Janet Calvert

Janet Calvert
Instructor, Coordinator Alternative Certification
Department of Middle and Secondary Education
Room 293 - College of Education and Human Development
Office: 502-852-8053
jmcalv01 @ louisville.edu

Janet Calvert's curriculum vitae [PDF]


Dr. Calvert has progressive experience in teaching, educational planning, writing, human relations and management, including eight years as a classroom teacher, eight years as a middle/high school principal in an alternative school, two years as a high school principal, three years as a middle school principal, nine years as a middle school principal, and three years as Highly Skilled Educator for the Kentucky Department of Education. She has professional experience in curriculum, instruction and assessment; clinical supervision of teachers; leadership development; school restructuring; and development of school culture. Dr. Calvert also has extensive experience in organizational leadership, staff development and crisis intervention. She has served on school, district, regional and state committees.

Educational Background

  • EdD, School Administration, University of Louisville, 1996
  • M.S., Community Development, University of Louisville
  • Professional Certificate for Instructional Leadership – School Superintendent
  • Professional Certificate for Instructional Leadership – Supervision
  • Professional Certificate for School Administration and Supervision: Endorsement for Secondary School Principal, grades 7-12
  • BA, English, St. Louis University

Professional Memberships

  • National Association for Alternative Certification
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • National Education Association
  • Kentucky Education Association
  • Jefferson County Association of School Administrators

Honors and Awards

  • University of Louisville President’s Professional Development Grant. March, 2016. Lead Writer/PI
  • Collaborative Professional Development Grant with Stage One Theatre. August, 2016. Lead Writer/ Co - PI
  • Meritorious recognition in annual reviews resulting in merit increase 2014 - 2017

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Calvert, J., Lipsey, R., Sharma, M., & Sorgi, B (2016, March). “Seeing Is Believing: Enhancing Video Critique Outcomes for New Teachers. Presentation at the 2016 National Association for Alternative Certification annual conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Module I, Middle and Secondary Education (2006). Graduate level course taught at Bellarmine University.
  • Instructional Leadership and the Role of the School Principal & Design and Evaluation of Instruction and Practices to Improve Student Learning (2004 – 2006). Graduate level courses taught in the principal preparation program at Bellarmine University.
  • Training and development presentations for educators statewide (2001 – 2004). Kentucky Department of Education.