Scott Hayden Beall
Beacon, New York
K-12 Teacher Professional Development
Independent Consultant--Integral Vision Learning
Designed and led professional development workshops
for elementary,secondary, and college levels on topics of problem
solving and higher order thinking in mathematics, interdisciplinary
project-based curriculum design and implementation, education for sustainable development, curriculum and
instruction adjustments to address selected areas of student weakness
in mathematics, music and mathematics integration, teaching to mulitple
intelligences, creating rubrics to enhance student achievement,
and mentoring/portfolio programs. Partial
• Scarsdale Public Schools, New York
• The Gillespie School, San Diego, California
Elwood School District, Long Island, New York
Stamford Elementary School District, Stamford, Connecticut
State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo Extension, Santo
Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Hills Music Academy, South Hadley, Massachussets
College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York
Studies Enrichment Education Center, Beacon, New York
Zhania Aubakirova's College, Almaty, Kazakhstan
School District, Fairfield, Connecticut
Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF), Chappequa,
Systems-Based Curricular Program,
ISEE Center, Beacon, New York.
Designed interdisciplinary curricular program articulated for
grades 4-8 based on systems thinking, sustainable development
and global issues. Units include utopian studies and philosophy,
physics and inventions, sustainability service learning projects, and integrated
music and mathematics. Program goals emphasize developing students'
habits of mind, self-actualization and independent learning through
real world themes and the application of core content areas of
mathematics, science, literature, art and music. The curriculum
is being prepared for publication and has been implemented in
the Brewster Central Schools and other districts in New York and
The Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) Summer Institute for Sustainability Education Collaborated with Susan Santone of Creative Change Education Solutions in the design and facilitation of three, one-week institutes for K-12 teachers in sustainability education implementation for all subject areas.
Sustainability Education Institute--"Teaching
For The Future" Responsible for design
and implementation of sustianablity curriculum development workshops
in collaboration with Gunter Pauli for K-12 teachers, sponsored
by Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES and the Children's Environmental
"A Journey Of Discovery Through Music and
Mathematics," an enrichment mini-course
on assorted math topics integrated with music appreciation, theory
and ear training. Course is based on Functional Melodies--Finding
Mathematical Relationships In Music (Scott Beall) and is offered
at the Integrated Studies Enrichment Education (ISEE) Center in
Research curriculum for "Music and Minds,"
a pilot project at the University of Connecticut
to examine the efficacy of music as a medium to teach mathematics,
focusing on special needs students (William's Syndrome) for the
Curriculum Design Team Leader, Foundation
Integrated Studies Program (FISP), Homestead High School, Cupertino,
CA. Released from teaching through a Bay Area School Reform Collaborative
(Annenberg) grant to design integrated math/science curriculum
for FISP. Curriculum is currently the basis for math and science
instruction for 200 students in a 2-year interdisciplinary program
at Homestead High School. Co-designed a mentoring and portfolio
program featuring student-led portfolio presentations to parents
and community members.
Centeral Schools, Brewster, New York. Currently teaching original ISEE
curricular program in grades 4-8 in C.V. Starr Elementary and H.H.
Wells Intermediate Schools. Responsibilities include writing original
curriculum, coordinating guest speaker programs, field trips, independent
study projects, and service learning projects in sustainability.
Led redesign effort to offer "enrichment for all," extending ISEE
interdisciplinary curriculum to over 800 students in two schools
over five grade levels.
of New Rochelle Graduate School of Education, New Rochelle, New
York. Currently teaching instructional methods course, "Math, Science
and Technology In the Classroom" to masters degree candidates. Topics
include meeting state standards and assessments through problem-based
curriculum, real world themes and systems thinking, inquiry-based
learning, teaching for understanding, and curriculum design methods.
Mathematics Teacher, Homestead
High School, Cupertino, CA.
Taught Math Analysis (Pre-Calculus), Geometry, Algebra 1, Algebra
2, and Trigonometry. For 3 years taught an interdisciplinary project
based curriculum in physics, biology, geometry and algebra in the
Foundation Integrated Studies Program (FISP), as the math/science
teaching team leader. Served as a Master Teacher for the Stanford
University Teacher Education Program, supervising and evaluating
student teachers. Participated in "First Years In," a joint research
project with Stanford University and Larry Cuban exploring issues
for first year teachers involved in school reform. Designed and
implemented alternative transcripts at Homestead High for the Transitions
Project, a pilot program developed by the Univerity of California
to improve the reliability of data used to evaluate college applicants.
