Dr. April Strom has taught mathematics at the community college level since 1998. She is currently the Principal Investigator for the AMP project and continues to teach Math for Elementary Teachers (among other math courses) at Scottsdale Community College. She has worked extensively on the NSF-funded Project Pathways as a researcher and lead curriculum developer for the Precalculus Development Project and the Functions course for teachers. Strom currently chairs the national Research in Mathematics Education at Two-Year Colleges committee supported by the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges. Strom received her Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction (Mathematics Education) from Arizona State University in May 2008, under the direction of Dr. Marilyn Carlson. The focus of her dissertation research was on secondary teachers’ understanding of exponential functions and the development of a conceptual framework for analyzing knowledge of exponential functions. Strom received her master’s degree in Mathematics Education (1998) and Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics (1997) from Texas Tech University.
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