## Courses Most Commonly Taught

- Methods of Teaching Secondary Mathematics 1 and 2
- Pedagogical Content Knowledge 1 and 2
- Technology in Teaching Secondary Mathematics
- Introduction to Secondary Mathematics Education
- Foundations of Geometry
- History of Mathematics
- Precalculus
- General Education Mathematics courses

## Areas of Expertise

- Mathematics Education
- Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics
- Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Mathematics

**Education**

- Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics Education from Kent State University
- Ph.D. coursework in Mathematics Education at North Carolina State University
- M.A. in Mathematics Education from the University of North Carolina – Pembroke
- B.S.Ed. in Mathematics and Physics Education at Clarion University of Pennsylvania

**Courses Developed**

- All courses related to the Secondary Education Mathematics program offered by the Mathematics Department

**Programs Developed**

- Continued development of the Secondary Education Mathematics program offered by the Mathematics Department

**Professional Presentations**

**Today’s Mathematics Teacher Educator: A Standard-bearer for Effective Mathematics Teaching and Learning, Keynote Address**, PA Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Annual Symposium, Shippensburg University,
May 17, 2017

**Preparing Teachers for the Common Core: Are They (We) Ready for this?**, (Invited Speaker) at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional
Conference, Atlantic City, October 22, 2015

**Math Teachers to the Core: Are We Ready for This?**, (Invited Speaker) at the Laurel Highlands Mathematics Alliance (LHMA) Annual Mathematics
Educator Mini-Conference, March 22, 2014.

**Preparing Teachers for the Common Core**, at the Pennsylvania Conference of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) Annual Conference,
November 2013, Seven Springs, PA.

**Preparing Teachers for the Common Core**, (Invited Speaker), at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey math major seminar,
October 2013, Galloway, NJ.

**Preparing Teachers for the Common Core**, (Keynote Address), at the New Jersey Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
Seventh Annual Conference, May 23, 2013.

**How Should State Policymakers Ensure that there is a Highly Qualified and Highly Effective
Teacher in Every Public School Classroom?**, to the PA Educational Policy and Leadership Fellows, May 2013, Harrisburg, PA.

**Why Didn’t I Know This Before?**, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional Conference, October
2012, Hartford, CT.

**The Real History of Imaginary Numbers**, at the November 2011 PA Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) Annual Conference,
State College, PA.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the November 2011 PA Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) Annual Conference,
State College, PA.

**The Real History of Imaginary Numbers**, at the October 2011 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional
Conference, Atlantic City, NJ.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the October 2011 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional
Conference, Atlantic City, NJ.

**What Qualities Make a Good Cooperating Teacher?**, Roundtable facilitator, at the May 2011 PA Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
(PAMTE) Annual Symposium, Shippensburg, PA.

**The New 7-12 Program Changes in PA**, Roundtable facilitator, at the May 2010 PA Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
(PAMTE) Annual Symposium, Shippensburg, PA.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the April 2011 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Conference,
Indianapolis, IN.

**The Lock Haven University Teacher Education Conceptual Framework**, at the January 2011 New Cooperating Teacher Training Workshop , Lock Haven, PA.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the November 2010 PA Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) Annual Conference,
Camp Hill, PA.

**Some Activities from a Foundations of Geometry Course**, at the October 2010 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional
Conference, Baltimore, MD.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the October 2010 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional
Conference, Baltimore, MD.

**Connecting Collegiate Mathematics Courses with Middle and High School Mathematics**, Roundtable facilitator, at the May 2010 PA Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
(PAMTE) Annual Symposium, Shippensburg, PA.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the April 2010 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Conference,
San Diego, CA.

**Conceptual and Procedural Learning in Mathematics**, an all-day workshop presented for Akron (OH) City Schools’ Secondary Mathematics
Teachers, April 2010.

**The Real History of Imaginary Numbers**, at the November 2009 PA Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) Annual Conference,
Pittsburgh, PA.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the November 2009 PA Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) Annual Conference,
Pittsburgh, PA.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the November 2009 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional
Conference, Nashville, TN.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the October 2009 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional
Conference, Boston, MA.

**Assessment Activities in Secondary Methods**, Roundtable facilitator, at the May 2009 PA Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
(PAMTE) Annual Symposium, Shippensburg, PA.

