Chief Technology Officer
Avenues: The World School
Dirk DeLo joined Avenues in January 2012 as chief
technology officer. He previously served as director of technology at Greenwich
Academy (Greenwich, CT), where he spent over 10 years developing it into a
school nationally recognized for its leading-edge technology.
Dirk is an educator and technology innovator. With
more than 20 years of educational experience, he has taught English,
mathematics, science, business and computer science in the U.S. and abroad and
has been recognized as a Woodrow Wilson National Fellow in Mathematics. He also
earned the Presidential Award for Mathematics and Science Teacher in CT and
been named a GTE STEM Fellow. As an Apple Distinguished Educator, Dirk is fully
invested in the critical need to develop interdisciplinary programs in grades
pre-K through 12 and has accomplished this through extensive academic
technology training for teachers and administrators.
For 11 years, he served on the Connecticut
Association of Independent Schools Commission on Technology and chaired its
efforts throughout the region for a term. Through coordinating statewide
conferences and presenting at local, regional and national venues, Dirk has
demonstrated his commitment to professional development for his colleagues. He
has previously held positions at Westminster School and Ethel Walker School
(both in Simsbury, CT), and he has been a consultant for a number of other
schools and organizations.
Dirk received a B.A. degree in mathematics and
English from Amherst College and three advanced degrees from Columbia University
Teachers College: an M.A., an M.S. and a Ph.D., all in mathematics education.