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Richman Educational Services

We Serve All of your Educational Needs

Mark S. Richman

65 Locust Avenue
Millburn New Jersey 07041
(973) 489-6113  [email protected]

EDUCATION: Pace University, School of Education, New York, NY

Master of Science in Educational Administration, January 1989

Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, June 1971

CERTIFICATION: Teacher of Mathematics - Grades 7 through 12

(N.Y. State and NJ)

School Administrator/Supervisor/Principal

N.J. Principal, Teacher And Supervisor License


9/04 – Current: Columbia High School, Maplewood, New Jersey - Teacher of Mathematics - Grade 9 Algebra - Through Advanced Placement Calculus

9/02 - 6/04 Port Richmond HS, Staten Island, New York - Teacher of Mathematics

9/01 - 6/02 Assistant Principal of Math and Science - High School of Economics and Finance - NYC - Helped lead 800 pupils to safety on 9/11 and assisted in the relocation and salvage of entire school program for the entire year

2/01 - 6/01 Automotive High School, Brooklyn, NY - Staff Developer and Teacher of Mathematics

9/98 - 2/01 Staff And Curriculum Development Specialist - Mathematics - All Brooklyn And Staten Island High Schools (New York City)

9/97 - 6/98 Erasmus Hall Campus: High School For Science And Mathematics - Assistant Principal Of Guidance, Organization, Security, and Mathematics

9/92 - 6/97 Lincoln High School, Brooklyn, New York - Teacher of Mathematics; Teacher of Advanced Placement Calculus (1994 - 1997) UFT (Union) Chapter Leader (1994 - 1997)

9/75 - 6/92 J.H.S. 43, Brooklyn, NY Dean, Grades 6 through 9 and Teacher of Mathematics - Handle all disciplinary matters for grades 6 through 9 and supervised lunchroom. Advise, support and provide crisis intervention for teaching staff and students.


Author: "Just Let Me Survive Today" - A Primer On Classroom Management and Motivation (2019);

"Just Let Me Survive Today"- Second Edition - Revised (2009)

"High Caliber Kids" - A Book of Interdisciplinary Values Education (1996);

"The Ultimate Camp Counsellor Manual" - How To Survive and Succeed in Summer Camp (2006); "How To Help Your Child Succeed In School - The Ultimate Guide For Parents" (1998).

“How To Help Your Child Succeed on the SAT/ACT - Published Feb. 2016 Book Signing/ Presentation: “WORDS” Bookstore Maplewood, NJ 

“Dancing Math” (1998)

“Dancing Math” - Sept. 2000


Revised the “Level Two” Twelfth Grade Algebra Two/Trigonometry Curriculum for Columbia HS (2009)

Helped Develop Review Guide of Lessons for Sequential Math Level One (Algebra One) - Brooklyn and Staten Island High Schools (1996)

Developed Summer School Curriculum for Graduating Seniors Who Had Failed the Regents Exam in NYC – (“Math Academy”) (1996)

WORKSHOPS: Workshop leader: Had given hundreds of lectures for New York City Middle and High Schools on classroom management and motivation, classroom discipline (“Discipline With Dignity”), the use of the graphing calculator, Calculus success, math education K-12, helping children succeed on standardized exams, brain research and cooperative learning strategies, all for both veteran and new teachers (1992 - 2004).


Presenter - NCTM Conventions in Columbus, Georgia, Las Vegas and New York City (1993)

Presenter - NCTM Convention - Oct. 2011; Atlantic City, NJ

Presenter - NCTM Convention - Oct. 2010; New Orleans La

Presenter - NJEA Convention - Oct. 2008; Somerset NJ; Nov. 2015 - Atlantic City

Presenter - NCTM Convention - Oct. 2009; Boston, MA

Presenter - “New Teachers Roundtable” and “Help For Veteran Staff” - Columbia HS (2008 – 2013)

Presenter – Association of Math Teachers of NJ – St. Peter’s College NJ - Jan. 2016

Topic at each above: “Just Let Me Survive Today” - Classroom Management, Brain Research, Study Skills

Presenter – Association of Math Teachers of NJ – 2018 - 2020


School Improvement Committee - JHS 43 - Chairperson (1988 - 1992)

School Based Management Committee - Lincoln High School (1994 - 1998)

Lincoln HS Union Chapter Leader (1994-1998)


Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society - Brooklyn College;

Teacher of the Year - J.H.S. 43 - 1990;

Kappa Theta Mu Award for OutstandingTeacher in High School Mathematics - 1996 (Lincoln HS)

Book Display - NJEA Atlantic City Convention - “Author’s Alley” (Nov. 2006, 2007, 2008) 

GRANTS: Impact Two Developer Grant - “Classroom Management and Motivation” NYC Public Schools (1989)

SOMEF (South Orange and Maplewood Education Foundation) and

Achieve Grants:

2007 - Dancing Math; 2008 and 2013 and 2014 - Game Show Math; 2008, 2013 and 2014 - Technology in the Math Classroom  - 2021