Susan Gay Scholarship 2017: Ashley Whitehead

Susan Gay Scholarship 2017 Recipient

Ashley Whitehead
North Carolina State University,
Raleigh, North Carolina

Ashley Whitehead is currently a doctoral candidate at North Carolina State University in Mathematics Education, where she is working on her dissertation: Development of Visions and Instruction of Mathematical Tasks Among Preservice Elementary Teachers: A Longitudinal, Collective Case Study, which she plans to defend in March, 2017.  During her time at NC State she has worked on two NSF funded grants: Preparing to Teach Mathematics with Technology (PTMT) and Accomplished Elementary Teachers of Mathematics and Science (Project ATOMS), as well as taught Calculus for Elementary Education I & II.  Outside of roles at NC State, she co-led a county wide professional development for elementary teachers.  Prior to working on her doctoral degree, Mrs. Whitehead worked as a mathematics instructor at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN and at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, IN.  During her time as an instructor she taught a variety of college level mathematics classes, as well as elementary education content courses.  Her research interests include the preparation of preservice teachers with a focus on the development of preservice elementary teachers mathematical knowledge for teaching.


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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