Derek Cooper

Email: dcooper@morgridge.org

Address:
Morgridge Institute for Research

Derek Cooper

Biography

Derek has over 25 years of varied experience in IT ranging from engineering systems for very large corporations, to delivering over 4000 face hours of instruction (Teacher of the year, 2003, Corinthian Colleges). Additional experience gained directing the IT of a community college in Virginia for 5 years and currently instrumental in building the IT and staff from the ground up for the soon to be 8 years old Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. The DiscoverIT staff currently has 10 FTE and 10-12 student interns. Currently over 50% complete on a Doctorate of Educational Leadership which is helping to further enhance a culture of transformational leadership.