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Personal Profile of Ms. Lauren J. Brady

Ms. Lauren J. Brady
NYC DOE Master Teacher & Math Department Head
Brady has been teaching math at Park East High School since 2005. Students conduct original social science research and hosted a visit from the Associate Director of the 2020 Census in her Statistics class, which is a New York City Department of Education-certified College Preparatory Course. She provides Academic Intervention Services (AIS) to ninth graders; her approach was profiled in a 2015 Kate Taylor NY Times article, Algebra Scores Prompt Second Look at Revamped Regents Exams, and the Center for New York City Affairs’ August 2015 report, Rough Calculations: Will the Common Core Algebra Regents Exam Threaten NYC’s Graduation Rates. Brady was a recipient of the 2014 Sloan Award for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics and a finalist for the Big Apple Awards: Recognizing Teacher Excellence in New York City. She is Head of the Math Department, leads an advisory for under-credited seniors, and is a New York City Department of Education Master Teacher, Math for America Master Teacher, and New York State Master Teacher. In addition, she published data-based activities as a nationwide teacher resource on the U.S. Census Bureau website in 2016. In addition, Brady is a published poet and former Nuyorican National Slam Team Member; her work has appeared in a feature film spoken word documentary, an Off-Broadway play and the New York International Fringe Festival.
  1. Workshop Critical Issues in Mathematics Education 2017: Observing for Access, Power, and Participation in Mathematics Classrooms as a Strategy to Improve Mathematics Teaching and Learning

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    Mar 17, 2017
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      Workshop Sessions
    Aditya Adiredja (University of Arizona), Victoria Bonaccorso (Montclair State University), Lauren Brady (Park East High School), Michael Driskill (Math for America ), Dave Henry (University at Buffalo (SUNY)), Elizabeth Kent (Buffalo Public Schools), Eileen Murray (Montclair State University), David Wilson (University at Buffalo (SUNY)), Nilam Yagielski (Sweet Home High School)
  2. Workshop Critical Issues in Mathematics Education 2015: Developmental Mathematics: For whom? Toward what ends?

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    Mar 19, 2015
    09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
      Viewing the problem from the K-12 perspective
    Kate Belin (Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School), Lauren Brady (Park East High School), Philip Dituri (New Design High School), Audrey Federman (Math for America), Giselle George-Gilkes (East Side Community High School), Noah Heller (Harvard University), Nalo Lewis (Math for America), Michael Moshos (Math for America)