Mary Cay Ricci is a keynote speaker, consultant and author of the New York Times best selling education book, Mindsets in the Classroom (2013, 2017), its companion book, Ready to Use Resources for Mindsets in the Classroom (2015) and Mindsets for Parents (with Meg Lee). She has been a district Supervisor of Advanced Programs for two large districts: Prince George’s County Public Schools, MD and Baltimore County Public Schools. She was an Instructional Specialist for Montgomery County Public Schools, MD and an elementary and middle school teacher. She was also a faculty associate at Johns Hopkins University Graduate School of Education from 2008-2016. She has been a member of the CECTAG Board since 2012.