- Doctorate in Education, Northcentral University
- Master of Science in Nonprofit Management, Regis University
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Derek Dachelet is the Dean of Industry, Trades and Agriculture at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College located in Fennimore, WI. Dachelet has a doctorate in education from Northcentral University, where he researched the role and impacts that career and technical education college presidents have on the establishment of collaborative industry partnerships.
Since 2008, Dachelet has been an adjunct instructor for the University of Wisconwin-Platteville in the MSE program in Adult Education. He also teaches and develops curriculum for the Master of Science in Organizational Change Leadership program and serves on the degree advisory board. In addition to teaching, Dachelet’s occupational background includes experience in nonprofit management, philanthropic development, public relations and marketing, sales, and educational leadership.
Dachelet lives in Belmont, WI, with his wife MJ (both of whom are UW-Platteville alumni and pround Pioneers) and their children.