News, Publications, & Awards



National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Teacher of Excellence

Georgia Council of Teachers of English (GCTE) Teacher of the Year


University Scholar: Oustanding Student in Secondary Education (Kennesaw State University)

Clendenin Scholar (Kennesaw State University)

News Articles/Media:


GCPS Spotlight//Announcement of GCTE Teacher of the Year Award

Edutopia//21st Century Learning & PBL in the Lanier Cluster

Gwinnett Daily Post//GCTE Names Me as Their 2018 Teacher of the Year

YouTube//P21 Patterns of Innovation: Distributed Leadership Webinar

YouTube//The Studio PBL Classroom Reflections (2018)


Gwinnett Daily Post//Lanier Cluster Earns P21 Exemplar Distinction

Gwinnett Magazine//Innovation & Transformation @ Lanier High


YouTube//The Studio PBL Classroom Reflections (2016)

Edutopia//How to Make Your Classroom a Thinking Space

EdSurge//Three Ways to Give Students a Choice with Student-Centered Learning

Kennesaw State University//Clendenin Family Extends Support for KSU Graduate Students

School Improvement Network//Implementing Project Based Learning

Gwinnett Daily Post//Students Enjoy Garden Project



Dail, J. S., Jones, W. K., Chance, C. (2018) Leading students to Exit Through the Gift Shop: Reading Banksy’s public art through documentary film and director’s cuts. In D. Witte, D. Latham, & M. Gross (Eds.), Literacy Engagement through Peritextual Analysis.

(Purchase Here.)


Jones, W. K., “Zine Culture: Identity & Agency Trajectories in an ELA Classroom” (2017). Doctor of Education in Secondary Education Dissertations. 7. //Dissertation Spring 2017

Project-Based Learning//SAGE Encyclopedia of Out-of-School Learning Spring 2017


Our Dreams Deferred in ‘Facets’//GCTE Connections Fall 2015

“In the Foundation” A Poem//GCTE Connections Fall 2015

Global Conversations in Doctoral Preparation//From the Watercooler to the Firehose (Archived Presentation)

CEE Newsletter//CCSS and ELA Teacher Identity


Inside Out//Teacher Voices

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