Dr. Keith Reeves

Senior Coordinator of Educational Technology,
Arlington Public Schools


United States


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Educator, author, and speaker Keith David Reeves, EdD CSML CETL currently serves as educational technology coordinator at Discovery Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia, a revolutionary standards-based and zero-energy public elementary school, the world’s first and only LEED Zero school. He has taught every grade level, PreK through 12, in underserved and affluent schools in both rural and urban settings, as well as educational methods at the university level. Columbia Teachers College Record called his first book on education, Insurrection: A Teacher Revolution in Defense of Children, “a call to arms nailed to the schoolhouse door” that “should be translated to every teacher preparation program in the country.” His primary area of research is standards-based assessment and understanding how to apply that research to practices and pedagogy, and he is a member of the American Educational Research Association in Division H. He is their winner of the 2022 AERA Outstanding Dissertation Award.

As a national-level keynote speaker and professional developer, he frequently presents and writes on the importance of authentic love for children, freedom for children, and the central importance of meeting every child’s every need. His work ranges from educational technology to radical school design, which has appeared in print, live media, and podcasts nationwide, including National Public Radio, The Huffington Post, and Education Week. He has presented and headlined at numerous conferences from regional to international including CMEA, SWVLC, VSTE, ISTE, and Greenbuild.

Dr. Reeves is also a musician, having had his compositions and arrangements performed by soloists, small ensembles, and wind bands, both school and professional. He is a native of Syracuse, New York.

Chapter Affiliation

Lamar University


Lamar University
Beaumont, Texas, United States
Ed.D., 2021
Global Educational Leadership
2019 To 2021
Dissertation: Predictivity of Standards-Based Report Card Models for Standardized Test Scores: A Taxonomic Mixed Methods Study
Advisor: J. Vincent Nix

Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Certificate of School Management and Leadership, 2021
School Management and Leadership
2019 To 2021

University of Mary Washington
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
Postgraduate Certificate, 2009
Educational Leadership & Administration
2007 To 2009
Advisor: Harold Wright

George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
M.Ed., 2006
Curriculum & Instruction, Integration of Technology in Schools
2004 To 2006
Advisor: Priscilla Norton

Ithaca College
Ithaca, New York, United States
B.Mus., 2001
Music Education
1997 To 2001
Advisor: D. Kim Dunnick

Memberships & Associations

American Educational Research Association
2021 - Present

Phi Kappa Phi
2021 - Present

Green Schools National Network
2016 - Present

International Society for Technology in Education
2013 - Present

Sons of the American Revolution
2012 - Present

Kappa Delta Pi
2011 - Present

Pi Lambda Theta
2010 - Present

Virginia Society for Technology in Education
2006 - Present

Cayuga County Music Educators Association
2001 - 2004

National Association for Music Education
1997 - 2006

Honors & Awards

Outstanding Dissertation Award
American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Job History

Arlington Public Schools
Senior Instructional Technology Coordinator
Arlington, VA, United States
July 2011 - present

Virginia Society for Technology in Education
Chairperson, Board of Directors
Richmond, VA, United States
June 2013 - June 2019

Arlington Public Schools
Elementary Site Administrator (Assistant Principal)
Arlington, VA, United States
June 2017 - August 2017

The George Washington University
Adjunct Professor
Washington, DC, United States
January 2011 - January 2011

Prince William County Schools
Instructional Technology Resource Teacher
Bristow, VA, United States
January 2006 - January 2011

Stafford County Public Schools
Music Teacher
Stafford, VA, United States
January 2004 - January 2006

Port Byron Central School District
Music Teacher
Port Byron, NY, United States
January 2001 - January 2003