Mr. David C. Schroeter, Strategic Council Member, Partnership for 21st Century Skills and Vice-President, K-12 Division, Gale, Cengage Learning, Gale, Cengage Learning Member: ALA, AASL, PLA
David Schroeter is Vice-President of the K-12/Public Library West Division of Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, a world leader in digital reference content and educational publishing for schools, libraries and businesses. Best known for its accurate and authoritative reference content and aggregated journal, periodical and newspaper information, Gale creates and maintains more than 600 online digital products that support and enhance instruction in all curricular areas and on all educational levels. Since joining Gale Mr. Schroeter has worked to change the business from a library print business to a digital content business that has helped schools and districts around the country transform how they develop and deliver curriculum. As an active board member of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills he has worked with educators at both the state and local level to help define and implement a 21st century education.
Prior to his tenure at Gale, Mr. Schroeter held numerous sales, marketing and consulting positions with The Newman Group, Siebel Systems, Bell & Howell Information and Learning, and bigchalk.com. He began his career as an academic recruiter for Eastern Michigan University where he headed up outreach as well as on-campus recruiting efforts.
Mr. Schroeter holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Toledo and Masters of Education from Eastern Michigan University. He lives in Ann Arbor, MI with his wife Melissa and three children.