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NAME:       Dr. David H. Vawter
ADDRESS: 1661 Spandril Lane
            Fort Mill, SC 29708
PHONE:      HOME: (803) 802-0385 OFFICE: (803) 323-4881
            CELL: (803) 417-2239     FAX: (803) 323-2585
E-MAIL:     vawterd@winthrop.edu
EMPLOYMENT:        Assistant Professor Winthrop University:
                    Richard W. Riley College of Education
                   Center For Pedagogy
                   Rock Hill, SC 29733
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

     1998 – Present: Winthrop University – Assistant Professor of Education

     1999 University of Virginia: Lynchburg Center - Graduate Instructor

     1997 University of Virginia - Graduate Instructor

     1995 –1996 University of Virginia - Teacher Assistant

     1990-1994 UNC-Charlotte - Adjunct Professor

     1994-1995 Wilbur Pence Middle School, Dayton, VA - Assistant Principal Intern

     1985-1994 West Mecklenburg High School, Charlotte, NC– Teacher

     1985-1992 West Mecklenburg Varsity Soccer Coach - Men's and Women's Teams

     1986-2001 Hickory Grove Baptist Church, Charlotte, NC - Teacher, Teacher Trainer

     1989-1991 Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools – Consultant, Staff Development Center

     1982-1985 Pi Kappa Phi National Fraternity - Director of Communication

     1982 South Albany High School, Albany, OR - Interim in Electronics

     1980-1982 Linn-Benton Community College - P.E. Instructor

     1978 Oregon State University - Assistant Speech Instructor



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EDUCATIONAL RECORD

    University of Virginia – Ph.D. 1998
           Major Areas: Curriculum and Instruction, emphasis in Instruction
           Minor Area: Instructional Technology
           Special Interests: Instructional Strategies and Block Scheduling

    University of North Carolina, Charlotte - M.Ed. 1987
           Major Area: Secondary Education
           Minor Area: Classroom Management

    Oregon State University – B.S. 1982 Graduate with Honors
          Major Area: Secondary Education in Social Studies
          Certification Areas: U.S. History, World History, Political Science,
                               Speech, and Drama

PUBLICATIONS

    Vawter, David H. (2004). Increasing Academic Success for Every Student:
          Practical Strategies for Differentiating Your Classroom Instruction.
          Bellevue, Washington: Bureau of Education and Research.

    Million, S., Little, J., & Vawter, D. (2003). Test Bank for Becoming a Teacher,
           (6th Ed.) Boston: Person Education, Inc.

    Silagy-Rebovich, E., Tarvers, J., Marx, J., Thacker, W., Vawter, D., Lyman, S.
           (2000). Meeting Market Needs for Technologically competent Dietitians
           Using A Technology Competencies Model. 2000 Summit: Best Practices
           in Dietetics Education. Food & Nutrition Conference & Exhibition.
           Denver, CO. 24-25.

    Vawter, David H. (2002). Making A Difference in Middle Schools: Middle
          School Block Scheduling. South Carolina Middle School Association,
          Journal 1, pp. 25-31.

    Vawter, David H. (2000). Teaching From Bell to Bell: Working with Professional
          Development Schools to Improve Transitions. Teacher as Leader, Vol. 2,
          No. 1, pp. 13-16.

    Vawter, David H. (1999). The Handbook on Block Scheduling. Bellevue,
          Washington: Bureau of Education and Research.

    Vawter, David H. (1998). The Changes Associated With the Implementation of
          Block Scheduling in American Secondary Schools. Unpublished doctoral
          dissertation, University of Virginia, Charlottesville.



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    Vawter, David H. (1996). Direct Teaching, Lecturing, and Planning. In R.L.
          Canady & M.D. Rettig (Eds.), Teaching in the Block (pp. 269-299).
          Larchmont, NY: Eye on Education.

    Managing and Contributing Editor, The Star and Lamp. National Magazine of the
          Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. Charlotte, NC. 1982-1985.

WEB DEVELOPMENT

    Block Scheduling: A site for schools interested in Block Scheduling.
           Address: http://coe.winthrop.edu/vawterd/bsintro.html.

    Technology and Social Studies Teacher Education:
          Address: http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/insite/CONTENT/SOCIAL

HONORS AND AWARDS

    2004 Pan-Hellanic Council Professor of the Month

    2002 Excellence in Teaching Award, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

    2002 President’s Award for Service to Winthrop University

    2001 and 1999 Nominated for the Phi Kappa Phi Excellence In Teaching Award

    1995-96, 96-97, 97-98 Curriculum and Instruction Departmental Fellowship

    1994-95, 1995-96 Out of State Tuition Differential Award

    1994-95 Administrative Fellowship

    1994 Elected by faculty to School Planning and Management Team

    1993 Most Inspirational Teacher by West Mecklenburg High School Faculty

    1993 Most Innovative Teacher by West Mecklenburg High School Faculty

    1994 and 1992 Applied Economics Teacher-of-the-Year Runner-up

    1989 Applied Economics Teacher-of-the-Year local district winner

    1989 North Carolina Applied Economics Teacher-of-the-Year

    1989 Tri-County Coach of the Year




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    1989 Who's Who in American Education

    1988 Outstanding Young Men in America

    1987 First Union Outstanding Teacher Award

    1987 Finalist North Carolina Beginning Teacher Award

MAJOR PRESENTATIONS

    Vawter, D. (2005, Fall). Success for all Middle Level Learners Through
          Differentiated Instruction. National Middle School Association. 31th
          Annual National Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

    Vawter, D. (2004). Success for all Students Through Differentiated Instruction.
          Invited presentation at the “Students of Promise…Agents of Hope:
          Building Community from the Inside Out.” Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario,
          Canada

    Vawter, D. (2004). Differentiated Instruction and Classroom Management. Red
          Clay Consolidated School District’s Delaware Academy of School
          Leadership. Red Clay, DE.

