Prof. Sally Keely, M.S.

Professor of Mathematics
STEM eLearning Specialist
Clark College, Vancouver WA

Director of Mathematical Sciences Education, NextGenU

Practitioner Faculty
College of Natural Sciences
University of Phoenix Online

Career Goals

Looking to make a career transition from teaching higher-ed mathematics to an ed-tech leadership position that provides opportunities to use more of my technical expertise. Seeking flexible remote position or contract work in the northwest USA or British Columbia (dual citizen) in an educational, professional, or technical capacity. Duties could include developing STEM online resources, software deveopment, creating academic websites, instructional design, technical writing, establishing/coordinating STEM online/hybrid programs, or training/ mentoring online faculty.

Professional Overview

Tenured Professor of Mathematics at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A., Practitioner Faculty at the University of Phoenix Online, and newly appointed Director of Mathematical Sciences Education at NextGenU, the world's first portal to free, accredited, higher education.

  • Over 35 years experience teaching college mathematics
  • 18 years developing and teaching online STEM courses
  • Taught 300 online maths classes with students on every continent
  • Active learning and inverted course expert
  • Engaging teaching style in interactive online classroom
  • Innovative andragogy embracing technology and teamwork
  • Contagious enthusiasm for lifelong learning
Inverted ("flipped") my classroom and integrated collaborative active learning into my classes in the 1980's. Created the online mathematics program for Clark College and started teaching online in 1999. Developed twelve online mathematics courses including the first ever fully online Calculus I-II-III for STEM courses in the northwest. Full teaching load online since 2006. Co-coordinate online maths program and faculty at Clark College where we offer 25 online and hybrid mathematics classes per quarter.

Personal Information

Live in southwest Washington state on five acres at 2200 feet overlooking the Columbia River. Married with a teenage daughter and border collie/golden retriever one of whom we home-educate (currently for high school). Serve on the executive boards (as webmaster) of two non-profit organizations: Green Party of Southwest Washington and WAMATYC. Advocate for persons exposed to diethylstilbestrol (DES). Climate activist. Eclectic learner. Enjoy web design, coding, reading, hiking, caving, camping, and travel. H2O addict. Avid walker "10K a Day".