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Rebekah Kinney

Professional Development Coordinator

Rebekah Kinney has been at Darlington since 2002 and currently serves as the professional development coordinator. Previously, she was the technology integration specialist and coordinator, a fourth-grade and kindergarten teacher, and was a member of the house duty staff. Rebekah holds a B.S. and an M.Ed. from Berry College. At Darlington, she has received the Brown Faculty Award and was an inaugural recipient of the Carla and Leonard Wood Faculty Professional Development Endowment Award. She and her husband, Owen, an Upper School science teacher, are the parents of Ian ('17), Elliot ('19) and Noah ('23).

Academic Club
Senior Leadership Ventures
College Education
B.S. Berry College
M.Ed. Berry College

Podcast Episode 19: A Look Into Creative Professional Development

August 5, 2021
Welcome to Episode 19 of The Darlington Podcast!  Rebekah Kinney is joined by Justin Bruce and Andrew Beckman and they'll be chatting about ways that they have personally benefited from the professional growth opportunities afforded to them at Darlington.

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Supporting Our Faculty: 33 Professional Development Grants Awarded for 2021-2022

Upper School | Rebekah Kinney, April 14, 2021
Thirty-three faculty and staff members have received professional development grants through Darlington's Thatcher Faculty Development Fund and Carla & Leonard Wood Distinguished Faculty Fellowship.

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Podcast Episode 1: A Look Into the Senior Ventures Program

April 1, 2021
Welcome to Episode 1 of The Darlington Podcast where we take a look into the Senior Ventures program!

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Senior Ventures: Making a Difference

Upper School | Rebekah Kinney, March 17, 2021
Caroline McRay ('21) has been making a difference in the lives of a group of teens with Down syndrome.

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Professional Development Spotlight: GISA Presentations

Upper School | Rebekah Kinney, October 10, 2019
The Georgia Independent School Association annual conference will take place on Monday, Nov. 4 at the Tallulah Falls school in Tallulah Falls, Ga. and five members of the Darlington faculty will be presenting at the conference.

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Coffee EDU: Building LEGO EV3 Robots

July 19, 2019
Several teachers came to our Coffee EDU workshop to learn how to build and program a LEGO EV3 Robot.

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The Importance of Playtime in Learning

PK-8 | Rebekah Kinney, July 8, 2019
Our MakerChallenge camps provided engineering challenges and robot programming opportunities to our campers. After the camp wrapped up, I've reflected a bit on the importance of learning through play.

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Teaching With Passion: Darlington Coffee EDU

Upper School | Beth Wardlaw, June 26, 2019
Each Tuesday morning, Darlington faculty have the opportunity to participate in Darlington Coffee Edu. The purpose of Coffee Edu is to foster growth, build relationships, and collaborate with peers while learning new ideas to use in the classroom.

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Promising Directions for Personalized Learning

Curriculum Connections | Rebekah Kinney, February 20, 2019
Thanks to the Thatcher Faculty Development Fund, I had an opportunity to learn more about personalized learning at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, Florida.

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Future of Education Technology Conference

PK-8 | Beth Wardlaw, February 13, 2019
I recently had the opportunity to go to the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, Florida, thanks to the Thatcher Faculty Development Grant.

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