    Vawter, D. (2004). The Components of Differentiated Instruction. Summer
          Academy. Richland School District Two. Columbia, SC.

    Vawter, D. (2004). Effective Instructional Strategies with Block Schedules.
          Central Kentucky Education Cooperative. Lexington, KY.

    Vawter, D. (2004). Differentiation of Instruction. Central Kentucky Education
          Cooperative. Lexington, KY.

    Vawter, D. (2004, Spring). Teaching in the Block. Presentation at the South
          Carolina Middle School Association state conference.

    Vawter, D. (2004, Spring). Differentiated Instruction. Presentation at the South
          Carolina Middle School Association state conference.

    Vawter, D. (2002-2003). Increasing Academic Success for Every Student:
          Practical Strategies for Differentiating Your Classroom Instruction. The
          Bureau of Education and Research. Presentation sites include: Portland,
          Seattle, Phoenix, Cincinnati, Toronto, Long Island, Newark, Cherry Hill,
          Columbus, Philadelphia, Denver.




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Vawter, D. (2003, Fall). Success for all Middle Level Learners Through
      Differentiated Instruction. National Middle School Association. 30th
      Annual National Conference, Atlanta, GA

Vawter, D. (2003, June). D.I. – Next Steps in Moving A Faculty Forward.
      Keynote presentation for the Administrative Retreat for Red Clay School
      District, Delaware.

Vawter, D. (2002-2003). Increasing Academic Success for Every Student:
      Practical Strategies for Differentiating Your Classroom Instruction. The
      Bureau of Education and Research. Presentation sites include: Boston,
      Cincinnati, Cherry Hill, NJ., Philadelphia, Seattle, Portland, OR., Phoenix,
      AZ., Denver, CO.

Vawter, D. (2003, Spring). Teaching in the Block. Presentation at the South
      Carolina Middle School Association state conference.

Vawter, D. (2003, Spring). Differentiated Instruction. Presentation at the South
      Carolina Middle School Association state conference.

Vawter, D. (2002, Fall). Success for all Middle Level Learners Through
      Differentiated Instruction. National Middle School Association. 29th
      Annual National Conference, Portland, OR.

Blackburn, B. & Vawter, D. (2002, Fall). Balancing the Needs of Young
      Adolescents with the Demands of High-Stakes Testing. National Middle
      School Association. 29th Annual National Conference, Portland, OR.

Vawter, D. (2002, Summer). Success for all Middle Level Learners Through
      Differentiated Instruction. National Middle School Association Summer
      Leadership Institute, Rock Hill, SC.

Vawter, D. (2002, July). Teaching in a Block Schedule. A seminar presented to
      the teachers of Union City schools at their Union City Board of
      Education’s Summer Institute, Union City, NJ.

Vawter, D. (2002, June). Differentiated Learning via Differentiated Instruction
      and Teaching in a Block Schedule. A keynote address presented at the
      Middle School Redesign Conference for the Springfield City Schools,
      Springfield, OH.
Vawter, D. (2002, June). Flexible & Block Scheduling. High Schools That Work
      Conference. DeKalb County Schools, Decatur, GA.

Vawter, D. (2002, Spring). Teaching in the Block. Presentation at the South
      Carolina Middle School Association state conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.




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Vawter, D. (2002, Spring). Which Block Schedule is the Best? Presentation at the
      South Carolina Middle School Association state conference, Myrtle
      Beach, SC.

Vawter, D. (2002, Spring). Differentiated Instruction. Presentation at the South
      Carolina Middle School Association state conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Vawter, D. (1998-2001). Instructional Strategies for a Block Scheduling
      Environment. The Bureau of Education and Research. Presentation sites
      include: Madison, WI., Columbus, OH., Seattle, Los Angeles,
      Sacramento, Portland, Denver, Salt Lake City, Dallas, St. Louis,
      Minneapolis, Chicago, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Ontario, CA.,
      Sacramento, San Jose, Spokane, Grand Rapids, Hartford, CT., Boston,
      Cherry Hill, NJ., Newark, Harrisburg, PA., and Richmond, VA.

Vawter, D. (2001, Spring). Teaching in the Block. Presentation at the South
      Carolina Middle School Association state conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Vawter, D. (2001, Spring). Which Block Schedule is the Best? Presentation at the
      South Carolina Middle School Association state conference, Myrtle
      Beach, SC.

Vawter, D. (2001, July). Building A Learning Community with High Performing
      Schools. A multi- topic leadership training session in the Professional
      Development Academy. Richland County School District One.
      Columbia, SC.

Vawter, D. (2001, Fall). Getting off to a Great Start: The Road to a Great
      Career. A keynote address to the new teachers of Williamson County,
      Tennessee. Franklin, TN.

