DEWAYNE MCCLARY
DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS (DC)

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Dewayne J. McClary is a proud native of Kingstree, South Carolina. 

He was inspired to enter into the education profession by his mother; who faithfully served the public school systemfor thirty-four years. In 2007, Dewayne began pursuing his passion in the education profession when he joined the Williamsburg County School District at Kingstree Jr. High School. Teaching 8th grade Social Studies to all boys, Dewayne was able to touch and change the lives of many young men. He began blossoming in his role, which led to him serving in various roles such as the Single-Gender Education Director, Athletic Director, and Administrative Intern. Dewayne’s knowledge and talents would eventually take him beyond his roots in South Carolina. In August 2011, Dewayne accepted a position with Arlington Public Schools in Arlington, Virginia. He began his tenure with Arlington Public Schools as an Instructional Technology Coordinator, but he also served as Interim Assistant Principal and Lead Senior Instructional Technology Coordinator. In October 2014, Dewayne was appointed as the Manager of Technology Integration Strategies & Technology Instructional Coaches for the District of Columbia Public Schools. Currently, he serves as the Director of Educational Technology, where he manages large-scaled educational technology projects, including development, implementation, and evaluation for 115 schools in Washington, DC.