BIOGRAPHY: DR. SCOTT MANDEL
DIRECTOR, TEACHERS HELPING TEACHERS
Pacoima Middle School, 9919 Laurel Canyon Blvd.,
Pacoima, CA 91331, (818) 970-7445, email@example.com
1990 University of Southern California, Ph.D.,
Curriculum & Instruction
1983 University of Judaism, M.A.Ed., M.A.T. Administration
of Day Schools; Teaching
1980 Ohio State University, B.S. Ed., B.A. Elementary
Education; Jewish Studies
AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL SPECIALIZATION:
- Classroom management
- Cooperative learning
- Curriculum and instructional leadership
- Integrating the Internet into education
- New teacher training
- Staff development & in-service leadership
- Teaching methodologies
- Test-taking skills
1998-present Graduate Course Instructor, Skylight
Training and Publishing, & St. Xavier University, Chicago, IL
1998-2000 Math technology consultant and in-service
leader, St. Louis Middle Schools Math Project, Skylight Professional
Development and Eldin Professional Development
1995-present Founder/Director--TEACHERS HELPING
TEACHERS, Internet educational service: www.pacificnet.net/~mandel
1985-present Classroom Teacher/In-service Instructor
(K-12)--English, math, social studies, Los Angeles Unified School District
1970-1995 Educational Director/Teacher/Consultant,
Jewish afternoon supplemental & Day Schools, L.A./OHIO
K-12 Clear Professional Multi-Subject
National Board Certification--Young Adolescence
Generalist (all middle school subjects)
PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS:
(2008) The Parent-Teacher Partnership: How to Work Together for Student
Achievement. Chicago: Zephyr Press.
(2006) Improving Test Scores: A Practical Guide for Teachers and Administrators.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
(2005) “What Today’s Teachers Really Need.” Educational
Leadership, 82(8), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
(2003) The New-Teacher Toolbox: Proven Tips
and Strategies for a Great First Year. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin
(2003) Cooperative Work Groups: Preparing Students
for the Real World. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
(2003) Wired into Teaching Jewish Holidays:
An Internet Companion. Denver; A.R.E. Publishing Co.
(2002) Cybertrips in Social Studies: Online
Field Trips for All Ages. Tuscon: Zephyr Press.
(2002) Wired into Teaching Jewish Values: An
Internet Companion. Denver; A.R.E. Publishing Co.
(2001) Wired into Teaching Torah: An Internet
Companion. Denver; A.R.E. Publishing Co.
(2000) Wired into Judaism: The Internet and
Jewish Education. Denver: A.R.E. Publishing Co.
(1999) Virtual Field Trips in the Cyberage:
A Content Mapping Approach. Chicago: Skylight Professional Development/Pearson
(1998) Social Studies in the Cyberage: Applications
with Cooperative Learning. Chicago: Skylight Training and Publishing/Simon
(1995) The In-Service Course Leader: A New Professional
Role for the Classroom Teacher, in Lemlech, J.K., ed., Teachers and
Principals at Work: Becoming a Professional Leader. N.Y.: Scholastic,
(1993) Triangle of Health Video Series, Teacher
Manual. Disney Educational Films.
(1993) Maintaining Student Self-Esteem in the
Jewish School. Keynote Address, Mini-CAJE Conference, Syracuse, N.Y.
(1991) Responses to Cooperative Learning Processes
Among Elementary-Age Students. ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and
Early Childhood Education, ED 332808. Presented at American Educational
Research Association, Chicago
For information on in-service availablility call (818)