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Director of the Science and Mathematics Teaching Center
BA from St. Louis University
MAT from University of Texas at Dallas
MTS from Southern Methodist University
PhD from University of Maryland at College Park
Wyoming Hall 454
Prior to beginning her career as a tenure-track assistant professor at Temple University, she worked as a public school teacher in University City, Missouri; Dallas, Texas; and Prince George’s County, Maryland, for a total of 15 years.
Major publications include her first book Culturally Specific Pedagogy in the Mathematics Classroom: Strategies for Teachers and Students. She has another book in press, co-edited with Professor Danny B. Martin (University of Illinois – Chicago) The Brilliance of Black Children in Mathematics: Beyond the Numbers and toward New Discourse, which will be published by Information Age later this fall. She has published 40 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and made over 60 paper presentations at international, national, and regional meetings. Service endeavors include serving as President of the Benjamin Banneker Association (2009-2011) and education liaison for community-based initiatives in Philadelphia (2002-2008) and Denver (2010-2012).
Jackie is extremely proud to serve as the Director of the SMTC, she invites you to contact her, visit, or reach out both socially and professionally.