The Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) is pleased to announce Theresa Vendrzyk Kough has begun her new duties as the Director for Title I and Career Technical Resources within the College and Workforce Readiness Branch, effective October 11, 2010. Ms. Kough brings in-depth expertise in federal and state program administration, extensive experience with agency policies and procedures, and an extensive IT systems background.
Ms. Kough has been employed at the Department since January, 1995. In that time she has worked in the Career, Technical and Title I Resources work group, Curriculum Development work group, School Improvement work group and as the Director of the Technology Management and Design work group. She has worked as state program manager for both state and federal programs and provided technical assistance to districts on the use of federal and state funds.
In addition, prior to working at the Department Ms. Kough was employed by the New Castle County Vocational and Technical (NCCVT) School District and was an active participant in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) reform initiative High Schools That Work. She was highly involved in the planning and implementation of the reform effort at both the district and school level.
She brings a combination of managerial skills, program management skills, data systems management experiences and experience in school and district restructuring to her new position.
NASDCTEc welcomes Ms. Kough to the State Director family!
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