Jennifer Bay-Williams

Jennifer Bay-Williams
Department Chair, Professor
Department of Middle and Secondary Education
Room 253A - College of Education and Human Development
Office: 502-852-0561
jmbayw01 @ louisville.edu

Dr. Bay-William's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • PhD Curriculum and Instruction/Mathematics Education, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • MEd Secondary Education, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • BA Mathematics (with Grade 7-12 certficiation), DePauw University – Greencastle, IN

Teaching Areas

  • Elementary, Middle, and High School Mathematics
  • Middle School Education
  • Graduate Topics in Mathematics Education

Research Interests

  • Mathematics teaching practice for English Language Learners (ELLs)
  • Implementation of standards-based mathematics curriculum/innovations in mathematics education
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Use of Literature in Teaching Mathematics

Professional Activities

  • Issue Editor, NCTM 74th Yearbook: Professional Collaborations in Mathematics Teaching and Learning: Seeking Success for All. 2008 – present. (Publication date: 2012).
  • Member-at-Large, Board of Directors, 2010-2012
  • St. Louis Program Committee Member, NCTM Regional Meeting, 2010-2011
  • Editorial Panel, JMTE Special Issue: Equity in Mathematics Teacher Education (2012).
  • President , Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) (President Elect, 2006-2007, President 2007-2009, Past-President 2009-2010)
  • Chair, NCTM Emerging Issues Committee (2007 – 2009)
  • Advisory Board, US-Teacher Education Development Study (TEDS) Project (2007-Present)

Honors & Awards

  • Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics (KCTM) Mathematics Education Service and Achievement (M.E.S.A.) Award, Louisville, KY (2008).
  • Rock Bridge High School Hall of Fame Inductee. Rock Bridge High School, Columbia, MO (2004).
  • Commerce Bank Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, College of Education, KSU (2003).
  • Excellence in Graduate Faculty Teaching Award, College of Education, KSU (2002)
  • Kappa Delta Pi Teacher of the Year Award; Manhattan, KS (2001).

Professional Memberships

  • Appalachian Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AAMTE)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE)
  • Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics (KCTM)
  • National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • TODOS: Mathematics for All

Selected Recent Publications

  • Bay-Williams, J. M. (2013). Field Experience Guide for Elementary and Middle School Mathematics (4th edition). New York: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Van de Walle, J., Karp, K. S., & Bay-Williams, J. M. (2013). Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Methods: Teaching Developmentally (8th edition). New York: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Caldwell, J. H., Karp, K., & Bay-Williams, J. M. (2011). Developing Essential Understanding of Addition and Subtraction in Prekindergarten–Grade 2. Reston, VA: NCTM.
  • Bay-Williams, J. M. & Martinie, S. L. (2009). Mathematics and Nonfiction: Grades 6-8. Sausalito, CA: Math Solutions Publications.
  • Bay-Williams, J. M. & Martinie, S. L. (2004). Mathematics and Literature: Grades 6 - 8. Sausalito, CA: Math Solutions Publications.
  • Bush, S., McGatha, M., & Bay-Williams, J.M. (2012) Invest in financial literacy! Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.
  • Bay-Williams, J. M., & Livers, S. (2009). Supporting Math Vocabulary Acquisition. Teaching Children Mathematics, 16(4), 238-246.