2012 AMTE Award Winner: Dr. Timothy Boerst

Early Career Award

Timothy Boerst
University of Michigan

Dr. Timothy Boerst of the University of Michigan received the 2012 AMTE Early Career Award. He spent 16 years as an elementary school teacher, mainly at the fifth grade level. He went back to school part time to finish a doctorate in 2003 at The University of Michigan. He is a National Board Certified Teacher and was a Carnegie Scholar as part of the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. His service to the profession includes national level and state level positions. While teaching elementary school he served as chair of the editorial panel of the NCTM journal Teaching Children Mathematics. Dr. Boerst has also served as chair of the NCTM research committee.




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