Seda Educational Consulting, LLC

Changing how students experience math through professional development and products that support and model implementation of the ICUCARE Equity Framework.

 

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Dr. Pamela Seda is the owner of Seda Educational Consulting, LLC.  She has over 30 years of educational experience and currently lives in metro Atlanta with her husband and four adult children.  Dr. Seda received a Bachelor’s degree in Math Education from the University of South Florida, a Master’s degree in Math Education from Georgia State University, and a Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning with a concentration in Math Education from Georgia State University.  She also earned a Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from the University of West Georgia.  She has held various positions in mathematics education including high school mathematics teacher, math instructional coach, college math instructor, and K-12 district math supervisor.  Dr. Seda is passionate about changing how students experience mathematics, especially those from marginalized groups, and advocates for mathematics instruction that develops all students as mathematical thinkers and problem-solvers.  

Author

Dr. Seda is co-author of the book, Choosing to See: A Framework for Equity in the Mathematics Classroom.  In this book, she weaves together educational research, personal and professional stories, and practical examples of how to implement the ICUCARE equity framework that came out of her dissertation research. Books can be ordered HERE.

Math Curriculum Leader

Dr. Seda first began working on mathematics curriculum as an instructional coach in 2009 and has been involved with curriculum development at both the district and state levels ever since.  She served on the 2020 Georgia Mathematics Standards Review Committee and currently serves on the 2020-2022 Georgia Mathematics Advisory Council. 

 

Math Equity Leader

In addition to her extensive experience with mathematics curriculum, Dr. Seda has more than 20 years of experience with equitable mathematics instruction.  In addition to speaking about math equity at state and national conferences, Dr. Seda serves on the board of the Benjamin Banneker Association, an affiliate of NCTM devoted to leveling the playing field for mathematics learning of the highest quality for African-American students. She also serves as a Professional Learning Director of NCSM, a national organization devoted to equity, access, and bold leadership in mathematics education.   

 

ABOUT

Pamela Seda, Ph.D.
Events + Appearances
For inquiries, contact below:
Pamela Seda, Ph.D.

pamseda@sedaeducationalconsulting.com

Phone: 770-870-8202

Twitter: @pamseda1

2022

 


 

2021

 

  • California Math Council North 64th Annual Conference keynote presentation, Asilomar Conference Grounds, Seven Strategies to Make Your Mathematics Class More Equitable by Dr. Pamela Seda (December 5, 2021):

  • California State University Long Beach Village/Hesabu Circle, Choosing to See: A Framework for Equity in the Math Classroom virtual seminar with Dr. Pamela Seda and Dr. Kyndall Brown, (December 2, 2021)

  • Math 4 All  podcast hosted by Molly Vokey and Heidi Sabnani with guests Dr. Pamela Seda and Dr. Kyndall Brown (December 1, 2021)

  • NCTM Virtual Conference presentation, Assess, Activate, and Build on Prior Knowledge by Pamela Seda and Kyndall Brown (November 18, 2021)

  • TODOS Live webinar hosted by Maria del Rosario Zavala, Seven Practices to Make Your Mathematics Class More Equitable with Pamela Seda and Kyndall Brown (October 27, 2021)

  • Cheremoya Avenue Elementary, Los Angeles Unified School District, Choosing to See book study by Dr. Pamela Seda (October 26, 2021, November 30, 2021, February 1, 2022, March 15, 2022)

  • Baltimore County Schools, Woodlawn High School Math Department presentation, Creating Equity in the Mathematics Classroom by Pamela Seda (October 15, 2021)

  • NCSM Beyond the Conference presentation, I See You Care:  A Deeper Dive into Using Equity as a Lens to Frame Your Mathematics Instruction by Dr. Pamela Seda and Dr. Kyndall Brown (October 12, 2021)

  • Global Math Department virtual presentation, Seven Ways to Build Your Confidence as an Equitable Math Teacher with Pamela Seda and Kyndall Brown (August 24, 2021)

  • Mathematically Gifted and Black Honoree, The Network of Minorities in Mathematical Sciences (August 17, 2021)

  • California State University CAPP’s Intervention Specialist Certification Program with Dr. Pamela Seda and Dr. Kyndall Brown (August 14, 2021)

  • Build Math Minds Virtual Summit presentation, Critical Consciousness: A Precursor to Math Equity by Pamela Seda and Kyndall Brown (July 30, 2021)

  • University of Georgia Department of Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies Education book club virtual Q&A with Dr. Pamela Seda and Dr. Kyndall Brown (July 21, 2021)

  • Middle School Math Summit speaker Interview hosted by Kathy Martin, Using Manipulatives with Success (July 26, 2021)

  • Mount Holyoke College 2021 Convocation for the Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics Program virtual keynote presentation (July 5, 2021)

  • Beyond Math Conference 2021 virtual presentation, Choosing to See: A Framework for Equity in the Math Classroom by Pamela Seda (June 24, 2021)

  • Dave Burgess Publishing Thursday Night FREE PD w/Pam Seda & Kyndall Brown (May 27, 2021):

