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Mrs. Brianne Major

High School Mathematics Teacher
 
Certifications
  • Pennsylvania Instructional II Certificate – Mathematics 7-12
  • National Board for Professional Teaching Standards – Mathematics/Adolescence and Young Adulthood
  • Pennsylvania Administrative I Principal PK-12
 
Education
  • Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, PA
    • Principal Certification Program (Completed in August 2019)
    • Math Coach Endorsement Program (Completed in August 2018)
  • Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA
    • M.Ed. in Environmental Education (2016)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
    • Robert E. Cook Honors College graduate
    • B.S.Ed. in Mathematics Education with minors in Educational Psychology and Education of Exceptional Persons
 
Professional Experience
  • Milton Hershey School, Hershey, PA
    • PK-12 Mathematics Curriculum Supervisor (June 2017-August 2021)
      • Supervise and maintain Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 mathematics curriculum for all grades and courses 
      • Support building principals by conducting formal and informal observations of 60 teachers, including elementary generalists and specialized math teachers at middle and senior divisions
      • Analyze and interpret student data for the purpose of making programmatic decisions
      • Provide professional development to all mathematics teachers during in-service days, department meetings, strategic work group meetings, and school breaks as voluntary offerings permit
      • Maintain awareness of current research and trends in mathematics education and share resources with teachers and other administrators when appropriate
      • Collaborate with building principals to provide appropriate coaching and support for math teachers on division or grade-level mathematics initiatives
      • Coordinate mathematics resource adoption and implementation process for all grade levels, including supplementary classroom and tutoring materials and mathematics instructional technology
      • Prescribe and facilitate remediation programming as needed to support building and grade-level initiatives
    • Senior High Mathematics Teacher (August 2012-June 2017)
      • Design, plan, and facilitate interactive and engaging lessons for a variety of mathematics courses
      • Traditionally and authentically assess student learning using formative and summative tools
      • Integrate STEAM and Design Thinking problems and projects into curriculum
      • Collaborate with co-teachers and common planning teams to ensure equitable instruction across various courses
      • Communicate with Home Life and parent-sponsors of students about student progress and areas for growth
      • Serve on special committees as needed to promote initiatives within Senior Division
    • Varsity Softball Coach
      • Head Coach - 2015-16 & 2016-17
      • Assistant Coach - 2012-13, 2013-14, & 2014-15
    • Varsity Cross Country Coach
      • Assistant Coach - 2013-14, 2014-15, & 2015-16