Judith S. Bethge began her career as an assistant state’s attorney, eventually practicing in both the public and private sector. Disillusioned with the practice of law, Judith quit her job, went back to school, and is now pursuing her life’s passion as an educator. In addition to her Juris Doctorate, Judith earned a Masters in Teaching from National Louis University and is a certified Secondary Education teacher. Judith is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a dissertation research focus in mindset and resilience.
Judith presented at ILEETA 2014 with Roy Bethge on Instructor Development for the 21st Century and IACP 2017 IMPACT Panel on Growth Mindset. Judith leads The Virtus Group team as President. The Virtus Group is a leadership development firm specializing in the Public Sector and Training industries.