Jason Griffith is a Teaching Associate and PhD Candidate (English Education) at Arizona State University. A National Board Certified Teacher and Fellow of the National Writing Project, Jason taught middle school and high school English for 12 years in Carlisle, PA. Jason has received a number of teaching awards including the Outstanding Middle Level Educator Award from the National Council of the Teachers of English (2012), a Teaching Excellence Award from Arizona State University's Graduate Professional Student Association (2016), and the WIlfred A. Ferrell Memorial Fellowship From Arizona State University's Department of English (2017).
Jason has presented at numerous national conferences including NCTE, CEE, SXSWedu, and the Educator Collaborative's Gathering, and he has also presented at regional and local conferences. Jason's first book, From Me to We: Using Narrative Nonfiction to Broaden Student Perspectives, was published in Fall, 2016 by Routledge, and his scholarship has also been published Voices from the Middle, the Language Arts Journal of Michigan as well as collected volumes published by the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) and Rowman & Littlefield. Jason also has written essays, reviews, and creative nonfiction for Hippocampus Magazine, the Nerdy Book Club, Talking Writing, and the Pennsylvania Council of the Teachers of English Language Arts (PCTELA) blog.