She currently teaches web development and advanced spreadsheet applications courses in three different delivery modes; campus, online and hybrid. UVU has awarded Jan with a Faculty Excellence Award, an Alumni Outstanding Educator Award, and a Service Award. The Western Business Education Association (WBEA) has awarded Jan with an Outstanding Educator award. Jan also supervises UVU student teachers and interns as they complete the teaching requirement of their program.

Her hobbies include snow skiing, reading, and baking!


MS, Utah Sate University, 1998

Major: Business Information Systems and Education

BS, Brigham Young University, 1985

Major: Business/Marketing Education

Associate of Science, Ricks College, 1978

Major: Clerical Office Training


IM 2600

Spreadsheet Applications, Spring 2024

EDSC 4850

Student Teaching Secondary, Spring 2024

EDSC 4850

Student Teaching Secondary, Spring 2024

EDUC 6203

Student Teaching Graduate Licensure, Spring 2024


Bentley, Jan , Western Business Education Association, "HTML5 - Document Structure Made Easy", National Business Education Association, Honolulu, Hawaii. (February 14, 2016)
Bentley, Jan , UBCEA Annual Convention, "HTML5 - Document Structure Made Easy", UBCEA, Corner Canyon High School, Draper, UT. (February 7, 2015)
Bentley, Jan (Leader), Array, Markus Adeo , Peruvian Documentary, "Leymebamba Peru_ culture, history, people, traditions, beliefs", GEL Organization UVU, Utah. (June 29, 2012)
Bentley, Jan (Presenter & Author), Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Workshop, "Weaving a Website with Adobe Dreamweaver", National Business Education Association, Boston, MA. (April 23, 2012)
Bentley, Jan , Beit Lehi Foundation Project, "Array", Jerusalem, Israel. (May 5, 2011)
Bentley, Jan , Project Feasibility Study, "Digital Media Feasibility Study", School of Technology & Computing, Quinghai Normal University, Xining, China. (July 10, 2010)

Scholarly/Creative Works

Bentley, Jan , Krebs, Cynthia , Smith, DeDe , (2024) "Unleashing Student Creativity in a Business Office Specialist Project" .
Bentley, Jan , Krebs, Cynthia , Smith, DeDe , (2023) "Teaching Global, Ethical, & Professional Perspectives in Information Technology " .
Krebs, Cynthia , Bentley, Jan , Smith, DeDe , (2022) "Teaching Global, Ethical, & Professional Perspectives" .
Bentley, Jan , (2022) "What's New in Windows 11 and Office 2021?" .


Service Award

UVU College of Engineering & Technology - April 23, 2019

Outstanding Post-Secondary Educato

UBCEA (Utah Business and Computer Education Association) - June 10, 2014

Faculty Service Award

College of Technology & Computing - April 15, 2007

Alumni Outstanding Educator

UVU College of Technology and Computing - May 5, 2006