2018 Early Career Award Recipient - Sarah Bush


Dr. Sarah Bush is an Associate Professor of K-12 STEM Education at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL. She received her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Mathematics Education from the University of Louisville. In the past six years, Dr. Bush’s productivity includes 1.6+ million dollars in externally funded projects, 4 peer-reviewed published books, 40 peer-reviewed publications published or in-press, 45 peer-reviewed and invited national or regional presentations, 8 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) leadership and committee appointments, most notably serving as the 2017 NCTM Annual Meeting and Exposition Program Chair, and 2 years serving in an administrative role as an associate dean. Dr. Bush’s most current lines of research include deepening student and teacher understanding of mathematics through transdisciplinary STE(A)M problem-based inquiry and mathematics, science, and STE(A)M teacher professional development effectiveness. Dr. Bush seamlessly integrates her practical experience as a middle school mathematics teacher in public schools with her innovative STE(A)M scholarship to serve as an instructional leader and professional development provider in the field of mathematics education and STE(A)M education.




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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