2007 Sports Is Education Symposium:

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2007

Time: 8:30AM—1:30PM
Breakfast and lunch included

Place: Loyola University, Water Tower Campus
25 East Pearson (Kasbeer Hall), Chicago

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Calvin Davis
Director of Sports Administration, CPS

Calvin DavisCalvin Davis is a product of the Chicago Public Schools who attended CPS from grades kindergarten through twelve. He is a graduate of Dunbar High School and was a letter winner as a member of several sports teams during his four years at Dunbar.

He attended William Penn University in Iowa. After graduating from Penn, Calvin returned to Chicago to begin a career in teaching and coaching. He started with the Chicago Public Schools as a substitute teacher, and later taught 8th grade social studies and K—12 physical education for ten years at Beethoven Elementary while coaching a number of teams there. He also coached the basketball team at DuSable High School.

After receiving his Master of Arts Degree from Chicago State University in Educational Administration, he moved to the public schools' central office and worked in the division of Drop-Out Prevention's truancy program. He became the Public League's interim basketball coordinator in 1997. Calvin also worked as a stadium coordinator, elementary school sports director, citywide social center director and 16-inch softball coordinator. Calvin has published health education articles in the Educational Research Information Center's database. He has served as a presenter in the teacher's health certification program, and was also Assistant Principal at Bogan High School.

Calvin is presently the Director of Sports Administration for the Chicago Public Schools. He has brought efficiency, as well as many new and exciting changes to the public league sports program. He has recently published his first book, Inner City Hoops: A History of Chicago Basketball, which will be released in December of this year.
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