On July 2, Jeanne Corcoran was appointed as the District’s Coordinator of Data, Assessment and Accountability by the Board of Education. In this role, Corcoran is responsible for leading effective instructional assessment by analyzing data to drive instruction, student support services and strategic decision-making. She will also provide technical assistance and professional development regarding data-driven assessment, instruction and compliance.
In her 25 years with South Orangetown Central School District, Corcoran has served as an Administrative Intern (2018-2019), Tappan Zee High School Mathematics Department Team Leader (2009-2019), and High School Mathematics Teacher (1994-2019). During her Administrative Internship, Corcoran developed a protocol for data-driven instruction, observed and evaluated teachers, and coordinated the evaluation team for the District’s student data management system. As Math Team Leader, she contributed to item writing for the New York State Regents exams, led District curriculum development, organized annual field testing, coordinated and participated with management of department student teacher placements. Previously, she taught high school mathematics and business for six years in New York City.
Corcoran earned both her Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education Mathematics and Master of Arts in Mathematics from City University of New York Brooklyn College and holds a Professional Diploma in Education Leadership, School Building Leadership/School District Leader from Manhattanville College.
“In addition to her role as Department Team Leader, Jeanne has been an instrumental member of the District’s Extended Leadership and we are excited to have as part of our Central Office Administrative Team. Her prowess with analyzing data as a means to support teaching and learning will be a tremendous resource as we continue to work toward the goals outlined in our Strategic Plan,” noted Director of Technology George Brady.