About Us

Carol A. Vallett, Ed.D.

Carol Vallett has been working in higher education since 1991.  She recently served seven years as Dean of Continuing Education at UVM and previously founded and directed a technology program at the Community College of Vermont.  Dr. Vallett has degrees in engineering (B.S. Chemical Engineering), business (MBA) and a doctorate in education (Ed.D.).  Her  professional career has spanned multiple disciplines including engineering design and development, secondary math and science education, as well as nearly 20 years in higher education instruction, administration and leadership.

She successfully authored a mathematics improvement grant while at CCV, and has collaborated on several program development projects at UVM including online course development, special summer programs and served as a consultant to continuing education organizations.  Her recent research and evaluation interests include women and STEM education, technology in education, high school engagement, adult degree programs, organizational culture and virtuous organizations. 

For more information, please contact Carol at carolvallett@arcsvt.com.

Sandra A. Lathem, Ed.D.

Sandy Lathem has been an advocate, consultant, and professional development provider for technology integration in Vermont K-12 education since the early 1990s.  She received her master's degree in Professional Development, Curriculum and Instruction in 1995 from the University of Vermont.  She worked as a Research Associate for University of Vermont College of Education and Social Services as a professional development provider for technology integration between 2001 and 2007, and was an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate College, specializing in educational technology courses for teachers. Sandy served as the Program Coordinator of the Educational Technology sequence, an online graduate level course concentration, offered through UVM's Division of Continuing Education from 2008 to 2013. Sandy
received her doctorate in education from the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program at the University of Vermont in October, 2009.

Sandy has authored or co-authored a variety of grants during the last two decades that have secured over $2 million for Vermont schools and universities. The most significant grant award ($1.5 million) that she co-authored was the Electronic Portfolio Connection grant at The University of Vermont. This grant was awarded to UVM by the U.S. Department of Education in 2003 and ended in 2007.  In addition, she has co-authored a variety of professional development grants provided through the Vermont Department of Education, Title IID Enhancing Learning Through Technology competitive grant program. More information about Sandy can be found at: www.uvm.edu/~slathem. Please contact Sandy at slathem@arcsvt.com.