Maggie McGatha

Maggie McGatha

Professor, Mathematics Education
Department of Middle and Secondary Education
Room 285A - College of Education and Human Development
502-852-0584
maggie.mcgatha @ louisville.edu

Dr. McGatha's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • Ed.D., Vanderbilt University
  • M.A., Austin Peay State University
  • B.A., Morehead State University

Teaching Areas

  • Cognitive Coaching
  • Teacher Leadership: Coaching and Mentoring
  • Mathematics Education, Elementary and Middle School

Research Interests

  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Teacher Professional Development

Professional Activities

  • Member, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Educational Materials Committee (2013-2016)
  • Board Member & Secretary, Association of Mathematics Educators (2011-2014)
  • Member, AMTE NCTM/NCATE Task Force (2012)
  • Reviewer, Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)
  • Co-chair, Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Elementary Mathematics Specialists State Certification Conferences (June 2010, July 2011)
  • Chair, Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics (ASSM), National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Joint Position Statement Task Force (2010)
  • Member, Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Elementary Mathematics Specialists (EMS) Project Team that wrote the Standards for Elementary Mathematics Specialists: A Reference for Teacher Credentialing and Program Development (2009-2010)

Selected Publications

  • Bay-Williams, J. M., McGatha, M. B., Kobett, B. M., & Wray, J. A. (2014). Mathematics coaching: Tools and resources for coaches and leaders, k-12. Boston: Pearson.
  • McGatha, M. & Bay-Williams, J. (2013). Leading for mathematical proficiency. Teaching Children Mathematics (Focus Issue on Elementary Mathematics Specialists).
  • McGatha, M, & Bush, W. S. (2013). Classroom assessment in mathematics. In James H. McMillan (Ed.), Handbook of research on classroom assessment. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
  • Bush, S., McGatha, M. & Bay-Williams, J. (2012). Invest in financial literacy! Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 17(6), 358-365.
  • McGatha, M. & Bush, W. S. (2012). Classroom assessment in mathematics. In James H. McMillan (Ed.), Handbook of research on classroom assessment. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
  • McGatha, M. (Nov/Dec 2010). Best use of math teacher leaders. Principal, 90(2), 22-26.
  • Bush, W. S., & McGatha, M. (2010). Teachers' knowledge, beliefs, and practices. In R. Charles and F. Lester (Eds.), Teaching and learning mathematics: Translating research to the classroom. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.