Michael Hale

Chief Content and Learning Officer, VitalSource


Michael Hale, Ph.D., has more than 25 years’ experience in the field of education, the last 19 focused on the intersection between learning and technology with VitalSource. Mike has many years’ experience working directly with institutions and publishers as they adopt new technologies and develop strategies to apply technologies in ways that best serve learners. He is a Paideia National Faculty member and the author of The Teacher’s Guide to Leading Student-Centered Discussions, as well as several articles and books chapters on educational transformation. He has also been a high school teacher, co-founding dean of a charter school, and tenure-track professor. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Auburn University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of North Carolina.