Kimberly Wright
Research Associate, Teaching, Learning, and Culture
Office#: 112D Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4232
Office Phone: (979) 845-8363
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Other Title: Assistant Lecturer
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Short Bio
Kim Wright is a Research Associate at the Education Research Center at Texas A&M University. Prior to working at Texas A&M, Wright worked in teacher professional development in Bryan ISD as a mathematics instructional coach and a Teacher Advancement Program (TAP) master teacher. As an instructional coach, Wright worked at the district and campus level to improve middle school mathematics curriculum and instructional practices through professional development, classroom observations, and model teaching. As a TAP master teacher, Wright provided weekly professional development at the campus level focusing on research-based instructional practices targeted at increasing student achievement. In addition, Wright worked individually with teachers to identify instructional strengths and weaknesses, coach teachers in instructional best practices, and evaluate teacher practice to improve instruction. Kim was a classroom teacher for five years in grades 4-7.

Wright is currently working on several ERC projects including the evaluation of the SFA STEM Academies and the ETEAMS Project with TAMU- Corpus Christi. Her research interests include factors affecting the transfer of professional development into teacher practice and the role of school district leadership in increasing student achievement.
Research Interests
Factors affecting the transfer of professional development into teacher practice
Role of school district leadership in increasing student achievement
Courses taught:
MASC 450- Fall 2013
Courses Taught
2016 - 2017
MASC 450, TEFB 412
2015 - 2016
TEFB 412
2014 - 2015
TEFB 412
2013 - 2014
MASC 450
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