  • People Get Ready book talk with Drs. Pamela Seda and Kyndall Brown (May 18, 2021)

  • The Carl Nelson Show, News Talk1450 radio interview with Pamela Seda and Kyndall Brown (May 11, 2021)

  • South DeKalb Improvement Association Education Virtual Empowerment Series virtual presentation, Integer Operations by Dr. Pamela Seda (May 1, 2021)

  • Freedom Now KPFK radio interview hosted by Tejvir Grewall with Pamela Seda and Kyndall Brown (April 17, 2021)

  • 180 Days Education podcast hosted by Karen Greenhaus, Season 2 Episode 6, Creating Equitable Mathematics Achievement with Dr. Pamela Seda (March 25, 2021):

  • Math Intervention Summit virtual presentation, Mastering the Mystery of Fractions by Dr. Pamela Seda (March 20, 2021)

  • South DeKalb Improvement Association Education Virtual Empowerment Series presentation, Why We Simplify Expressions and Solve Equations by Dr. Pamela Seda (February 10, 2021)

  • South DeKalb Improvement Association Education Virtual Empowerment Series presentation, Mastering the Mystery of Fractions by Dr. Pamela Seda (January 27, 2021)

  • Learning Forward Georgia Virtual Mini-Conference. Critical Consciousness: A Necessary Prerequisite for Equity by Dr. Pamela Seda (January 21, 2021)

 

 

2020

 

  • Georgia Mathematics Equity Summit virtual presentation, Culturally Responsive Mathematics Teaching with Dr. Carla Bidwell and Dr. Pamela Seda (November 10, 2020)

  • Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State 2020 Virtual Conference presentation, From Theory to Practice: Making Equity a Reality in Your Math Classroom by Pamela Seda and Kyndall Brown (November 4, 2020)

  • Georgia Mathematics Conference virtual presentation, Critical Consciousness: A Necessary Prerequisite to Math Equity by Dr. Pamela Seda (October 21, 2020)

  • Benjamin Banneker Association and TODOS Equity in Education Series virtual presentation, ICUCARE: Making Equity a Reality in Your Math Classroom by Dr. Pamela Seda (August 26, 2020): 

  • Build Math Minds Virtual Summit presentation, From Theory to Practice: Making Equity a Reality in Your Math Classroom by Pamela Seda (August 3, 2020)


 

2019

  • Georgia Mathematics Equity Summit panelist at Georgia Institute of Technology (November 12 , 2019):

  • Georgia Math Conference at Rock Eagle presentation, Using Desmos to Create and Implement Social Justice Math Lessons by Faith Moynihan and Pamela Seda (October 17, 2019)

  • NCTM Annual Conference presentation in San Diego, What’s Culture Got to Do with It? by Pamela Seda and Kyndall Brown (April 5, 2019)

  • NCSM Annual Conference presentation in San Diego, Putting Equity at the Forefront of the Lesson Planning Process by Kyndall Brown and Pamela Seda (April 3, 2019)

 

Speaking Events from Prior Years

 

  • 2018 NCTM Regional Conference presentation in Hartford, CT, Standing on the Verge of Brilliance: Re-engaging Reluctant Learners (October 6, 2018)

  • 2018 NCTM Annual Conference presentation in Washington, DC, I See You Care: Re-engaging Reluctant Learners by Pamela Seda and Kyndall Brown (April 26, 2018)

  • 2017 NCTM Annual Conference presentation in San Antonio, TX. Making It Happen: Engaging All Students, Especially Those Who “Hate” Math by Pamela Seda (April 6) 

  • 2017 NCSM Annual Conference presentation in San Antonio, TX. From Isolation to Collaboration: How Peer Coaching Helped Us Get There by Pamela Seda and James Meneguzzo (April 5)

  • 2016 NCTM Annual Conference presentation  in San Francisco, CA. Using Statistics to Help Students Make Connections in Grades 6-8 by Kyndall Brown and Pamela Seda (April 15)

  • 2016 NCTM Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA. What has Culture Got to Do with the Standards for Mathematical Practice? by Pamela Seda and Kyndall Brown (April 11)

  • Educate to Elevate TV Episode 5 hosted by Kantiss Simmons, Classroom Management Strategies: How to Engage Students to Learn More by Dr. Pamela Seda (April 15, 2015)

  • 2015 NCSM Annual Conference presentation in Boston, PA. Walking to Remember: Building the Capacity of School Leaders to Support the Mathematical Practices by Pamela Seda and Linda Smith (April 14)

  • 2012 NCTM Annual Conference presentation in Philadelphia, PA. Differentiating Mathematics Instruction through Stations by Pamela Seda (April 28)

  • 2010 NCTM Annual Conference presentation in San Diego, CA. Making It Happen: Re-Engaging Students Who Have Been Turned Off to Mathematics by Pamela Seda (April 24)

  • 2008 NCTM Annual Conference presentation in Salt Lake City, UT. Diversity: A Resource for Learning by Pamela Seda (April 10)