Vawter, D. (2000, Spring). Teaching in the Block. Presentation at the South
      Carolina Middle School Association state conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Vawter, D. (2000, Spring). Which Block Schedule is the Best? Presentation at the
      South Carolina Middle School Association state conference, Myrtle
      Beach, SC.

Vawter, D. (2000, Spring). Engaging Students for Active Learning. Keynote
      address for the National School Council Institute, Las Vegas, NV.

Vawter, D. (2000, Fall). Getting off to a Great Start: The Road to a Great
      Career. A keynote address to the new teachers of Williamson County,
      Tennessee. Franklin, TN.




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Vawter, D. & Jones, R. (1999, Fall). Teaching Social Studies in Block Schedules.
      Presented at the National Council for Social Studies National Conference,
      Orlando, FL.

Vawter, D. (1999, Spring). James A. Ivey Memorial Lecture. Keynote address to
      the Tennessee Middle School Association Conference, Gatlinburg, TN.

Vawter, D. (1999, March). Teaching in the Block: Strategies for Engaging Active
      Learners. The inaugural presentation for the new Center of Innovative
      School Scheduling. A two-day workshop held at and sponsored by the
      University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Vawter, D. (1999, September). S.O.S. A Survey of Strategies: Help for
      Teachers, Teaching in Large Classes. Two one-day seminars presented for
      ESSDACK (Educational Services and Staff Development Association of
      Central Kansas) Kansas City, KS.

Vawter, D. (1998, September). What is Block Scheduling? A presentation for the
      School Study Council at Wichita State University, Wichita, KS.

Vawter, D. (1996-1998). Block Scheduling. National Spokesperson for Staff
      Development Resources. Presentation sites include the following states:
      New Jersey, Alabama, New York, Ohio, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Virginia,
      Georgia, and California.

Vawter, D. (1998, September). Teaching In The Block. A presentation sponsored
      by the Benedum Center for Education Reform and the Benedum
      Collaborative. West Virginia University. Morgantown, WV.

Vawter, D. (1997, April). A Spring Symposium on Professional and Personal
      Renewal to Energize Teaching and Learning. Conference Presented by the
      Tennessee Education Association, IPD Division. A full-day presentation.
      Gatlinburg, TN.

Vawter, D. (1997, March). Block Scheduling: Teaching in the Block. A state-
      wide conference hosted by the Southwestern School-to-Career
      Partnership. Amoskeag Fall, NH.

Vawter, D. (1976, October). What To Do for 90 Minutes. A professional
      development Program sponsored by the New England Development
      Council. Portsmith, NH and Marlborough, MA.

Vawter, D. (1996, October). Increasing Student Achievement in Georgia Schools.
      A School Improvement Conference sponsored by the Georgia RESA
      Association and the Georgia School Superintendents Association. Four
      different presentations over a two-day period were conducted. Topics



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              included: Using Paideia Seminars for Engaging Active Learners, Using
              Direct Instruction Model in the Block, Preparing A Lesson Plan for
              Teaching in the Block, Using Selected Cooperative Learning Structures
              for Engaging Active Learners. Athens, GA.

COURSES INSTRUCTED

Winthrop University 1998-
      Graduate Courses:

       Effective Teaching Strategies (EDUC 660) 1998 – present
       Strategies on Social Studies: Integrating Social Studies and Language Arts
       (WPDC) 2003

       Undergraduate Courses:

       General Education 102 Human Understanding 2004- present
       Methods of Teaching Social Studies: (SCST 391 and 591) 2004
       Social Studies Internship: (SCST 392) 2004
       Teachers and Society (EDUC 110) 2001- 2003
       Critical Thinking (GEN 101X) 2002
       Instructional Technology (EDUC 150) 2001-2002
       Educational Psychology (EDUC 250) 1998 - present
       Core Issues in Education (EDUC 390) 1998 - present
       Capstone for Student Teachers (EDUC 490) 1998 - present
       Senior Seminar (EDUC 475) 1998

University of Virginia 1995-1998
       Graduate Courses:

       Teaching Strategies for Engaging Active Learners in a Block Schedule
              (EDLP 589)
       Senior Thesis and Seminar (EDIS 502/488)
       Successful Teaching Strategies for Today’s Students
       Supervision of Student Teachers


University of North Carolina – Charlotte 1990-1994
       Graduate Courses:

       Teaching High School: A course for the preparation of post-bac
       students immediately prior to student teaching. Four Sections

       The Adolescent: A course that examined aspects of the high school students.
       Two sections
       Undergraduate Courses:



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       Instructional Design: An course teaching development of course, unit, and lesson
       plans. One section

Linn-Benton Community College 1980-1982

       P.E. Instructor

Oregon State University 1978

       Interpersonal Communication (Speech 111)
       Informative Speaking (Speech 112)

