Ph.D. in Education, Curriculum and Instruction – University of South Florida
M.A. in Teaching, Social Science Education – University of South Florida
M.S. in Management – Troy University
B.S. in Psychology – Virginia Tech
Dr. Poole served as a career U.S. Air Force Officer in various assignments in the Operations Management and Logistics Planning career specialties. His final military assignment was to the HQ U.S. Central Command joint staff where he participated in both Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.
More recently, Dr. Poole has focused on secondary education where he taught social studies classes at two Tampa, Florida, high schools, taught teacher preparation courses in the College of Education at the University of South Florida, and earned his Ph.D. in Education. Dr. Poole remains passionate about teaching, learning, and ways to increase civic participation in contemporary society.
Dr Poole has two daughters and currently lives with his wife in Gig Harbor, Washington.