Derek J. Deane (101B)

Director of Culture & Engagement at Kingsman Academy Public Charter School

I have been in education for over 32 years. I have served graciously as a teacher, a coach, an athletic director and administrator. I have taught throughout the DMV in DC Public and Maryland county public schools. Married with 3 children. I LOVE playing golf, cooking and home improvement projects.


Washington, United States

Work style

How I prefer to work

Remote & Office


Mostly in a team

Qualities I value in my colleagues

  • Honesty
  • efficiency
  • integrity
  • ownership
  • empathy

Team player with a solution mindset.

My communication style

  • Casual
  • calm
  • tactful
  • articulate
  • genuine

My pet peeves

  • Pessimism
  • gossip
  • poor communication
  • laziness
  • dishonesty

Fun fact

I still enjoy working with especially 4-6 year olds since I have one in that category!

Personal Q&A

  • How do you like to receive feedback?

    Very well as long as it's constructive. Don't mind firmness.


  • Director of Culture & Engagement

    Current role