## Tony Trongone

### PROJECT AFFILIATION:

- MSPGP
- Roles: Project Participant, Project Guest, Lenses on Learning

### PROFESSIONAL ROLES

- K-12 Administrator

### BIO

Undergrad- Rutgers University, Mathematics with Honors

Graduate

- Wilimington College,School Leadership

Teaching experience

- Secondary Mathematics(Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, NJ SRA Process)

1997

- Introduced to Joe Merlino - "Why Change" seminar

- Exposed to Reform math curricula, Project 2061, etc.

1998

- Trained in Connected Math by Ken Labuskes

1999

- Taught Connected Math

- Trained by various GPMSP staff in IMP AND Core-Plus (Year 1) and taught Year 1 - Core-Plus

- Wrote curriculum for Integrated Algebra 1

2000

- Trained by various GPMSP staff in Core-Plus (Year 2) and taught Year 2

- Wrote curriculum for Integrated Geometry

2001

- Began Math Facilitator position grades K-12(later to be Director of Mathematics)

- Trained in Everyday Math

- Trained in Mathematics on Context (Linda Selwood)

2001

- Implementation of Mathematics in Context (Grades 7 & 8)at Gloucester City, including training of staff

- began formative assessment process for grades 1 thru 6.

2002

- Implementation of Core-Plus (Year 1) at Gloucester City, including training of staff

- formative assessment process I developed becomes part of Dr. Dennis Perry's dissertation

- formative assessment process in place for grades K thru 9

- Implemented interactive SMARTboard lessons for grades 4-6

2003

- Implementation of Core-Plus (Year 2) at Gloucester City, including training of staff

- Refined formative assessment process

- Meet Dylan Wiliam

- Implemented interactive SMARTboard lessons for grades 2 PLUS grades 7-10

- Trained in NWEA-MAP

2004

- Trained as a learning consultant in Kalamazoo Michigan by Beth Ritsema in Core-Plus Mathematics Project

- Learning consultant for many districts in NJ

- Implemented interactive SMARTboard lessons for grade 3,10

- Trained in Collaborative Assessment and Planning for Achievement(CAPA) process

- Member of CAPA team as Mathematics expert

- Implemented Math Across the Curriculum - Grades 1-12 - Problem Solving

- Developed Professional Development workshops utilizing NWEA-MAP - Data To Inform Instruction

2005

- Implementation of Core-Plus (Year 3) at Gloucester City, including training of staff

- Member of CAPA team as Mathematics expert

- Attended NWEA Users Seminar in Portland, Oregon

- Began tenure as Math Supervisor for Cherry Hill

- Attended MSP in Washington DC (Challenging courses and curricula)

- Member of MSAN & DVMSAC (Cherry Hill) - Planning committee

2006

- Member of NJASK 5,6,7 Item Review Committee

- Panelist:New Jersey Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

- NCTM Regional Conference - K-8 Curriculum Focal Points

2007

- Member of NJASK 5,6,7 Range Finding Committee

- Member of American Diploma Project Algebra II Exit Assessment Item Review Committee

- State Panelist: New Jersey Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

- Implementation of District-wide K-5 Mathematics Newsletter

### EXPERTISE

Mathematical Content

Mathematics Pedagogy (Grades K-12)

Using Data to Inform Instruction & Learning

Implementation of various mathematics curricula

Learning consultant for various publishers

Cooperative Learning

Mathematical Manipulatives as a Learning Tools