Mona Toncheff, an education consultant and author, is project manager for the Arizona Mathematics Partnership (a National Science Foundation-funded grant). She is a former mathematics content specialist for Phoenix Union High School District in Arizona where she provided professional development and curriculum development to high school teachers and administrators. Mona has supervised the culture change from teacher isolation to professional learning communities, creating articulated standards and relevant district common assessments and providing ongoing professional development on best practices, equity and access, technology, response to intervention, high-quality grading practices, and assessment for learning.
As a writer and consultant, Mona works with educators nationwide to build collaborative teams, empowering them with effective strategies for aligning curriculum, instruction, and assessment to ensure all students receive high-quality mathematics instruction. Mona is second vice president of the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics. She also served as secretary (2007-2008) and director of Western Region 1 (2012-2015). Mona is vice president of Arizona Mathematics Leaders. She was named 2009 Phoenix Union High School District Teacher of the Year and in 2014, she received the Copper Apple Award for leadership in mathematics from the Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics. Mona earned a bachelor of science from Arizona State University and a master of education in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University.