Barry Saide is Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Tabernacle Township School District. He has been in education for 19 years, Prior to becoming an administrator, Barry taught second, third, and fifth grade. Barry has built curriculum in all subjects, created and led programming, served on steering committees, and aligned assessment to meet the demands of state and national initiatives.
Barry serves ASCD as a Member-at-Large on their State Executive Board, writes monthly on their digital and paper platforms, and is an ASCD Emerging Leader and ASCD Influence Leader. Barry is the Past Co-President of NJASCD North, where he helped build and lead professional development opportunities for 10 of 21 New Jersey counties.
Barry serves the New Jersey Department of Education on standards assessment. Prior, he served on three educator work groups, where he focused on career and technical education, model curriculum, and aligning instruction, assessment, and standards.
Barry was a member of the PARCC Educator Leader Cadre. He was trained on all PARCC modules, which he turnkeyed on a state and national level. Barry is former New Jersey Regional Captain for Student Achievement Partners. In this role, he selected educators from New Jersey to receive hands-on CCSS training from the creators of the CCSS, and helped match CCSS trained educators with district needs.
Barry served in an advisory capacity to the Bill and Melinda Gate Foundation and National Center for Teacher Quality (NCTQ). In his role as a member of the Gates Foundation Teacher Advisory Council, Barry was as a sounding board for potential educational policy, and helped in organizing and leading national and regional Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers (ECET2) convenings. In his role with NCTQ, Barry provided feedback and a thought partner for their Teacher Advisory Group. He focused on teacher prep programs, student voice, and education policy.