**The Role of Universities in Preparing Mathematics Teachers—What We Learned at ICME-11**, at the April 2009 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) National Conference,
Washington D.C. With Yvonne Lai and Bill McCallum.

**The Role of Universities in Preparing Mathematics Teachers—What I Learned at ICME-11**, at the November 2008 Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) Annual
Conference, Lake Harmony, PA.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the November 2008 Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) Annual
Conference, Lake Harmony, PA.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the October 2008 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional
Conference, Cleveland, OH.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the October 2008 Bucknell/Intermediate Unit 16 Mathematics Teacher Conference,
Lewisburg, PA.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?** (Invited), at the Mathematics Education Conference, Intermediate Unit 13, August
2008, Lancaster, PA.

**Why didn’t I Know this before?** (Keynote, Invited), at the May 2008 Pennsylvania Association of Mathematics Teacher
Educators (PAMTE) Annual Conference, Shippensburg, PA.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before? The limitations of
single representation on teacher knowledge.**, at the April 2008 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Conference,
Salt Lake City, UT.

**Strategies and Activities for Addressing some PA Anchors** (Invited), at Dubois Middle School, January 2008, Dubois, PA.

**Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the November 2007 Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) Annual
Conference, Valley Forge, PA.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the March 2007 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Conference,
Atlanta, GA.

**I’m going to be a Math Teacher: Why didn’t I Know this before?**, at the April 2006 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Conference,
St. Louis, MO.

**The Lock Haven University Teacher Education Conceptual Framework**, at the January 2006 New Cooperating Teacher Training Workshop , Lock Haven, PA.

**Changing the Way Teacher Education Programs are Developed: An Innovative Attempt at
Merging Content and Pedagogy**, at the October 2005 Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Education (PAC-TE)
Annual Teacher Education Assembly, Harrisburg/Hershey, PA.

**Constructivism in Mathematics Education: What Does It Mean and How Do I Use It?** LHUP Mathematics Seminar. Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Lock Haven, PA,
October 2005.

**The Lock Haven University Teacher Education Conceptual Framework**, at the August 2005 New Cooperating Teacher Training Workshop , Lock Haven, PA.

**Factors that Contributed to Changing Teacher’s Beliefs and Instructional Practices
in the Partnership for Preparing Master Mathematics Teachers (P ^{2}M^{2}T) Program**, at the April 2005 Mathematical Association of America’s (MAA) regional conference,
Slippery Rock, PA.

**Using the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) to motivate U.S.
undergraduate mathematics education students**, at the March 2005 Joint Workshop on Internationalization Policies, Cassino, Italy.

**Breathing Life into the Standards: From Formal Language to Workable Form**, at the October 2004 Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) annual
meeting, Erie, PA.

**Breathing Life into the Standards: From Formal Language to Workable Form**, at the March 2004 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) annual meeting,
Philadelphia, PA.

**The Charlotte Danielson Framework for Teaching, Domain 3**, at the January 2004 Slippery Rock University Co-operating Teacher Workshop, SRU.

**An Introduction to Slippery Rock University’s College of Education**, at the November 2003 Freedom High School’s Future Teachers of America visit to SRU.
In conjunction with Lindsay Hobbs, a student in my elementary mathematics methods
course.

**Enhancing Teacher Preparation and In-Services for Inclusive Practices: Collaboration
With the Regular Educator**, at the November 2003 Pennsylvania Federation Council for Exceptional Children (PFCEC)
annual convention, Hershey-Harrisburg Holiday Inn.

**Inclusion: Perspectives from a Regular Mathematics Educator**, at the October 2003 Symposium for Special Education Majors, SRU. In conjunction
with five area regular educators.

**Breathing Life into the Standards: From Formal Language to Workable Form**, at the fall 2003 Association of Mathematics Teachers of Northwest Pennsylvania (AMTONP)
annual meeting, Westminster College, Westminster, PA. In conjunction with Stacey Ely,
a student in my elementary mathematics methods course.

**Sharing Session**, at the May 2003 Pennsylvania Higher Education Initiative on Inclusion meeting, Temple
University, Philadelphia, PA.

**My Experiences with EdTrust**, at the spring 2002 K-16 meeting at Clarion University, Clarion, PA

**Appropriately Incorporating Graphing Calculators into High School Algebra**, at the spring 2000 Association of Mathematics Teachers of Northwest Pennsylvania
(AMTONP) annual meeting, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Bradford, PA.