Jason Griffith is a Teaching Associate and PhD Candidate (English Education) at Arizona State University. A National Board Certified Teacher and Fellow of the National Writing Project, Jason taught middle school and high school English for 12 years in Carlisle, PA. In 2012, Jason received NCTE’s Outstanding Middle Level Educator Award, and he also served a term on NCTE’s Middle Level Section Steering Committee.
Jason has presented at numerous national and regional conferences, and his work has been published in the Voices from the Middle, Kansas English, Language Arts Journal of Michigan as well as collected volumes published by the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) and Rowman & Littlefield. Jason also has written for Hippocampus Magazine, the Nerdy Book Club, Talking Writing, and the Pennsylvania Council of the Teachers of English Language Arts (PCTELA) blog. His first book From Me to We: Using Narrative Nonfiction to Broaden Student Perspectives was published by Routledge in September of 2017.
Jason’s research interests include English Education, Secondary Writing Instruction, Narrative/Creative/Literary Nonfiction, Music in the English Language Arts, Student Participatory Media, and Contemplative Pedagogy.
Jason lives in Phoenix, AZ with his wife, a talented visual artist and graphic designer (visit www.kellygriffithart.com).