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Mr.  Christopher  Johnson
8th Ancient World History and Otaku
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8th Grade World History

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Mr. Johnson graduated 3rd in his class in 1995 from Bailey Magnet School in Jackson, Mississippi where he played soccer for 6 years, a 5 year member of the band, Vice-President of the Student Council, Earned the Top cadet award and Mr. Color Guard in JROTC, Captain of the Debate Team, and served as Editor of the Student Newspaper.

In 2009, Christopher finally gave up his scecond life in Management and moved into a 3rd life attending and graduating(2013) from the University of Alabama with a Double Major Bachelor of Arts in History and a Bachelor of Science in Education Social Science with the credentials for a concentration in Asian Studies.

Mr. Johnson was Certified as a Master Technology Teacher(MTT)  by  Professional Learning Group through the Uniersity of Alabama-In Service center headed by numerous professors, doctors,information technologyexpertsa and fellow educators, including Program Director Dr. Robert Mayben.

Mr. Johnson worked for a grant from the Library of Congress with Dr. Cory Callahan of the UA College of Education in a collaborative team and was certified a Beyond Words 2.0 educator.



Experience

Mr. Johnson was granted the First Year Teacher Award by Alabama Power for his first full year teaching at Davis-Emerson Middle School in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama in February 2013.

Mr. Johnson was certified as a Master Technology Teacher(MTT) by Professional Learning Group through the Uniersity of Alabama-In Service center from 2015-2016. The program was headed by and included numerous Univeristy of Alabama professors, doctors,information technology experts and fellow educators, including Program Director Dr. Robert Mayben.

Mr. Johnson created brand new educational techniques and new modern real-world based lesson planning as a part of grant from the Library of Congress with Dr. Cory Callahan of the UA College of Education. Only two educators sucessfully completed and published work from this educator collaborative team from 2015-2017. Upon completion, Mr. Johnson earned the right to be called a Beyond Words 2.0 Educator.

Mr. Johnson was named Teacher of the Year for Davis-Emerson Middle School for the 2015-2016 School Year.

Mr. Johnson was nominated for National History Teacher of the Year by the prestigious historical societyThe Gilder-Lehman Institute for the 2016-2017 school year.

This is Mr. Johnson's Second Year teaching at Millbrook Middle School!!!

 



Bio

Mr. Johnson started his first adult life with 1 year in the Army National Guard and U.S. Army with the 185th Aviation Batallion, 1st Detachment, as a helicopter hot refuel specialist. After the end of the Persian Gulf War in 1995, after earning several National Defense Service Medals among other medals and  citations, Private First Class Johnson recieved a Unit to Unit Transfer to the 183rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron as a Medical Administrator in the Air National Guard. Senior Airman Johnson competed and won the opportunity to return to full Active Duty and became Computer-Communications Systems Planning and Implementation Management Specialist for the 172d Airlift Wing. He managed, inventoried, and purchased Telecommunication, Computer, and Network materials for the 172d Airlift Wing, 183AES, and  209th CES. Staff Sergeant Johnson was then able to accept numerous TDY positions throughout the world as a systems architecture and procurement expert. After 8 years, Mr. Johnson was service-connected and medically discharged from injuries suffered in the line of duty. Mr. Johnson Received the Airman Leadership School Top Graduate Award and the Air Force Outstanding Airman medal two times amongst many numerous, medals, ribbons, and accolades. Spending a second life as a restaurant, deli, and grocery store manager, he answered the call to return to serving and helping others and now fights the good fight as a professional educator.

 

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