Living a VASCD Fantasy

Good news today on the conference front. If you’re heading to Williamsburg this November, I’ll see you there!

logoDear John,

Thank you for the proposals you submitted for this year’s annual conference. The committee selected one of your proposals, the session titled Game Changer: Bringing Fantasy Sports into the Liberal Arts Classroom  for the VASCD 2017 Annual Conference program!  We look forward to your participation in the conference. You are part of an outstanding lineup of practitioners and thought leaders who have innovative and valuable ideas to share.

We are excited about this year’s conference and look forward to your contribution to a terrific learning experience and networking opportunity.

Sincerely,

Julie Myers, Conference Chair

Laurie McCullough, Executive Director

Author: John

John Meehan (@MeehanEDU) is an English teacher and school instructional coach at Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington, Virginia. He began his teaching career in 2010 as a career switcher through The New Teacher Project, after spending five years working in social media and event marketing. He is a 2017 ASCD Emerging Leader, and an alumnus of the 2016-2018 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Teacher Advisory Council. In 2016, he was named one of Arlington, Virginia’s “40 Under 40” by the Leadership Center for Excellence. He is a past presenter and regular attendee at educational conferences throughout the United States, including the annual conference for National Catholic Education Association, ASCD Empower19, and the Play Like a Champion Today: Character Education Through Sports summer conference at the University of Notre Dame. He’s an avid runner who’s completed more than three dozen marathons, half marathons, long-distance road relays, mud runs, and obstacle course races. John lives in Silver Spring, Maryland with his wife, Laura, a high school music teacher and fellow graduate of The Catholic University of America, and a giant-sized Maine Coon cat named Jack.

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