Cathy Moak, Ph.D.
Project Manager for Professional Development
The University of Texas at Austin
Cathy Moak, Ph.D., is the Project Manager for Professional Development for UT Austin GEAR UP. Moak served as the Educator Outreach Coach for the Texas GEAR UP State grant, where she provided professional development and on-site instructional support in behavior management, project-based learning, differentiated instruction, instructional strategies, technology integration and much more. She was previously a component director for School Transformation and Digital Learning at Education Service Center Region 6, where she founded the EduHero Project, an online training site for educators. Moak taught at both Texas A&M University and Sam Houston State University. She later went on to become a curriculum writer for the Texas Education Service Curriculum Collaborative and a professional training developer focused on mathematics and project-based learning. Her current interests include behavior management and Algebra 1 For All.