Brendan R. Hodnett is a special education teacher in Middletown, New Jersey. He began his career as an educator in 2005 and has taught math, science, social studies and social skills to students in different learning environments, including self-contained and advanced/enrichment classrooms. Hodnett also works with New Jersey’s Brookdale Community College to provide professional development training to educators in math and special education instructional strategies.
Aside from his teaching duties, Hodnett has been hired to write and design curriculum for multiple subjects, provide district-wide professional development, serve as a mentor for novice teachers and coordinate extracurricular social groups for students with special needs and their non-disabled peers. In addition, he has served on numerous district-wide committees dedicated to increasing the use of technology in the classroom, re-evaluating assessments and infusing cross-curricular instruction.
Hodnett earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and his master’s degree in teaching special education from the College of New Jersey.