Speaker: Marcy Stein, PhD
Dr. Marcy Stein is professor emeritus at University of Washington Tacoma where she was one of the founding faculty members of the School of Education. She has published extensively in the areas of both special education and general education on teacher preparation, reading and mathematics instruction, curriculum analysis, and textbook adoption. She is an author of Direct Instruction Mathematics. Dr. Stein has considerable experience consulting with teachers and administrators on improving the performance of students with disabilities and those who are at risk for academic failure. She also has consulted with state departments of education throughout the country on how research findings can be used effectively to improve instructional practice, and with schools, districts, and states on the systematic evaluation of mathematics and literacy curriculum materials.