Welcome to 8th Grade U.S. History!
My name is Robert M. Ward, as of the 2020-2021 school year, this will be my fifth year at McKell Middle School. I was the seventh grade World History teacher for three years and I am now the eighth grade US History teacher. I graduated from Morehead State University in the Fall 2012 with a Bachelors degree in Middle School Education with two components Social Studies and Science. I also graduated from Georgetown College in the Fall of 2020 completing a Masters Degree with the major of Teacher Leader- Instructional Technology Leadership. I have started another Masters Degree at Georgetown College in Instructional Leadership, and expect to graduate in the Summer of 2022. I am also apart of KEDC (Kentucky Educational Development Corporation) ASPIRE Program for History Teachers and The 2018-2019, 2020-2021 University of Louisville McConnell Center Teacher Scholars Program.
I am the current advisor for KYA (Kentucky Youth Assembly)and the Governors Cup coach. I also serve on the Site Base Decision Making Council for the 2020-2021 School Year as Vice-Chair.
I will be posting frequently about what unit we are on in class. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns via phone during school hours or by email.