Dr. Robert Lynn Canady is an expert in the fields of block scheduling, grading practices, and programs for at-risk students. He has served as senior education consultant at The Center for K-12 Education at the University of Virginia School of Continuing and Professional Studies and is professor emeritus at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education, where he served as the chair of the Department of Leadership, Foundations and Policy.

Before joining the University of Virginia’s faculty in 1970, Dr. Canady was an elementary and secondary teacher and a building principal. He has worked with school districts in 35 states and in Germany. Dr. Canady has written numerous books and articles dealing with the benefits of block scheduling, and he is a frequent speaker at national conferences.

Dr. Canady is the recipient of numerous awards in the field of education, including the Adelle F. Robertson Award for Distinguished Teaching and Service to Virginia Schools, the UVA Alumni Association’s Distinguished Professor Award, the Virginia Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development’s Educator of the Year Award, and the Lamp of Knowledge Award, the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals’ highest honor.

Dr. Canady is a native of Dickson, Tennessee and earned his doctorate in education from the University of Tennessee.

Through our products featuring Dr. Robert Lynn Canady your system will:

  • Examine and consider the benefits of parallel and block scheduling.
  • Reduce classroom discipline problems and improve academic performance.
  • Learn how to develop a block schedule in your schools.
  • See a variety of workable block schedules and the resulting increases in student learning.

To view Dr. Canady’s professional development videos, and to get PD resources prepared by dozens of the top experts in education, sign up for a free 30-day trial of Edivate, the most comprehensive professional development video library available.