This year, TCTM is pleased to honor Paul Gray, Jr. for his leadership across the state of Texas.
Dr. Paul Gray is a curriculum developer and professional development consultant for Cosenza & Associates, LLC, as well as a project manager for the Institute for Public School Initiatives at The University of Texas at Austin. As a classroom teacher, Paul taught mathematics and science to junior and senior high school students in Chickasha, Oklahoma, and Houston, Texas. He has also served as an education specialist at the regional level and as director of mathematics and science for an exemplary school district.
Paul has provided leadership for several statewide curriculum and professional development projects, most recently as a member of the development team for the OnTRACK for College Readiness mathematics courses. Paul has also served on several statewide committees, including the 2012 Mathematics TEKS Revision Committee for Advanced Quantitative Reasoning and the 2008 TAKS Vertical Scale Score Committee. He also serves on the boards of directors for several statewide organizations, including as Past-President of the Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics (TCTM), Secretary of Texas Association of
Supervisors of Mathematics (TASM), and President of the CAMT Board of Directors.
Paul is a co-author of two high school mathematics textbooks: Modeling with Mathematics: A Bridge to Algebra 2, and Math for Financial Literacy. Paul received his bachelor’s degree in meteorology from the University of Oklahoma, and holds his master’s degree and doctorate in curriculum and instruction from the University of Houston.