AN OVERVIEW OF PBS LEARNING AT HOME

PDE & PBS Support Learning At Home

 

The Pennsylvania Department of Education and PBS have teamed up to offer a tremendous set of learning opportunities and resources for teachers, students, and families across the Commonwealth.  Scroll down to watch our overview of this outstanding continuity of education support network.

 

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Stephanie Schwab is the STEM Program Administrator for Montgomery County Intermediate Unit and a member of the PA STEM Experiences for Equity and Diversity (SEED) Ecosystem Executive Team. In both of these roles, she works with school districts in developing and implementing STEM curriculum, assessments, and effective instructional practices, and to connect and cultivate relationships among school districts and various stakeholder groups working to improve STEM education for ALL students.

Stephanie's passion for STEM began at a young age when she realized she wanted to be a mathematics teacher. Over the years, that passion has grown as she has advanced throughout her career as a middle and high school mathematics teacher, instructional coach, and curriculum supervisor. Her two young children have added to her inspiration to continually improve STEM experiences for all students. Stephanie is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and holds two Master's Degrees; one in Curriculum and Instruction and another in Development and Strategies.

Follow Stephanie on Twitter @StephSschwab

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Brandon Langer serves as the Program Administrator of Instructional Technology at MCIU where he oversees the Montgomery Virtual Program and supports the integration of instructional technology in the Office of Professional Learning. As a former teacher and an instructional coach, Brandon has conducted numerous professional development sessions centered around technology applications and integrating student-centered instruction into the classroom. He has also worked closely with fine and performing arts teachers throughout the northeast to create and advocate for arts programs and modernize arts assessment practices. His passion for student success is grounded in his belief that teachers, not the computer, are the most powerful asset in the classroom today.

Brandon is the host of the OPL Podcast from MCIU and has earned a Bachelor of Music in Education from the University of Delaware and a Master of Science in Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Arkansas State University. He is a regular participant in many online PLN Twitter chats and can be followed @BrandonLanger.