Robert A. Davis Home: 301-990-8284
4913 Ridgeview Lane Cell: 301-801-5887
Bowie, MD 20715 E-mail: Robert_A_Davis@mcpsmd.org
GOALS Complete the Teachers 2000 Partnership Program, obtain a certification for teaching Special
Education, and obtain a Masters Degree from The George Washington University.
EDUCATION George Washington University, Washington, DC
Currently enrolled in Teachers 2000 Program
Anticipated Masters of Arts Degree in Special Education August, 2008
George Washington University, Washington, DC
Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics, June 1963
Union Junior College, Cranford, NJ
Associate in Arts Degree, June 1959
10/97 – Present Montgomery County Public School System, Montgomery County, MD
Substitute Teacher and Long-Term Substitute Teacher
08/2005-Present Gaithersburg High School Long Term Substitute, Special Education Math
08/2000-06/2005 Gaithersburg High School Long Term Substitute, Math (One semester in Computer Department)
10/1997 MCPS substitute teacher at Quince Orchard High School and then at a number of other MCPS schools.
Assistant Football Coach
Gaithersburg HS (2005-2006), Churchill HS (2002-2004), Quince Orchard HS (1997-2001)
02/96 – 03/97 Sears Roebuck and Company
Retail Sales Person
Responsible for retail sales of personal computers and other electronic products.
07/94 – 01/96 WASHINGTON DATA SYSTEMS, Landover, MD
Chief Operating Officer
WDS was a computer maintenance company with $50 million in revenue and 100 employees holding maintenance
contracts and other service agreements largely with Federal Government customers in the Washington, DC area.
The business of this company was to maintain computer equipment and other electronic systems.
Responsibilities were to manage the company on a day to day basis; all employees reported to me. During my time,
a software company was acquired; all those employees also reported to me.
01/92 - 06/94 D&W Associates
Partner and Co-Owner
A partner and I started this marketing consulting firm. We provided consulting services to companies doing business
with the Federal Government. Business planning, business development, marketing training, and RFP (Request for
Proposal) response planning, contracting, and bid generation were some of the services provided.
Washington Data Systems was one of our clients; the CEO and owner of WDS hired me to become its Chief
08/91 – 11/94 Prince Georges County Public School System, Prince Georges County, MD
Substitute Teacher and Football Coach
I began to substitute teach in Bowie High School, Bowie, MD which is the town in which my wife and I raised our
six children. I was noted for maintaining control in the classroom while teaching the subject matter. Also, I
instituted a grade improvement program on the football team which resulted in an increase in the average grades of
the entire team from 2.1 to 2.7 in the first year of the program.
01/65 – 05/91 IBM Corporation, National Federal Marketing, Washington, DC
Systems Engineer – Worked with the intelligence community, teaching and guiding customers in the use of
Marketing Representative – Responsible for computer sales at a large customer facility in the intelligence
National Federal Marketing Staff – Responsible for analysis of all computer sales in the Federal government;
also responsible for sales training module development and instruction for IBM Federal sales force.
Sales Management – Responsible for managing a group of sales personnel in achieving sales quotas; included
career development and promotions; hiring and firing of sales personnel. Through many advancements, I rose to
the executive level and retired from IBM in May of 1991.
I was honored with Salesman of the Year and manager of the year in National Federal Marketing. I also
attended numerous management training sessions during my 17 years as a manager in IBM.
07/64 – 12/64 Defense Intelligence Agency, US Department of Defense, Arlington, VA
Weapons effects analyses and the preparation of a Target Analysis Handbook were my major responsibilities. A
revision to the handbook, which was authored by another employee and me, was highly regarded because of
significantly improved results in field operations. The revisions were based on mathematics of statistics and
08/59 – 6/64 Atlantic Research Corporation, Alexandria, VA
Responsible for conducting research in high temperature materials and chemical weapons technology for federal
government contracts. Received a BS in Physics from GWU while working at Atlantic Research Corporation.