Jennifer Deinhart

Jennifer Deinhart

Jennifer Deinhart is a K–8 mathematics specialist, currently teaching at Mason Crest Elementary School in Annandale, Virginia. A passionate educator, she works collaboratively with teams of teachers to provide quality mathematics instruction.

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Jennifer Deinhart

Jennifer Deinhart is a K–8 mathematics specialist, currently teaching at Mason Crest Elementary School in Annandale, Virginia. Mason Crest is the first national model professional learning community school to receive the DuFour Award. A passionate educator with 20 years’ experience working with diverse populations within Title 1 schools in Virginia, Indiana, and New York, she works collaboratively with teams of teachers to provide quality mathematics instruction.

Jennifer has been part of leadership teams at two national model professional learning community schools in Fairfax County, Virginia. 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. Jennifer has coauthored an article that appeared in the Journal of Mathematics and Science: Collaborative Explorations, has presented at local and state levels, and has been a leader on several curriculum projects for Fairfax County Public Schools.

She received a bachelor’s degree from Buffalo State College, State University of New York, and a master of education degree specializing in K–8 mathematics leadership from George Mason University.

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Presentation titles 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.”

Julie Malone, elementary and intermediate principal, Lexington Public Schools, Lexington, Oklahoma