Dr. Hackett resides in Chester, VA with his wife and three children. Since 2004 he has worked for Chesterfield County Public Schools as a teacher, coach, mentor, and administrator. He spent the first 10 years in the classroom teaching Technology and Engineering classes, prior to Carver Academy he was the Assistant and Associate Principal of Chesterfield Career and Technical Center’s Hull Street campus. Dr. Hackett earned a Bachelor of Science in Technical Education from Buffalo State University, a Master’s Degree in Administration and Supervision from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has a passion for Career and Technical Education and believes in experiential learning that uses authentic and captivating learning experiences to help students meet their goals as they pursue their career dreams.