After teaching at an independent school in St. Louis, Dr. Remillard earned a Ph.D. from Michigan State University in Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy, with a focus on mathematics teaching and learning.
While at Michigan State, Dr. Remillard
taught mathematics in a Lansing public elementary school and coordinated professional development activities in mathematics at the school.
In 1994, she joined the faculty of the University of Utah.
In the fall of 1997, she joined the faculty of Penn GSE, where she serves as one of the primary faculty in the Teacher Education program and in the Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum specialization in the Foundations and Practices of Education division.
In 1999, she
was awarded an Early Career research grant from the National Science Foundation
to support her
project "Learning to Teach Mathematics in Urban Classrooms.
is currently a co-P.I. for a Center for Learning and Teaching
, funded by the National Science Foundation
in January 2004.
MetroMath: The Center for Mathematics
in America's Cities is devoted to improving mathematics teaching and learning in urban communities and classrooms.
In 2009, Remillard was appointed to serve on the U.S. National Commission on Mathematics Instruction (USNC/MI) , authorized by the National Academy of Science; in 2011, she was appointed USNC/MI vice chair for a two-year term.