Please Welcome, Dr. Kathy D’Antoni!

 

Dr. Kathy D’Antoni was appointed the Assistant State Superintendent of Schools with the West Virginia Department of Education, Division of Technical and Adult Education Services on June 1, 2010. She is the former Vice Chancellor of the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education. She obtained her doctorate degree from West Virginia University in Higher Education Administration. Dr. D’Antoni began her career in education as a teacher. In 1975, she left the education field to participate in a family owned business in Myrtle Beach, SC. She returned to education in 1992 and worked with the Tech Prep initiative at Marshall University and later as the State Director for Tech Prep. She served as interim president of WV State Community and Technical College in 2008. Dr. D’Antoni has worked extensively with curriculum alignment and curriculum development projects. She is the past president of the National Association for Tech Prep Leaders and sits on the advisory board for the League of Innovation’s SAIL initiative and Marshall University’s teacher education program. Currently, she is chair of the Seamless Education Committee for West Virginia’s Vision Shared initiative. Dr. D’Antoni has authored a number of articles on effective transition practices from public schools to higher education and collaborated on two books with national authors: Career Pathways and Adult Career Pathways. The Office of Institutional Education Programs in now a part of the Division of Technical and Adult Education Services.


Posted: August 2, 2010