RAYMOND – Superintendent Tina McCoy is pleased to announce that Program Director Michael Whaland has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
The NHASCD board of directors consists of 13 members representing districts of the state, from teachers to administrators and superintendents. The NHSCD Board of Directors is responsible for setting the vision and policy for the organization.
As a state section of the ASCD, the NHSCD coordinates and oversees numerous high-quality professional development opportunities, influences state-level education policy, and provides access to scholarly work through the New Hampshire Journal of Education.
Whaland received three degrees from Plymouth State University: a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2006, a master’s degree in educational counseling / school counseling and guidance services in 2008, and a doctorate in leadership and administration from the education.
He came to Raymond School District as Curriculum Director in 2017. He worked as an elementary and middle school counselor and vice-principal in the White Mountains Regional School District from 2008 to 2017, after having been a vice-principal in the White Mountains School District. School district.
“It is an honor to join such a prestigious organization, made up of dedicated educational leaders who are experts in their field,” said Whaland. “I look forward to collaborating and promoting positive change in teaching and learning. “
Whaland has written on topics such as rural education, teacher retention and attrition. He has been a lecturer at Plymouth State University since 2016. He has also served on the Board of Trustees of the New Hampshire University System from 2014 to 2018 and the Alumni Board of Plymouth State University since 2016. He has also served on the Board of Trustees of the New Hampshire University System from 2014 to 2018 and the Alumni Board of Plymouth State University since 2016. He has served on the boards of several community organizations.
“Mike has shown exceptional leadership in the Raymond School District,” said Superintendent McCoy. “His dedication has enhanced the development of our curriculum for the benefit of all Raymond students. “
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