Mathematics Teacher Developer
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Dr. Jennifer Mossgrove is an accomplished education professional with a strong interest in instructional practices of beginning teachers. Jen began her career teaching sixth grade mathematics in Maryland, followed by extensive graduate work in education.
While earning her graduate degree at the University of Pittsburgh, Jen served as a Teaching Fellow and taught content and methods-focused courses for elementary and secondary pre-service teachers. During this time she also supervised pre-service teachers in their field placements. Jen worked on the NSF-funded project team, Enhancing Secondary Mathematics Teacher Preparation under the direction of Margaret (Peg) Smith, as she created and implemented professional development workshops for pre-service teachers and their mentors. She also served as a member of the design team for Institute for Learning's Math Team, which provided the Los Angeles Unified School District with research and practice-based professional development in mathematics by way of modified lesson study. Jen has presented at various conferences and conducted professional development workshops for teachers across the country.
Jen earned a Bachelor's degree in mathematics from Bethany College, an MEd in mathematics education at the University of Pittsburgh in 2000; and an EdD in mathematics education from the University of Pittsburgh in 2006. Jen is a member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, American Educational Research Association, National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics and the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators.