Author Archives: Chris Marston

JMU’s Kenny Brooks interviews for Virginia Tech’s opening

brooksVirginia Tech athletic director Whit Babcock has turned to a fellow James Madison University graduate as he searches for a new women’s basketball coach.

James Madison women’s basketball coach Kenny Brooks interviewed at Virginia Tech on Friday and planned to spend the night in Blacksburg, JMU athletic director Jeff Bourne said Friday. Continue reading

Ken Plum: Redesigning Our Schools

plumMy first experience in Fairfax County came as a result of being placed as an intern teacher by the University of Virginia in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS). My history/political science undergraduate degree from Old Dominion University did not provide me the necessary credentials to teach; the M. Ed. program allowed me to continue my studies in history while completing a year-long supervised internship. The school in which I was placed scheduled me for three periods of the most challenging students in the school from whom I could learn to teach. Continue reading