Meet the Team

Don Eichenberger    

MAX Teaching Consultant

Assistant Principal at The Springdale High School in Springdale, Arkansas

  • Arkansas Administrator’s Certificate 
  • Secondary Principal’s Certificate 
  • 5th-12th Grade Social Studies, Global Studies, Arkansas History, and Physical Education


  • BSE – Bachelor’s of Science in Education 
    • The College of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Arkansas
  •  MSE – Master’s of Science in Education 
    • Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas
  •  45 Additional Hours in Educational Leadership

Advanced Graduate Training:

  • Harding University
    • 12 additional hours in Educational Administration
  • University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
    • 15 hours in Educational Administration
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock
    • 9 hours in Educational Administration

Advanced Instructional Training:

  • Conducted Teacher Training and Professional Staff Development for MAX Teaching, Inc. in Findley, Ohio for multiple schools in Arkansas and Oklahoma, including:
    • Fayetteville High School
    • Prairie Grove Public Schools
    • Springdale High School
    • Rogers High School
    • Van Buren Junior and Senior High School
    • Conway High School
    • Sheridan Vocational Education Program
    • Jonesboro Westside Public Schools
    • Nettleton Junior High School
    • Manila Public Schools
    • East Poinsett County Public Schools
    • Valley View Junior and Senior High School
    • Texarkana (AR) High School
    • Ashdown Public Schools
    • Nashville Public Schools
    • Stuttgart Junior and Senior High Schools
    • Warren Public Schools
    • Arkadelphia Public Schools
    • Little Rock Public Schools
    • Multiple Arkansas Educational Cooperatives
    • The Oklahoma City, OK Public Schools
    • The Oklahoma Department of Education
  • Provided Embedded Classroom Coaching for teachers in multiple subject areas at Little Central High School and OKC Douglas High School
  • Conducted multiple workshops around the state of Arkansas for the Arkansas Department of Workforce Education, presenting on the topics of Content Literacy Based Instruction,  Secondary School Reform, and Embedded Classroom Coaching.
  •  Professional Learning Community Facilitator for The  Springdale High School: 
    • Focus on Building Collaborative Relationships within the staff
    • Classroom Instructional Coach
    • Team Leader using Cross-Curricular and Content Area Teaming at the Secondary Level and in a Transition Center Program
  • HSTW – Site Visit Team Member for High Schools That Work
    • Served on multiple Site Visit Teams, analyzing and making recommendations for school improvement
  • Experimental and Demonstration Classroom Teacher for the Springdale Public Schools:
    • Teacher/Leader for teacher staff development in the Springdale Public Schools servicing hundreds of teachers both in district and from around the region
  • Leader/Trainer in the Development of Professional Learning Communities (PLC’s) and Academy Development at The Springdale High School
  • Multiple Presenter at numerous SREB Summer Conference Workshops (New Orleans, Nashville, and Atlanta) focusing on Literacy Strategies and High School Transition Programs
  • Presented, “Coaching School Change”, for the Center for Secondary School Redesign in San Diego, CA
  • Presentation entitled, “Content Literacy Based Instruction in the Business Classroom” for the Arkansas Business Educators Association Summer Convention
  • Multiple Presentations for the Arkansas Department of Workforce Education on the use of Literacy Strategies in the Classroom at sites around the state of Arkansas
  • The Council of Secondary School Reform Winter Showcase 
    • Presenter in San Diego, California on the topic of
    • “Developing a Sophomore Transition Center” 
  • Springdale Public Schools Professional Development Center
    • Staff Development Leader/Presenter on Literacy Based Instructional Strategies
  • Teacher Workshops for MAX Teaching in Springdale (AR)
    • Conducted teacher trainer workshops, instructing Springdale teachers in the use of Content Literacy Based Learning Strategies
  • Currently, Assistant Principal at The Springdale High School
  • Assistant Principal and Dean of Students at the Archer Learning Center Alternative High School
  • Springdale Public Schools
    • 25+ years as a Teacher/Coach at The Springdale High School
    • IT Academy Supervisor 
    • Assistant Head Boys Basketball Coach
    • Head Track Coach
  • Harding Academy in Searcy, Arkansas
    • 5 years as a Teacher/Head Boys Basketball Coach
  • Lamar High School
    • 2 years as a Teacher/Head Boys Basketball Coach
  • Springdale High School Teacher of the Year
  • International Paper Company Award of Excellence in Teaching Economic Education, Blue Ribbon
  • Wal-Mart Foundation Award of Excellence in Economic Ed.
  • Multiple District and Conference Coach of the Year Honors
  • Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow 2012
  • Supervisor and Special Event Coordinator for the Springdale Public Schools
  • Curriculum Team Leader in Social Studies
  • Department Chair for Secondary Health Education
  • Written Curriculum Frameworks for the ADE
  • Director of the Springdale Rotary Club Minor League Baseball Program