Ridge View High School AVID

Welcome to the official webpage for AVID at Ridge View High School!

About the Elective teacher & Site Coordinator (Professional Bio by Halin Miklas):

Jeffrey McMicken has been at Ridge View High School since 2011 in which he used to teach English and a course in Creative Writing. Mr. McMicken attended University of South Carolina (USC) and holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Master’s degree in Teaching. He is currently in school again finishing up a Master's degree in Education for Language & Literacy.

Mr. McMicken is part of the Richland Two Innovates Team; he is a coordinator for Junior Marshals and used to lead the English 1 team. Mr. McMicken is part of Ridge View’s Leadership Team, and once worked closely with USC student teachers as a Coaching Teacher. Mr. McMicken’s awards include Teacher of The Year 2015, Most Spirited Teacher, and the Culture of Excellence Award. Mr. McMicken was born in Oakland, California. He enjoys playing tennis and working in his yard. Mr. McMicken loves his wife very dearly. Also, a lover of the feline species, he firmly believes that cats are awesome.

EMail - jmcmicken@richland2.org

Twitter - @MrMcMicken

Phone - (803) 699-2999 ext. 84372


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