Barry Saide has been in education for 15 years, the past 13 in Bernards Township, New Jersey. He has taught 2nd, 3rd, and 5th grade. Barry has built curriculum in all subjects, created and led programming, served on steering committees, and aligned assessment to meet the demands of state and national initiatives. Barry serves ASCD as a Member-at-Large on their State Executive Board, writes monthly on their digital and paper platforms, and is a 2014 ASCD Emerging Leader. Barry is the Past Co-President of NJASCD North, where he helped build and lead professional development opportunities for 10 of 21 New Jersey counties. Barry serves the New Jersey Department of Education on three educator work groups, where he focuses on career and technical education, model curriculum, and aligning instruction, assessment, and standards. Barry is a current member of the PARCC Educator Leader Cadre. He is trained on all PARCC modules, which he turnkeys on a state and national level. Barry serves in an advisory capacity to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and National Center for Teacher Quality (NCTQ). In his role with the Gates Foundation, he serves as a member of their Teacher Advisory Council.
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