MAJOR COMMITTEE AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS

       Educational Psychology Search Committee
       Faculty Parliamentarian
       Member of the Tenure and Promotion Committee 2004
       Editorial Board, Teacher as Leader Journal 1999- 204
       Student Publications Task Force 2003 –
       Member of the Tenure and Promotion Committee 1999 and 2003
       Teacher Education Committee 2002 – present
       Standards One NCATE Committee 2002 - present
       EDUC 390 Team Leader 2001- present
       Education Orientation and Information Session 2000 – present
       Coach of the Winthrop University Fellowship of Christian Athletes 1999 - present
       Member of the Committee for Sustaining Innovation 2002
       Chairman of the Macfeat Advisor Board 2001-2002
       General Education Sub-Committee on Critical Thinking 2002
       Member of the Macfeat Advisor Board 2000-2001
       Chairman of the Curriculum Committee 2001-2002
       Member of the Curriculum Committee 2000-2003
       Search Committee for Center for Pedagogy 2001
       Member of General Education Sub-Committee on Technology 1999
       Technology Committee 1998
       Competency Review Committee 1998-2000

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, GRANTS, AND AWARDS


       Historian: Phi Kappa Delta International, Local Chapter: Piedmont Area South
               Carolina Chapter, 2004-present
       Reviewer: Santrock. J.W., (2004). Educational Psychology: Preparing for
               Praxis and Practice Boston: McGraw Hill
       Reviewer: Kauchack, D. & Eggen, P., (2005). Introduction to Teaching, 2ed.
               New Jersey: Pearson.



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    Reviewer for Prentice-Hall, Inc. Introduction to Teaching: Becoming a
            Professional by Donald Kauchak and Paul Eggen (2001)
    Phi Kappa Delta International, Local Chapter: Piedmont Area South Carolina
            Chapter, Inducted 2001
    Professional Development Schools: Lancaster High School Broker 2000-2002
    Reviewer of conference proposals AERA 1999-2000
    American Educational Research Association
    Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
    Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
    National Council for the Social Studies
    International Society For Technology in Education
    Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to use Technology (PT3) Grant
    SUNRAY Teacher Education & Instructional Technology Institute (2000)
    PDS Tech Camp (Summers 2000-2001)
    Tolbert Faculty Development Funds (1999)
    Reviewer for the Annette Wells-Shelly Scholarship (2000-2003)
    Facilitator for the Winthrop University Junior Scholars Fall Conference
            (1999-2000)

SELECTED CIVIC ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES

    School Improvement Council: Gold Hill Middle School (2003-2004)
    Winthrop University Greek Awards Keynote Speaker (2001, 2003)
    National Ritual Chairman, Pi Kappa Phi National Fraternity (1985- present)
    Soccer Coach, LeRoy Springs Recreation Complex, Fall and Spring (1999-
           present)
    Winthrop University Open House (2003)
    Winthrop University Presidential Service Award (2002)
    Walk of Recognition Assistant: Richard W. Riley College of Education
           Admission to Teacher Education Induction Ceremony (2002)
    Adult Sunday School Teacher, Hickory Grove Baptist Church (1985-1993 and
           2000-2002)
    Winthrop University Phon-a-Thon (2000-2001)
    Winthrop University Summer Orientation (2001)
    Winthrop University Breakfast at Night Exam Break (2003)
    Deal 2000: Delta Enriching an Angel’s Life Keynote Speaker (2001)
    Director Equipping University, Hickory Grove Baptist Church (1994)




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SELECTED PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, AND CONSULTING
(by title)


    Teaching in the Block. A one-day workshop for Fairfield Central High School,
           Winnsboro SC.

    Differentiated Instruction. Three seminars for Clover Junior High, Clover SC.

    Differentiated Instruction. A one-day workshop. Timmonsville Educational
           Center. Florence School District Four. Timmonsville, SC.

    Implementation and Advantages of Block. East Jackson Middle School.
          Commerce, GA.

    Teaching in the Block. Two half-day workshop for the teachers of Fort Mill High
           School. Fort Mill, SC.

    Differentiation and Mentor Training. Tredyffrin/Easttown School District.
           Berwyn, PA

    The 4 x 4 Block Schedule. Northland High School. Remer, MN.

    Teaching in Extended Time. Hammond High School. Hammond, IN.

    Differentiated Instruction. Nelson-York City School. Nelsonville, OH.

    Differentiating the Classroom. Tredyffrin/Easttown School District. Berwyn, PA

    Using Time Well In A Block Schedule. Fairfield Middle School. Winnsboro, SC


    Differentiated Instruction. (2003, July). A Four-day training session for the
           teachers of Uinta School District, Evanston, WY.

    Differentiated Instruction. (2003, July). A three-day training session for the
           teachers of Gig Harbor, WA.

    Differentiated Instruction. (2003, June). A three-day training session for the
           teachers of four high schools in Portland, OR.




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Differentiated Instruction. (2003, June). A three-day training session for the
       teachers of Harris County, GA.

Differentiated Instruction. (2003, June). A one-day workshop for the teachers of
       Lovell, KY.

Differentiated Instruction. (2003, June). A one-day workshop for the teachers of
       Hart County, Taylor, KY.

How to Teach to Different Students. (2003, May). A one-day seminar for a high
      school and middle school in Red Clay School District, Wilmington, DE.

Moving Your Staff Towards Differentiated Instruction. (2003, April). A keynote
      presentation for the administrative staff of Red Clay School District,
      Wilmington, DE.

Differentiated Instruction. (2003, January). A full-day seminar presented to the
       teachers of Goodman Middle School, Gig Harbor, WA.

Teaching In the Block. (2002, December). A full-day workshop presented to the
       faculty of Mansfield High School, Mansfield, LA.

High School Success in the Block Schedule. (2002, October). A full-day seminar
      presented to the teachers of Glenville High School, Cleveland, OH.

