Carol Ann Smyth has dedicated her professional life to the facilitation of high-quality teaching and learning. She has taught secondary science, mathematics, and research. She has held a variety of positions in educational administration including department chairperson, assistant principal, and curriculum director. She is currently the Director of Elementary STEM for a school district in New York and an adjunct professor at Marymount University. Her undergraduate degree is in physics, her Master’s degrees are in Secondary Education and Educational Psychology, and her Doctorate is in Educational Administration and Supervision. Her current research interests include STEM learning and performance-based assessment. In her free time, she is an avid reader.