Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Mathematics Education
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: Mathematics, grades 9-12
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Master Teaching Fellow
Name of Noyce institution:
University of Georgia
Current academic or teaching status:
Second Year of Teaching
School and school district:
Lucy C. Laney High School
I received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Paine College located in Augusta, Georgia. I received the Master’s of Arts in teaching from the University of Georgia. Currently I teach high school mathematics in Augusta, Ga at Lucy C. Laney High School.
Why do you want to teach:
I teach mathematics because I understand the need for impoverished students to be educated through rigorous mathematics.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
The most memorable moment I have had in teaching mathematics is when a student of mine was able to understand how to factor through a situation that she could relate to.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
This program has given me the opportunity to better educate myself. By attending the University of Georgia, I have learned a lot about how to teach students who attend inner city high schools.