Middle School Differentiated Instruction. (2002, October). A full-day workshop
      for the teachers of Clover Middle School, Clover, SC.

Effective Teaching Strategies and Differentiated Instruction. (2002, August). A
        two-day workshop for the teachers of McNabb Middle School and
        Montgomery County High School, Mt. Sterling, KY.

Effective Middle School Teaching Strategies. (2002, August). A full-day seminar
        for the teachers of Smith Middle School, Alexandria, LA.
Instructional Strategies for High School Block Strategies. (2002, August). A full-
        day workshop for the teachers of Clover High School, Clover, SC.

Middle School Block Scheduling. (2002, August). A full-day workshop for the
      teachers of Alcron Middle School, Columbia, SC.

Teaching In The Block. (2002, August). A one-day workshop for the teachers at
       each high school in Alexandria, LA. (Tioga High, Buckeye High, and
       Alexandria High).
Higher Order Thinking Strategies. (2002, August). full-day workshop for the
       teachers of Newton High School, Sandy Hook, CT.




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More Instructional Strategies. (2002, July). The fourth and fifth day of training
      for the teachers of King’s Mountain Middle and High Schools. Kings Mt.
      NC.

Instruction S.O.S.: Survey of Strategies that Work. (2002, June). A full-day
        seminar for the teachers at Parkland School District Academy,
        Bethlehem, PA.

The Socratic Method. (2002, June). A full-day session for the teachers of
      Quakertown Community School District Staff, Quakertown, PA.

Assessment Strategies and Grading Issues. (2002, June). A full-day workshop
      for the teachers of The Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, PA.

Middle School Block Scheduling. (2002, May). A full-day training session for
      the teachers of Summit Parkway Middle School, Columbia, SC.

Brain Compatible Teaching Strategies. (2002, May). A seminar conducted for the
       teachers of Chester Middle School, Chester, SC.

Effective Teaching Strategies. (2002, May). Three days of training for the
        teachers of both Kings Mountain Middle and High Schools, Kings
        Mountain, NC.

Teaching In The Block. (2002, April). A full-day training session for the teachers
       of South High School, Cleveland, OH.

New Kids On the Block. (2002, March). A full-day training session for the
     teachers of Clover High Schools, Clover, SC.

What is Block Scheduling? (2001, December). A keynote evening presentation
       to the parents and staff of the Richmond Hill School District followed by a
       full day training session for the teachers of Richmond Hill High School.
       Richmond Hill, GA.

Current Research on Alternative Scheduling. (2001, October). A keynote
       presentation to the teachers for high schools in Richland County
       School District One, Columbia, SC.

Current Research on Alternative Scheduling. (2001, October). A keynote
       presentation to the Administrators Academy, DeKalb County, GA.

Differentiated Instruction. (2001, October). A one-day seminar for the teachers of
       Oswego Community Unit High School, Oswego, IL.




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Making A High School Schedule Work. (2001, September). A one-day workshop
      for teachers of Centennial High School, Franklin, TN.

Helping Students Succeed in Longer Classes. (2001, October). A one-day
       workshop for the teachers of Teton County School District, Jackson, WY.

Teaching In A Block Schedule. (2001, August). A one-day workshop for the
       teachers of Laurens School District 55, Laurens, SC.

Teaching In A Block Schedule. (2001, August). A one-day training session for
       the teachers of Newton High School, Sandy Hook, CT.

The Paideia/Socratic Seminar. (2001, August). A one-day seminar for the
       teachers of Quakertown High School, Quakertown, PA.

Grading Practices. (2001, August). A one-day workshop for the teachers of
      Williamson County Middle Schools, Franklin, TN.

Questioning Strategies. (2001, August). A one-day workshop for the teachers of
       Grassland Middle School, Franklin, TN.

Keys To A Successful Classroom. (2001, July). New teacher training for
      Williamson County Schools, Franklin, TN.

Practical Teaching Strategies. (2001, July). A three-day workshop for the
        teachers of Tucker High School as part of the Henrico County Summer
        Training Institute, Richmond, VA.

Keeping Students Engaged. (2001, July). A four-day workshop for the teachers
      of Colquitt County High School, Moultrie, GA.

Keeping Students Engaged. (2001, June). A four-day workshop for the secondary
       teachers of Uinta County School District Number One, Evanston, WY.
Teaching In A Block Schedule. (2001, June). A two-day workshop for the
       teachers of Willow Run High School, Ypsilanti, MI.

Innovative Teaching Strategies. (2001, June). A two-day workshop for the
       teachers of Quakertown, PA.

Middle School Block Scheduling. (2001, June). A one-day workshop for the
      teachers of Alexander Middle School, Huntersville, NC.

Teaching Difficult Students. (2001, June). A one-day workshop for the teachers
       of Willow Park Alternative High School, Apple Valley, CA.




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Block Scheduling Instructional Strategies. (2001, June). A one-day workshop for
       Tri-Cities High School, East Point, GA.

New Kids On The Block: Teaching In The Block. (2001, June). A one-day
      workshop for the teachers of Motley-Staples Middle School, Motley, MN.

Keeping Student Engaged. (2001, May). A two-day workshop for the teachers of
      Kings Mountain Middle School, Kings Mountain, NC.

