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Nancy

Thornburg

Nancy

Thornburg

Facilitator & Connector

Delaware Mathematics Coalition

Nancy Thornburg retired from public education after thirty years of service with the Cape Henlopen School District. She spent the majority of her career teaching elementary school but also taught at the middle school level. Nancy invested the last part of her teaching career as one of the district’s elementary mathematics specialists. Her responsibilities included coordinating and leading professional development, supporting curriculum nights (Investigations), working with the students in intervention settings, and mentoring coaches in the district.

Nancy currently serves as a leader on the Delaware Mathematics Coalition’s (DMC) Professional Teaching & Learning Team. In this capacity, she has been instrumental in planning and facilitating professional learning workshops for the statewide Transforming & Understanding Professional Learning (TUPL) and Keen Eye Video Analysis Coaching Projects. She also serves as a site-based connector for grade five teachers in the project. Her past  leadership work includes:  Elementary Math Teacher Leader (EMTL) Project, DE K-12 Mathematics Partnership Project, TRU-Math Project, and Leadership Coaching Lab.