Credentials & Experience

Pinnacle Charter School Management Group, LLC Owner and CEO Mike D’Angelo is the founder and President of Pinnacle Charter School Management Group, LLC formed in 2012. Pinnacle is a management team specializing in developing and managing Collegiate Academy High Schools. mike-dangelo

Mike’s Professional Experience

President/CEO Pinnacle Charter School Management Group, LLC – Present North Nicholas High School, Cape Coral, Florida (Lee County) – Principal – 6/2008 to 8/2010 Withlacoochee Technical Institution, Inverness Florida (Citrus County) – Evening Director – 7/2006 to 6/2008 Nature Coast Technical School, Spring Hill, Florida (Hernando County) – Assistant Principal of Curriculum – 2/2005 to 6/2006 Kathleen High School, Lakeland, Florida (Polk County) – Principal – 7/2002 to 6/2004 Northland Pines High School, Eagle River, Wisconsin (Northland Pines) – Principal – 7/1997 to 6/2001 Black Hawk K-12 Schools, South Wayne, Wisconsin (Blackhawk) – K-12 Principal – 7/1995 to 6/1997 Janesville School District, Janesville, Wisconsin – District Athletic Director – 7/1988 to 6/1995 Cedarburg High School, Cedarburg, Wisconsin (Cedarburg) – Assistant Principal/Athletic Director – 7/1984 to 6/1988

Mike’s Education and Training

    Degrees

  • Masters of Education Administration-University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Masters of Education-Professional Development – University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics/Political Science – Milton College

SASI – Conflict and Resolution – School Law ESOL – Positive/Effective Learning Environments – NRS Cert Critical Incident – Florida Teacher Evaluation – COE Cert School Environment/Safety – AS400 – FTE Team Building – Alternative School – TERMS Curriculum Mapping – School Crisis and Survival – Leadership Council on Adult Education (Accreditation and Self Study) – 2006 – from the Council on Occupational Education National Reporting Systems, Adult Education – 2007 – from the Florida Department of Education Certificate of completion Quality Leadership Symposium, Administration – 2003 – from the University South Florida and Polk County

Certifications

School Principal (K-12) – State of Wisconsin Department of Education – 1997 School Principal (All Levels) – Athletic Coaching Endorsement, DOE #850222 – State of Florida Department of Education – 2006 Certified Athletic Administrator – from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) – 1990/1995

Affiliations/Awards

Expert on the Florida Coalition on Municipal Charter Schools – 2012 – present Member of Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce – 2008 – present Board of Directors of Council for Progress of Cape Coral – 2008 – 2011 Member of Board of Directors Cape Education Foundation – 2008 – present Board of Directors FATDEC – 2006-2008 Board of Director on the Florida Region II Literacy Council – 2006-2008 Board of Directors Citrus Senior Citizens, Inverness, Florida – 2006-2008 Lumberjack Conference, Wisconsin, President (Principals) – 2000-2002 Six Rivers Conference, Wisconsin, President (Principals) – 1996-1997 Big Eight Conference, Wisconsin, President (Athletic Directors) – 1991-1994 NIAAA National Conference Speaker, Anaheim California – 1991 North Shore Conference, Wisconsin, President (Athletic Directors) – 1986-1987 Wisconsin High School Football Coaches Championship Award – 1986 College Deans List – 1975-1976