About Me

Shauna Hedgepeth
Consistently Curious Mathematician and Teacher

Purvis Middle School
The Best School In Mississippi 

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Education

  • Master of Science in Mathematics

University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS. 2008
     Nominated for Outstanding Graduate Student in the College of Science and Technology 2008

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education

University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS. 1999

Key Qualifications

  • Certified to teach 7-12 and post-secondary mathematics.
  • Experienced in using and training teachers to integrate Google Apps for Education, Google Classroom, Chrome Extensions, online mathematics tools (Desmos, Geogebra, etc.), and screencasting software (SnagIt, Camtasia, etc.) into mathematics classrooms for independent and differentiated student learning.
  • Experienced in aligning tasks to national standards for TEAS and ACT Aspire.
  • Served on MDE committees regarding standards and courses for grades 6-12.
  • Served on item writing and item analysis committees for the Mississippi Assessment Program.

 

Previous Teaching and Curriculum Experiences

Independent Consulting

  • Presenter for K-12 mathematics workshops on state/national mathematics standards and integrating technology into the mathematics classroom
  • Mathematics content writer, Discovery Education TechBook
  • Facilitator for “Professional Development for Coaching Mathematics” for Mount Holyoke College, Hadley, MA 

Oak Grove High School

AP Statistics, Dual Enrollment College Algebra, and Algebra 2 Teacher
Mu Alpha Theta Chapter Sponsor
Mu Alpha Theta State Board Sponsor
Robotics Co-sponsor
Archery Coach (6A State Champs, 2013) 

Oak Grove Middle School 

7th Grade Mathematics and Advanced Mathematics Teacher
MathCounts Coach
Academic Content Team Leader (2003 – 2007)
2005 Teacher of the Year
Pearl River Community College 
Instructor, Adjunct Faculty
University of Southern Mississippi

Graduate Assistant to USM’s Summer Mathematics Institute under
Dr. Sherry Herron and Dr. Myron Henry

Lumberton High School 

Pre-Algebra, Geometry and Algebra II Teacher
Mu Alpha Theta Sponsor
Junior High Cheerleader Sponsor
Math and Science Team Co-sponsor
Department chair (2000 – 2001)
2001 Teacher of the Year

University of Southern Mississippi 

College Algebra and Calculus Lab Tutor
College Algebra and College Trigonometry Teaching Experience
(for L. McDowell and M. Peters)

 

Conference Presentation Experience


National Council for Teachers of Mathematics National Conference – Nashville, TN 2015

Presenter, “CCSS Statistics, 6-12"

Twitter Math Camp - Los Angeles, CA 2015
Morning Session Co-leader, “Do You Have The Math Skills To Survive An Apocalypse?"

Google Apps for Education Southern Summit – Atlanta, GA 2015
Presenter, “Grab It and Go with SnagIt"

Mississippi Professional Educators, Regional Trainings – 2014 and 2015
Presenter for various math workshops for K-5, 6-8, 9-12

Twitter Math Camp - Philadelphia, PA 2013
Morning Session Leader, “Statistics (AP And Non-AP)"
Presenter, "Statistics Bootcamp, 6-12" 

National Council for Teachers of Mathematics National Conference – Atlanta, GA 2007
Co-presenter, “Projecting Fun into Your Curriculum with Marshmallows”

Mississippi Association for Middle Level Education Conference – Hattiesburg, MS 2006
Co-presenter, “Mission Possible: Multi-cultural Activities Across Disciplines”

Mississippi Association for Middle Level Education Conference – Vicksburg, MS 2005
Co-presenter, “MS-IT”
Co-presenter, “Projecting Fun into Your Curriculum with Marshmallows”

Mississippi Professional Development Association – Jackson, MS 2005
Presenter, “Balancing Excitement and Expectation in Mathematics”

Mississippi Science Teachers Association Conference –  Jackson, MS 2004
Co-presenter for “MS-IT”

Co-presenter, “Marshmallow Olympics”

Mississippi Council for Teachers of Mathematics –  Biloxi, MS 2002
Co-presenter, “Linear Properties of Slinkies, Suds and Waves”

 

Grants Received

2013 - Co-writer for 21st Century Community Learning Grant for LCSD ($1.9 million)

2010 - Pilot Program for TechSmith Camtasia Relay (Technology Equipment)

2006 – Michael Jordan Grant ($2,500)

2006 – Cisco Strategic Initiative Pilot Project, part of Cisco 21S (Technology Equipment)

 

 

Professional Affiliations

National Council for Teachers of Mathematics
Mississippi Council for Teachers of Mathematics
Mississippi Association of Educators
Mississippi Professional Educators