Mandy Hockenbrock

Office: 140 Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: 443/880-5991

Mandy Hockenbrock teaches Differentiation in the Classroom, has taught in the Maryland Public School System, as well as at the undergraduate and graduate levels and high school distance education. She has successfully developed and taught online education courses as an adjunct instructor for several professional development programs and universities. Mandy is currently enrolled in doctoral program.

She enjoys sharing her knowledge with other educators through workshops, curriculum development, standards alignment, and professional development programs. Mandy has been a presenter at education conferences, including:

  • STEM Instructor - Wicomico County Public Schools, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math workshops for gifted and talented students, grades 6-8

  • Wor-Wic Community College - Summer Scholars STEM program

  • Salisbury University's English Language Learning Summer Institute - "Differentiated Content Area Instruction"

  • Salisbury University's ESOL Professional Development Day -  "Differentiated Instruction: Improving Achievement for Diverse Learners"

  • Wicomico County Professional Development for Science Teachers  - "Rubrics"

  • Wicomico County Professional Development for Elementary Teachers - "What Good Science Instruction Looks Like"

  • Delaware Public School System - "Preparation for Praxis II - Biology"

Other  recent professional activities include:

  • AP Reader for the College Board and Educational Testing Service
  • Member of Academic Advisory Board - Taylor, R. (2012). Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Sustainability. McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

Mrs. Hockenbrock earned her undergraduate degree in biological sciences at Clemson University, a Master’s Degree in Leadership in Teaching from The College of Notre Dame of Maryland, and a Certificate in Distance Education from Indiana University.

Mandy is very passionate about seeing every child succeed. One of her greatest attributes is her interest in students. She is supportive of students demonstrating their talents through a wide array of activities and is a true believer of active learning and attention to varied learning styles. She captivates her students’ attention and respect by treating them as individual learners.

Mandy, her husband, and two beautiful daughters reside on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. When Mandy is not teaching, she and her family explore the sea life along the coastline and let their dogs swim in the ocean. She is very involved in Girl Scouts and helping young girls experience new opportunities.

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