"Definitely a 'smarter' way to think about how to prepare a new generation to thrive in our twenty-first-century global village."
Sandra Burt and Linda Perlis
Authors of Raising a Successful Child: Discover and Nurture Your Child's Talents and hosts of the acclaimed radio show Parents' Perspective
"Through her wit and wisdom, and her life experiences, Cathy helps us to reach within ourselves to better understand our mission as teachers, parents, and leaders in our schools. This is a must-read for us all."
National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics
|Cathy L. Seeley has given presentations in forty-nine states, Burkina Faso, Canada, China, France, Germany, Mexico, Portugal, and South Africa. She has been a mathematics teacher, K–12 district coordinator, and K–12 State Director of Mathematics for Texas. From 1999 to 2001 she taught mathematics (in French) as a Peace Corps volunteer in Burkina Faso. Dr. Seeley served as President of NCTM from 2004 to 2006 and is the author of Faster Isn't Smarter—Messages About Math, Teaching, and Learning in the 21st Century. She recently retired as a Senior Fellow at the Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas, however continues to speak, write, and consult on improving mathematics teaching and learning from elementary school through college at the local, state, and national level.|
2010 Winner Distinguished Achievement Award: Professional Development:
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