About Me

Derek L. McCoy

I am an educator with a wide range of experience. I've served as a middle school math teacher, curriculum facilitator  and assistant principal in two states. I've been fortunate to serve my current district as Principal of West Middle School and Director of Curriculum and Innovation.

6-12 School Administrator
  • Middle/High School Assistant Principal , 4 years
  • Middle School Principal , 3 years
  • Curriculum Facilitator , 2 years
Central Office Experience
  • Director of Curriculum and Innovation, 1 year
  • 2.0 Tool Integration
  • PLN Building for School Administrators
  • The Power of Twitter
Professional Competencies
  • Curriculum Development
  • Innovator
  • Expertise in curriculum models: Classroom Instruction That Works, Learning Focused
  • Technology Integration
  • Working with diverse student populations
  • Strategic/Data planning for student achievement

I hold a BS degree from Georgia Southwestern State University majoring in Political Science and minoring in Black Studies. My Master's degree is in Middle Grades Education and I have an Add-On Certificate in Educational Leadership from State University of West Georgia.

I am passionate about making a difference in helping students learn and teachers teach. This is blog is my part in making a difference.

Email - derekmccoy.edu@gmail.com   | Twitter: mccoyderek   | Google+