Susan O'Connell is the coauthor of Mastering the Basic Math Facts in Addition and Subtraction, and Mastering the Basic Math Facts in Multiplication and Division. She served as editor of Heinemann's popular Math Process Standards series and was the author of its Introduction to Problem Solving and Introduction to Communication books. Sue also wrote the bestselling Now I Get It (Heinemann 2005). Sue O'Connell has years of experience as a classroom teacher, instructional specialist, district school improvement specialist, and university PDS coordinator. She is a nationally known speaker and education consultant, providing math professional development for schools and districts across the country.
After a decade as an elementary school teacher, reading specialist, Reading Recovery Teacher, and testing coordinator, Kelly O'Connor facilitates an educational grant at the University of Maryland in conjunction with the Baltimore City Public Schools. She codeveloped a coaching program and now works with math coaches in the Baltimore city schools to hone their coaching skills and math content knowledge. Kelly is the coauthor of Introduction to Communication, PreK - 2, part of Heinemann's Math Process Standards series.