The last installment of our four-part Coffee Chat webinar series on the state of the instructional materials market.
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What are the key factors necessary for successfully implementing high-quality instructional materials? Culture, environment, and leadership are all integral pieces to this puzzle. Research shows that teachers are more likely to adopt and use new curricula in an environment with supportive leadership, ongoing coaching, and professional development. In this Coffee Chat, you’ll hear from seasoned educators about the importance of implementing new materials with integrity, and how to create the right environment to do that.
Amy Reno is the Elementary District Math Coach for MSD Washington Township in Indianapolis, Indiana. She previously taught grades 3-5 in District of Columbia Public Schools, and earned her Master of Public Policy from Georgetown University.
Dr. Natalie Berberian has worked in education for over 10 years with experiences as a classroom teacher, researcher, and school administrator. Natalie currently serves as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Innovation for a PK-12 private school in Canoga Park, CA where she focuses on program development, assessment, and innovative learning.
Jonathan Regino is a Supervisor of Teaching and Learning for STEM at the Marple Newtown School District in Pennsylvania, and an EdReports Klawe Fellow. He spent over a decade as a middle school math and science teacher, and worked for a number of years at the state level as a Professional Development Specialist for Delaware County Intermediate Unit.