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Michael F. DiPaola
(757) 221-2344
Biographical Information

Michael DiPaola is Chancellor Professor in the School of Education at The College of William & Mary. Prior to joining the university faculty, his career in public education spanned three decades. Professor DiPaola served as a teacher, assistant principal, high school principal and school district superintendent.


Professor DiPaola is the author or co-author of articles, book chapters, and technical reports on the roles and responsibilities of school administrators. His publications include the text Improving Instruction: Supervision, Evaluation, and Professional Development (2014). Professor DiPaola’s teaching and research interests include social processes in school organizations, improving instruction, and educational leadership.