Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Georgia FacultyDetail
Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Rome, GA
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Kevin Ivester ’87

Math Teacher

Kevin (’87) has taught math at Darlington since 1995 and currently teaches middle grades. He holds a B.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he played four years of soccer. Kevin has coached middle school basketball for more than two decades and also coaches middle school golf. Previously, he coached boys and girls soccer for 14 years. Kevin and his wife, Jackie, are the parents of Lily (’25) and Adrian (’27).

Academic Club
Exploratory 6th Grade
Math 6
Pre-Algebra Honors
Study Skills
Boys M.S. Soccer

Head Coach

Girls M.S. Soccer

Assistant Coach

College Education
B.S. Georgia Institute of Technology

Episode 73: A Glimpse Into Active Learning in the Middle Grades

September 1, 2022
In this episode, Director of Pre-K to 8 Hope Jones talks with middle grades teachers Andrew Beckman, science; Ashley Evans, Spanish; and Kevin Ivester ('87), math, about active learning and the skills-based curriculum in the middle grades. They share active learning stories from their classrooms and touch on why they think Darlington's skills-based curriculum benefits students at this age.

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Mountains & Memories: Remembering Gordon Neville ('55)

Upper School | Kevin Ivester '87, November 16, 2020
On a weekend in early October, I drove up to Black Mountain, N.C., to see my best friend. I drive up about three or four times a year to see him. But this time was different. This would be the first time I would come up and not see his dad, Mr. Gordon Neville ('55). 

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Get to Know: Kevin Ivester ('87)

Communications | Jennifer Collins, September 8, 2017
Kevin Ivester ('87) has been a part of the Darlington Community since his move to Rome in seventh grade. Find out how long he has been teaching at Darlington and maybe even learn something about him that just might surprise you.

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Professional Development Spotlight: Apple Vanguard Training

Information Technology | Rebekah Kinney, September 28, 2016
Ten faculty members will earn their Apple Vanguard Certifications during the 2016-17 school year.

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Some faculty, staff to take on new roles

August 4, 2016
The following faculty and staff members will take on new and/or additional job roles at Darlington in 2016-17.

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Cordell ('20) shines as middle school golf standout

April 18, 2016
The middle school golf team recently claimed a third consecutive win of the spring, remaining undefeated after taking first over Cedartown and Rockmart. In his latest match, eighth-grade student Lindsey Cordell finished on top with a 35, shooting 7-under-par for his last three rounds.

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Thursdays at Thatcher: Settling In

Academic Administration | Luke Chaffin, January 8, 2015
Today I decided to sit back, get comfortable, and soak up my Thursday of physical science experiments, music, graphing, presentations and computer programming. Follow the ELA-8 adventures of the Communication Office staff each week on social media by using #ThursdaysatThatcher to see and read more about our adventures.

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Middle School boys' basketball season off to strong start

December 15, 2014
The Middle School boys' basketball team finished the first half of their season undefeated at 6-0.

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Our 10 Favorite Things About Fall at Darlington

Student Life | Luke Chaffin, October 31, 2014
Fall is in the air! Ten members of the Darlington Community share their seasonal favorites.

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Are Attitude & Perseverance Lost on the iY Generation?

Academic Administration | Kevin Ivester '87, March 7, 2014
Tiger Pride brought Dr. Tim Elmore in to speak to the ELA-8 faculty for Teacher Appreciation Week. His presentation was especially insightful due to the fact that it related directly to what we see in the classroom every day.

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