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Questar III BOCES Hires New Career and Technical Education Principal

HUDSON, N.Y. – Questar III BOCES has hired William Wood as its new career and technical education principal.

Wood has been working in education since 2013. Throughout his career, he has taught grades eight to 12, and has been an administrative intern, an associate principal, and a summer school principal.

Prior to joining Questar III, Wood was the associate principal at Hudson Senior High School. There he collaborated with the building principal to create a new system for the 2021-22 school year to track student movement during lunch through the use of QR codes linked to specific Google Forms, conducted training for faculty on the teacher functions of the instructional tool GoGuardian, visited classrooms to teach students about the importance of Digital Citizenship, and implemented and modeled Restorative Practices for teachers, staff and students.

In his new role as Questar III’s career and technical education principal, Wood will strive to employ technology to drive instruction and use data to measure its effectiveness in an atmosphere of student-centered learning.

Wood is a graduate of the University at Albany and holds a bachelor of arts degree in English. He also holds a Master of Science in education from The College of Saint Rose and an advanced graduate certificate school building leader from the University at Albany.

He lives in Castleton with his wife and three children.

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