Welcome to 8th Grade U.S. History!
My name is Robert M. Ward, as of the 2021-2022 school year, this will be my sixth year at McKell Middle School. I taught seventh grade World History for three years and now eighth grade US History. I graduated from Morehead State University in the Fall 2012 with a Bachelor's 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. As well as the 2020 University of Louisville McConnell Center Teacher of the Month.
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 2021-2022 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.