Coaching Toward a Common Ground: Creating a Shared Vision and Growing Professionally as a Team
A supportive community is a powerful component of teachers' professional growth. This session will explore how teams of teachers and leaders can collaboratively develop a shared vision for mathematics teaching and learning. We explore particular strategies and activities that will help us collectively move forward.
Dr. Beth McCord Kobett
Beth McCord Kobett, EdD, is an associate professor in the School of Education at Stevenson University, where she works with preservice teachers and leads professional learning efforts in mathematics education both regionally and nationally. She is also the lead consultant for the Elementary Mathematics and Specialist and Teacher Leadership Project. She is a former classroom teacher, elementary mathematics specialist, adjunct professor, and university supervisor. She is the current president of the Association of Maryland Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMMTE) and former chair of the Professional Development Services Committee of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). Dr. Kobett is a recipient of the Mathematics Educator of the Year Award from the Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM). She has also received Stevenson University’s Excellence in Teaching Award as both an adjunct and full-time member of the Stevenson faculty.