Dr. Linda Fulmore, Regional Director -- West Region South Linda M. Fulmore earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University, Master of Science degree from Indiana University, and a Doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Northern Arizona University.Her
research thesis is titled: Effective Practices for Mathematics Teachers of African American High School Students.Having retired as teacher and administrator from the Phoenix Union High School District, she currently is a mathematics and educational equity consultant with Arizona State University and Excellence and Equity in Mathematics, Chicago, IL and San Francisco, CA.She
consults with mathematics teachers throughout the United States. Linda is an active member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and has served on several committees, chaired its Achievement Gap Task Force, and is serving on the editorial panel for the publication, Empowering the Mentors of Teachers of Mathematics.In addition, she is a member of National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics and will serve as Board secretary from 2007 - 9.She is also a member of the Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics, the National Alliance of Black School Educators, the Benjamin Banneker Association, and TODOS - Mathematics for All.She
has spoken at numerous state, regional and national meetings of the mathematics organizations.
Recent presentations include the following: What is Your Legacy
, Jack and Jill of America, Inc.
, Phoenix Chapter
, Founder's Day Celebration
, 2006; Effective Practices for Mathematics Teachers of African American High School Students, 3rd Annual Mathematics Appreciation Day, Tucson, AZ, 2006 and National Council of Teachers of Mathematic Western Regional
, Phoenix, AZ, 2006; Achieving Equity in Mathematics, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, 2005; and The Final Report of the Achievement Gap Task Force
, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting
, Philadelphia, PA
, 2004.Linda is a member of Tanner Chapel AME Church and has served as Sunday School Superintendent and teacher, director of Vacation Bible School for seventeen years, and director and pianist for the Jewel Choir for over ten years.Presently, she is a member of the Steward Board and Chairperson of the Commission on Christian Education.In addition, she is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and was a member of the Phoenix Chapter Jack and Jill of America, Inc. from 1977 until 1991.In Jack and Jill, Linda was Regional Secretary/Treasurer from 1987-1991 and president, vice-president, treasurer and chairperson of various age groups of the Phoenix Chapter.
Among Linda's awards are Metropolitan Life Foundation
Fellow, Washington DC and Teacher of the Year, Phoenix Union High School District
.In addition, she
has received numerous commendations for her
work in the mathematics' organizations.Her
dissertation is published and available on amazon.com
is the mother of one son, Eugene, and grandmother of one son, Reliza.She
is committed to championing causes and programs that improve the status of education for all children, but especially those of African descent.