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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 121 Calculus I
Math 118/119 Integrated Calculus
Math 101 Finite Mathematics
Math 100 Math for Liberal Arts
Math 103/104/102 Mathematics for Educators
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
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
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, 2006, 2009
Mathematical Association of America
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
California State PTA