Debra Zucker

Lecturer

Debra Zucker

Contact Information

PHONE
OFFICE
Psychology Building, Room 114

Education

M.S. Plus 60, Advanced Professional Degree,
Curriculum and Supervision,
College of Notre Dame

M.S., Elementary Education, Western Maryland College

B.S., Education, Long island University

Areas of Expertise

Positive Behavior and Classroom Management, Differentiated Instruction

Scholarship

Maryland Teaching Consortium-Working with Poverty Students and closing the achievement gap, Trained as a scorer for Teacher Performance Program, Calibrated Ed TPA Scorer, Coordinator/Creator of Mentor Training Module for PDS, Academic Language Text Committee, Brain Targeted Teaching Model, Created Mentoring Module for Mentor Teachers, Contributor to PREPARING EDUCATORS FOR HIGH POVERTY/CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY DIVERSE SCHOOLS: A MANUAL FOR TEACHER EDUCATORS AND PRINCIPALS, JULY 2014, Elementary Education Department-Participant in the NCATE Gallery Walk for edTPA November 2014, Attended an October 2014 Conference in Miami on Positive Thinking/Mind and Body Connection (To promote positive behavior management), edTPA Conference 2015

Leadership

Coordinator and Presenter of Professional Development in PDS Partnership Schools on DEVELOPING NUMBER SENSE in MATHEMATICS and POSITIVE BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES, PDS STEERING COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON

Service

Teacher Performance Assessment Scorer (TPA) for Towson University and Pearson, Presenter for Towson University at DESTINATION TOWSON, Presenter of Workshop in PDS Developing Number Sense in Mathematics, Presenter of Positive Behavior Management Plans for Classroom Use, PDS Steering Committee Chairperson, PDS Summer Strategic Planning Chairperson, edTPA Evaluator, Participant in the Elementary Education Department's edTPA display at the November 2014 Sunday NCATE Gallery Walk- in West Village, Towson University, Annual Review Committee Member for Elementary Education January 2015, Baltimore city Public Schools focus Group 2015, edTPA Resubmission Coach 2015