Katey Arrington, M.A., Manager, K–12 Services

Katey Arrington

Phone: 512.475.6337
Email: katey.arrington@austin.utexas.edu

DANA CENTER ROLE

As the manager of the K–12 Services team, Katey oversees the delivery of the Center’s services for K–12 educators and administrators. She consults with districts and leads projects across the United States. Katey designs and facilitates discussions and conducts professional learning opportunities with teachers as well as school-, district-, and state-level leaders. In this role, she provides leadership, guidance, and continuity across all K–12 products and services offered by the Center in an effort to ensure greater equity in our education system.

Katey serves as the lead for the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity’s System-wide PK–12 Mathematics Professional Learning Initiative, a project providing a series of aligned, coherent, and interdependent professional development sessions that build the capacity of DoDEA educators to ensure that all students graduate college and career ready in math.

BEFORE JOINING THE DANA CENTER

Katey has extensive experience in educator professional development and as a classroom teacher in the K–12 system and at the community college level. Her prior work includes instructional leadership roles at the campus level as well as leadership roles at the district level, including serving five years as the mathematics coordinator for a diverse district in Texas. Katey has developed and delivered professional development for educators at the state and national levels.

EDUCATION

M.A., Mathematics Education, UTeach program, The University of Texas at Austin

B.S., Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin

COAUTHORED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS

Navigating and Understanding the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills

Formative Assessment Collaborative for School Leaders and Mathematics Teachers

Integrating Mathematical Practices with Content for Effective Instruction in Mathematics

Assessing and Advancing the Implementation of the CCSS: A Set of Strategic Levers

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Transforming the way we look for similarity and congruence: Grades 8–12 mathematics. Presented at the Louisiana State Teacher Leader Summit, New Orleans, LA (June 2016).

Formative assessment: Practical solutions that leverage promising practices from research. Presented at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, Oakland, CA (April 2016).

Creating a common vision for implementation: Leveraging NCTM teaching practices. Presented at the Urban District Leadership Network (UDLN) retreat, Towson, MD (May 2016).

Teaching matters: Conditions and structures to ensure all students are mathematically ready for college and careers. Presented at the UDLN retreat, Washington, DC (May 2015).

Formative assessment process: Layering planning, assessment, and action. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) annual conference, Boston, MA (April 2015).

Structure and regularity in repeated reasoning in high school mathematics. Presented at the NCTM regional conference, Houston, TX (November 2014).

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics