Marie Kielty, M.Ed, is an educational consultant specializing in early mathematics. A retired public school teacher, Kielty taught preschool, kindergarten, the primary grades and was the math coordinator at her last school, a prekindergarten to third grade school. Kielty has provided professional development, consultation, and mentoring to teachers in child care centers and schools. She is one of the Kindergarten Interest Forum facilitators for the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).