Susan May, M.A., Course Program Specialist, Secondary Mathematics

Susan May

Phone: 512.475.7137
Email: skmay@austin.utexas.edu

Dana Center role

Susan works on secondary mathematics course programs, assessment, and professional development. In this work, she authors and manages the content development for online course programs and assessment tools in collaboration with Agile Mind, Inc. Susan is the lead program coordinator for Geometry and Calculus and supports other high school and middle school course programs as well as the Academic Youth Development program.

Before joining the Dana Center

Susan worked as an education consultant, with much of her work focusing on the development and implementation of Agile Mind services. Before working as a consultant, she served as a research associate at the Center, working on the development of the Advanced Placement Program Mathematics Vertical Teams Toolkit. Susan was also involved in the development of several high school TEXTEAMS institutes and assessment trainings and taught high school mathematics in Austin for seven years.

Education

M.A., Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin

B.S., Secondary Education, Texas A&M University

Coauthored Professional Development Sessions

Supporting Implementation of the College Prep Mathematics Course: Improving College Readiness for Texas Students

Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Instructional Decision Making

Learning and the Adolescent Mind

Academic Youth Development Professional Development

STAAR Algebra II

Algebra II and Beyond

TEXTEAMS Geometry

TEXTEAMS Algebra II and Precalculus

Selected Presentations

A transformational approach to geometry. Presented at the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT), San Antonio, TX (June 2016).

Transitioning “non-ready” high school students to college. Presented at CAMT, San Antonio, TX (June 2016).

Formative assessment to monitor and adjust. Presented at the Urban Mathematics and Literacy Network retreat, Austin, TX (May 2014).

Using formative assessment effectively. Presented at the Agile Mind advisor academy, Austin, TX (March 2014).

Supporting student success with CCSS using formative assessment. Presented at the Learning Forward annual conference, Dallas, TX (December 2013).

Agile Mind support for the Common Core. Presented at the Agile Mind advisor academy, Austin, TX (April 2013).

Professional Memberships

National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics

Texas Association of Supervisors of Mathematics