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Senior Research Associate and Project Director; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program
As Senior Research Associate and Project Director in WestEd's Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program, Cathy Carrol is engaged in several mathematics education projects. She is Co-Principal Investigator for the National Science Foundation-funded Researching Mathematics Leader Learning project, conducting research on how leaders develop and enhance their skills as mathematics professional developers to support teachers in deepening their mathematics knowledge for teaching. She coauthored Learning to Lead Mathematics Professional Development (LLMPD), a video-based case curriculum designed to develop leaders’ facilitation skills, content knowledge, and pedagogy, enabling them to design and implement effective, high quality mathematics professional development, and coordinates leadership development services related to the LLMPD materials. She also coauthored WestEd's Making Mathematics Accessible to English Learners: A Guidebook for Teachers (2009) and coordinates related workshop opportunities.