Mr. Gregory W. Tanks

Phone: (803) 641-2570


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Business Administration

Mr. Gregory W. Tanks

Educational History and Professional Development Activities

Educational History:

Voorhees College: Business Administration, B.S. 1984-1988

Washington Bible College, Theology, 1991-1992

Howard University Saturday Bible College, Evangelism, 1993-1994

Professional Associations

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)


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