EDUCATION & TEACHING EXPERIENCE – Mr. Bevan graduated from SUNY Albany with a BA in English Literature. In 2001, he received his Masters in Education from The College of Saint Rose. His first experience teaching was as a substitute for BOCES. He later took a temporary position for an English Instructor on maternity leave at Averill Park High School. Finally in 2002, Mr. Bevan became an Alternative Education teacher / Integrated English Instructor for us at Capital Region Career & Technical School, for both Albany & Schoharie, NY campuses. Mr. Bevan piloted our very first TCP (Technical Communication & Portfolio) integrated English program back in 2002, and still teaches it today, as the longest running integrated English teacher in the Capital Region BOCES system.
WRITING EXPERIENCE – Mr. Bevan is also an author. In 2012, he released his first science fiction book, TAG: A Time Travel Story. In 2014, he penned Kamala Speaks, the official autobiography of a retired WWE wrestler who lost both legs to diabetes. (Incidentally, the Kickstarter project met its goal for funding, achieving 17K to help offset medical costs for a man who could no longer earn a living.) In 2017, Mr. Bevan became the ghostwriter of an autobiography for another popular wrestler, Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake. In 2018, he also wrote a young adult novel based on the life of a true-life referee called, Mr. X – The Life of Dangerous Danny Davis.
AWARDS – In 2007, Mr. Bevan was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to act as an educational Ambassador from America to Japan. Mr. Bevan spent about 6 weeks in Japan, visiting many different schools in both Tokyo & Kumomoto, Japan. You can check out Mr. Bevan’s Japanese Fulbright Scholarship at http://kennethgbevan.blogspot.com/.
PROFESSIONAL DJ – Mr. Bevan is a mobile/event DJ, providing high quality music and entertainment services for wedding receptions, sweet sixteen parties, corporate events, school proms & dances (see www.TheDJservice.com.)
He comes from a background of being an experienced professional sports announcer / host with experience for many different sports including 5K races, track and field, cheer leading competitions, mixed-martial Arts (MMA), boxing and professional wrestling matches including WWE wrestling at the Times Union Arena in Albany, NY.