Kevin Cormier

Guest Blogger


Pepperell, Massachusetts

Kevin Cormier is a Teach Plus Commonwealth Teaching Policy Fellow. Kevin teaches seventh and eighth grade math at Nissitissit Middle School in Pepperell, Massachusetts.

He has served as a math teacher leader since 2012, and has expanded this role to head up data collection and analysis for the entire North Middlesex regional school district. Kevin was an ECET2 National Convening Attendee in 2016, and is directing a Regional Convening in the fall of 2016.

He earned a B.A. in communications from the University of New Hampshire, an M.Ed. in curriculum and teaching from Fitchburg State University, and pursuing a doctorate in math and science education from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.


Posted Jan. 23, 2018

Betsy DeVos Loves to Cherry-Pick But She’s Got No Real Solutions

I love parent-teacher conferences. I enjoy talking to parents about what goes on in my classroom. I know they have…

By Kevin Cormier

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Posted Apr. 6, 2017

If Trump Is Such a Good Businessman Then He Should Care About Teacher Professional Development

Two months ago, I wrote an op-ed about Title II. As of now, we face the very real possibility that…

By Kevin Cormier

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Posted Jan. 6, 2017

3 Ways Teachers Can Lead Beyond the Classroom This Year

For the first nine years of my teaching career, my focus was within the four walls of my classroom. Everything…

By Kevin Cormier

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Posted Oct. 31, 2016

Please Come in My Classroom and Judge Me. I’m Serious.

Accountability in schools is something that we teachers talk about but rarely own. More often than not, “accountability” is interpreted…

By Kevin Cormier

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Posted Mar. 19, 2018

Here’s How You Know When You Need to Check Your Microaggressions at the Front Door

If I had money to wager, I’d bet that if you’re a female teacher, this has happened to you. You’re in a meeting and you…

By Shanna Peeples

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Posted Mar. 14, 2018

Stephen Hawking Showed Us That Every Student Has Hidden Talents, Even Those With Profound Disabilities

Last night, I heard the news of Stephen Hawking’s passing. He and I had been corresponding these past few weeks and I knew he had…

By Brett Bigham

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Posted Mar. 14, 2018

A Bullet Took My Student and I Want to Remember Him by Saving Other Lives

Take a moment and think back to when you were 12 years old. See life through the eyes of your 12-year-old self. What were you…

By Valerie Groth

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