17-year Professor of Mathematics Education; pre-K math teacher (7 years); Owner, Camp GEM (Girls Excelling in Math); Author of 5 teacher resource books on math-art and math-children's literature; educational consultant for NASA; former aerospace engineer
discovery-based, problem-based, and hands-on approach to learning and falling in love with mathematics; using the visual arts and children's literature as tools to learning and enjoying mathematics
University of Arizona College of Education’s Outstanding Teacher; Two-time recipient of a $10,000 NASA-ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship; Nominated as Cal Poly's Faculty Woman of the Year
Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from University of Virginia; M.A. in Mathematics from Villanova University; B.A. in Mathematics/Physics from Immaculata College
Author of "Math + Art = Fun"; Mother of two daughters; Scrabble lover; Desperately want the world to LOVE mathematics!