Donovan has been both a Brat and an Educator in DoDDS. He attended Butzbach ES, Gelnhausen ES, and Nurnberg HS in grades 5 to 11. He went to Kansas State Teacher’s College where he earned a BS in Education and the University of Wisconsin where he earned his MS degree and did post graduate work at the University of Wisconsin and Stanford. Donovan began his teaching career in Sheboygan, WI as a teacher of English. His DoDDS experience was as a teacher of English at Zweibrucken HS. Donovan presently lives in Bloomington IN, where he is Managing Director of Publication Services for the Center for Civic Education, based in Calabasis, CA. He is a prolific writer, having written several books about curriculum, writing, staff development, and controversial issues in education. He frequently writes articles that appear in professional journals, including Educational Leadership, Phi Delta Kappan, Art Education, and The Clearing House. He is a member of several academic associations and is presently listed in Who’s Who in American Education.