Donald C. Wold

Don WoldDirector, Collaborating Academic Partnership Program
Dean, School of Education

Office Location: Institute for Collaboration Room 126
Telephone:  630-844-5610
Fax: 630-844-3689
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Following a successful middle school teaching career, Dr. Wold subsequently served as a middle school principal, high school principal, and assistant superintendent.  During this period, he published numerous articles and one book on educational policy and organization. As a district superintendent, Dr. Wold received several state level awards for leadership. Following three years as faculty in the masters programs at Aurora University, he became the Dean of the School of Education. Most recently Dr. Wold assumes the Directorship of the Collaborating Academic Partnership Program (CAPP).

Ed.D. in Educational Administration, Northern Illinois University
M.S. in Guidance and Counseling, Northern Illinois University
B.S. in Secondary Education/History, Northern Illinois University

Areas of Specialization
Educational policy and administration

Highlights of Publications, Honors and Professional Contributions
Higher Learning Commission Peer Reviewer
ISBE Principal Content Advisory Committee
ISBE "Those Who Excel" Administrator Award
Numerous publications in NASSP, IASB Journal, Catalyst for Change, Education Digest