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Randall Duval
12th Grade Language Arts

Randall Duval is the Senior Team Leader for the High Language Arts Department.  He began teaching in 1998 after graduating from Iowa State University with a degree in English Education.  He also has Master’s Degree in Theology from Vanderbilt University.  Bell Hooks, Audre Lorde, James Baldwin, Paulo Friere greatly influence his approach to teaching.  Consequently, his emphasis in teaching is centered around Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Social Justice.  “Language is both tool and weapon. It is my job to help students create, develop, sharpen, and wield language in either case.”