Mary Williams truly has a gift for taking a complex skill and making it easy to understand. She often spends her planning period working one on one with students identified as at risk or students with disabilities. Mary develops some of the most engaging lesson plans I have observed in the area of mathematics and became one of Virginia’s instructional leaders in the innovative program Desmos. Recognizing how much our students would benefit from the opportunity to take a dual enrollment math course, she completed the coursework and requirements to teach dual enrollment calculus. Mary has contributed to the exponential growth in our dual enrollment math courses at Midlothian High. Mary Williams is the best of the best!