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Sally Keely, M.S., C.O.E.

Professor of Mathematics
Combinatorial Topologist
Certified Online Educator
STEM eLearning Professional
Clark College, Vancouver WA

Mathematics SME (Calculus I) (Pre-Nursing)
Univ. Phoenix (Geometry)

Climate Science Activist
Founder, Researcher,
Website Developer/Coder
Cascadia Climate Action Now
Volunteer, DivestWA and TA Educators Divestment Team

PDF icon. Curriculum Vitae (v.2020-12-28)
PDF icon. 1-pg Resume (v.2022-02-26)
PDF icon. Self-Evaluation
Clark College (v.2021-03-22)

My Statements:
Philosophy of Education
DEIJA Commitment
Personal Mission

Social Media:

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(Climate Science)

Career Goals & Attributes

Currently looking for temporary part-time contract work as a mathematics SME and/or course reviewer.

  • Contagious enthusiasm and passion for STEM education
  • Served on variety of nonprofit boards related to environmental protection, consumer health advocacy, mathematics, and education (higher-ed and home-ed)
  • Dual citizen U.S. and Canada, living in WA state with strong family ties in B.C.
  • Meticulous attention to detail in writing and mathematics
  • Innovative, organized, flexible, self-disciplined, hard worker

Longterm looking to make a career transition from higher-ed teaching to working with an environmental organization using my talents, passion, and experience as a community climate scientist, researcher, and writer. Seeking remote position in an educational, organizational, professional, or technical capacity.

Professional Overview

Community Climate Scientist, Climate Science Educator and Activist, Science Communicator, Researcher, Writer, Content Creator, Website Developer/Coder.

  • Work for ecological justice and a sustainable future.
  • Founded Cascadia Climate Action Now (Cascadia CAN) in 2021. Researcher, writer, website developer/coder.
  • Six years serving as a team lead, researcher, writer, website developer/coder for No Methanol 360 who had huge victory in 2021. Stopped foreign government-backed multinational big oil & gas corporation from building world's largest fracked fossil-gas to methanol refinery along the Columbia River thus prevented 182 MMT CO2e GHG emissions in southwest Washington.
  • Health advocate for persons exposed to diethylstilbestrol (DES) since 1993. Served on the Board of Directors of DES Action.
  • Currently volunteer with DivestWA mostly in a technical capacity. Our goal is to get Washington state to stop investing pension funds in fossil fuel development and infrastructure.

Tenured Professor of Mathematics at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington. Calculus Subject Matter Expert (SME) at Outlier.

  • 40 years teaching mathematics and developing curriculum
  • 24 yrs writing, designing, developing, and teaching online STEM courses
  • Taught 370+ asynchronous online mathematics classes with students on every continent including Antarctica
  • Engaging teaching style in inclusive online classroom providing student-centered active learning experiences, interactive discussions, and real-world problem-solving opportunities
  • Active learning, guided inquiry, and inverted course expert
  • Innovative andragogy embracing technology and teamwork

Inverted ("flipped") my classroom and integrated collaborative active learning into my classes in the 1980's well before it became popular. Created the online mathematics program for Clark College and started teaching online in 1999. Wrote, designed, and developed online curriculum for twelve different online mathematics courses including the first ever in the northwest fully online asynchronous Calculus I-II-III for STEM. Mentored online faculty at Clark where (pre-pandemic) our department had taught over 1000 online mathematics classes. Subject Matter Expert (SME) at Outlier as part of team working to upgrade Outlier's premier course, Calculus I.

Personal Information

Live in southwest WA state on five acres at 2000 feet overlooking the Columbia River with my husband and our Blue Heeler doggie. Proud mum to adult daughter who we home-educated through to university via unique personalized ed-ventures and who had earned AA, AS, BA, and BS degrees by age 21. I'm an eclectic lifelong learner who enjoys website design and development, coding, reading, board games, photography, hiking, camping, travel, and family. Vegetarian, H2O addict, avid walker "10K a Day".