Marcy Voss is an Educational Consultant who has recently retired from public education after 36 years. During her career, Marcy taught elementary and middle school students, as well as coordinated Gifted and Special Programs in several districts. As Special Programs Coordinator for Boerne ISD, Marcy helped develop and implement their Two-Way Dual Language Program.
Since retirement, Marcy has served as an EL Coach, writer, researcher, and staff development trainer. Her passion is helping EL students to think at higher levels through the use of differentiated curriculum that incorporates depth and complexity. She is also interested in identifying and serving gifted EL students.
Marcy is the author of the Academic Language Cards which provide activities using sentence stems requiring higher level thinking. She has also authored Q3 Cards and TALK (Thinking with Academic Language and Knowledge) Cards which help students think in more in-depth and complex ways. Additionally, she is co-author of Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Gifted Education.
Marcy has a B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Texas at Austin, a M.Ed. in Educational Psychology with a Specialization in Gifted Education from Texas A&M University at College Station, and a Mid-Management certification from the University of Texas at San Antonio.