Reginald Davenport

Professional Development Consultant (Former Middle Level Educator) Discovery Education Silver Spring, MD (residing in Plainfield, NJ) reginald.o.davenport@gmail.com 1. Name the key responsibilities in your current role After 20 years as a middle level teacher, vice principal and principal, I now work as a teacher of teachers. I facilitate professional development for classroom and building leading

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Pushing Our Pedagogy

Most middle school educators have spent at least some time in the virtual classroom this year, and especially in March when each minute of class time took hours of prep work to translate from traditional modes into digital ones. It’s safe to say that we have all developed new tech skills that will serve us

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CMLA Chapter-at-Large Faculty Advisors Named

Sarah Pennington and Kristie Smith accept the inaugural faculty advisor position to support aspiring teachers at universities without a collegiate chapter of AMLE COLUMBUS, OH—The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) selected Sarah E. Pennington, Ph.D. and Kristie W. Smith, Ph.D. as the inaugural faculty advisors for the Collegiate Middle Level Association (CMLA) Chapter-at-Large. The

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Esteemed Educators Receive National Award in Middle Level Education

Dr. Steven Mertens and Dr. Nancy Ruppert are recipients of the highest award honored by AMLE. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2020 COLUMBUS, OH At the Association for Middle Level Education virtual annual conference (#AMLE20), two educators were recognized as recipients of the John H. Lounsbury Award for Distinguished Service in Middle Level Education: Steven Mertens,

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How to Build a Resilient School Community

Three ways to preserve relationships so we emerge stronger togethe Right before my son started college, the dean, Kathryn Lively, shared a story with the first-year students. A few years earlier, she had attended a silent meditation retreat where one of the other participants was continuously disruptive. Lively was angry and told the retreat host

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