265: Interview with Beth Segner

Beth Segner found herself burnt out where she was in education. That burn out ultimately lead her to a role of coaching which reignited her passion for education. Beth chats all things coaching and early math education. Tune in to hear actionable steps you can take right now to ensure you stay motivated, focused and productive!


  • If they’re not seeing it in action, chances are, they are not going to implement it. 
  • We as coaches are connectors. 
  • You will be successful because you’re always trying to improve.
  • There’s no set number of years that makes a great educator.

About Beth:

Beth Segner is a math instructional coach at a K-5 school in Tennessee. She has experience in coaching new & veteran teachers, best practices for math instruction, co-teaching strategies, systematizing data meetings to maximize effectiveness, and math interventions for struggling students. Beth aspires to contribute to the work of developing teachers’ capacity to understand math more deeply, follow the CRA model for mathematical understanding, and reduce math anxiety in students. Her educational passions include developing number sense, conceptual understanding, productive struggle, and the belief that EVERYONE can learn math.

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About the author, Gretchen

I am a teacher trainer and coach. Working elbow to elbow with teachers and teacher leaders to ensure instructional proficiency and student achievement soar lights me up. We have a real need in our nation for strong educators to remain in the field. My blog, book, podcast, courses and instructional materials are geared towards empowering teachers (and those that lead them) to receive the support needed to grow and thrive today, tomorrow and always.