Posted August 9, 2016
Joan Barrett is an Educational Services Consultant with CORE. Joan has been contributing to the field of education for over twenty-five years and spent more than fifteen years teaching mathematics at the middles school, high school, and college level. Joan has taught a variety of courses, ranging from remedial Mathematics to AP Statistics. In her role as math coach, Joan often modeled lessons in the classroom to support teachers by demonstrating engaging lessons. Additionally, several years were devoted to improving teacher effectiveness by creating and conducting professional workshops for math educators via her various employers. Joan has worked as a Scholastic Consultant supporting implementation of Scholastic intervention programs. Initially, consulting was dedicated to Literacy Programs such as Read 180 and System 44. Joan joined Math Solutions in 2010. Her focus has included supporting math intervention programs. Joan supports teachers working toward implementation fidelity. She models lessons for teachers and students as well as deepens teacher’s understanding of the math programs and teaching best practices. Data analysis and connection to instruction is also pivotal in her work.