Math Alumni Panel Discussion: “What Can I Do with a Degree in Mathematics Education?”

Posted on 10/30/2009 7:49:39 AM

The IUP-Preservice Teachers of Mathematics (IUP-PTM) and the Mathematics Department are sponsoring a panel discussion, “What Can I Do with a Degree in Mathematics Education?”

The program will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. in the Northern Suites. Five alumni of the Mathematics Department, who have a variety of careers in mathematics education, will talk about how their careers as teachers of mathematics led them to their current careers. They will also answer questions from students and others in the audience.

Returning department alumni include Dr. Rose Zbiek, professor of Mathematics Education at Penn State University; Mr. William Hadley, cofounder and former chief academic officer of Carnegie Learning; Dr. John Uccellini, coordinator of K-12 Mathematics for the Indiana Area School District; Ms. Barbara Carnahan, elementary mathematics coach for the Armstrong School District; and Ms. Shari Reed, elementary mathematics specialist for the Bellefonte Area School District. The program is being organized by Dr. Mary Lou Metz, also an alumna of the Mathematics Department.