Maggie Austin

Maggie Austin
(605) 394-1876

Maggie Austin has enjoyed working and learning at TIE for almost two decades.

She loves how her colleagues foster a collaborative spirit and opportunities to learn. Prior to coming to TIE, Maggie taught adults in Germany, high schoolers in Australia, middle schoolers in California, and elementary kids in South Dakota. A defining experience for her was teaching in the Laboratory School at the University of Wyoming.

Her current work at TIE includes facilitating Courage to Teach/Courage to Lead retreats, supporting inquiry-based mathematics teaching and learning, and helping high schools implement computer science coursework.

Current Projects


  • Creating safe spaces for listening and learning
  • Helping schools develop professional learning communities
  • Making the case for inquiry-based mathematics instruction with teachers, administrators, and parents
  • Designing effective processes for managing and implementing grants and other organizational initiatives
  • Planning and presenting effective reading and thinking strategies for children and adults