Brain Research and Instructional Strategies. (2001, May). A two-day workshop
       for the teachers of Chester County School District, Chester, SC.

What Schedule is Best? (2001, March). Keynote address for the teachers of
      Winton Woods High School, Cincinnati, OH.

Innovative Teaching Strategies. (2001, March). A one-day workshop sponsored
       by the Southern Regional Education Board. Workshop delivered to the
       teachers of Maplewood High School, Nashville, TN.

Further Strategies for Block Scheduling. (2001, February). A one-day workshop
       for the teachers of Parish Middle School, Salem, OR.

Teaching In An Alternate Schedule. (2001, February). A one-day workshop for
       the teachers of Kalamazoo Christian School, Kalamazoo, MI.

Effective Strategies for Social Studies. (2000, November). A one-day workshop
        for all the Social Studies teachers of Washington County, Hagerstown,
        MD.

Block Scheduling Strategies. (2000, October). A one-day workshop for the
       teachers of Belding Area High School, Belding, MI.

Utilizing the 90 Minutes for Effective Teaching and Learning Across the
        Curriculum. (2000, August). A one-day workshop for the teachers of
        Blue Ridge High School, Greer, SC.

Block Scheduling Strategies. (2000, August). A four-part, four-day, training
       session for the teachers of Pickens High School, Jasper, GA.

Block Scheduling Strategies. (2000, August). A one-day workshop for the
       teachers of South Effingham High School, Guyton, GA.

Block Scheduling Strategies. (2000, August). A one-day follow-up workshop
       for the teachers of Riverton High School, Riverton, WY.




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Staff Development for Williamson County. (2000, August). This five-day session
       included training sessions at Fairview Middle School for one day, Franklin
       Middle School for one day, breakout sessions for district teachers for one
       day, and two days at Page Middle School. Franklin, TN.

Strategies for Successful Implementation of Block Scheduling. (2000, July).
        This three-day workshop was designed for a seminar style presentation
        each morning with question and answer sessions in the afternoon. The
        first two days were for all Taft and Marshall High School teachers and the
        third day was a countywide training for all Social Studies teachers. San
        Antonio, TX.

A Return to Harris County. (2000, July). A three-day workshop presented to the
      middle school teachers modeled after the workshop conducted the summer
      before for the high school. Hamilton, GA.

Social Studies Instruction. (2000, June). A one-day seminar on effective teaching
       methods in Social Studies, presented to the Social Studies teachers
       of Keller Independent School District, Keller, TX.

Block Scheduling Workshop. (2000, June). A four-day training session for the
       teachers of Uinta County School District Number One, Evanston, WY.

Returning to Oswego High School. (2000, June). A three-day training session for
       the teachers in Oswego High School, Oswego, IL.

Strategies for Teaching on a Block Schedule. (2000, June). A two-day workshop
        for the teachers of Lincoln High School, Lincoln, CA.

Alternative Scheduling. (2000, June). A one-day presentation for the teachers of
       Parrish Middle School, Salem, OR.

Getting Ready for the Block. (2000, June). A three-day workshop for the teachers
       of Dyersburg Middle School, Dyersburg, TN.
Middle School Block Scheduling. (2000, June). A two-day workshop for two
       middle schools (Hillsboro and Woodland Middle Schools). Franklin, TN.

Continuing Staff Development. (2000, May). A five-session workshop conducted
       throughout the school year for the teachers of Albemarle Road
       Middle School, Charlotte, NC.

Practical Strategies for Block Schedule Classes. (2000, April). A one-day
        seminar for the teachers of McNair Middle School, College Park, GA
Alternative Teaching Methods. (2000, March). An eight-hour (two-day) seminar
        for the teachers of Skyline High School, Salt Lake City, UT.




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Using Long Blocks of Time. (2000, February). A one-day workshop for the
      teachers of Houston County High School, Erin, TN.

Block Scheduling Strategies. (2000, June). A one-day workshop for the teachers
       of Riverton High School, Riverton, WY.

What is Block Scheduling? (1999, December). Two three-hour training sessions
       for the teachers of Carroll County High School, Hillsville, VA.

Teaching By the Block. (1999, December). A one-day question and answer
       session of current research on alternative schedules. Newton High School,
       Newton, KS.

Teaching in the Block or What to Do for 90 Minutes. (1999, October). A one-
       day presentation for the teachers of Glen Crest Middle School. Glen
       Ellyn, IL.

Alternative Scheduling. (1999, December). A two-day presentation to the
       teachers of Clermont Northeastern High School, Batavia, OH.

High School Assessment in the Block. (1999, December). A one-day seminar for
      the teachers of Nordonia Hills City Schools, Nordonia, OH.

Cooperative Learning and the Peadeia Socratic Seminar. (1999, September).
      Two–one-day workshops for the teachers of Red Creek Central Junior-
      Senior High, Red Creek, NY.

S.O.S. A Survey of Strategies. (1999, September). A one-day workshop for the
       teachers of Whitehaven High School, Memphis, TN.

Differentiated Instruction. (1999, August). A one-day workshop for the teachers
       of Grassland Middle School, Franklin, TN.

Middle School Block Scheduling. (1999, August). A two-day training session to
      help Page Middle School start their block schedule, Franklin, TN.

Building A Repertoire of Teaching Strategies. (1999, August). A two-day
       workshop for the Clark County teachers, Athens, GA.

