Kevin Cormier

Guest Blogger

Teacher

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.

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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 Dec. 10, 2019

Democrats Are Finally Talking Public Education, But You Probably Won’t Be Invited to the Table

I couldn’t believe it. Finally, education was going to take center stage at the 2020 Public Education Forum. All the major Democratic candidates (and some…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Dec. 11, 2019

Black Kids Don’t Need to Sit Next to White Kids to Learn

Over the last decade, and indeed for longer than that, those fighting for justice, many of them White, have largely looked to integration as the…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Dec. 12, 2019

Black Families Haven’t Been Hoodwinked, We Come From a Legacy of School Choice

The Democratic party once embraced charter schools as a tool for equity and opportunity. Now, as Andre Perry points out in his recent op-ed, “Support…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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