Senior Curriculum Developer Specialist, Investigations Center for Curriculum and Professional Development

Cinthia Colón

Program/Areas of Interest

  • The Investigations Center for Curriculum and Professional Development
    This group’s work focuses on providing professional development and other support to schools and districts looking to use Investigations to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics for all students and teachers.
  • Investigations in Number, Data, and Space®
    Investigations is a comprehensive K-5 mathematics curriculum that pays deep and careful attention to mathematics content and to student thinking and understanding. Making sense of mathematics is the heart of the work, for students and teachers.


Cinthia comes to TERC with many years of experience in Boston Public Schools – as a full inclusion classroom teacher, ESL teacher,  mentor, peer evaluator, and, currently, a middle school learning specialist. She brings years of experience with the Investigations curriculum and a passion for cultivating equitable and accessible learning environments in diverse communities. Her focus has always been on bringing students’ and colleagues’ lived experiences into the math and science classroom.