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Timothy M. Brills

Dr. Timothy Briles

Associate Professor/Chair of Admin and Leadership Program/Special Assistant to the President/FAR


School of Education


Administration and Leadership

Office Location:

Raymond Hall 104

Office Hours:

By appointment

Educational Background

  • St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA
    • Ed.D. Educational Leadership, 2008
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    • MS.Ed. Higher Education Administration, 2000
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    • BA, Mathematics, 1998

Professional Experience

Georgian Court University: (2007-Present)
  • Assistant/Associate Professor, School of Education 2007-present
  • Undergraduate and Post-Bac Teacher Preparation programs
  • MA, Education: Administration and Leadership Program
Roles Held at Georgian Court University in addition to teaching:
  • Fall 2020 – Present, Chair, Administration and Leadership Program
  • Fall 2016 – Present, Special Assistant to President
  • Fall 2010 – Present, Faculty Athletics Representative to the NCAA
    • 2014-2016, Vice Chair, CACC FAR
    • 2016 – Present, Chair, CACC FAR
    • Fall 2019 – Present, NCAA Division II Academic Requirements Committee
  • Spring 2015 – Summer 2016, Assistant Dean, School of Education
  • Spring 2013 – Winter 2015, Co-Chair, Administration and Leadership Program
  • Fall 2012 – Fall 2015, Director, Lakewood Together
  • Fall 2012 – Spring 2015,  Co-Director, NASA Education Resource Center
  • Fall 2008 – Fall 2012, Coordinator, Teacher Preparation Program at Communiversity
Courses Taught at Georgian Court University
  • ED 3201 – Assessment and Special Needs in Inclusive Education
  • ED 3215 – Secondary Teacher Instruction
  • ED 3220 – Instructional Numeracy for Inclusive Education
  • ED 4202 – Instructional Design for Inclusive Elementary Education
  • EDC 5002 – Diversity in Education
  • EDC 5010 – Curriculum Leadership for the Inclusive School
  • EDC 5011 – Curriculum Leadership for the Inclusive Secondary School
  • EDC 5013 – Curriculum Leadership and Management for Diverse Schools
  • EDC 5225 – Math and Science Instruction in Inclusive Schools
  • EDC 5230 – Secondary Teacher Instruction
  • EDC 5235 – Instructional Design for Elementary Education
  • EDC 6090 – Internship in Educational Leadership I
  • EDC 6091 – Internship in Educational Leadership 2
  • EDC 6101 – Organizational Leadership Theory in Inclusive Education
  • MA 301 – Modern Math Topics
  • MA 304 – Topics in Math
  • SD 118 – Basic Skills in Mathematics III
Brick Township Public Schools
  • 2011 – 2012, Academic Coach, Middle School Mathematics
Gloucester Catholic High School
  • 1999-2007, Teacher of Mathematics and Science
  • 2002-2007, Dean of Students/Assistant Principal

Research / Creativity Interest Area

  • Math and Science Pedagogy
  • Tabor-Morris, A., Froriep, K., Briles, T., & McGuire, C.M. (2009). City of Physics: Analogies to increase cognitive coherence in physics learning. Physics Education 44,195-198
  • Briles, T. & Pitt, J. (2009, April 24th ). World of FREE Mathematics Software Workshop. Georgian Court University. Lakewood, NJ.
  • Briles, T. (2010, July 1st). Using Games to Teach Mathematics. Presentation at the New Jersey Conference for Inclusive Education. Georgian Court University, Lakewood, NJ.
  • Tabor-Morris, A., Briles, T., & Froriep, K. (2012). Discovery Garden – Physics and Architecture Meets Outside.  The Physics Teacher, 50, 95-97.
  • Briles, T. (2011, June 29th). Interactive Whiteboards – Going Beyond the PowerPoint. Conference for Inclusive Education.  Georgian Court University. Lakewood, NJ.
  • Briles, T. & Tabor-Morris, A. (2012, July 30th). Students’ Views of Learning Physics From a Tourism Perspective. American Association of Physics Teachers. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Briles, T. & Tabor-Morris, A. (2013, March 18th, 2013). Sensory Illusions: Common Mistakes in Physics Regarding Sound, Light, Infrared and Radio Waves.  American Physics Society. Baltimore, Md.
  • Briles, T. (2015, Mar. 5th ). PARCCS: A Primer For What Teachers Need to Know and Do. Presentation for the Educational Information Resource Center. Voorhees, NJ.
  • Briles, T. (2015, Nov. 4th) The Important Changes in PARCC’s Math and What We Need to Do to Prepare for Them. Presentation for the Educational Information Resource Center. Haddonfield, NJ.
  • Tabor-Morris, A.E. Briles, T., Schiele, B.S. (2017). Radio Wave Errors: Students Mistaking Radio Transverse Electromagnetic Waves as Longitudinal Sound Waves. International Journal of Learning, Teaching, and Educational Research. Vol.16, No.8, pp.37-50.

Additional Information

  • Holy Spirit High School, Absecon, NJ
    • 2010 – Present, Board of Trustees
    • 2016 – Present, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees


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