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Kevin McGroary

Who am I?

I am a National Board Certified (Middle School Generalist) with a Master's Degree in Education Management. I was the "Saugus Union School District Teacher of the Year 2000" and "Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year 2000". I develop curriculum and beta test technology software for FableVision utilizing the North Star Approach to Classroom Management in my classroom.

Brief description

Elementary School Teacher

State / Region

California

Postal code

91350

Work telephone

(661) 297-8869 ext. 119

Official website address

http://navigation.pbwiki.com

Personal website address

http://navigation.pbwiki.com

Interests

bike riding, carpentry, cooking, drawing, flying, gardening, music, reading, sports, surfing, traveling, visual arts, weight training

Likes

Bonnie Raitt, BrainCogs, chamber music, classic rock and roll, classical music, concerts, Essay Express, FableVision, Gram Parsons, Hot Tuna, i-Tunes, jazz, John Coltrane, Lawrence Bloch, Miles Davis, New York Jets, New York Mets, ol' timey country music, Peter H. Reynolds, rock and roll, Santa Barbara, SmartMoves, Stationery Studio, The North Star, Turtle Island Quartet

Dislikes

Nepotism

Industry

Education

Company / Institution

Saugus Union School District

Job Title

Teacher

Job Description

Elementary School Teacher (K-6)

I would like to ...

See a paradigm shift in elementary education that encourages student creativity and investigation rather than rote memorization

Career Goals

Be an educator who encourages young people to discover, explore, and share their innate talents in and out of the classroom.
Become a school administrator who encourages personal creativity, integrity, self-discipline, personal growth, and academic achievement at his school.

Level of Education

Graduate School

High School

Holy Cross High School

University / College

City University of New York at Queens College, University of California at Santa Barbara Graduate School of Education, University of LaVerne Graduate School of Education

Degree

B.A. Political Science and M.A. Educational Administration

Main Skills

Inspiring students to become lifelong learners.