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Angela McCord

Angela McCord, an instructional coach, is National Board Certified in Adolescent Mathematics and provides staff development training and support in instructional strategies and technology integration, as well as virtual instructional coaching. In over 15 years as an educator, she has also served as a middle school math and science teacher, Technology Integration Specialist, Middle School Administrator, School Improvement Specialist, and Post-Secondary Adjunct Instructor. Angela earned a B.S. in Middle Grades Education from Augusta University, an M.Ed in Administration from the University of South Carolina, and an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Administration from SC State University, where she also completed her doctoral studies in Educational Administration. Reach out to her on Twitter @angelamccord to get updates on the latest trends in impactful teaching and learning!

Some of Angela's Webinars

Presented by Angela McCord Wednesday, August 23, 2017
4:00 - 4:30 PM EDT

Q & A with Angela McCord

If you weren't in education, what do you think you'd be doing and why?

If I were not in education I believe that I would be working with some organization to help bring about a better world. I have always viewed the world as a place that could benefit from having people show kindness and love to each other, so working with any organizations that promote all people working together and getting along would be rewarding to me

When you were a kid, you wanted to be a ______? Why?

When I was a kid I wanted to be a dentist. I believe I was influenced by my surroundings as a high school student attending a health-professions high school. I was raised in a family of nurses so I knew that I wanted to work in health careers. But, I experienced a practicum in dentistry as a high school student and I was fascinated by the work

Twitter changed my life because:

Twitter changed my life because it opened the door for me to acquire mentors across the globe. I am able to follow people who have inspiring stories and contribute to my learning.

If you were dictator and had total control, tomorrow education would:

If I were a dictator and had total control, tomorrow education would be free and accessible for all.

I've always wanted to visit:

I have always wanted to visit Paris France.

If you never had to worry about making money, what would you do?

If I never had to worry about making money I would provide access for students to have the materials they need to help them with their education, like computers and field trips to get more exposure in the world.

What's the best piece of advice someone ever gave you?

The best piece of advice someone ever gave to me was to consider the students that I taught as seeds and myself as a gardener. As I plant seeds, I continue to nurse the soil and provide the items for growth, I will not see the growth right away, but over time the seeds will develop into beautiful plants.