Matt McLeod, mathematics educator and expert in K–12 instructional design and professional development, focuses on achieving equitable access to high-quality math learning. He brings 15 years of experience as a teacher and an instructional coach in an urban setting, where most students were of a minority race and low socioeconomic status, to multiple national mathematics education improvement initiatives and EDC’s Implicit Bias Project.
A highly skilled staff developer, McLeod designs and leads workshops on equity issues, instructional planning, and curriculum implementation. His projects include Math for All, Mathematics Immersion for Secondary Teachers, Designing for Equity by Thinking in and about Mathematics, Transition to Algebra, NYC Algebra for All initiative, and North Lawndale Reads program.
McLeod has extensive expertise in writing and field-testing curriculum, designing assessments, and guiding district policy related to mathematics education. Recently, he led a team in developing 16 K–2 mathematics formative assessment performance tasks.
McLeod holds a BS from Northwestern University, an MEd from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a PMD Pro Certification in Project Management from APMG International.