Education Professor Wins Award for Empowering Mathematics Educators in the Newark Public Schools

Lisa Warner, associate professor of elementary and early childhood education at William Paterson University, received an appreciation award from the Newark Board of Education for “sharing valuable expertise that empowers mathematics educators to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics” in their school district.

Warner was presented with the award at the K-12 Mathematics Leadership Conference held in Newark on January 30, 2019, where she was the opening plenary speaker for more than 630 teachers, principals and administrators. She spoke on the topic, “Learning and Understanding in Mathematics: Results from a Longitudinal Newark-based Professional Development Project,” which focused on current best practices for teaching mathematics to K-12 children. 

Warner was given the award in appreciation for her years of service in working with the teachers and students in the Newark Public Schools.