OUR HOST - MaryLou Kestell
MaryLou Kestell is a graduate of the University of Waterloo co-op teaching program and holds an Honours degree in Mathematics and Computer Science.
After teaching secondary school mathematics for many years she became a math department head in Peel District School Board in Ontario and later a math consultant for grades 4-8 at Hamilton Wentworth District School Board in Ontario.
Her experiences include working with pre-service teacher candidates from Brock University and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. She has also taught in-service teachers through Additional Qualifications courses (Grades 4-8) at York University. In addition, MaryLou has served as President of the Ontario Association for Mathematics Education, worked at the Education and Quality and Accountability Office, the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat for the Ontario Ministry of Education, and as a Provincial Math Facilitator.
With her long and storied history in mathematics education and her passion for working with teachers we are privileged to have MaryLou host the first ever Knowledgehook PLC.