Posted August 9, 2016
Patty Copeland is an Educational Services consultant with CORE. She holds a Masters Degree in Educational Administration from Tarleton State University with an additional specialization in Mathematics. Ms. Copeland holds Texas certifications as a secondary math teacher, as a Math 4-8 Specialist, and as a principal. As well as teaching high school math, she has served as District Math/Science Curriculum and Instruction Specialist, and as a mathematics consultant for her state agency.
Her extensive experience includes providing professional development, technical assistance, and effective leadership to campuses, districts, and charter schools. She has worked at the state and district level aligning national math and Common Core standards, preK-12, and English language proficiency standards with math instruction and assessment. She is actively involved in teacher training, with expertise in the areas of secondary math instruction using technology and sheltered instruction for English learners.
Ms. Copeland has served for several years as Project Director for the Texas Regional Collaboratives for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching in her local region. She is a member of NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics), NCSM (Math Ed Leadership), and TASM (Texas Association of Supervisors of Mathematics).
Ms. Copeland has taught and supervised the teaching of mathematics for over 25 years and truly has a passion for it, for teachers, and for students.