Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Mathematics
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: Secondary
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Master Teaching Fellow
Name of Noyce institution:
University of Utah / Math for America
Current academic or teaching status:
First year - master's degree
School and school district:
Salt Lake County Schools
I graduated in December 2010 from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s in Mathematics and started this Math for America program, also at the University of Utah, in May 2011 to get a master’s in Mathematics with a teaching certificate.
Why do you want to teach:
I want to teach because I love to help people understand math. I want to share my love for mathematics with students and think this would be a wonderful and challenging opportunity for me as well.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
I love to tutor. Whenever that light turns on in a student’s head, it tells me that that’s the reason I do this.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
The Noyce program gives many people the opportunity to teach and learn.