Phone: 706.769.5130 ext. 1308
Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. (Physics) University of Georgia M.Ed. (Science Education) University of Georgia Ph.D. (Science Education) University of Georgia
Dr. Mike Hale
Mike Hale is the Director of Technology; a position he has held for 20+ years. Mike came to Oconee Co Schools (OCS) from UGA where he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Math Education. Mike became interested in technology while pursuing his Masters degree at UGA and teaching science in the Madison Co School District. His early work was on a PET Commodore computer using BASIC to develop drill and practice activities. Upon completion of his Masters Mike began work on his PhD in Science Education with a focus on technology in education. Mike has been instrumental in overseeing in OCS the movement from a few desktop computers in school offices and media centers to a district wide network with thousands of school and BYOT devices.
In his spare time Mike enjoys reading and watching most anything in science fiction genre. He also enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.