2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: Lee Lacy

Lee Lacy

Name: Lee Lacy
Title: Assistant Professor, Command and General Staff College
Agency: Department of the Army

The social media professor. Lacy combined his knack for teaching and affinity for social media to transform how distance learning courses are delivered at the Army’s Command and General Staff College. Lacy, an assistant professor in the school's Department of Distance Education, found a low-cost way to adapt the Defense Department's Facebook-like milSuite application to boost his students’ ability to learn, think, collaborate and create in a virtual classroom. The strategy enhanced communication between students and teachers and improved the management of student-led projects, making Lacy a sought-after expert in the field of distance learning.

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