Dale E. Moxley Lake County Schools, FLDale E. Moxley, has an Ed. D. in Educational Leadership and has over thirty years experience in education and administration. His school level administrative experience includes principal at the elementary, middle and high school level. He has also been the director of secondary curriculum at the district level. He is currently principal at Round Lake Elementary a Lake County, Florida charter conversion school. His teaching experience ranges from sixth grade through college level. He has taught mathematics, physical education, social studies, and drama. In higher education he has taught several classes for masters and above students in Educational Leadership for the University of Central Florida and National Louis University.
Dale has helped author and received over two million dollars in grant funding for education, literacy initiatives, and literacy coaches in the past several years. This grant funding has also included the use of technology to improve student achievement through literacy enhancement. These grants helped implement the literacy coach concept for the Lake County Schools.
As director of secondary curriculum, Dale helped lead the implementation of the pre K-12 “Just Read, Lake” reading initiative with Carmen Arnold, director of elementary curriculum. This was a grass-roots effort by district staff, local administrators, and school staff to create a fail-safe literacy process across all content areas for students in grades preK-12. The literacy process was comprehensive and included professional development, literacy assessment and monitoring, and the roles and responsibilities for administrators, teachers, and literacy coaches. He supervised the literacy coaches for the district and provided for their professional development district-wide during the first three years of the development process.
Dale has also worked with career academies and the small learning community concept. He has made several presentations on this subject, including the Georgia State Tech Prep conference and National Tech Prep Network conference. He has also conducted research as to how well prepared high school graduates are to enter directly into the workforce.