Barry Saide is Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction for The Frelinghuysen Township School District. He has been in education for 16 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 a 2014 ASCD Emerging Leader. He has written over 60 articles on education, and his work has been featured by ASCD, Education Week, TeachThought, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and more.
Barry is a current member of the New Jersey Department of Education’s PARCC Educator Leader Cadre. He is trained on all PARCC modules, which he turnkeys on a state and national level. Barry served in an advisory capacity to the Bill and Melinda Gates 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.