Mary’s Vita/Resume

MARY F. ZEPPELIN

mary@mathyoga.net

Waterford, MI 48329

EDUCATION  ————————————————————————————–

Ph.D.     (ABD)         Oakland University, Educational Leadership

Mathematics Education, All Course Work Completed (266 credit hours)

Ed. S.               Oakland University, Education Specialist

Mathematics Teacher Education, June 2004

M.Ed.              Oakland University, Curriculum, Instruction & Leadership -

Mathematics, June 1998

B.A.                Oakland University, Elementary Education,

Mathematics Major, Social   Sciences Major, 1993

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS  ——————————————————————

Owner, Math Yoga, Waterford, MI (2011-present)

Oakland University, Student Teacher Supervisor, Pontiac and Waterford, (2011 )

Oakland University, Pre K- 8 Math Methods (EED 302), 1998– 2011 (Full time 2000-2011)

Oakland University, Diagnosis & Remediation in Mathematics, Graduate (EST 532) 2005- 2011

7th-grade Math Teacher, 1994 – 2000

Mason Middle School, Waterford School District, Waterford, MI

Substitute Teacher, 1994

Waterford School District, Waterford, MI

Summer School Teacher, “Math Camp”, K – 5th grade, 1994

Waterford School District

(Schools I’ve Worked With) CONTRACTED POSITIONS  ——————————————————————–

Clintondale Public Schools, Clintondale MI – Implementing Common Core Math Curriculum & Practice Standards- Nov 2013 through March 2014

McBain Elementary, McBain MI – Number Sense – K-5 – September 2013 through May 2014

Mt. Clemens Montessori – Number Sense – PreK-5- August 28, 2013

Warren Woods Public Schools Math Coach, Pre-K- 12,  (2010 – present)

West Maple Elementary Family Math Night,Birmingham, MI – 2011 & October 16, 2012

Stepanski Summer Day Care, Waterford, MI- Math Yoga Making Sense of Math for each grade level: Summer 2012

Riverside Elementary, Waterford  – Family Math Night – May 31, 2012

Riverside Elementary, Waterford – Math Yoga Fun Days!! Common Core Connections: All grades & Teachers- March 2012

Schoolcraft Elementary, Waterford – Math Yoga Fun Days!! Common Core Connections: All grades & Teachers – January 2012

Waterford Kettering High School Intervention Field Trip – Fractions- December 14, 2011

Warren Woods Summer Number Sense Institute- Whole Numbers and Fractions , Pre-K – High School Math Teachers together

at Math Yoga , August 9 & 11 2011

Warren Woods Public Schools Summer Program, K-5 (2011)

High School Special Education Teachers in Macomb County: Diagnosis & Remediation in

Mathematics (2009-2010)

Best Mathematics Practice, Duncan Elementary, Utica, K-6, November 2009

Town Hall Meeting:  In-Service, Brandon Fletcher Intermediate School, grades 5-6, October 24, 2008

Number Sense: In-services, Brandon Fletcher Intermediate School, grades 5-6, 2007- August 2008

Lowry Early Childhood Center, Oakland University, Building Number Sense, Pre-K,  August 2008

Hanley International Academy, Hamtramack, Mi, Operations, K- 8, August 2008

Swartz Creek Schools, Pre- K – 5, Operations, August 2008

Number Sense – Whole Numbers: In-service, Vassar Schools, K-8, 2007

Number Sense: In-services, Lone Pine Elementary IB School, Pre-K-5, 2006-07

EST 531 Algebra for Middle School Teachers, Oakland University, Macomb Intermediate School District, 2006

Meeting the Middle School Grade Level Content Expectations in Mathematics:

Chippewa Valley Public Schools, 2005- 2006

Number Sense: In-service, Duncan Elementary, Utica, K-6, 2006

Meeting the Middle School Grade Level Content Expectations in Mathematics:

Farmington Public Schools, 2004- 2006

Meeting the Middle School Grade Level Content Expectations in Mathematics:

Van Duke Public Schools, 2004-2005

EST 535 Geometry for Middle School Teachers

Oakland University, Macomb Intermediate School District, 2005

Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations, Fractions, Grades 4&5

Utica Community Schools, 2004

Number Sense: In-service St. Lawrence School, K- 8, Utica 2003

Number Sense: In-service Mowak Elementary, K-5,  Chippewa Valley Schools 2002

Jefferson-Whittier Middle School MEAP Prep: 10 in-service sessions

October 2001– January 2002, Pontiac School District

Jefferson-Whittier Middle School Gear-up MEAP Consulting: May 2001-August 2001

Pontiac School District

Oakland Schools Curriculum Unit Templates: 1999 – 2000

Math In Context : Curriculum In-service: Romeo School District: 1999

Middle School Mathematics Curriculum Specialist: In-service Oakland Schools 1998

Title I Teacher Assistants: In-service 5 sessions, Waterford Schools: 1996 – 1997

