Patricio Dujan has had a wide variety of roles on the Scholastic Educational Services team, most recently overseeing Technical Services and Implementation Operations (including Data Analytics, Online PD Program Support, and operational support for a 250+ person services team). He brings deep knowledge in how to scale and grow a services organization, and has extensive experience working across multiple functional areas—sales, implementation, editorial and content development, and technology. His passion for education was cultivated by a family of educators and by teaching middle and elementary school in Newark, New Jersey, as a Teach For America corps member.
Patricio has deep roots in California, growing up in Thousand Oaks and attending UC Berkeley (BA, Psychology and Spanish) and UC San Diego (MA, International Affairs with a Management Focus). He was born in Argentina and is a native Spanish speaker.
Patty Clark is the Director of Content Development. In her role, she oversees the development of courses and partnerships and supports Math Solutions consultants in their work to design and provide professional development for district-level administrators, school-based math leadership teams, and teachers across the country. Patty has facilitated partnership projects with Deer Valley Unified School District, Atlanta Public Schools, East Baton Rouge Parish School System, Baltimore County Schools, and Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District, to name a few.
Prior to joining the organization, Patty was a teacher and instructional specialist in Texas, New Mexico, and Virginia. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Elementary Education, with a focus in math, science, and technology from the University of New Mexico. Patty lives in Manassas, Virginia.
Carolyn Felux came to Math Solutions as an Education Specialist in 1984. She has taken on many roles in the organization, from creating and facilitating professional learning experiences for educators to assisting school district leaders with long-term planning for instructional improvement. As Education Director, she provides direction, research, and support to ensure that Math Solutions courses, products, and services are high-quality, relevant, and effective.
Prior to joining Math Solutions, Carolyn taught in elementary and middle schools and was a Mathematics Consultant for the Education Service Center, Region 20, in San Antonio, Texas. She is coeditor of the popular book The Math Coach Field Guide: Charting Your Course and coauthor of Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class: A Multimedia Professional Learning Resource. She lives in San Antonio.
John Fortune joined Math Solutions in 2011 after more than 20 years in finance and administrative posts throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. His finance skills are based on work experience from large to small start-up companies in the transportation, software and healthcare industries. He Graduated from CSU, East Bay with a B.S. in Business Administration. A Bay Area native, John is passionate about his children’s education and was Board Chairperson for their Oakland, CA charter school.
Marji Freeman plans, develops the content for, and provides regular, ongoing professional development opportunities for teachers across the country. Marji served on the Math Solutions Professional Development team chosen by the Phil Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy to develop and teach a course in conjunction with the National Science Teachers Association. Her passion for improving the education system has been resounding for the nearly three decades she has dedicated to Math Solutions.
Prior to joining Math Solutions, Marji worked as a middle school mathematics teacher for North East Independent School District (NEISD) in San Antonio, Texas. It was there that she helped build the curriculum for gifted middle grade students. Marji's commitment to education earned her the title of Middle School Teacher of the Year and Teacher of the Year in 1985 at NEISD. She is also the recipient of the Texas State Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematical Teaching. Marji is the author of Creative Graphing (ETA/Cuisenaire, 1986) and she coauthored the book Number Power: A Cooperative Approach to Mathematics and Social Development (Addison-Wesley, 1992).
Marji holds a Master of Arts degree in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Texas at Austin, as well as an Associate of Arts degree from Laredo Junior College.
Mary Garrison joined Math Solutions in 2007 after more than 20 years in marketing and product development in Silicon Valley. Her marketing and business skills are based on work experience as Director of Product Marketing at Logitech, Business Director at Kensington Computer Technology, and Project Manager for the Sloan Masters Program at Stanford Graduate School of Business.
A Marin native, Mary is the daughter of a teacher who spent 38 years teaching in the San Rafael City School District. Her love of education also stems from studying at University of California, Berkeley (BA, Humanities) and University of Paris, Sorbonne.