Our Mathematics Minor is offered to majors in Early/Middle Childhood Education and Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence Education.
Engaging children in learning mathematics is exciting, vital work. In this course of study you will:
Alverno's math minor meets Wisconsin guidelines for a certifiable minor in math. A concentration in math will help you land a great teaching job. In fact, many states and school districts are coming up with new incentives and strategies to increase the number of math and science teachers. Many Alverno alumnae with a math support have moved up in their schools or school districts to become math specialists or curriculum directors.
Lois received her undergraduate degree in math and physics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She received her Masters and Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Her Ph.D. work was in dynamical systems. She currently teaches the math education courses for future elementary and middle school teachers. She also teaches geometry and algebra. She is currently interested in cognitive research related to teaching and learning.
Susan teaches calculus, applied mathematics, mathematical problem solving, and a variety of courses at every level. She works closely with future secondary mathematics teachers. Current research interests include visualization to expand mathematical thinking, and improving mathematics education at the college level. Susan has a Masters degree in German language and literature as well as a PhD in Mathematics from Marquette University. In 2016, she celebrates 25 years as an Alverno faculty member.