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Jill Lovorn Gough
Learner, Teacher, Facilitator

Trinity School
Atlanta, GA
United States

jplgough@gmail.com
jgough@trinityatl.org

Work History:

Trinity School
Atlanta, GA, United States
August 2012 to Present

Director of Teaching and Learning

The Westminster Schools
Atlanta, GA, United States
Aug 2001 – June 2012

Synergy co-facilitator, PLC co-director, Chief Technology Integration Specialist, Algebra teacher, Calculus teacher

    • Co-facilitate Synergy 8 with Bo Adams.  Synergy 8 is a non-departmentalized, non-graded, transdisciplinary, community-issues-problem-solving course.  (2010 – Present)
    • Co-direct our Professional Learning Communities with Bo Adams.  (2008 – Present)
    • 2011 – Present  Serve as the Chief Technology Integration Specialist.  Work with our community to implement the Learning for Life vision statement as we become a 1:1 MacBook school.
    • Co-facilitate the Faculty Assessment and Annual Review Plan task force with Thad Persons (2011 – Present; member since creation of task force in 2009)
    • Co-author of the Learning for Life vision statement with Thad Persons and Whit McKnight (Spring, 2011)
    • Co-facilitate the 2010-2011 Center for Teaching Learning and the Brain Cohort with Donya Kemp (2010 – 2011)
    • Work directly with students as homeroom advisor (2004 – Present)
    • Teach Algebra I (2004 – 2011)
    • Teach Calculus (2003 – 2010)
    • Teach Algebra II Honors (2003-2004)
    • Chairman of the Best Practices Committee and co-author of the Faculty Best Practices statement (2007 – 2008)

Teachers Teaching with Technology, Texas Instruments
Dallas, TX, United States
1998 – Present

National T3 Instructor

    • Lead writing teams charged with the task of creating curriculum to be used summer institutes
    • Instruct middle school and high school math and science teachers in the use of new technology, curriculum materials, and pedagogy to teach math and science
    • Organize summer institutes for teachers to improve pedagogy and technology instruction sponsored by Texas Instruments host at The Westminster Schools

The Kiski School
Saltsburg, PA, United States
Sep 1996 – Aug 2001

Teacher, Laptop Program Coordinator

    • Teach Honors Geometry, Honors Algebra II, Honors Precalculus, AP Calculus AB
    • Laptop program coordinator
    • National Honor Society coordinator
    • Intramural basketball coach
    • 11th Grade dorm parent

Hewlitt Packard
Corvalis, OR, United States
Aug 1995 – Aug 1996

Aplet Coordinator

    • HP 38G Aplet Program Coordinator
    • Curriculum development for HP 38G
    • Webpage development to market and deliver information, aplets, and lessons for HP 38G

The Mississippi School for Math and Science
Columbus, MS, United States
Aug 1991 – Jun 1995

Teacher

    • Teach Honors Algebra II, Trigonometry, AP Calculus, Mathematical Concepts in Art, Intensive Algebra
    • Mu Alpha Theta sponsor

Bailey Magnet School
Jackson, MS, United States
Aug 1990 – Jul 1991

Teacher

    • Teach Algebra I, Advanced Algebra II, Precalculus

The Limited Edition
Brandon, MS, United States
Jul 1987 – Jul 1990

Owner, Manager, Buyer

    • Contribute to my family’s business as owner, manager, buyer, framer, trainer, and designer

Mississippi College
Clinton, MS, United States
Jun 1986 – Jul 1992

Adjunct Professor

    • Teach Calculus, Business Calculus, Math for Elementary Teachers, Geometry for Elementary Teachers, Developmental Math, Statistics

Callaway High School
Jackson, MS, United States
Aug 1984 – Jul 1987

Teacher

    • Teach Geometry, Algebra II
    • Advisor to the Junior Class


Awards and Honors

    • 2014 National Association of Independent Schools Teacher of the Future
    • 2011 O. Wayne Rollins Faculty Fund for Excellence in Teaching
    • 2011 William A. Parker Sr. Faculty Mentoring Award
    • 2010 Teachers Teaching with Technology T3 Leadership Award
    • 2008 William A. Parker Sr. Faculty Mentoring Award
    • 2006 William A. Parker Sr. Faculty Mentoring Award
    • 2005 Alex P. Gaines Professorship from the Charles Loridans Foundation
    • 2005 Edyth May Sliffe Award for Distinguished Middle School Mathematics Teaching
    • 1998 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
    • 1991 Mississippi High School Math Teacher of the Year

Read more about these awards and the corresponding citations.

Recent Presentations

  • Deepen Learning: Show What You Know More Than One Way, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (regional), October 2016
  • Deep Practice: Building Conceptual Understanding in the Middle Grades, Ontario Association of Mathematics Educators, May, 2018
  • Why: Show What You Know More Than One Way (Ignite), Ontario Association of Mathematics Educators, May, 2018
  • Notice and Note: Doodle to Show What You Know, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, April, 2016
  • Multiple Modalities—Show What you Know in More an One Way, National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Conference, April, 2016

Read more information of additional presentations.

Publications

Education

Mississippi College
Clinton, MS, United States
Jun 1984 – May 1986
Master of Combined Sciences, Mathematics

Mississippi College
Clinton, MS, United States
Aug 1980 – May 1984
Bachelor of Science, Mathematics

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