Phone: (803) 641-2570
Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. Business Administration
Mr. Gregory W. Tanks
Educational History and Professional Development Activities
Voorhees College: Business Administration, B.S. 1984-1988
Washington Bible College, Theology, 1991-1992
Howard University Saturday Bible College, Evangelism, 1993-1994
Who’s Who among American Colleges and Universities, 1987?
Teach For America, 2015
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., 1986, Chapter President 1988 and Chapter Vice-President 1987
Awards and Honors
Classified Employee of the Year, Jackson Middle School, 2014
Jackson Middle School, Boys Basketball Coach, District Champions, 2015 (Undefeated)
Aiken Middle School, Boys Basketball Coach 2017
First Year Teacher of the Year: Aiken Middle School, 2016
First Year Teacher of the Year: Top 5 Finalist District Wide
Professional Development Meeting/Activities
Teach for America: Delta State University, Cleveland, MS June 4 – July 17, 2015: Instructional and Classroom Culture Sessions, Diversity, Equity and Inclusiveness (DEI) Sessions, Institute Learning Teams (ILTs), Performance Support Tools Sessions, Data-Based Problem Solving and Coaching Sessions and Collaborative Work Sessions.
Aiken County Public School District, Aiken, SC August 6, 2015 – Present: CPI-Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training, 4/15, Induction Professional Development 8/6/15, Middle Level PLC Mtg. 8/12/15, Leaders in Literacy Conference 1/15/15: Building Literacy with Technology, Classroom Mgmt. with Literacy Environments, Independent in the Middle, Culturally Conscientious Classroom, Literacy Across the Islands, Collaborative Strategic Reading.
TechFest 2016: Internet Safety for All, The Myth of the Digital Native, A New Mindset and Pathway to Professional Development, Response to Intervention: Strategies for All Teachers in the Area of Reading and Notebooking in Science.
Jason Flatt Act 3/1/16 (completed)
Erin’s Law 3/1/16 (completed)
Darkness to Light Stewards of Children 3/3/16 (completed)