Marria Carrington was recently featured as a guest on Learning Through Math with Laura and Karina. In the episode, Laura and Karina discuss equity and early numeracy with Marria who currently serves as Lead Outreach Specialist at the US Math Recovery Council®. You can listen to Episode 68: Learning About Equity and Early Numeracy at LearningThroughMath.com or by downloading Learning Through Math wherever you get your podcasts.
For 4 years, Marria served as an Instructional Coach and a Client and Services Specialist for the last year. Her current role supports teachers as well as the system they teach in to transform numeracy education.
Throughout her 27 years in education, she has assumed a variety of educational positions including 3rd and 4th grade teacher, high school math teacher, K-8 Math Coach, Supervisor of Student Teachers for Smith College, Adjunct Professor for Lesley University and Regional Math Specialist for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Massachusetts.
Marria is passionate about empowering teachers to understand how children make sense of mathematics and how to move each child forward in their mathematical understanding as well as building a system that supports teachers doing that work. Marria holds a B.A. in Arabic Studies from Mount Holyoke College, a M. Ed. in Elementary Education from Smith College and a M. Ed. in Mathematics Education from Lesley University, respectively.