Professor, Emerita, and Distinguished Teacher; Ph.D., Department of Mathematics
E: mwright1@ siu.edu
Dr. Wright received her Ph.D.in Mathematics at McGill University in 1977. She has been involved in professional development with local area K-12 educators since 2005. Mary is most inspired by the dedication that teachers have for their students and she thrives on witnessing teachers gain insight about learning new ways to help students master deeper content knowledge. Her professional development workshops focus on the learning and mathematics processes, the Mathematical Practices, and formative assessment practices aligned with the Common Core State Standards.