Dwayne Thames

8th Grade U.S. History

School phone 967-5323

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Bio

Subjects: Eighth Grade, U.S. History

Extracurricular: Asst. Football coach, BETA and FCA sponsor   

Education:    B.A. - History  from Belmont University

          M. Div/ED - Christian Education from SBTS

          M. ED - Instruction  from Trevecca Nazarene University

Hobbies: Reading(History & Theology), Hunting, College Football ROLL TIDE!

I have been teaching 8th grade history for 22 years at North Middle. I really enjoy teaching middle school children. As they are maturing from being a child to a teen, I enjoy helping them make that transition and guiding them toward becoming independent, responsible, caring adults. Like most teachers, I enjoy seeing children learn and change. Building lifetime relationships is also a great reward. 

Teaching is a second career for me. Teaching, however, has always been a part of my professional life. I have lived and worked in the Middle East, Europe, and Africa and have visited many other places in the world. My wife Ella and I have been married for 26 years. I have two daughters and two grandsons. My Faith, Family and Community are what I value most.