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Dr. John Harmon

Relationships
  Name Relationship Roles HH ?  
  Allison Harmon Daughter Student (Grade 12)    
Faculty Information
Location(s) Middle
Title(s) Middle School Language Arts
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Contact Information
School Email
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School Phone
540-428-3593
Education
Degree(s) B.A., Virginia Tech
M.A.T., Rutgers University
EdD., Nova Southeastern University
Other Information
 
A lifelong traveler and student, John brings energy and enthusiasm to all his academic pursuits. This is his eleventh year at Highland, and he currently teaches seventh and eighth grade Language Arts. John has lived overseas [Puerto Rico, England, Belgium, and Germany] and in several states [New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Maryland, Kentucky, and Georgia]. After graduating from Virginia Tech, John served in the US Army in a tank battalion in Germany. After leaving the army, he began his teaching career at a boarding school for students with dyslexia. He likes to incorporate technology, discussion and writing into his classes. John also has an interest in curriculum design and professional development; he has received three faculty summer fellowships. He has taught at several other independent schools and coached a variety of sports. He earned a doctorate in education with an emphasis on leadership.
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