Dr. Dove first worked with BCSD as a Race to the Top Administrator at BT BOCES before serving as the Director of Literacy & Humanities, Early Childhood-Grade 12 for 10 years working in all 10 buildings with all teachers and administrators. In this role, she led curriculum, assessment, and instruction for ELA, SS across the district and facilitated various committee work and professional development for teachers in grades Pre-K-12. Dr. Dove was also responsible for the Title III grant for ENL students, ENL registration and instruction, and all required ENL testing. Another important role she had was supporting the PACT program that services families with children from birth to five years old helping families gain the services and knowledge needed to help their children be successful in school and life.
Before coming to BT BOCES and BCSD, Dr. Dove was the Director of Teaching, Learning, & Technology serving in an Assistant Superintendent capacity for the Groton Central School District for five years. In this position, she served as the Curriculum Coordinator, the Data Administrator, and the Technology Director. In these roles, she was responsible for overseeing the following budget lines: federal textbook money, software and hardware money, and the technology and professional development lines in the general budget. As the District Title Coordinator, she was responsible for Title I,II, IV, and VI grant applications, budgets, and reporting. She also wrote and received a $500,000 RTI grant and served as the Grant Coordinator for the elementary building which included designing the RTI plan and coordinating the delivery of RTI services in ELA and Mathematics.
After teaching 8th and 9th grade English for five years in the Spencer-Van Etten School District, she became an instructional coach and served in this capacity for five years before working at BT BOCES as a professional development specialist in literacy and instructional strategies while leading the BOCES Mentoring Program, Content Area Teams, the Professional Development Committee, and the Annual Professional Performance Review Committee.
Dr. Dove received her bachelor’s degree from SUNY Geneseo in Secondary English in 1993, her master’s degree from SUNY Binghamton in English Education in 1996, and her Doctorate in Leadership and Learning Theory from Andrews University in 2003.
With 16 years as an administrator and 29 total years in education, Dr. Dove brings a wealth of experience both in the classroom and at the district level from a variety of districts and BOCES experiences. Dr. Dove has completely fallen in love with BCSD and is proud to say she works with an incredibly supportive, talented, and committed group of teachers, administrators, and other staff members of the Binghamton City School District.