About the Author
Maggie B. McGatha works full time with coaches, teacher leaders, and administrators as a Training Associate for Cognitive Coaching? and Adaptive Schools. At the University of Louisville, she teaches courses on coaching and supporting collaborative groups along with advanced mathematics methods courses. Maggie is a former middle school mathematics teacher, the author of numerous articles, a co-author of Mathematics Coaching: Resources and Tools for Coaches and Leaders, K-12 (Pearson, 2014) and On the Money: Math Activities to Build Financial Literacy, Grades 6-8 (NCTM, 2015). She is active in state and national mathematics organizations including currently serving as the Vice President for the Membership Division (2017-2020) of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) and member of the Advisory Board for the Mathematics Institute of Wisconsin. She received her doctorate from Vanderbilt University (Tennessee). Maggie enjoys traveling and spending time with her family, especially her grandkids! 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.