Levdansky, J.

Welcome to Mr. Levdansky's
8th Grade American History Class!

 

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Education
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BS in Elementary Education, California University of PA
Masters in Special Education, California University of PA
Middle Level History Certification


Experience
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5th Grade  Teacher, Prince George's Cou
nty Public Schools, Maryland: 

 

1988-1989
8th Grade American History Teacher, South Park Middle School, 
1989- Present




About Me

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My name is Jim Levdansky.  I have two beautiful children with my lovely wife, Susan.  My son, Preston, is nine years old and my daughter, Savannah, is seven.  One of my passions has always been running!  Exercise has always played an important role in my life and will continue to do so.  Due to my love of running, I had the pleasure of a long and fulfilling coaching career at South Park High School in track and field (22 years) and cross country (21 years).  Although I cherished those coaching memories, I recently retired from both sports in order to be more active in my own children's lives. 



Philosophy

I am a firm believer in a classroom that is organized and disciplined.  I believe that without these two components, learning is close to impossible.  This is why I begin each year going over every  expectation within my classroom.  I think that this plan provides prevention, respect and consistency.