Improving Teacher Content Knowledge: The First Step in Raising Student Achievement in Mathematics
Learn about the importance of expanding teacher understanding of math content and their own teaching practices. Listen as Kasey talks about case studies that demonstrate how the right professional development leads to increased student achievement and provides an overview of the Carnegie Learning Math Content Academies.
Kasey Bratcher joined the Carnegie Learning team part time in May, 2008 as a Certified Implementation Specialist and transitioned to full time as a Manager of School Partnerships in July, 2011. As the Director of Professional Development, she is now responsible for ensuring and expanding the work of Carnegie Learning’s PD field staff whose work ranges from design to implementation to evaluation. Before joining Carnegie Learning full time, Kasey taught middle and high school mathematics for eight years and served as a Mathematics Consultant and coach for the largest Educational Cooperative in Kentucky. In her classroom, Kasey was also a model teacher of Carnegie Learning’s curricula and software and welcomed visitors from all over the southeast United States.