Dr. Darnell Johnson
1546 Curlew Court
Chesapeake, Virginia 23321

Curriculum Vita

Doctor of Education, The George Washington University, 2000
Certificate of Advanced Studies in Administration, Old Dominion University, 1986
Master of Arts in Mathematics Education, University of Kentucky, 1977
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Elizabeth City State University, 1973

Teaching-University Level
Associate Professor of Mathematics at Elizabeth City State University, 2004 to present
Mathematics Department Chairperson, Elizabeth City State University, 2004 to present
Adjunct Professor of Mathematics at Elizabeth City State University, 1985-1991, 2001-2004
Adjunct Professor of Mathematics at Norfolk State University, 1985-1986
Adjunct Professor of Mathematics at Old Dominion University, 1985-1986
Graduate Teaching Assistant-University of Kentucky, 1973-1974

Teaching-Middle/Secondary Levels in Portsmouth City Schools-Portsmouth, VA
Cradock High School, Manor High School, Waters Junior High School, 1974-1986

School Administration in Portsmouth City Schools-Portsmouth, VA
Principal-Churchland Middle School, 1999-2004
Principal-New Directions Center, 1990-1993 & 1994-1999
Assistant Principal-Bayside Junior High School, 1989-1990
Assistant Principal-Waters Junior High School, 1986-1989

Central Office Administration in Portsmouth City Schools-Portsmouth, VA
Coordinator of Community Schools, 1993-1994

Johnson, D. (2000). Perceived Mentor Benefits from a Formal Mentoring Experience. Washington, D.C. The George Washington University
Johnson, D. (2003). Middle School Resource Guide for Success with Virginia Standards of Learning Curriculum. Portsmouth, VA.
Johnson, D. (2002). Middle School Resource Guide for Success with Virginia Standards of Learning Curriculum. Portsmouth, VA.

CReSIS Education Coordinator
NASA Public School Math Sprint Coordinator
CERSER Mentor & Community Outreach
Mathematics Teacher Education Training
NASA Earth Science Education Community Outreach
Co-PI Mid-Eastern Alliance for Minority Participation (MEAMP)

MATHCOUNTS for the Northeastern Mathematics & Science Partnership of NC ($3,000,000) 05-06
Phase II – Mid-Eastern Alliance for Minority Participation, NSF Grant, ($4,133,305) 2006-2011
Math Sprint Competitions, NASA Grant, ($20,000) 2003-2005
You Be The Scientist, NASA Grant, ($50,000) 2000-2004
AIMS Teacher Grant, NSF Grant, ($225,000) 1999-2004
Eisenhower Mathematics and Science Grant, NSF Grant, ($300,000)1999-2004
Dropout Prevention Grant, VA Dept of Ed Grant, ($800,000) 1994-1999

ECSU Education Advisory Council
ECSU Graduate Advisory Council
ECSU Curriculum Planning Council
ECSU Career Services Advisory Board
NC EMPT Advisory Board
ECSU American Education Week Committee
Mathematics Association of America-ECSU Department Liaison
NC-Algebra Research Collaboration Council
ECSU General Studies Advisory Board
ECSU School of MST Research Week Planning Committee
ECSU AASCU-Education Trust Visit Team
ECSU MST Post-Tenure Review Council
ECSU MEAMP Committees
ECSU Faculty Search Committee
ECSU Summer School Committee
ECSU Honor’s Program Thesis Defense Team

Helping Parents Understand the Role of the Black Male, June, 2006
Encouraging Student Success, March, 2006
Understanding the Black Male in the Educational Setting, March, 2006
Virginia Standards of Learning Process and Assessment-August, 2003
Inclusion in Virginia’s Middle Schools, April, 2003
Increasing Mathematics Scores on the Virginia SOL-June, 2003
Classroom Management in Public Schools, 2003
Organizing the Middle School Curriculum of English and Mathematics-April, 2003
Educational Administration-The Assistant Principal, July, 2001
Levels of Leadership, August, 2000
Effective Classroom Instructional Methods, September, 2000
Effective Teaching Methods to Test-Score Gains in Mathematics-October, 2000
Discipline with Dignity, August, 1999
Educational Technology-November, 1999
Computers for Learning in Mathematics-September, 1999
Safe Schools Planning, January, 1998
Moving Toward the Middle School, May, 1991

ECSU Chapter of IEEE
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
North Carolina Council of Mathematics Teachers
Mathematics Association of America
Phi Delta Kappa
Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
National Association of Middle/Secondary School Principals
Virginia Association of Middle /Secondary School Principals

Captain, CIAA Football Championship Team, 1972
Vice-President Student Government Association, Elizabeth City State University, 1972
Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities, 1972 & 1973
ALL CIAA Academic Team, 1973
NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship to Southern Region Student Athlete, 1973
Graduate Teaching Assistantship to University of Kentucky, 1973
Invitation to Dallas Cowboys’ Walk on Professional Football Camp, 1973
President Student Government Association, Elizabeth City State University, 1973
Graduate Student Counselor at University of Kentucky, 1973-1974

Volunteer Award – Portsmouth Sheriff’s Department 1984
Manor High School Band Parents Association Award 1986
Principal’s Award – W. E. Waters Junior High School 1988
Chaplain’s Award – Southeastern Correctional Ministries 1990
Volunteer Award – Alanton Black Male Culture Club 1990
Bayside Optimist Club Award 1991
Principal’s Award - New Directions Center 1993
Virginia Urban Fellows Recipient 1994
Guest Speaker/Host Channel 47 Portsmouth Public Schools 1995
“Liberty Bell” Award – Portsmouth Bar Association 1995
Guest Speaker – Channel 47 “High Street Blues” 1996
Regional Citizenship Award Finalist – The Virginian Pilot 1997
“Man of the Year” Award - Fundamental Baptist Fellowship Association 1997
Secondary Principal of the Year Award – Portsmouth Public Schools 2000
Hanging of Principal’s Portrait – Churchland Middle School PTA Board 2004