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Michael Pregot

Michael V. Pregot

Assistant Professor of Leadership

B.S., St. Francis College (NYC)M.A.T., Assumption CollegeM.S. Framingham State College; Certificate of Graduate Studies, Middlebury College; Ed. D. Boston University

Description

Dr. Pregot has served as a secondary school administrator at the middle school and high school levels for 15 years and as a P-12 school superintendent for 15 years. Most of his administrative experiences have taken place in New York and Massachusetts with three years of service as an interim superintendent in New Hampshire. During his tenure as a practicing school leader, he has taught adjunct educational leadership courses at Boston College, Keene State, Franklin Pierce, Fitchburg State and Worcester State College. Prior to his appointment to the faculty at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus, he taught educational leadership courses for five years at Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y.

As an active hands-on administrator, three of his major personal interests in school leadership consist of the supervision/leadership of high quality instruction, forming viable working partnerships with community organizations and finding creative ways to augment available educational resources in a town/city setting. His active participation in professional organizations such as ASCD and NYSSA allows him access to a wide range of topical school leadership issues at the state and national level. He has worked with the Metropolitan College Education Administration Program (MCEAP) in New York City, serving on the Program’s internship assessment committee.

Specialties

The Administrative Role in Curriculum Development, Community Engagement in Schools, School Finances

Publications

Author “Building a Working Relationship Between the Community College and the Local School System,” published in the NASSP Bulletin (1986)
Author “Ways to Engage the Local Community in the School Scene,” published in The Clearinghouse: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas (1988)
Author “Marketing the Public School in an Age of Competition,” published in ASCD Alert (1991)

Lectures and Presentations

Author, “The Value of a Practicing School Leader within a School of Education” paper presented at the ASCD National Convention (2006
Author, “Can a School Leader Reduce the School Drop-Out Rate?” paper presented at University of Michigan’s Best Educational Practices (2007)
Author, “First Steps in Initiating a PDS Agreement,” paper presented at the PDS (Professional Development School) National Convention (2008)
Author, “Using Peer Models within an ELL Setting,” paper presented at National Drop-Out Prevention Conference (2008)
Author, “The Use of Graduate School Interns to Create Curriculum Consistency,” paper presented at the PDS National Convention (2009)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Association for the Supervision of Curriculum Development
  • Member, American Association of School Administrators
  • Member, New York State Secondary School Administrators
  • Member, Modern Foreign Language Association
  • Member, Metropolitan Collegiate Education Administration Programs

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