Debbie Menard earned her BS in Biology at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. After taking a gap year with Americorps NCCC, she earned her MAT at the University of Virginia and has been teaching Biology in VA and DC ever since. As a high school teacher for the past nine years, she has facilitated students in Title 1 schools in increasing their critical thinking skills and discovering science through exploring the world around them. Debbie has recently graduated from American University with her M.Ed in Educational Policy. She firmly believes that supporting teachers in creating a sound education will support students in becoming the best adults they can be.
Debbie lives in Washington, DC. When not on a zoom call, she enjoys finding amazing restaurants with rooftops and experimenting with different natural hairstyles.
July 16th, 2023 | 15 mins 23 secs
In this episode, Kate is joined by MCP Program Director Debbie Menard to explore classroom set-up and systems that can help facilitate blended, self-paced, mastery-based learning.