JAMES F. McGRATH
Newport News, Virginia 23602
Ed. D. – Educational Policy, Planning and Leadership, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia - 2013
Have completed 30 hours of coursework in doctoral program, began in June 2009.
M. Ed. – Administration and Supervision, University of Virginia, Curry School of Education, Charlottesville, Virginia – 2008 (Magna Cum Laude)
Performed administrative internship with Hampton City Schools (2008). Key projects were the summer Leadership Academy and implementation of the Grow Our Own (teachers) program.
Post-graduate – George Mason University, Extended Studies, Fairfax, Virginia, (1987-1990) Completed 15 graduate credits in Speechwriting, Theory and Practice of Editing, Public Policy Process, Theory and Practice of Public Administration and International Relations.
B.A. – Wagner College, School of Liberal Arts, Staten Island, New York – 1986
English major, with minors in history/political science and interdisciplinary studies.
Hampton City Schools, Hampton, Virginia (August 2007 to present)
English 9 and 10 instructor at Bridgeport Academy, an alternative secondary school. Planned and taught lessons for both subjects, with regard to the SOL-based curriculum, pacing guide and students’ individual needs. Selected for statewide SOL Content Area Bias/Sensitivity committee (2009-2010). Teaching member of school professional development committee, providing training for our teachers. Served on committee which developed and implemented the Hampton schools summer reading program. Currently working as homebound instructor.
Centura College, Newport News, Virginia (2004 to present).
Instructor in the Business Department. Courses taught include English Grammar, Oral Communications, Survey of American Literatur
B.A. - Wagner College
M. Ed. - University of Virginia
working toward Ed. D. - College of William and Mary
Organizations / Affilations:
NEA, Elks Club #315
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