Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. Capital University M.A. Akron UniversityPh.D. Akron University
Dr. David Johns loves teaching 5th grade Language Arts! That comes naturally since he watched his Mother teach a total of 49 total years. He won't break that record! Additionally, in his career he has served as a 6th grade teacher, Middle school Football coach, Middle School Assistant Principal, and as the Principal of Hudson Middle School. He also has served as an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School at Ashland University teaching Educational Psychology, Educational Administration and Leadership Studies, as well as Qualitative Research. He's taught in this higher education setting since 2002. He was named a "Professional Fellow" by the university in 2007, and again in 2010. He has been named to the Who's Who Among America's Teachers numerous times, has been awarded the Akron University Doctoral Student of the Year Award, was given the Hudson City Schools Leadership Award, and has been a recipient of the Summit County Education Initiative Teaching Star Award.
Dr. Johns has lectured at numerous conferences, is an active writer and poet, and has been recognized internationally as a poet winning the Editor's Choice Award for exemplary creative and innovative writing as one of only 33 poets worldwide to be named as such. He is currently actively completing a self help book with a strong psychology emphasis. He hopes to get published this school year as he works with his literary agent to select the right publisher.
Dr. Johns is a Cum Laude graduate of Capital University, received a Masters Degree from Akron University, and completed his Doctorate in Administration and Middle School studies at Akron University.
Dr. Johns enjoys fishing, golfing, and participating in numerous sports in his spare time. He has won numerous "Fish Ohio" awards. He is also an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes and heads to Cleveland often to watch his beloved Cleveland Indians, Cavs and Browns. He keeps in shape mentally and physically by working on his 9 acre mini-farm in Hartville, Ohio. He has two cats affectionately named Tressel and Griffin after his 2 OSU Football heroes!:) Dr. Johns has many friends and loves to socialize. People and relationships are the essence of life in his opinion ! Dr. Johns also loves spending summers on the East Coast in New York City with his fiance, Maria, who runs a very successful business in The Big Apple. Dr. Johns is thankful to work in such a supportive community that truly values education!
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