Dawn Woods

Elementary Mathematics Coordinator

Dawn Woods

Research in Mathematics Education


M.Ed., Southern Methodist University




Dawn Woods received her M.Ed. in Education from Southern Methodist University and her B.S. in Elementary Education with specialization in Special Education from Texas Christian University. She is a Texas certified Master MathTeacher, Master Technology Teacher, ESL, Elementary, and Special Education teacher. Prior to arriving at SMU, she served as a classroom teacher in preschool through sixth grade, most recently teaching fifth grade math and science. Along with teaching, she served as a UIL math and science coach as well as mentor and trainer to other teachers in the areas of technology and math. She has participated in STEM research as a part of the SMU's System Engineering Development Team and her other research interests include improving math education for elementary students through the design of formative assessments and effective instructional strategies.