Vice President, Dean of Academic Affairs & the School of Education
Dr. Conrad Lotze, Ph.D. brings to American Public University System 25 years of teaching, curriculum development, and educational leadership experience from a variety of academic positions. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the College of William and Mary, an M.A. in Mathematics Education from West Virginia University, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from American University.
Dr. Lotze has taught many years of junior high, high school, and college level mathematics and pedagogy, in locations including Memphis, TN; Zug, Switzerland; Salt Lake City, UT; Towson, MD; and Washington, DC.
Previously Dr. Lotze served as senior product development manager for the Teachers College of Western Governors University where he served for nine years. During that time, he was a mathematics mentor, the mathematics program coordinator, and he redesigned the mathematics programs and the professional studies course offerings. Dr. Lotze was a member of the NCATE IR writing team that succeeded in garnering the first NCATE accreditation granted to an online Teachers College. He authored the program reports that resulted in national recognition status from NCTM for their mathematics programs. He was also involved in their successful NWCCU and DETC re-accreditation efforts. His research interests include the appropriate use of technology to enhance teaching and learning.