Staff Spotlight: Jody Popple – 2.14.22

Staff Spotlight: Jody Popple – 2.14.22
Posted on 02/14/2022
Jody Popple

Jody Popple, Math Instructional Specialist (Staff and Curriculum Development)

How long have you worked at MOBOCES?    This is my 8th year

Job Responsibilities:
·      Provide Math instructional, content, and standards support to PK-12 teachers in the component districts.

·      Coach teachers for equity and instructional improvement, model lessons, support lesson planning, and reflection.

·      Develop and facilitate professional learning for educators and administrators within the region.

·      Provide initial training of Project Based Learning and serve as a PBL coach for our region

·      Provide training and classroom support around student engagement structures and routines.

·      Develop and provide training at national math conferences.

·      Co-Chair Math Statewide Content Group for New York State.

What do you like most about your job?     
I enjoy the connections I make with administrators and teachers in our region.  My job allows me to continue working with students and teachers when I support instruction in classrooms.  When I hear a student say to me “I love math!” it puts a smile on my face.

Fun fact about you?
My husband and I grow and harvest garlic which we sell at local Farmer’s Markets.