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Personal Profile of Dr. Alan H. Schoenfeld


Alan Schoenfeld holds the Elizabeth and Edward Conner Chair in Education and is an affiliated professor in the Mathematics Department at UC Berkeley. Schoenfeld served as president of the American Educational Research Association in 1988-89, and is a Fellow of AERA. He is also a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a Laureate of the education honor society Kappa Delta Pi. Alan is a member of the National Academy of Education, where he served as vice president from 2000-2006. In 2011 he was awarded the International Commission on Mathematics Instruction’s Klein Medal, the highest international distinction in mathematics education. In 2013 he was awarded AERA's Distinguished Contributions to Research in Education award. "This is the premier acknowledgment of outstanding achievement and success in education research. It is designed to publicize, motivate, encourage, and suggest models for education research at its best."

Current/Future Committee Membership
Name Office Start Date End Date
Educational Advisory Committee Mar 01, 2008 Mar 01, 2015

Past Committee Membership
Name Office Start Date End Date
Educational Advisory Committee May 15, 2003 Mar 01, 2008
  1. Workshop Critical Issues in Mathematics Education 2008: Teaching and Learning Algebra

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    May 15, 2008
    04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
      The transition from arithmetic to algebra: further perspectives
    Herb Clemens (University of Utah), Robert Moses (The Algebra Project), Mary Jo Tavormina, Hung-Hsi Wu (University of California, Berkeley)
    May 16, 2008
    03:45 PM - 05:15 PM
      Preparing teachers to teach algebra
    Dan Chazan, Al Cuoco (Education Development Center, Inc.), Hung-Hsi Wu (University of California, Berkeley)