Keith David Reeves has taught every grade K through 12, was a successful middle and high school band director, and now serves as the Coordinator of Instructional Technology at Yorktown High School in Arlington, Virginia. From 2006 until 2011 he served as the Instructional Technologist at Battlefield High School in Haymarket, Virginia, overseeing significant expansion and enhancement of teaching with technology. He has led by example in public schools and collaborated with other professional teachers to implement reflective, data-supported, progressive instructional practices within technology-integrative, student-centered classrooms designed for skill mastery, comprehension, and relevance.
He holds diplomas from Ithaca College, George Mason University, and the University of Mary Washington, with additional postgraduate studies at University of Phoenix and Troy University, and served as an adjunct professor at George Washington University. He is a Discovery Education STAR Educator, a SMART Exemplary Educator, and has been a member of the Pi Lambda Theta and Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Societies in Education. Mr. Reeves is an active member of the International Society for Technology in Education, the Virginia Society for Technology in Education, and the National Association of Secondary School Principals. He holds certifications in music education and administration in both Virginia and Maryland, and was the first Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer in the Commonwealth.
A frequent adjudicator, guest speaker, and professional development instructor, Mr. Reeves has deployed innovative programs in every content area, and has subsequently been featured in print and broadcast media and delivered addresses at the local, regional, and national levels, including as guest commentator on National Public Radio and a panelist for the Huffington Post.
Mr. Reeves is a passionate and active genealogist, having documented about 17,000 individuals in his extended family. He is a member of the George Mason Chapter of the National Society, Sons of the American Revolution (his 5th great grandfather James E. Reeves was a sailor aboard the Digby and a soldier in the 1st New York Minutemen) and is an applicant to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (his 4th great-grandfather Harvey James served in G Company, 24th New York Cavalry). Mr. Reeves is also a member of the Edmund Rice Association, which honors his 11th great-grandfather.
An active composer, arranger, and adjudicator for bands, he is active in the music education community in Virginia and has been a director, visual caption head, marching and maneuvering instructor, and staff arranger with marching bands and drum corps throughout the East Coast. He is a regular judge with the USBands circuit. He resides in Arlington, Virginia.