Carol Jay Stratoudakis, Ph.D.
Dr. Jay received her Ph.D. in Reading and Educational Psychology from Michigan State University where she taught undergraduate courses in Teacher Education. Upon completion of her doctorate, Dr. Jay went from Michigan State to Washington D.C. on a special assignment as a research associate to the U.S. Department of Education. She later applied her national experience by serving as a consultant to the National Education Goals Panel which developed assessment standards in K-12 Education. She also served as a consultant to the Connecticut and the Massachusetts State Departments of Education on educational assessment and was appointed State Director of Teacher Education Programs in Massachusetts. At the local level, Dr. Jay has taught at the elementary, middle, and high school level and was a district supervisor of Reading in West Chester, Pennsylvania where she implemented a student assessment program that received national recognition. In addition to teaching at Michigan State University, she taught at the University of Delaware and at George Washington University. Dr. Jay is also the author of SAT: 2-Second Shortcuts which draws upon her extensive experience in assessment to empower students to excel on the SAT by following Dr. Jay’s SAT Golden Rule: Always look for a pattern in an SAT question that will give you an instant Shortcut to the answer.