Derrick Meador

  • School administrator who has worked in the education field for more than 15 years
  • Taught middle school science for seven years and has been a principal for a decade in both the middle and elementary school settings
  • Has written extensively about the characteristics of effective school leaders


Derrick Meador has been in the education field for almost two decades. He taught middle school science for seven years and has been a principal for about a decade. Meador's experience has been in the middle school and elementary school settings. 

His writing has been cited on education and university websites such as an article discussing the characteristics of an effective school leader published on the Kent State University website.


Derrick Meador attended Oklahoma State University where he earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education with an emphasis on middle-level science. Meador also attended Northeastern State University where he earned a master's degree in educational leadership. He is certified in Oklahoma for elementary education, middle-level science, and physical education, as well as elementary, middle school, and high school principal.

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