Michael Schacker, CEO

Michael Schacker, CEO and founder of DistanceEd.com, has 15 years educational software experience and has supervised development of over 125 educational software programs from the old Apple II to the PC and now the Internet. Michael facilitated the design of the new DistanceEd.com Web platform, DE-CourseBuilder, as well as the Math and English courses that already exist and can be adopted by the school. He also supervised the creation of the company's online Web Renderer, a Java servlet that allows instructors to add and even edit algebraic or scientific formulae online without a plug-in. He and his team have worked with Paul Kennedy of SouthWest Texas State to create the Developing Algebraic Thinking textbook and course as well as with other faculty to create Intermediate Algebra, Pre-College Writing and English 101 and 102.