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Justin Bruce

Learning Specialist

Justin has served as a learning specialist at the Upper School since 2016. He holds a B.S. in Collaborative Special Education from Auburn University, a Masters in Special Education Adaptive Curriculum from the University of West Georgia and an Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction from Lincoln Memorial University. Justin has nearly a decade of experience in education, most recently as a self-contained special education teacher at Model Middle School, where he also coached basketball and football. He is married to Elizabeth (Collier) Bruce ('03).

Learning Center
Boys M.S. Basketball

Assistant Coach

Boys M.S. J.V. Basketball

Head Coach

College Education
B.S. Auburn University
Ed. S Lincoln Memorial University
M.Ed. University of West Georgia

iPeriod: The Canoe Build

September 10, 2021
The Canoe Build iPeriod started laminating the 3 boards that will become the top rails of our canoe.

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iPeriod: The Canoe Build, Day 2

September 2, 2021
The Canoe building iPeriod continues to get knee deep in beautiful Douglas Fir wood shavings....what’s that Christmas tree smell?

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iPeriod: The Boat (Canoe) Begins

August 31, 2021
Justin Bruce's iPeriod students plane wood and build steam boxes in preparation to build a canoe.

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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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Darlington Connects: Small Retail & Art Business Highlight

Upper School | Becca Wood, December 15, 2020
We're excited to connect with small businesses and restaurants owned by members of the Darlington Community through our Darlington Connects series. Today we’re thrilled to highlight small retail and art businesses.

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To the Class of 2020: A Different Kind of Baccalaureate

Upper School | Justin Bruce, August 20, 2020
To the class of 2020, I hope this presentation lets each one of you know that you were and continue to be a very special group to me. You are without question the CLASS of 2020!

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Bruce, Whitaker to speak at Commencement Weekend events

March 5, 2020
Darlington School is pleased to announce that Learning Specialist Justin Bruce will be the keynote speaker at Baccalaureate and Trustee Alexander "Whit" Whitaker ('77, LD '15), president of King University, will give the Commencement address.

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Bruce named Head of House for Cooper House

June 7, 2019
Darlington alumna Elizabeth (Collier) Bruce ('03) is excited to join the Darlington Community as the head of house for Cooper House, Darlington’s first year experience house for girls.

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Pride in Darlington Strikes Out of Nowhere

Student Life | Justin Bruce, September 21, 2017
Pride in Darlington found me when I was not expecting it. It came from our very own young men during a middle school football game.

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Darlington's Bruce, Jackson ('02) sweep Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge

August 8, 2017
Eight members of the Darlington Community put service beyond self when they agreed to participate in the 7th Annual Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge to benefit the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia this month. After months of practice and a variety of team fundraisers, contestants took the stage this weekend to show off their routines.

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