David Surdovel has experience in a multitude of educational settings at the elementary, secondary, and collegiate levels in both suburban and urban settings in New York, including positions of mathematics teacher, instructional coach, academic dean, academic liaison, and adjunct graduate lecturer in the New York City Department of Education and The City College of New York. Mr. Surdovel was recognized for his service to public education in 2007 with the Phi Delta Kappa/Pace University Leo Weitz “Master Teacher” Award.
Since moving to Texas, he has held positions of Instructional Specialist of Secondary Mathematics and Social Studies, Coordinator of K-12 Mathematics, Executive Coordinator of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), and currently as the Curriculum Director of Mathematics for Tomball Independent School District. He has also held the position of Austin Community College Site Supervisor and President of the Austin Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics. In 2010, Mr. Surdovel was recognized for his efforts as the Manor Independent School District “Shining Star” Professional Employee of the Year Award for leading efforts to turn around an underperforming campus.
Mr. Surdovel received his B.A. from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, and his M.S. and M.Ed. degrees from Pace University in New York, New York. He completed his Curriculum Management Audit training through Curriculum Management Systems, Inc. in April 2015 and served on audits for Lockhart ISD in Lockhart, Texas in October 2015 and Queen Anne’s County Public Schools in Centreville, Maryland in April 2016.