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Tony Trongone

PROJECT AFFILIATION:

  • MSPGP
    • Roles: Project Participant, Project Guest, Lenses on Learning

PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • K-12 Administrator 

BIO

Undergrad
- Rutgers University, Mathematics with Honors

Graduate
- Wilimington College,School Leadership

Teaching experience
- Secondary Mathematics(Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, NJ SRA Process)

1997
- Introduced to Joe Merlino - "Why Change" seminar
- Exposed to Reform math curricula, Project 2061, etc.

1998
- Trained in Connected Math by Ken Labuskes

1999
- Taught Connected Math
- Trained by various GPMSP staff in IMP AND Core-Plus (Year 1) and taught Year 1 - Core-Plus
- Wrote curriculum for Integrated Algebra 1

2000
- Trained by various GPMSP staff in Core-Plus (Year 2) and taught Year 2
- Wrote curriculum for Integrated Geometry

2001
- Began Math Facilitator position grades K-12(later to be Director of Mathematics)
- Trained in Everyday Math
- Trained in Mathematics on Context (Linda Selwood)

2001
- Implementation of Mathematics in Context (Grades 7 & 8)at Gloucester City, including training of staff
- began formative assessment process for grades 1 thru 6.


2002
- Implementation of Core-Plus (Year 1) at Gloucester City, including training of staff
- formative assessment process I developed becomes part of Dr. Dennis Perry's dissertation
- formative assessment process in place for grades K thru 9
- Implemented interactive SMARTboard lessons for grades 4-6

2003
- Implementation of Core-Plus (Year 2) at Gloucester City, including training of staff
- Refined formative assessment process
- Meet Dylan Wiliam
- Implemented interactive SMARTboard lessons for grades 2 PLUS grades 7-10
- Trained in NWEA-MAP

2004
- Trained as a learning consultant in Kalamazoo Michigan by Beth Ritsema in Core-Plus Mathematics Project
- Learning consultant for many districts in NJ
- Implemented interactive SMARTboard lessons for grade 3,10
- Trained in Collaborative Assessment and Planning for Achievement(CAPA) process
- Member of CAPA team as Mathematics expert
- Implemented Math Across the Curriculum - Grades 1-12 - Problem Solving
- Developed Professional Development workshops utilizing NWEA-MAP - Data To Inform Instruction


2005
- Implementation of Core-Plus (Year 3) at Gloucester City, including training of staff
- Member of CAPA team as Mathematics expert
- Attended NWEA Users Seminar in Portland, Oregon
- Began tenure as Math Supervisor for Cherry Hill
- Attended MSP in Washington DC (Challenging courses and curricula)
- Member of MSAN & DVMSAC (Cherry Hill) - Planning committee

2006
- Member of NJASK 5,6,7 Item Review Committee

- Panelist:New Jersey Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

- NCTM Regional Conference - K-8 Curriculum Focal Points


2007
- Member of NJASK 5,6,7 Range Finding Committee

- Member of American Diploma Project Algebra II Exit Assessment Item Review Committee

- State Panelist: New Jersey Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

- Implementation of District-wide K-5 Mathematics Newsletter 

EXPERTISE

Mathematical Content
Mathematics Pedagogy (Grades K-12)
Using Data to Inform Instruction & Learning
Implementation of various mathematics curricula
Learning consultant for various publishers
Cooperative Learning
Mathematical Manipulatives as a Learning Tools 

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