Leslie Texas has over twenty years of experience working with K-12 teachers and schools across the country to enhance rigorous and relevant instruction. She believes that improving student outcomes depends on comprehensive approaches to teaching and learning. Her services focus on:
- Numeracy practices across content areas;
- Common Core State Standards for Mathematics;
- Formative assessment, and
- Project-based learning.
Leslie has a B.A. in mathematics and physics from Georgetown College. She taught middle and high school mathematics and science, and has strong content expertise in both areas. Leslie earned her M.Ed. from the University of Louisville, with an emphasis in interdisciplinary curriculum. She is currently enrolled in a doctoral program, focusing on higher education. Through her advanced degree studies, she honed her skills in content and program development and student-centered instruction. Using a combination of direct instruction, modeling, and problem-solving activities rooted in practical application of mathematical principles, Leslie helps teachers become more effective classroom leaders and peer coaches. To learn more about Leslie’s background and experience, see her complete bio and resume.