2012 AMTE Award Winner: Dr. Deborah Lowenberg Ball

Excellence in Teaching in Mathematics Teacher Education Award

Deborah Lowenberg Ball
University of Michigan

Dr. Deborah Lowenberg Ball of the University of Michigan received the 2012 AMTE Excellence in Teaching in Mathematics Teacher Education Award. As a recipient of the award Dr. Ball presented a talk at the conference entitled ―(How) Can Mathematics Teaching Be Taught?‖ Dr. Ball is currently the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and William H. Payne Collegiate Professor in Education, as well as the Dean of the School of Education at the University of Michigan. She has authored over 100 academic articles or book chapters. She is well known for her writing and research that focuses on, among other things, what mathematical knowledge is important for teachers to know to teach for understanding and how teachers‘ mathematical knowledge impacts their instructional practice.




Timely, important updates for mathematics teacher educators.

Our new Fall 2020 issue features the President’s Message with an interesting lensing of “plot twists” plus articles related to mathematical knowledge for teaching, defining equity, and developing equitable practices. You will find information on the AMTE 2021 Award Recipients, the STaR Fellows Program and application process for the 2021 cohort, and the upcoming Annual Conferences. This issue also includes a special call for Connections manuscripts focusing on field experiences, updates from AMTE's two journals and Affiliates, and more!  

Susan Swars Auslander, Connections Editor