Engaging Teaching Strategies. (1999, August). A one-day workshop for the
      teachers of Williamsburg Middle/High School, Williamsburg, OH.

Getting Ready for the Block. (1999, July). A three-day workshop for the
teachers of Harris County Schools, Hamilton, GA.




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Teaching in the Block. (1999, July). A three-day workshop for the teachers of
       Jamestown Public Schools, Jamestown , NY

Middle School Scheduling. (1999, July). A two-day seminar for the teachers of
      Clark-Moores Middle School, Richmond, KY.

Teaching in the Block: Modeling and Practicing Various Instructional
       Strategies and Developing Lesson Plans. (1999, June). A four-day
       workshop for the teachers of the Harrisburg School District, Harrisburg,
       PA.

Why the 4 x 4 and other Block Scheduling Issues. (1999, June). A four-day
      seminar for Atkinson County teachers, Pearson, GA.

Teaching in the Block or What to Do for 90 minutes. (1999, May). Presented to
       the teachers of the Heard County School System, Franklin, GA.

Instructional Strategies for Extending Learning. (1999, May). A workshop for the
        teachers of Manning Middle School, Manning, SC.

Interdisciplinary Planning and Differentiated Instruction. (1999, May). A two-
        day and one-half seminar presented to the teachers of Southeast Bulloch
        High School, Brooklet, GA.

Teaching in the Block. (1999, April). Workshop presented to the faculty of Union
       County High School, Blairsville, GA.

Block Scheduling Issues and Concerns. (1999, April). A full-day workshop for
       the faculty and staff of Tucker High School, Tucker, GA.


Teaching in the Block: Strategies for Engaging Active Learners. (1999, April).
        A full-day workshop for the teachers of Loganville High School,
        Loganville, GA.
Instructional Strategies. (1999, March). A full-day seminar for the teachers (K-12)
        of Cranberry Area School District, Seneca, PA.

Making Block Work. (1999, March). A Saturday workshop for the teachers of
      Baldwin High School, Milledgeville, GA.

Answers and Questions about Block. (1999, February). A session for the
      combined high schools for Kent Island, Stevensville, MD.

Another Day on the Block. (1999, January). A full-day workshop for Hickory
      High School, Chesapeake, VA.




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The Block Revisited. (1999, January). A two-day session sponsored by the North
       East Georgia RESA (Regional Educational Service Area), Athens, GA.

A Return to Brentwood Academy. (1999, January). A second workshop (third
      day) for the teachers of Brentwood Academy, Brentwood, TN.

The Paediea/Socratic Seminar. (1998, November). A second workshop (fourth
      day) for the teachers of Souderton Area High School, Souderton, PA.

Staff Development. (1998, November). A full-day workshop for the teachers of
       Red Creek High School, Red Creek, NY.

Teaching Strategies for the Block Schedule. (1998, November). A course for
       credit for the Department of Defense at Quantico Middle/High School,
       Quantico, VA.

Block Scheduling and Tech Prep. (1998, October). Making Science and
      Mathematics Work In Longer Schedules. Rapids Parish Schools,
      Alexandria, LA.

Current Research in Alternative School Schedules. (1998, October).
       A presentation for the teachers and staff of Cardinal Mooney High School,
       Youngstown, OH.

Block Scheduling: What to Do for Ninety Minutes. (1998, October). Sponsored
       by the Tri-SAU workshop day, Keene, NH.

Teaching Strategies. (1998, October). A workshop for the teachers of Oconee
       County High School, Watkinsville, GA.
Block Scheduling in A Catholic High School. (1998, September). A half-day
       presentation for the teachers and staff of Holy Cross High School,
       Waterbury, CT.

Scheduling and Teaching in the Middle School. (1998, August). A three-day
      workshop for the teachers of Grassland Middle School, Franklin, TN.

Strategies for Teaching in the Block. (1998, July). A two-day workshop for
        representatives of five Chesapeake high schools, Chesapeake, VA.

Building on Block of Time: Restructuring, Rewiring, and Reculturing. (1998,
       June). Two days of training for Chicago Area teachers. Dundee-Crown
       High School, Chicago, IL.

Making Longer Classes Work in the Middle School. (1998, May). A four-day
      workshop for the faculty and staff of John H. Springman Middle School
      in Glenview, IL.



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Effective Instructional Strategies for a Block Scheduling Environment. (1998,
        April). A one-day workshop presented in Pittsburgh, PA, Columbus, OH,
        and Philadelphia, PA.

Current Research and Teaching Strategies For Extended Learning Times. (1998,
       March). A Two-day conference for EIRE BOCES, Buffalo, NY.

A Return to King George County: Cooperative Learning. (1998, February). A
      one-day workshop on cooperative learning strategies presented to the staff
      of various schools in King George County, VA.

Making Longer Classes Work. (1998, February). A one-day presentation for the
      Garden City High School staff, Garden City, KA.

What To Do For Ninety Minutes. (1998, January). A two-day workshop
      presented to the staffs of St. Cloud High School, St. Cloud Middle School,
      and Neptune Middle School, St. Cloud, FL.

Scheduling and Teaching in the Middle School. (1997, December). A two-day
      workshop presented to the teachers and staff of McCloud Middle School,
      Columbus, OH.

