Teacher Educator, CGI Professional Development
Dinah Brown, Retired Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction, Del Mar, CA was an experienced math facilitator when she attended her first CGI PD Session. Ms. Brown found CGI’s focus on understanding of how children think about solving problems to be the missing piece she had been searching throughout her career. CGI PD changed her life forever and she chose to spend the last 17 years sharing her passion and knowledge with teachers both in her own district and other districts throughout the nation. A great deal of her work has been done in school districts with high numbers of English Language Learners. Every teacher, principal and teacher aide in her school district has participated in four to seven years of CGI professional learning under Ms. Brown’s guidance. In 2017, Del Mar Union School District was awarded the Golden Bell Award for an exemplary professional learning program in the area of CGI. Prior to working in education administration, she was an elementary teacher who taught grades 3-6 with most of her teaching experience in grade six. She has been teaching CGI PD sessions since 2001.