State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) has named Ryan Hale its Dean of Academic Affairs at SCF Venice. Hale, a former a mathematics instructor and dean of students at SCF’s Collegiate School, began his new job in July and in his new role, has expanded several SCF programs, including the accelerated dual enrollment program and the honors program.
A long time educator, Hale helped develop two Charter Schools and in his new role is now responsible for the direction and administration of academic programs in Venice, including Language & Literature, Business & Technology, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Mathematics and Natural Sciences.
Hale earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Grand Valley State University in Michigan and a Master of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Florida at Gainesville. He is working on his doctorate in higher education administration, where his research focuses on the factors affecting college readiness in mathematics for students from low-income households.
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