Led staff development workshops on creating standards as a member
of the Homestead Professional Development Committee.
School, Cupertino, CA. Co-director
of 80-piece symphonic band, rehearsing, choosing literature and
conducting at the California Music Educators Association Festival
and Homestead High School Spring Concert. Was offered the directorship
for the string orchestra in the '99-'00 school year.
Intern Mathematics Teacher,
Capuchino High School, San Bruno, CA and Jane Lathrop
Stanford Middle School, Palo Alto, CA. Taught Algebra 2 and The
Interactive Mathematics Program, Year 1. Collaboratively developed
innovative, interdisciplinary mathematics curricula and team taught
with student teacher colleagues and master teachers.
Substitute Teacher, San
Mateo Union High School District, San Mateo, CA and Jefferson
Elementary District, Daly City, CA Taught multiple subjects in
grades K-12, specializing in music and mathematics.
Professional Band Leader/Guitarist/Composer/Producer,
in the San Francisco Bay Area. Wrote music for films, produced
independent music recordings and live productions, performed in
theaters, concert halls, hotels and night clubs with internationally
known artists and managed and contracted musical services. Founder
and current manager/agent for a premier 9-piece variety show band
in San Francisco, "The Chain of Fools."
Functional Melodies--Finding Mathematical Relationships in
Music, a supplemental mathematics curriculum for grades 7-11
integrating music with mathematics in an assortment of interactive
classroom activities, published by Key Curriculum Press, Emeryville,
CA, released April 2000. Also wrote, performed and produced an
89-track CD audio recording that accompanies the book.
"A Case of Teaching To Multiple Intelligences--Music and Mathematics,"
Williams Syndrome Association Journal, September 2000.
ARTICLE: "A Math Teacher Responds," an
article addressing issues in the debate around reform in mathematics
education published in the San Francisco Chronicle, August, 1998.
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics National Conference, 2001, Chicago, Illinois
"Functional Melodies--Finding Mathematical Relationships In Music"
School Study Council, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2000
"Learning Mathematics Through Music"
Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) 47th Annual Convention, Atlanta
"A Systems-Based Curriculum For the Middle Grades "
"Teaching to Multiple Intelligences--Mathematics and Music"
- Asilomar Mathematics
Conference (The California Mathematics Council), Asilmar, Caliornia, five years, '95-'00,
Topic: mathematics and music curriculum integration.
of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS) 50th Annnual
Meeting, Ellenville, New York
"Functional Melodies--Teaching Mathematics Through Music."
- The Coalition
of Essential Schools Fall Forum, Atlanta, three years, '97-'99, Topics: Teaching to multiple intelligences, interdisciplinary curriculum design and
integrated music and mathematics instruction.
Creativity & Leadership Conference, The College of New Rochelle
Graduate School, New Rochelle, NY
"Music and Math: Creative Curriculum Connection"
- The Annenberg
School Mathematics and Science Symposium in Washington DC in fall
'97, representing Homestead High School in a dialog between Annenberg
Leadership Schools and leading curriculum reform organizations.
- The National
Science Foundation Curriculum Conference, Stanford University, 1994, panelist speaking on The Interactive Mathematics Program.
- Green Teacher Award, The Alliance of Green Schools and Communities (AGSC), 2006
- Citibank Fellowship
Award Recipient, Stanford University, 1995.
- Deans List,
San Francisco State University, 1979.
- Member: National
Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Amnesty International--Partner
in Conscience, The Sierra Club, The Wilderness Society, Natural
Resources Defence Council, Scenic Hudson.
Clear Single Subject Teaching Credential, K-12 Mathematics with
supplementary authorization for music. Expiration: July 2005
- New York State
Permanant Teaching Certification for mathematics, grades 7-12.
- New York State
Statement of Continued Elgibility (SOCE) certificate for gifted
and talented education, Expiration: lifetime.
Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
Master of Arts degree in Mathematics Education and a California
Clear Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics with a supplementary
authorization for Music.
San Francisco State University, San Francisco,
CA. Bachelor of Arts degree in Music.
California Polytechnic State University, San
Luis Obispo, CA. Architectural engineering, physics,
and mathematics studies.
College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA.
Available upon request.