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Mr. David Kendrick

Georgia Studies Teacher,
Bear Creek Middle School
Gold Most Valuable Member

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Bear Creek Middle School
228 Jefferson Street
Statham, GA
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EDUCATION
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia--Specialist in Reading Education, 2007
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia--Masters in Social Studies Education, 2004
Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia--Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, 1999

TEACHER, BEAR CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL; STATHAM, GA - 2016 -
-President-Elect of the Georgia Council for the Social Studies - 2016 - 2017
-Board of Trustees of the Georgia Council for the Social Studies - 2013-2016
-Awards Committee Chair for the National Council for the Social Studies - 2014-2017
-Presented “Teaching September 11th Using Primary Sources: U.S. Teachers Share LIVE Eyewitness Anecdotes to Engage Students!” at the Georgia Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference, Athens, GA (2016)
-Presented "Remembering September 11: Student Projects Employing Inquiry and Technology"at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference, Washington, DC, (2016)
-Presented "The New American Battlefield: The Civil War in National Memory" at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference, Washington, DC, (2016)

TEACHER, DULUTH HIGH SCHOOL; DULUTH, GA - 2014 - 2016
-Civil War Trust National Teacher of the Year (2015)
-Georgia Council for the Social Studies (GCSS) Board of Trustees (2013-2016)
-NCSS Awards Committee Chair (2014-2016)
-Presented "Attention! A Call for Innovation in Teaching the Civil War" at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA (2015).
-Presented "The Pursuit of Equality Through Diversity: Interpreting the Civil War" at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA (2015).
-Presented "Keeping History Alive: Understanding the Impact of the Civil War Sesquicentennial in Southern Culture" at the Georgia Council for the Social Studies (GCSS) Annual Conference, Athens, GA (2015).
-Presented "1864: Evaluating William Sherman's Southern Storm Using Inquiry and Evidence"
at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference (2014)
-Presented "1864: Evaluating William Sherman's Southern Storm Using Inquiry and Evidence"
at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference (2014)
--Presented "1864: Evaluating William Sherman's Southern Storm Using Inquiry and Evidence"
at the Georgia Council for the Social Studies (GCSS) Annual Conference (2014)

TEACHER, MADISON COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL; COMER, GEORGIA — 2006 - 2014
-Georgia Council for the Social Studies (GCSS) Board of Trustees (2013-2016)
--Presented "1863: Using Common Core to Discuss the Pivotal Year of the Civil War"at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference (2013)
-Presented "1863: Using Common Core to Discuss the Pivotal Year of the Civil War"at the Georgia Council for the Social Studies (GCSS) Annual Conference (2013)
-Georgia Council for the Social Studies (GCSS) Gwen Hutcheson Outstanding Social Studies Educator (2012)
-Georgia Council for the Social Studies (GCSS) - Program of Excellence - Madison County Schools (2012)
-Teacher of the Year, Madison County School System, (2012 - 2013)
-Teacher of the Year, Madison County Middle School, (2012 - 2013)
-Presented "Meeting the Literacy Demands of the Twenty-first Century through Inquiry" at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference (2012)
-Presented "Meeting the Literacy Demands of the Twenty-first Century through Inquiry" at the Georgia Council for the Social Studies (GCSS) Annual Conference (2012)
-Presented "Fun with Collaboration! The Civil War Comes Alive" at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference (2011)
-Presented "Honoring September 11th: A Collaboration of Lessons Across Madison County Schools" at the Georgia Council for the Social Studies (GCSS) Annual Conference (2011)
-Presented "Fun with Collaboration! The Civil War Comes Alive" at the Georgia Council for the Social Studies (GCSS) Annual Conference (2010)
-Teaching American History Grant, (2009 - 2012)
-National Council for the Social Studies Awards Committee (2012 - 2015)
-Northeast Georgia RESA Assessment Institute, (2009 - 2011)
-Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GAPSC) Content Committee for Professional -- Pedagogy and Political Science, (2006 - 2008)
-GACE Development for Political Science, (2006 - 2008)
-Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) Item and Data Review Team Member for Eighth Grade Social Studies, (2008 - 2012)
-Eighth Grade Social Studies Department Head, (2007 - 2014)


TEACHER, CARSON MIDDLE SCHOOL; GREENSBORO, GEORGIA — 2002-2006
• Teacher of the Year, Carson Middle School, (2005 - 2006)
• Coca-Cola Educator of the Year, (2006)
• Gifted Coordinator for Greene County High School and Carson Middle School (2005-2006)
• PSC Content Committee (2004 - 2006)
• GACE Development for Political Science (2004 - 2006)

Education

University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia, United States
Education Specialist, 2009
Reading
2007 To 2009

University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia, United States
Masters of Education, 2004
Social Sciences
2001 To 2004

Valdosta State University
Valdosta, Georgia, United States
Bachelor of Arts, 1999
Criminal Justice
1992 To 1999

Professional Associations

Georgia Association of Educators
2013 - 2015

National Education Association
2013 - 2015

National Council for the Social Studies
2007 - 2015

Georgia Council for the Social Studies
2005 - 2015

Job History

Duluth High School
U.S. History Teacher
Duluth, GA, United States
June 2014 - present

Madison County Middle School
8th Grade Social Studies Teacher
Comer, GA, United States
June 2006 - June 2014

Anita White Carson Middle School
6-8 Gifted Social Studies Teacher
Greensboro, GA, United States
January 2002 - June 2006

Honors and Awards

Board of Trustees
Georgia Council for the Social Studies (GCSS)
2013,2014,2015

Educator of the Year
Coca-Cola
2006

Gwen Hutcheson Outstanding Social Studies Educator
Georgia Council for the Social Studies (GCSS)
2012

National Teacher of the Year
Civil War Trust
2015

Program of Excellence - Madison County Schools
Georgia Council for the Social Studies (GCSS)
2012

Teacher of the Year
Madison County School District ((Madison County, GA))
2012

Teacher of the Year
Madison County Middle School (Comer. GA)
2012

Teacher of the Year
Anita White Carson Middle School (Greensboro, GA)
2005