Jim Detwiler, USA, Primary, Secondary, Pre-K12, Education
Jim is the Assistant Superintendent for Learning Support Services in the Boone County Schools, Kentucky, USA. He is a former elementary school principal and music teacher, and frequent Magic Bean Buyer. Jim promotes developing students' 21st century skills through engaging project based learning and innovative teaching & learning. He is often heard telling students, "Go Make Stuff!"
He is pursuing an EdD with interests in parent engagement and effective teacher dispositions. Jim is most happy when he is with his beautiful wife and two children lost in Orte, Italy. He is a 2014 Bammy Award Nominee and a 2014 Kentucky PTA Outstanding Educator. Jim is the Co-host of "Coloring Outside the Lines" on the BAM Radio Network PULSE and a member of the moderator team for #PTchat Wednesday nights at 9 pm EST on Twitter.
Two fun facts about Jim: He walked a tightrope in his HIGH SCHOOL production of "Barnum", and he enjoyed 15 minutes of Andy Warhol fame when he and friend Chad made the video "Snowhemian Rhapsody" Nutty School Closing on YouTube.
Contact Jim on Twitter @JimDetwiler1 and on Voxer at jdetwi691.
This Is Where MY Sidewalk Ends...
Views of a magic-bean-buying school leader and dreamer.
Theme: k-12, lead learner, parent engagment, principal, school, ed leader, #edchat, #ptchat, #satchat, innovation