Mrs. Bruder serves as an assistant principal and supervisor of instruction. She provides disciplinary oversight for 9th and 12th grade. Mrs. Bruder is the instructional supervisor for our math department. She also manages our digital content (i.e. marquee, digital signs, website) and our senior of the month and spotlight student programs. Additionally, Mrs. Bruder serves on our School Improvement Panel (ScIP). Together with other members of the Regional Curriculum Team, Ms. Bruder provides professional development to all teachers, organizes additional professional learning after school and oversees the creation and alignment of curriculum and resources.
Experience and Accomplishments: Ms. Bruder joined the Kingsway team in 2016. She previously served as a STEM supervisor and this year enters the assistant principal role as well. Ms. Bruder has various experiences in STEM education with a variety of age levels. She has performed research as to the importance of STEM education and how to best implement this in the classroom. Ms. Bruder has also conducted a myriad of interdisciplinary activities with real world application that prepare students for college and careers in the STEM field. One such experience was the SeaPerch competition where students placed first among the Philadelphia Regional area. Ms. Bruder oversaw the development of interdisciplinary curricula to better serve students’ needs. These included development of an organic garden, libraries, and proposals for land development. Ms. Bruder has worked for the Health Careers Opportunity Program as well preparing students, which was an enrichment program for underprivileged students aimed at closing the achievement gap. Ms. Bruder also conducts PLCs on different pedagogical strategies. She has mentored numerous teachers in various disciplines. She was also the National Honor Society and Science Club advisor for five years. Ms. Bruder was previously employed by the Black Horse Pike Regional School District for ten years. There she fostered her passion for STEM and began a STEAM academy similar to the one at Kingsway.
Education and Studies: Ms. Bruder graduated Magna Cum Laude from Gwynedd-Mercy College where she received her B.S. in Biology/Pre-Medicine with a Secondary Education certification in Biology. Ms. Bruder continued her studies at University of Pennsylvania where she graduated with a Master’s Degree in Chemistry Education, where she studied under the educational innovator, Rick Moog. He is credited with the development of Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL). Additionally, Ms. Bruder attended the New Jersey Expedited Certification for Education Leadership.
Mrs. Megan Bruder
Assistant Principal/Supervisor of Instruction
Master of Chemistry Education, University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Science, Gwynedd-Mercy University
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Ms. Patricia DiBartolo
Administrative Assistant to Assistant Principal/Supervisor of Instruction