About Robyn

Robyn Silbey taught for 36 years in Montgomery County, Maryland, a large, urban/suburban school district with a widely diverse population. She was a classroom teacher for 11 years, and a school-based math coach for 25 years. Robyn also served on the district's Mathematics Textbook Evaluation and Selection Committee, Mathematics Advisory Committee, and Blueprint and Curriculum Design Committees. Robyn currently collaborates with public school districts, charter school systems, and individual campuses around the country. She also presents professional development workshops and webinars.

Robyn holds an Masters of Science degree in Mathematics Education from McDaniel College and a Bachelors of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Maryland, College Park.  For over 30 years, Robyn has authored and co-authored books, computer software, workbooks, and articles.

Robyn presents workshops at national and international conferences including NCSM, NCTM, ASCD, AMATYC, and NSDC. She was invited to and presented her "Speaking, Writing, and Problem Solving" workshop at the International Congress of Math Educators (ICME) in Copenhagen, Denmark. Robyn served as a teacher consultant in the Teaching Training Corps as part of the Teacher-to-Teacher Initiative for the United States Department of Education. A chronicle of her experiences and her professional development strategies for raising teacher quality in mathematics can be found in the AIR/USDE report entitled, "What the United States Can Learn From Singapore's World-Class Mathematics System."