Jennifer Deinhart is a K–8 mathematics specialist working as a mathematics instructional coach at Rose Hill Elementary in Virginia. A passionate educator with more than 20 years of experience working with diverse populations within Title I schools, she works collaboratively with teams of teachers to provide quality mathematics instruction.
Jennifer Deinhart responds to schools who feel uncomfortable making big changes in their practices.
Jennifer Deinhart is a K–8 mathematics specialist working as a mathematics instructional coach at Rose Hill Elementary, part of Fairfax County Public Schools. During her time at Mason Crest Elementary in Annandale, Virginia, the school was recognized as the first national Model PLC at Work® school to receive the DuFour Award. A passionate educator with more than 20 years of experience working with diverse populations within Title I schools, she works collaboratively with teams of teachers to provide quality mathematics instruction.
Jennifer has been part of multiple leadership teams and now also supports schools around the nation in learning and implementing the Professional Learning Communities (PLC) at Work process. She has worked with others to develop meaningful collaborative team structures that focus on student learning, reflecting on results, and designing instruction that meets the needs of all learners. She coauthored an article that appeared in the Journal of Mathematics and Science: Collaborative Explorations and has been a leader on several curriculum projects for Fairfax County Public Schools.
Jennifer received a bachelor’s degree from Buffalo State College, State University of New York, and a master’s degree specializing in K–8 mathematics leadership from George Mason University.
Mathematics at Work™
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Presentations by Jennifer Deinhart
- Collaborative Team Meetings: Planning, Data Discussions, and Progress Monitoring
- Analyzing Common Formative Assessments
- Differentiated Instruction
- Mathematical Process Goals and Accountable Talk Moves
“Jennifer was the perfect presenter for our group. Her sincerity about the benefits of PLCs was evident. Having been through the process of developing PLCs helped her relate to our school. Her presentation was centered around helping us get started and showing us where we can aspire to be. She is truly wonderful.”