Sean Leatherwood


Sean Leatherwood is currently a teacher using The Learning-Focused Instructional Framework in his classroom. He has witnessed the results of implementing Learning-Focused for nearly 10 years. In 20+ years in the classroom he has seen the struggles of planning with no focus and the difference a truly focused plan makes in maximizing student learning and teacher effectiveness. That is exactly what the Learning-Focused Instructional Framework does, focuses the lesson to maximize learning.

He has a B.S. Ed. in Middle Grades and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction. He has served as a Learning-Focused trainer in his district for over 6 years training new hires and delivering Learning-Focused Instructional Framework training to employees of his district.

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  • Coppin State University – M.Ed Curriculum & Instruction [2004]
  • University of West Georgia – B.Ed Middle Grades Education [1997]
  • Reinhardt College – Associate’s of Liberal Arts [1993]


Professional Experience

  • Douglas County School System – Educator [1997 – Present]
  • Chapel Hill Middle School – Douglas County, Georgia
    • 8th Social Studies Teacher
    • Social Studies Department Chairperson
    • Gifted Endorsement – Douglas County School System – 2012
    • Technology Committee
    • Athletic Coach – Football, Basketball, & Soccer
  • Learning-Focused – Trainer [2014 – Present]
  • Douglas County School System – Learning-Focused Trainer [2006 – Present]


Honors and Awards

  • Hero in the Classroom – Atlanta Falcons/Symmetra 2013
  • Teacher of the Year – Chapel Hill Middle School 2009

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