Discovery Education today announced that educator Dr. Mark Edwards, Superintendent of North Carolina’s Mooresville Graded School District (MGSD), will join the organization as Senior Vice President, Digital Learning in August of this year.
As MGSD’s Superintendent, Dr. Edwards oversaw the creation of authentic digital learning environments that engaged all students and improved academic outcomes. In his new role at Discovery Education, Dr. Edwards will work with school systems worldwide to implement similar digital transitions supporting the success of each learner. He will also lead the continued evolution, expansion, and implementation of Discovery Education’s plan for transforming teaching and learning through its combination of professional development, digital content, and educator community.
Dr. Edwards holds a Ph.D. in education from Vanderbilt University, a M.Ed. in administration and supervision from Tennessee Technical University, and a B.S. in education from the University of Tennessee.