Posted August 9, 2016
Cherise Harrington, M.Ed., is an Educational Services Consultant with the Consortium on Reaching Excellence in Education (CORE) and also works as a Professional Development Facilitator for Mathematics instruction with LearnZillion. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration and Supervision which she earned at California State University, Fresno and holds an endorsement in Middle School Mathematics and is CLAD Certified. Cherise has traveled the country delivering professional development as a consultant and facilitator and has written and delivered several PD Modules and Workshops which she has presented at NCTM and Local Math Conferences. She has worked with schools and districts, providing support to Teachers, Site Administrators and Superintendents. Her area of expertise is with math instruction as she has coached many teachers and schools to measurable growth through effective PD followed up by onsite coaching and continued support.
Cherise has designed and delivered professional development in various areas including effective student engagement and checking for understanding, developing, administering and analyzing common formative assessments, and developing a protocol for conducting non-evaluative classroom walkthroughs for administrators and peer teachers. She has a knack for establishing a rapport on campuses which she attributes to building on the strengths of the teaching and administrative teams to develop goals, benchmarks and celebrating successes.
Along with her expertise in math instruction, Cherise has worked with sites to develop and implement effective Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports (MTSS) and Response to Intervention (RtI) structures to support differentiated instruction. Cherise has also supported implementing and applying computer adaptive assessment designed to support RtI by providing and analyzing data for teachers and administrators to use in planning instruction and making decisions on designing courses to meet the needs of students.
Cherise’s passion is building capacity within schools. It is her core belief that everyone is doing the best they know how; growth comes in providing enough support in learning new strategies that can help us do even better. Cherise is based in Northern Virginia with her family.