Judy Vandegrift
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Location: Mountain House, CA, USA
School: UCLA
Major: Mathematics and Education

Judy Vandegrift

JUDY VANDEGRIFT
92 W. Posada Lane Mountain House, CA 95391
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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Curriculum Developer/Teacher with extensive experience in K-8 mathematics and STEAM. Strong background with a BA in mathematics, an MA in education, and K-8 teaching experience. Experience includes:
• Teaching grades K through 8.
• Developed and wrote STEM program for grades 3 through 5 and grades 6 through 8
• Directed math content development and wrote and edited lessons addressing
CCSS for Pearson’s math program, A System of Courses for Mathematics, for grades K through 2 and grades 6 through 8.
• Wrote a series of problem solving books for grades 3-8 for Great Source.
• Wrote and edited SE and TE materials at the University of Wisconsin for the Developing Mathematical Processes Math Program, grades K-5.


WORK HISTORY

Independent Consultant/Writer
K-8 Math and STEM
Clients include: Curriculum Associates, Six Red Marbles, Victory Productions, Trillium Publishing, Cetati Studios, Math Expressions
2015 – present

Math Lead, Grades K–4, Redbird Mathematics
2014 – 2015

Project Lead, Grades K–2, Grades 6–8, Pearson System of Courses for Mathematics
2011 – 2014

Independent Consultant/Writer
K-8 Math
Clients include: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Pearson School, Scholastic, Great Source, Sunburst Technology, The Learning Company, Think Through Math, Edison Learning, LeapFrog, Six Red Marbles, The James Irvine Foundation, Trillium, Chrysalis
1997 – 2011
1993 – 1994

Director, Elementary and Middle School Mathematics
Sunburst/Tenth Planet, Half Moon Bay, CA
1994 – 1997



OTHER EXPERIENCE

• Taught mathematics in all grade levels from grade K through grade 8.

• Taught education and mathematics courses for teachers in the United States, South America (Peace Corps), and Spain (Fulbright-Hays grant).

• Developed and taught math classes for elementary school children at the Los Angeles Museum of Science and Industry.

• Held editorial positions at Houghton Mifflin, Scott Foresman, D.C. Heath (Director of Elementary and Middle School Mathematics) and Addison-Wesley (Director of Elementary and Middle School Mathematics).

• Directed the Teacher Curriculum Work Center in Chicago, Illinois.


SKILLS

• Experienced elementary school teacher.
• Experienced writer and editor of accurate and engaging math materials for K–8 students and teachers.
• Experienced in using technology.
• Extensive curriculum development experience in K–8 math.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Deep knowledge of national and state standards.
• Proven track record of creative solutions.


EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
MA, Education

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
Elementary and Secondary Mathematics Teaching Credentials

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
BA, Mathematics

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