About Me

Coach Kalk

After twelve years in the classroom, David now serves Spartanburg District Five as a District Instructional Technology Coach. He works with teachers K-6 to implement technology in their classrooms to make lessons more authentic and engaging. During the 2015-2016 school year, he assisted in piloting a 1:1 initiative with fifth-grade students and teachers at Beech Springs Intermediate. In 2016-2017, District Five 3rd-8th grade classrooms became 1:1 with Dell touch laptops. Now, all students grades K-8 have Lenovo Chromebooks, and 9-12 have Lenovo Thinkpads.


David earned his Bachelor’s degree from Clemson University in 2003 in Industrial Technology Education and Human Resource Development. He also received his Master’s degree from Lesley University in 2012 in Technology in Education, where he found his passion for integrating instructional technology.


His family, including his wife, Heather, daughter, Audrey, and their Yorkiepoo named Mocha, reside in Greer, SC. He enjoys spending time with his family playing games, reading, watching television, cooking, and taking trips to the beach and the mountains. Outside of school, he owns and operates a professional photography business. He is passionate about photography and enjoys photographing weddings, portraits, and sports.