Board of Education Appoints Director of Instructional Technology
Board of Education Appoints Director of Instructional Technology
Posted on 09/17/2015
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The Bethel Public Schools is pleased to announce our newly appointed Director of Instructional Technology, Dr. Michael Vose.  Dr. Vose was appointed to the position left vacant by Mr. Daniel DeBlois who recently retired after 50 years with the Bethel Public Schools. 

Dr. Vose has extensive experience and expertise in integration of technology into teaching and learning, including: blended and digital learning, learning management systems, 1:1 device implementation, establishing a 21st learning environment, competency based learning, and standards aligned assessments (including data systems). 

A seasoned administrator from the Killingly Public Schools, Dr. Vose recently received his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Connecticut.  His dissertation focus on teacher roles and human capital needs in secondary personalized blended learning models.  He received a 6th year degree in Educational Leadership at Sacred Heart University in 2003, a Masters of Education in Human Relations at Eastern Connecticut State University with a focus on Behavioral Therapies in 1987 and Bachelors in Education from Central Connecticut State University.  

Dr. Vose has served as an adjunct professor at Saint Joseph’s College, Eastern Connecticut State University and Manchester Community College in technology integration.  For Killingly Public Schools, Dr. Vose has served as an Assistant Principal and data team leader focusing on instructional design.  He was also the Blended and Online Learning Design Coordinator of the district and also provided support with information technology.  Prior to assuming the administrative position, Dr. Vose was a teacher for students requiring an alternative education teaching English and social studies at the secondary level.  In 2005, Dr. Vose was awarded the Connecticut Education Association Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence.  He received the Outstanding Administrative Practicum Award from Sacred Heart University in 2003.  In 2002, he received the Connecticut Celebration of Excellence Award for innovated curriculum projects.  Dr. Vose has presented across New England on topics such as technology integration, intervention programs, enhancing 21st Century learning, and teacher evaluation in competency based schools.