Denise is a professional educator who has successfully worked as an educational leader, teacher, and project manager for over twenty-five years. She is passionate about her life’s purpose; which is empowering others to become successful through education, mentoring and self-love. She has a proven track record for successful implementation of impactful educational initiatives and programs, with significant experience addressing the needs of underserved student populations.
To support the reach and impact of our work, her role at ASSISTments is to lead the expansion of our tutoring product and programming by developing and growing strategic partnerships with organizations related to K-12 math tutoring. Her responsibilities also include collaborating with our product and program teams to shape the direction of our tutoring product and aligned services.
My goal is to create equity in education by providing high quality, impactful products and services that support math education for all students through ASSISTments.
As we continue to work through the educational challenges that pandemic-related learning recovery presents, high dosage tutoring continues to be at the forefront of strategies to help students accelerate their learning. ASSISTments Tutor, our learning science-based tutoring program, facilitates learning acceleration for schools by supporting tutors with technology, training, and data-driven feedback.Continue Reading
On December 13, 2022, Cristina Heffernan, ASSISTments Executive Director, and Dr. Denise Barrett, ASSISTments Tutoring Program & Partnerships Manager, presented at the Department of Education's Education Innovation and Research Interactive Webinar. Cristina and Denise discussed ASSISTments' work to use our technology platform to support in-school tutoring programs with a focus on COVID learning loss recovery. Watch the webinar replay!Continue Reading