Mr. Mayes has been a public school educator since 1997. He began his education career as a 5th grade teacher at James Buchanan Elementary School in 1997. He has also served as a 6th grade teacher at Nitschmann Middle School and a 5th grade math teacher at the BASD Regional Academic Standards Academy. Mr. Mayes has also served the Allentown School District as a principal and assistant principal.
Mr. Mayes is a proud West Bethlehem resident, husband, and father of two girls.
Mr. Mayes is currently studying in the Doctoral program in Educational Leadership at East Stroudsburg University. He is currently researching the ways outdoor challenge courses change the ways students and teachers work in the classroom.
Mr. Mayes enjoys spending time outside with his family, traveling, biking, watching the Philadelphia Phillies, reading, and spreading the word around Bethlehem about the amazing learning community of Nitschmann Middle School!