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Rachel's CV 2018




Dr. Rachel R. McAnallen

504 Chaffeeville Road

Storrs, Connecticut

Storrs, CT 06268





Doctor of Philosophy (2010)

University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut

Specialization: Gifted and Talented Education

Dissertation Title: Examining Mathematics Anxiety in Elementary Classroom Teachers


Master of Science (1968)

Adelphi University, Garden City, New York

Major: Mathematics Education


Bachelor of Science (1958)

Slippery Rock State Teacher’s College, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

Majors: Mathematics and Social Studies


University of Vermont, Lesley College, Johnson State College

Fifty-two credits in mathematics, education, curriculum and

administration 1969 – 1982


Professional Experiences:


2006-present Founder and president of Zoid and Company

2000-2005 Partner of Aeon Knowledge/Math Channel

1990-2000 Founder and President of McAnallen Consulting Services Corp.

1984-2002 Founder and President of the Institute for Math Mania

1984-present Model teaching / In service trainer for the following:

State of Vermont – Thirty districts – over 100 schools

State of Maine – Fourteen districts

State of New Hampshire – Eight districts

State of New York – Ten districts

State of Massachusetts – Seven districts

State of Connecticut – Eight districts

State of Delaware – Seven districts

States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia,

Hawaii, Indiana, Illinois, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, US territories of St Croix and St Thomas


1983/Dec Interim Principal, Alberg Elementary School, Alberg, VT

1979-83 Associate Principal, Harwood Union High School, Moretown, VT

1979-83 School Board Member, U-32 School District, East Montpelier, VT

1958-79 Teacher of mathematics courses grades 7-12 in Pennsylvania, New York and Vermont

1972-1979 Mathematics Department Head, Vermont


Related Professional Experiences:


2010 - 16 Adjunct professor for SUNY Buffalo – Ethiopia, Columbia, Brazil

2010 Workshop presenter American School of Kuwait

2009 Workshop presenter American School of Dubai

1997 - 1998 Staff development presenter, Durham School Board, Ontario, Canada

1996 - 1999 Staff development presenter. Government of the Virgin Islands,

St. Croix, St Thomas

!995 - 1997 Visiting lecturer, Schmerenbeck RAU Educational Centre,

Craighall Primary School, St Peter’s PreparatorySchool Johannesburg, South Africa

Visiting teacher, Weiler Farm School, Orange Farm School, Makhoarane Primary,

Soweto South Africa

1994 - 1998 Instructor and coordinator of “Math Problem Solving Institute”

in conjunction with Norwich University and University of Vermont

1993 - present Math workshops for Delaware Teachers of Mathematics

1986 - 93 Instructor of “Math Problem Solving Institute” EDSS 200, University of Vermont

1984 - present Instructor of “Math Strands for Gifted and Talented” and “Geometry Beyond The

  Textbook” Confratute Conference at the University of Connecticut

1986 Instructor of “Math Without Fear” PSTG 10, University of Vermont

1980 Instructor “Women and Math Anxiety”, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT

1980  - 1993 Delaware Summer Math Institute, Dept of Education, Delaware 

1976  - 78 Instructor : Professional Problems in Education, Tri-State Bilingual Parent Training

Program, St Michael’s College, VT

1975 - 94 Staff development trainer for programs sponsored by Adult Basic Education, Resource

Agent Program, Early Elementary Education Institute, Vermont Department of Education,

Bilingual/Multicultural Education Program, New Hampshire Department of Education, Department of Educational and Cultural Services, Maine Department of Education, Tri-State Bilingual Parent Training Program, St Michael’s College, VT, Northeast Equal/Northeast Regional Exchange Inc., Chelmsford, MA, Delaware Summer Math Institute, Delaware Dept. of Ed

1980-93 Trainer for parents and teachers in “Family Math” Program


Related Experience:


1973 - 79 Cross country running coach

1968 - 77 Field hockey and softball coach – Class I State Softball Champions, 1976

1970 - 79 DGWS State Field Hockey Official – high school/college level

1959 - 70 DGWS National Basketball Official – high school/college level





Publications, Presentations, Keynotes:


2018  Keynote and presenter UCF ADAGE gifted conference, Orlando

2017 - present Wrote Awesum Alex Math Series and was published by RFP

2016 - present Keynote Lagniappe Conference and workshop presenter LA

2011 Keynote speaker, Montana Education Association

2011 Keynote speaker, TASAI, Hyderabad, India

2010 Keynote speaker, Utah Council Teachers of Mathematics

2010 Workshop presenter national convention, NAGC, Atlanta, GA

2010 Distinguished Lecturer, Western Connecticut University, CT

2009 Workshop presenter national convention, NAGC, St. Louis, MO

2008 Workshop presenter national convention, NAGC, Tampa, FL

2007 Workshop presenter national convention NAGC, St. Paul, MN

2006 Main session presenter national convention NAGC, Charlotte, NC

2005 Workshop presenter national convention NAGC, Louisville, KY

2005 Keynote speaker / presenter N.E. G/T Conference

2005 Keynote speaker / presenter Los Angles G/T Conference

2005 Keynote speaker / presenter Florida G/T Conference

2005 Workshop presenter at Idaho Council for Exceptional Children

2005 - present  Keynote speaker / presenter Purdue University G/T

2005/2008 Keynote speaker / presenter AEGUS conference

2004 Keynote speaker / presenter Lagniappe, Louisiana

2004 Keynote speaker CMCSS CA Math Conference

2004 Math workshop presenter Nebraska Gifted Conference

2004 Keynote speaker Montana Math Conference

2004 Keynote speaker Iowa Gifted Conference

2004 Presenter at CEESA conference Budapest, Hungary

2004 Keynote speaker / presenter AGATE conference, Arkansas

2004/2006 Keynote speaker / presenter Winter EduFest, Coeur d’Alene

2003 Workshop presenter national convention NAGC, Indianapolis

2003 Keynote speaker / presenter, Montana Gifted Conference

2002 - present Presenter EduFest, Boise

2002 - 2004 Keynote speaker / presenter EduFest, Boise

2002 Keynote speaker / presenter national convention NAGC,Denver

2001 Keynote speaker, Georgia gifted conference

2001/2002 Workshop presenter at Illinois gifted convention

2001 Keynote speaker at Louisana gifted convention

2000 Major presenter at NAGC, Atlanta

1999 - 2006 Creation of math Publication – Wonderful Ideas

1999 Keynote speaker at national convention NAGC ,Albuquerque

1997 Workshop presenter at national convention NCTM, Minneapolis

1996 Workshop presenter at national convention NAGC, Miami

1996 Workshop presenter at national convention NCTM, San Diego

1995 Workshop presenter at national convention NCTM, Indianapolis

1995 Self published math book Action Fractions

1995 Workshop presenter at national convention NAGC, Salt Lake City

1994 - present Keynote and presenter at Confratute, University of Connecticut

1985 - present Workshop presenter at many regional conferences for NCTM