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About DJM Consulting

A Little History

My Background

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I am a retired educator with more than 39 years of experience.  My experiences include:

  • Principal & Assistant Principal
  • Educator; 5-8 all subjects & Special Education
  • Academic Dean
  • Instructional Coach
  • Adjunct Professor & Clinical Professor
  • National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification; Middle Childhood Generalist.

  • Core Knowledge© Consultant

  • Love & Logic© Instructor

Awards & Recognitions

  •  National Core Knowledge© Teacher of the Year

  • San Antonio Core Knowledge© Teacher of the Year

  •  National Distinguished Clinician in Teacher Education for Exemplary Practice in Teacher Education from the Association of Teacher Educators.

  • Texas Distinguished Clinician of the Year for Exemplary Practice in Teacher Education from the Texas Teacher Educators.

  • Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities for the state of Texas presented by The Texas Council for the Humanities

I hold a strong belief in the need for educational equity & excellence.  My years of working in inner-city schools has proved that the stronger I am as a learner the better I can insure the success of my students. The professional development offered are methods and practices that have been used in my classroom and others and have been constistenly successful for staff, teachers and students.

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  • Co-authored two articles for the Journal of Education for Students Placed At Risk (JASPAR).
  • Reviewed and edited the chapter on science for The Educated Child by Bennet, Finn & Cribb.
  • Presented at National “Learning4ward” Conference 

  • Presented seminars at The International Congress for School Improvement.