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Derek Keith


Derek Keith


Position: Teacher

Courses Taught: English 11, English 12, Social Justice


E-mail address: dkeith@srvusd.net



  • High School: Twentynine Palms High School
  • College: University of Montana - Secondary English Education
  • Credentials: Single Subject Teaching Credential - English



This is my sixth year teaching but my first year in at Dougherty Valley High School. Previously I taught AP Language, Acting, and Leadership while also being the Activities Director. I enjoying teaching English because I believe in developing students as people and literature is a great vehicle for that.


Teaching/Educational Philosophy:

"Make the most of yourself for that is all there is of you." -Emerson 














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