Teaching in the Blocked Middle School. (1997, October). A workshop presented
       to the teachers of Walton Middle School, Charlottesville, VA

Planning in Longer Classes and a Paideia/Socratic Seminar. (1997, September).
       A two-day workshop for the teachers of Nonnewaung High School,
       Woodbury, CT.
Teaching Strategies and Models of Instruction. (1997, August). A three-day
       workshop for the teachers of Hardy County, WV.

Teaching Strategies for Longer Time Periods. (1997, July). Sponsored by Central
       New York BOCES.

Teaching Strategies and Learning Style. (1997, June). A four-day training session
       the faculty of Opelika High School in Opelika Alabama, Opelika, AL.

Teaching Strategies for Longer Time Periods. (1997, May). Sponsored by
       the Educational Partnership of Central New Hampshire.

Instructional Strategies for Today's Students. (1997, February). Three after-school
        workshops for Thomas Jefferson High School, Richmond, VA.
Teaching in Longer Classes. (1997, January). A one-day workshop for the
        teachers of Windham High School, Mansfield, CT.




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Preparing For and Teaching in Longer Blocks of Time. (1997). A three-part
       presentation to the school board, community, and faculty. Ozark, AL.

How to Teach in Longer Blocks of Time. (1997, January). A workshop for
      Mansfield High School and other high schools in Mansfield, LA.

Instructional Strategies in Longer Times. (1996, October). A workshop presented
        to the teachers of three high schools for Anderson School District
        Five, Anderson, SC.

New Kids on the Block. (1996, September). A presentation to the faculty of
      Norwell High School in Norwell, MA.

Keeping Students Engaged. (1996, August). A two-day workshop presented to the
      middle and secondary teachers at Bristol Bay Burroughs School, Naknek,
      AL.

What to Do In Ninety Minutes. (1996, August). A workshop on keeping students
       engaged for longer periods. Presented to the teachers of Jack Jonett
       Middle School, Charlottesville, VA.

Social Studies Rules. (1996, August). A workshop on instructional strategies for
       the Social Studies teachers of Albemarle County, Charlottesville, VA.

How to Keep Students Engaged in Longer Times: Instructional Strategies. (1996,
      August). A workshop presented in two-days for the teachers of
      three secondary schools Bulloch County, GA.

Student Personality and Motivation. (1996, July). A six-hour workshop presented
       in five sessions at the Summer Teachers Institute for Pittsylvania County,
       Danville, VA.
The Challenge of Instructional Leadership: Being an Instructional Leader. (1996,
       June). A presentation to potential administrators in the
       Lynchburg City Schools. A six hour workshop on leadership and
       instructional strategies, Lynchburg, VA.

Getting Ready for the Block: More Strategies. (1996, June). A third training
       session for the faculty of Martinsville High School. A full-day workshop
       on thinking and teaching strategies. Martinsville, VA.

The Collegial Classroom. (1996, June). A full-day workshop on cooperative
      learning strategies. Presented at the regional conference for the
      Popularville School system and surrounding states, Gulfport, MS.
The Collegial Classroom. (1996, June). Invited lecturer in a summer workshop,
      called Positive Classroom Management for the teachers of the
      Waynesboro School system, Waynesboro, VA.



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What to Expect Next Year. (1996, June). A course on block scheduling and
       instructional strategies for the teachers of Patrick County High School,
       Stuart, VA.

Social Studies Rules! Teaching Strategies in Social Studies. (1996, May). A two-
       day workshop for Social Studies Faculty of Park View High School,
        Leesburg, VA.

A Return to Martinsville: Cooperative Learning Strategies. (1996, May). A
      three-hour presentation for the faculty of Martinsville High School,
      Martinsville, VA.

Student Personality and Motivation: Sharing our Voice. (1996, April). Curry
       School Forum, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Resolving Conflict: Peer Mediation. (1996, April). Invited lecturer in the course
       Positive Classroom Management. University of Virginia, Charlottesville,
       VA.

Lesson Plan Design and Direct Instruction. (1996, March). A keynote
      presentation for the faculty of Martinsville High School, Martinsville, VA.

Cooperative Learning Strategies. (1996, March). A three-hour presentation to the
      faculty of Lakeland High School in Norfolk, VA.

A Survey of Strategies in a New Schedule. (1996, March). A six-hour
      presentation for the teachers of Contoocook Valley Regional High School,
      Petersbourgh, NH.

Instructional Strategies for Longer Time Periods. (1996, February). A three-hour
        presentation to the faculty of Parkview High School, Sterling VA.

S.O.S. Survey of Strategies: Help to Keep Students Engaged. (1996, March).
       Presented to the faculty of Lakeland High School at a Weekend Retreat at
       Nags Head, NC.

Teaching in the Block. (1996, January). A one and a half day workshop presented
       to the faculty of Johnsonville High School, Johnsonville, SC.

S.O.S. Survey of Strategies: Help to Keep Students Engaged. (1995, July). A
       six-hour workshop presented at the Summer Teachers Institute,
       Pittsylvania County, Danville, VA.
What to Expect in Longer Class Periods. (1995, May). A three-hour workshop
       presented to the teachers of Fishersville High School, Fishersville, VA.




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FAMILY

    Married the former Miss Gail Bost of Salisbury 1985
    Bethany Kathleen: born April 1991
    Matthew Ray: born September 1993




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