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Dr. Michael Powell

Dr. Michael Powell
Adjunct Professor

DSc Information Systems, Robert Morris University, 2009
MS Computer Science, Georgia Southwestern State University, 2018
MS Health Services Administration, Central Michigan University, 1997
BS Management, Kean University, 1995

Dr. Michael Powell currently serves as Executive Director of Information Technology for Georgetown County School District in Georgetown, South Carolina. Prior to this role he served as Chief Information Officer for Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia. Dr. Powell has also served as Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Prior to this role he has served as Chief Information Officer for Greene County Schools, Director of Educational Technology for Shaw University, Director of Information Technology for Lexington School District 3, and Director of Information Technology for Allendale County Schools.  

Dr. Powell has served as an adjunct professor for multiple colleges and universities. He has more than ten years of experience in teaching face-to-face, blended and online management information systems, networking, programming and research methodologies courses. 

Dr. Powell holds a D.Sc. in Information Systems from Robert Morris University, an M.S. in Computer Science from Georgia Southwestern State University, an M.S. in Health Services Administration from Central Michigan University and a B.S. in Management Science from Kean University. He continued graduate coursework in the area of Elementary Education (MAT) from South Carolina State University as well as completed the Management and Leadership in Education (MLE) program at Harvard University.  

Presented: “Connectivism, Supporting Collaborative Behaviorism and Constructivism”, GaETC Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 2015 

“Design and Testing for Usability”, Augusta Code Camp, Augusta State University, November 6, 2009

“Internet Content Filtering in Public Education”, Department of Human Services, Counselor Education Program, South Carolina State University, October 5, 2007