WMC Distinguished Mathematics Educator Award
Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Kosiak for being selected the 2020 Distinguished Mathematics Educator.
Jenn has been active in the Wisconsin mathematics education community since starting at UW-LaCrosse in 2004. While there, she has taught a variety of mathematics and mathematics education courses, supervised a number of teacher candidates, designed curriculum for elementary and secondary mathematics education students, and chaired the UW System Math Initiative Project and Math Steering Committee.
She has been published numerous times, presented across the country on a variety of topics and co-authored two NCTM books. Her work with the Wisconsin Mathematics Council is equally impressive. She is a long-standing member of the WMC Board of Directors, and served as WMC President from 2015-2018.
Nominate an Individual!
The Wisconsin Mathematics Council’s Distinguished Mathematics Educator (DME) Award is the most prestigious award that the Council bestows. The award recognizes individuals for their outstanding contributions and exceptional leadership and service to the Wisconsin mathematics education community.
Qualities of DME awardees include evidence of:
In order to be considered for the DME award, nominees must meet the following criteria:
Nominations include completing the DME Nomination Form and submitting it along with a DME Nomination Letter outlining why the nominee should be recognized. All materials should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The DME committee, appointed by the WMC president, will review candidates for the award and present the selection to the WMC Board of Directors no later than April 1 of each year. The DME awardee will be honored at the WMC Annual Meeting.
Questions about the DME award should be directed to the Wisconsin Mathematics Council email at: email@example.com.
| Past DME Awardees|
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John Janty (1994), Sue Hanson-Otis (2011), Phil Makurat (1995), Jane Howell (1990), Jane Fazio (2010), Hank Kepner (1987), DeAnn Huinker (2008), Beth Schefelker (2014), Mary Richards (2018), Diane Kasbaum (2006), Gail Burrill (1996), John Burrill (1987), and Billie Sparks (1994)
Past Distinguished Math Educators