Derrick Meador has been in the education field for 16 years. 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. Meador has written 167 articles in about six years for ThoughtCo on such topics as:
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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