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Johnny Moye



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Johnny J Moye is a Career and Technical Education Supervisor at Chesapeake Public Schools, Chesapeake, VA. Supporting 120 teachers, he is responsible for the administration of Technology Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Trade and Industry programs. Before becoming an educator, Johnny served 27+ years in the United States Navy, retiring as a Master Chief Petty Officer.

Johnny taught high school technology education for five years in Chesapeake. In 2008 he was selected as the Virginia High School Technology Education Teacher of the Year and received the 2008 PITSCO/Hearlihy/FTE $2,000 competitive grant. In 2009 Johnny received the Donald Maley Spirit of Excellence - Outstanding Graduate Student award and the Old Dominion University 2008-2009 Outstanding Technology Education Graduate Student Award. Also in 2009 Johnny received the International Technology Education Association Teacher's Excellence Award as well as a $10,000 competitive fellowship grant at Old Dominion University. Johnny currently serves as the 2011-2012 Virginia Technology and Engineering Education Association President.

Johnny has authored and published many articles in several educational journals. He received his MS in Occupational and Technical Studies in 2003 and Ph.D. (Education) in 2009 from Old Dominion University. He resides in Chesapeake with his wife Debra Jean.

Johnny J Moye, Ph.D.
Supervisor, Career and Technical Education
Chesapeake Public Schools 


Career and Technical Education 


Moye, J. J. (2007). Teaching technology - It couldn't get any better. The Technology Teacher, 67(4), 22-26.

Moye, J. J. (2008). How I define success. The Virginia Journal of Education, 101(6), 15- 17.

Moye, J. J. (2008). Technical and socio-cultural contexts of technological literacy. ITEA Online Library-Scholarly Articles, Retrieved from:>Moye, J. J. (2008). Starting a new technology course? An opportunity to develop student technological literacy. The Technology Teacher, 68(2), 27-31.

Moye, J. J. (2009). The foundations of technology course: Teachers like it! The Technology Teacher, 68(6), 30-33.

Moye, J. J. (2009). Making your mark. The Virginia Journal of Education, 102(6), 15-17.

Moye, J. J. (2009). Technology education teacher supply and demand - A critical situation. The Technology Teacher, 69(2), 30-36.

Moye, J. J., & Ritz, J. M. (2009). Boards on the move: Surfboards, skateboards, snowboards, and kiteboards. The Technology Teacher, 69(3), 7-11.

Moye, J. J. (2010). Making your classes come alive. Techniques, 85(4), 8-9.

Moye, J. J. (2011). Real integration - Where the rubber meets the road. Techniques, 86(3), 48-51.

Moye, J. J., & Katsioloudis, P. J. (2011). Improve or perish, revisited - again. The Technology and Engineering Teacher,70(6), 24-28.

Moye, J. J. (2011). The promise of technology and engineering education. In Ritz, J. M. & Bevins, S. P. (Eds.) The Connection to the 21st Century Workforce: Technology and Engineering Education, 22-33, Reston: ITEEA.

Moye, J. J. (2011). Little fish in a big pond - Time to get schooled. The Technology and Engineering Teacher, 71(2), 31-33.

Reed, P. A., Harrison, H. L., Moye, J. J., Opare, P. B., Ritz, J. M., & Skophammer, R. A. (2008, February, 22). Research supporting technological literacy. Paper presented at the 2008 ITEA National Conference. Abstract retrieved from

Ritz, J. M., & Moye, J. J. (2011). Using Contextualized Engineering and Technology Education to Increase Student Motivation in the Core Academics. In Barak, M. & Hacker, M. (Eds.) Fostering Human Development through Engineering and Technology Education (ETE), (pp. 131-151), Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.