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Mount Washington College Names Dr. Donald G. Knezek as Board of Trustees Member

Oct. 21, 2014

MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE – October 21, 2014 — Mount Washington College today announced that Dr. Donald G. Knezek, former Chief Executive Officer of International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), has joined the College’s Board of Trustees.

“Don brings more than 40 years of experience and leadership in education technology,” said Francis (Frank) Mulgrew, President of Mount Washington College. “As we continue to grow our national online programs, his guidance and expertise will prove beneficial to both the College and our students.”

Dr. Knezek served as CEO of ISTE for ten years retiring from this position in 2012. He previously was a director for ISTE’s National Center for Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use Technology (NCPT3). Dr. Knezek also held leadership positions with the Regional Education Service Center in San Antonio, Texas; the Center for Educator Development and Technology;the Texas State Department District in Austin.

In addition to his 20 years of classroom leadership and teaching, Dr. Knezek is a member of the American Society of Association Executives, American Association of School Administrators, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, International Society for Technology in Education, ISTE Special Education Association.

Dr. Knezek earned his PhD in Educational Administration from the University of Texas, Austin and was a Fellow in the Cooperative Superintendency Program. He completed Graduate Study in Computer Science at the University of North Texas, his master’s degree in Mathematics at the University of Hawaii and his bachelor’s in mathematics from Dartmouth College.

About Mount Washington College

Re-imagining online higher education for career-focused, self-motivated students of all ages, Mount Washington College offers a performance-driven online learning platform that is more affordable, flexible and measurable and in sync with today’s workforce demands.Formerly Hesser College (founded in 1900), Mount Washington College also serves students through its main ground campus in Manchester, NH. For more information, visit www.MountWashington.edu.

Mount Washington College is accredited by the New England Association of Colleges and Schools, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Inquiries regarding the accreditation status of Mount Washington College should be directed to tslover@mountwashington.edu or to cihe@neasc.org. Mount Washington College is part of Kaplan Higher Education LLC, which is owned by Kaplan, Inc., a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. Kaplan Higher Education LLC serves approximately 61,000 students online and through approximately 56 campus-based schools across the United States. Kaplan’s higher education institutions offer a broad spectrum of academic programs and award associate, bachelor and master degrees in addition to professional certificates and diplomas. Kaplan University offers doctoral-level programs in law and nursing.

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