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The new President-elect of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators

We want to congratulate Dr. Christine D. Thomas on the election of her position as President-elect of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators.

Dr. Christine D. Thomas is an Associate Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Middle and Secondary Education at Georgia State University.

Dr. Thomas’s research and publications are grounded in the development and enhancement of high quality mathematics teachers for urban schools. She received funding from the National Science Foundation as principal investigator for the Robert Noyce: Urban Mathematics Educator Program Phase I to support her work in teacher retention and Phase II to conduct research on the retention of mathematics teachers in urban high need schools.

Dr. Thomas was recently selected Project Director for the Woodrow Wilson Fellows program at Georgia State University. She served on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Board of Directors from 2007 - 2011 and also served on the editorial panel of the Mathematics Teacher. She served as Co-Chair of the steering committee of the North American Chapter of the Psychology of Mathematics Education from 2007 - 2010. She serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Urban Mathematics Education.

Dr. Thomas is recognized for her work with doctoral students in mathematics education with 21 graduates of the Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics Education degree program.

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