Early Career Award
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.