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.

 

 

Connections

Timely, important updates for mathematics teacher educators.

This issue includes a feature article from the Early Career Recipient, Christopher Jett, who offers good advice on "...thriving as an early career mathematics teacher educator." Also, there is an announcement of the appointment of the new Executive Director for AMTE and updates from the Leadership Team. In addition, there is important information about current calls for nominations, articles, and  important dates for the 2020 Annual Conference.

James Telese, Editor