Michael Speziale, Dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and the School of Education
Dr. Michael Speziale
, Dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and the School of Education
Dr. Michael Speziale is the Dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and the School of Education at Wilkes University. Before joining Wilkes, Dr. Speziale served as the assistant superintendent of the Dallas School District and prior to that as the Chair of the division of Behavioral Science, Education and Business at Misericordia University, where he was named as professor of the year in 1992. Dr. Speziale has a bachelors in elementary and special education from King’s College, an MS in Special Education from Wilkes University and a doctorate in educational technology and administration from Lehigh University, where he was named outsanding alumni from the College of Education in 2005.
Dr. Speziale has served in several leadership positions. He is currently the executive director of the Attendance / Child Accounting Professional Association, president of Northeastern PASCD, serves on the boards of the Partners in Distance Learning and PASCD state organization. Dr. Speziale served on the Governor’s commission for Teaching tomorrow’s Teachers. Most recently, he was appointed as member of the ASCD national leadership board.
He has presented at numerous local, state, national and international conferences on various topics in education. Many of his presentations have been on the efficacy of technology in the teaching-learning environment. He has also published many articles on a wide range of educational topics.