Jennifer Deinhart is an educational consultant and K–8 mathematics specialist. Jennifer is currently working as a mathematics instructional coach at Rose Hill Elementary, part of Fairfax County Public Schools.
Jennifer Dienhart responds to schools who feel uncomfortable making big changes in their practices.
Jennifer Deinhart is an educational consultant and K–8 mathematics specialist. Jennifer is currently 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 school to receive the DuFour Award. A passionate educator with more than twenty 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 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 of education degree specializing in K–8 mathematics leadership from George Mason University.
Priority Schools in a PLC at Work®
Hand-selected and trained by PLC at Work champions our Priority Schools in a PLC at Work experts have proven success in leading the PLC at Work process and have specific experience with the unique challenges that face schools labeled as low performing. Work with them to identify and prioritize critical areas of growth to implement changes in a timely manner with a focus on student achievement.
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.”