Levdansky, J.

Welcome to Mr. Levdansky's
8th Grade American History Class!



BS in Elementary Education, California University of PA
Masters in Special Education, California University of PA
Middle Level History Certification

5th Grade  Teacher, Prince George's Cou
nty Public Schools, Maryland: 

8th Grade American History Teacher, South Park Middle School, 
 1989- Present

About Me

My name is Jim Levdansky.  I have two beautiful children with my lovely wife, Susan.  My son, Preston, is twelve years old and my daughter, Savannah, is ten.  One of my passions has always been running/weightlifting!  Exercise has always played an important role in my life and will continue to do so.  Due to my love of running/weightlifting, I had the pleasure of a long and fulfilling coaching career at South Park High School in track and field (22 years) and cross country (21 years).  Although I cherished those coaching memories, I recently retired from both sports in order to be more active in my own children's lives. 


I am a firm believer in a classroom that is organized and disciplined.  I believe that without these two components, learning is close to impossible.  This is why I begin each year discussing my high expectations with my eighth grade students.  I believe that this plan provides prevention of negative behavior, respect for one another, and consistency to be successful.