About Kay Scheidler

Kay Scheidler provides consulting work and workshops and courses for teachers on current best practices in teaching and learning.

Kay has served as Massachusetts Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, and Professional Development, and Massachusetts district Curriculum Director for over fifteen years.

Her doctoral degree is from the School of Education, Boston University, with a graduate degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Brown University. Her undergraduate degree is from The American University, School of International Service, Washington, DC.

Kay taught in Providence, RI for over twenty years, and served as clinical professor, Brown University Education Department, for eight years, teaching Methods of Teaching and supervising all Brown seniors and graduate program Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) student teachers, concurrently with her classroom teaching . She has also served as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum in Canton and Hopkinton, Massachusetts, and as PreK – 12 MA Curriculum Director in districts of varied demographics.

Kay is currently Assistant Professor, Framingham State University, teaching courses on curriculum development, creating a Professional Learning Community, developing student writing, and integrating Common Core State Standards into curriculum and instruction, including Project Based Learning, for all content areas and grade levels.

Scheidler also teaches graduate courses for teachers with the French River Education Center in Common Core Standards, and provides face to face teacher workshops with the Salem State University, Massachusetts, collaborative.

These courses and workshop sessions are on unpacking Common Core State Standards and developing engaging teaching units for grade level mastery Standards learning.  She also teaches courses and workshops on helping teachers create effective Professional Learning Communities in which the goal is improved quality of student learning, using data to guide and assess learning, and workshops on Project Based Learning, one of the two methods which research shows most improves learning.

Dr. Scheidler most recently served as K – 12 English Language Arts Director, Everett Public Schools, adjacent to Boston.  kayscheidler@hotmail.com