Mr. John Michael Cuccia, MAT
Senior Program Director
Mr. John Michael Cuccia has been a part of DECATS since 1998, first participating as a Scholar for two years and now continuing in his Senior Director role. He oversees admission and enrollment operations and directs the production of program media and communications. Mr. Cuccia has been dedicated to serving at DECATS for so many years because of the unique, life-changing experience Scholars undergo during their time with the program.
Mr. Cuccia is a graduate of Rice University with a B.A. in Mathematical Economic Analysis and a Business minor. He also holds an M.A.T. with Specialization in Educational Technology. Full time, he is a Senior Technology Consultant for RHB, a higher education consultancy providing enrollment, marketing, CRM and organization solutions, where he focuses on systems implementation, innovation and instruction for colleges, universities, foundations and non-profits. Previously he served as Associate Director of Admission Information Systems for Undergraduate Enrollment at Rice University and Assistant Director of Technology at St. Thomas High School, both in Houston.
Mr. Cuccia is a member of the National Association of Gifted Children and the Texas Association of Gifted & Talented Children.