Andre Quaglia is a Department Head in the Greater Essex County District School Board. He is charged with leadership responsibilities in the board’s first K to 12 school, a dynamic and diverse learning environment. Duties include providing curriculum leadership, professional development, peer mentoring, and leading school wide initiatives.
Quaglia previously served as Chairperson, Business Studies Council to help facilitate a greater awareness of the subject area to multiple stakeholders. He was tasked with leading discussions with other department heads on a multitude of issues ranging from program planning, marketing, technology trends, and professional development opportunities.
Quaglia is an active life long learner. In 2011, he completed his Master of Educational Technology degree and is a stakeholder on various school and system level technology committees to help improve student learning.
Quaglia earned his Innovative Educator (MIE) credentials and was elevated to the status of Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE) in the fall of 2014. He was recently named 1 of 5 Canadian Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts to attend the 2015 Microsoft E2 Global Forum Exchange. His work has been documented by a number of different media outlets including;
Daily Edventures, May 14th, 2015
Microsoft E2 Global Exchange
The Journal, December 2nd, 2014
Ontario Class Uses BYOD for Project-Based Learning
The Windsor Star, December 1st, 2014
Don’t Put that smart phone away; Tecumseh teacher turns tech and wins award
Greater Essex County District School Board, November 19th, 2014
TVA Teacher Earns Exclusive Distinction
Quaglia is a Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) and a member of the Microsoft Educational Advisory Board. He is currently working towards his Microsoft Trainer certification.