Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Specialist
Mrs. Vivian Loewenstern is a Curriculum and Assessment Specialist at 21PSTEM with over 35 years of experience in education as a public school teacher and central office administrator. At 21PSTEM she created and currently monitors an integrated math curriculum, aligned to Biology, Chemistry and Physics for the Education Consortium for the Advancement of STEM in Egypt (ECASE) project. In addition, she has expertise in creating district-wide exams based on standards and an integrated curriculum. Mrs. Loewenstern provides professional development for teachers on the math curriculum and on PARLO (Proficiency-based Assessment and Reassessment of Learning Outcomes); a standards-based grading and reporting system of teaching and learning.
Mrs. Loewenstern worked in inner-city and magnet schools. In Norristown Area School District, she acted as the Math Supervisor with the responsibility of the K-12 math curriculum, instruction and assessment. In Quakertown Community School District, she assumed the role of Director of Educational Programs with the responsibility of the K-12 curriculum, instruction and assessment of the following disciplines: Math, Science, Technology Education, Family Consumer Science, World Languages and Business. She also has worked at the state level, creating test items for the PSSA, Pennsylvania System of School Assessment. In addition, she has been an adjunct professor of a math methods course at a local university.
M.S. University of Pennsylvania, Education.
B.A. University of Pennsylvania, French Literature