Skip to content
ascd logo


Kathleen Dempsey


Kathleen Dempsey is a principal consultant with McREL. In this role, Ms. Dempsey works to provide services, strategies, and materials to support improvement in mathematics education, curriculum development, formative assessment, and integration of instructional technology. Additionally, Ms. Dempsey currently serves as a co-principal investigator for two mathematics studies funded by the Institute of Education Sciences. Ms. Dempsey holds an MEd in educational supervision from the College of William and Mary, a BS in elementary education from Old Dominion University, and endorsements in mathematics—Algebra I, gifted education, and middle school education. Before coming to McREL, Ms. Dempsey served as the secondary mathematics coordinator for Virginia Beach City Public Schools in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Primary Topics


Books by Kathleen

View All
Common Core Standards for High School Mathematics: A Quick-Start Guide (Print Book)


Write for ASCD

We publish insightful, actionable, relevant work from educators across all levels of education that help educators learn, teach and lead.