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Office: Math and Computer Science, Appleton Hall #211
Mathematical education of prospective teachers
Building mathematical foundations for Calculus students
Participant in two week-long conferences focusing on Preparing Mathematician to Educate Teachers (PMET), SUNY, Oswego, NY, 2005, 2006
Involved in a consortium, funded by an NSF grant, we piloted the Mathematics Preparation Initiative Program to improve the mathematical understanding of middle school math teachers
Math for Liberal Arts
Finite Mathematics
Explorations in Mathematics for Prospective Educators
Elementary Statistics and Probability
Integrated Calculus
Calculus I & II
Coursework toward a Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction
University of California, Riverside 1989-1991
Master of Science in Applied Mathematics
University of California, Riverside 1987
Bachelor of Science in Pure Mathematics
University of California, Riverside 1985
2003-Present Lecturer, Dept of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Redlands
2011-2012 Lesson Study Facilitator, Inland Counties Mathematics Project
1988-1996 Tenured Instructor of Mathematics Victor Valley College
1999 Instructor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education, Mathematics Preparation Initiative, CSUSB
Instructional Skills Workshop Facilitator, Victor Valley College
GATE instructor for afterschool program, Redlands Unified School District
California State PTA Continuing Service Award 2018
University of Redlands Outstanding Teaching Award 2017
University of Redlands Outstanding Teaching Award 2008-2009
California State PTA Honorary Service Award 1999
Developing Problem Solving Skills of Prospective Elementary Teachers, Mathematical Association of America PMET Conference, SUNY, Oswego, NY, 2005
Mathematical Puzzles and Games, American Association of University Women (AAUW) 8th Grade Girls in Mathematics and Science Day, University of Redlands, 2005-2018
Mathematical Association of America
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
California State PTA