Derek McCoy

Director of Learning and Innovation
Grady County Schools


Derek McCoy is an accomplished educator and school administrator. His focus is on improving student learning and achievement, increasing teaching efficacy, and creating a learning environment that will prepare students for their future. His approach involves uses the best learning/instructional design strategies, innovative instructional practices and developing and implementing relevant, student-centered, and flexible learning practices.He brings a wide range of experiences as a middle school math teacher, assistant principal, instructional coach and principal. Currently he is the Director of Learning and Innovation in his district. He was named as a 2014 Digital Principal of the Year by NASSP and has recently co-authored 'The Revolution: Its Time to Empower Change in our Schools.'


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