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Cherith (Bailey) Velez (Cherith Velez)


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I am currently teaching 8th grade math using the Connected Math Project (CMP) curriculum for the second year. I taught sixth grade mathematics using the CMP curriculum for 3 years. I received a MA in Secondary Mathematics Education from the City College of New York in 2005. I joined the New York City Teaching Fellows program in 2003 after six years of technology consulting with Cambridge Technology Partners and Scient. I served as a business analyst and project manager during my consulting tenure. I hold a BA in Mathematics from Barnard College an affiliate of Columbia Univeristy awarded in 1997.

I have coached Salk's math team since 2004. We placed 7th in 2008, third in 2007, fourth in 2006 and third in 2005 in the Manhattan MATHCOUNTS chapter competition. In 2007 and 2005 we advanced to the New York State Competition at RPI in Troy, NY. In 2007 we placed 2nd at the state competition.