Ann Trescott

University of California, San Diego

MDTP Outreach and Support Coordinator


Ann Trescott is the State Outreach and Support Coordinator for the Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project (MDTP). In this role, Ann oversees, coordinates, and facilitates the promotion of appropriate and effective uses of MDTP materials used in secondary mathematics and post-secondary programs. The State Coordinator designs, implements, and evaluates training and assistance programs for outreach to the MDTP Site Directors throughout the state. She also serves as the MDTP Site Director for San Diego, Imperial, and southern Riverside counties.

As a veteran educator with experiences in kindergarten through college-level learning environments, Ann has included in her personal learning goals the understanding, implementation and research of the ways mathematics is taught and learned. Her focus specifically has been on using assessment to better meet the needs of students and equity access toward college. Ann does this work not only as a member of the MDTP Workgroup, but also at the national level as a member of the National Assessment of Educational Progress Mathematics Standing Committee, and as a statewide math instructional coach. Ann further incorporates her passions in her teaching of pre-service and in-service teachers as an adjunct education professor at the University of San Diego.

Ann holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematical Sciences from California State University San Marcos and a Master’s of Education degree in Mathematics, Science and Technology with a focus on mathematics professional learning communities from the University of San Diego. She is currently enrolled in a doctorate program with a focus in teaching, learning and leadership specific to equitable mathematics access to college.