Kavan Yee

Kavan Yee
Kavan earned his BS in biology from North Park College and his MEd in educational leadership from the National College of Education at National-Louis University. Before coming to Lowell in 2010, he taught at the Carleton W. Washburne School in Winnetka, IL and the John G. Shedd Aquarium, in Chicago. At Lowell, he has served in a variety of roles, including Middle School science teacher, science curriculum coordinator, and director of Middle School student life. In 2013, he was selected by the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Education to blog on his observations of the Finnish school system. Kavan is a board member of the Progressive Educators Network. He became director of Lowell's middle school in 2015.

Recent Posts

Middle school doesn't have to be the most stressful time in a person's life.

Whenever adults are asked to remember their years in middle school, their memories often include feelings of stress and anxiousness. “Oh my gosh, middle school was horrible! It was so awkward and embarrassing!”

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Responding to Tragedy: Middle School Students and Activism

The world in which we live is a complicated place, filled with contradictions. I am distraught about the school shooting in Florida, as I know many are. I worry about the long-term effects these school shootings have on us—that...

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