2013 AMTE Award Winner: Dr. Anne Collins

Nadine Bezuk Excellence in Leadership and Service Award

Anne Collins
Lesley University

Dr. Anne Collins, the Director of Mathematics Programs and Director of the Achievement Center for Mathematics at Lesley University received the 2013 AMTE Nadine Bezuk Excellence in Leadership and Service in Mathematics Teacher Education Award. As the recipient of the award Dr. Collins will present a talk at the conference entitled, “What Works In Improving In-Service Teacher and Student Achievement in Mathematics.” Dr. Collins' research supports a direct correlation between teacher professional development and improved student achievement on state assessments. Dr. Collins is a founding member of the board of the Massachusetts Mathematics Association of Teacher Educators (MassMATE) and has served as past presidents of state and regional mathematics teacher associations (ATMIM and ATMNE) and on the NCTM Board of Directors. In addition, she was the Massachusetts Statewide Mathematics Coordinator, has taught at every grade level and has served on several state advisory boards for mathematics education. She is the recipient of over $8 million in grant funding to provide professional development in underperforming urban districts.She has, authored or co-authored many teacher resources on formative assessment and materials aligned with the Common Core State Standards. She was inducted into the Massachusetts Mathematics Educators Hall of Fame in 2005.

 

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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