Instructional Specialist Team
Jodi Coniglio is the Monroe #1 BOCES Teacher Center Director, Mentor Program Coordinator and a Specialized Instructional Specialist. As Teacher Center Director, she helps assess teacher needs to plan for professional learning opportunities and provide resources for all M1B teachers. She also coordinates the Mentor Program and New Instructional Staff Orientation, as well as provides mentor training each year. As an Instructional Specialist, Jodi works with teachers to enhance communication and leadership skills with classroom-embedded coaching. She also provides coaching and training for paraeducators.
Elementary ELA Instructional Specialist
Marne Brady received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology, with a concentration in Special and Elementary Education in 1998, from Nazareth College. She received her Master’s Degree from Nazareth College in Literacy Education in 2004. In 1998, Marne began her teaching career at Crestwood Children’s Center. Then in 2000, Marne moved to Monroe #1 BOCES as a special education teacher. During her time at BOCES, she taught students in 6:1:1 and 8:1:1 classrooms at Lois E Bird and District-Based Programs. Marne began her role as Elementary ELA Instructional Specialist in the summer of 2015. Marne supports teachers K-8 with their literacy instruction. She provides professional development on Leveled Literacy Intervention and will be supporting the implementation of the Writer’s Workshop model at Lois E Bird- Morgan. In addition, she leads curriculum development and implementation.
Marne has a passion for teaching literacy, and loves children’s books. During her time as a classroom teacher, she had an extensive classroom library, consisting of over 2,000 books in a wide range of genres. She also successfully implemented Leveled Literacy Intervention in her classroom.
12:1:4 Specialized Instructional Specialist
Claudine was hired as a 12:1:4 Specialized Instructional Specialist in July of 2016. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from St. John Fisher College in 1997 and her Master’s Degree from Roberts Wesleyan College in 2005. Claudine began her teaching career at Mary Cariola Children’s Center. In 2010 she moved to Monroe 1 BOCES as a Special Education Teacher. During her time as a classroom teacher at BOCES, Claudine taught in 12:1:4 classrooms at Creekside School with the Hillside Day Treatment Program and as a Transition Teacher.
Claudine lives in Walworth with her husband and two daughters.
Bill Donahue was hired as the S.T.E.M. Instructional Specialist in September of 2015. He earned his Bachelor's degree in 2006 from SUNY Brockport and his Master's degree in Math, Science, and Technology Integrated Education from St. John Fisher College in 2010.
Bill was initially hired by Monroe #1 BOCES as a long term substitute in the START high school program as a math teacher in the spring of 2012. He then quickly transferred over to Bird/Morgan as the 7th and 8th grade math teacher where he was hired and tenured. Bill previously taught in the Brighton Central School District in math and special education classrooms.
Chelsea McCarthy earned her Bachelor’s degree in 1998 at the University of Dayton, where she studied Secondary Mathematics Education. Upon completion of her Bachelor’s, Chelsea earned her Master’s degree in 2001 at Buffalo State College in Elementary Education with a concentration in reading. Chelsea later completed coursework to become certified in Special Education with a concentration in mathematics.
From reading teacher, to preschool teacher, to years of teaching high school and middle school math in the general and alternative educational systems, Chelsea found her way to Monroe #1 BOCES. The combination of Chelsea’s educational experiences developed her passion for teaching mathematics to at risk students. This passion is what led her to Monroe #1 BOCES, where she currently supports teachers with curriculum development and mathematics instruction.
Chelsea lives in Fairport with her husband and two children. She enjoys learning with her children, camping with the family, being outdoors, “the lake house” and vacations to the ocean.
Michael Monaghan began working at Monroe #1 BOCES in 2003. He taught Social Studies at the START Program through 2011 until he assumed his current role as Social Studies K-12 Instructional Specialist. Mr. Monaghan completed his Bachelor’s Degree in History while receiving his Secondary Education Teacher Certification from SUNY Geneseo in 2003. He continued his educational career by receiving his Masters in Education from Nazareth in 2005. In 2013, Mr. Monaghan completed his Certificate of Advanced Study from SUNY Brockport.