ACTION RESEARCH  ——————————————————————–

Warren Woods Community Schools – Mathematics Improvement – Math Coach  (2010 – present )

Diagnosis & Remediation in Mathematics -  Graduate Student Research (2002-2011)

Lee, J. & Zeppelin, M. F.   “Teacher Candidates’ Conceptions and Experiences in Mathematics for

Elementary Teachers’ Content and Methods Courses” (OU IRB Project ID #3009) (2006 – )

Montrose Schools- FISH Cohort (2004) “The Effects of Staff Development Regarding Mathematical

Anxiety in Elementary Classroom Teachers”

Constructivist Mathematics: Building, Drawing, Explaining, Central Elementary, Flushing, MI

Three Sessions for staff, 2003

Course Development

Undergraduate

EED 302 Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary and Middle School

Graduate

EST 532 Diagnosis and Remediation in Mathematics

EST 535  Geometry for Middle School Teachers, 2004

EST 534  Algebra for Middle School Teachers,  2006

EST 531 Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School

EST 650 Creating Number Sense with Whole Numbers and Fractions

Curriculum/ Program Reviewer

Mathematics in Context: Encyclopedia Britannica, 1998 – 2000 school years

National Peer Review/Editing

National Council of Teacher’s of Mathematics Journal:  Teaching Children Mathematics (2005- present)

Kennedy, Tipps & Johnson (2006)   Guiding Children’s Learning of Mathematics 10th edition

GRANT ACTIVITY -——————————————————————————-

* M3T Oakland University collaboration with Macob ISD- Secondary Special Education Teachers

Teach EST 532 Diagnosis & Remediation in Mathematics (2009-2010)

* DTE Energy Foundation ($385,000) Middle School Mathematics Competitive Grant Assistant

Coordinator   (2007- 09)

* Oakland University Educational Development Grant- ($750.00) – Teacher Candidates’ Conceptions

And Experiences in Mathematics for Elementary Teachers’ Content and Methods Courses (2007-08)

* SEHS ($2,000) Visiting Scholar – Dr. Gagnon from UC Berkley (2007)

* SEHS ($1250.00) Integrating TI-73 Graphing Calculators in the Teacher Preparation Courses in

SEHS (2006)

*Macomb Intermediate School District/Oakland University Partnership, 5-8 grade Teachers’ Math

Content & Pedagogy Curriculum Developer (2004-2007 )

*Waterford Foundation Grant ($600.00) “Concrete Exponents” (1999)

*Waterford Foundation Grant ($800.00) “Math Backpacks”

*Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics ($300) “Pentathlon Game Incorporation in the  Middle School,” (1995)

*Waterford Foundation Grant ($1,800) “Graphing Calculators Aren’t Just for High School Students,”

(1995)

*Pentathlon Institute ($250) Mathematics Experience-Based Approach Summer Institute (1993)

 

PRESENTATIONS TO PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS  ————————-

International – Refereed

Creative and Critical Thinking in Teaching and Learning for All, Oakland University/University of Windsor Second Annual International Conference, Rochester, MI 2008

National – Refereed

Making Sense of Exponents: A Constructivist Approach. Explore the Meaning of Exponents with Dimensions, Concrete and Visual Models, (3 hour mini-course) National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Annual Conference, St. Louis, Missouri 2006

Regional – Refereed

Concrete Exponents: Explore the Meaning of Exponents with Concrete and Visual Models, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Central Regional Conference, Columbus, Ohio 2001

Math Explorer Calculator Artwork- Functions, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Central    Regional Conference, South Bend, IN 1996

State – Refereed

Helping to Awaken the Number Sense Inherent Within Us All. Association of Independent Michigan

Schools, Bloomfield Hills, Mi 2009

How Do Pre-service Teachers Really Feel About Mathematics? Michigan Association of Teacher Educators Annual Conference, Bay City Michigan 2007

Fractions: Build Them, Draw Them, Math Stories, Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics &     Eastern Michigan University Annual Conference, Ypsilanti, Michigan 2004

Fractions for All Learners, Michigan Council of Middle School Educators Annual Conference, L’Anse Creuse, Michigan 2002

Concrete Exponents (double session), Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Mathematics Education Conference, Ypsilanti, Michigan 2001

Concrete Exponents, Michigan Council of Middle School Educators Annual Conference, Walled Lake, 2001 and Grand Rapids 2000

Local – Non-Referred

* Building Number Sense: Standard Configurations, Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics K-8 Conference, Farmington, MI 2006

*     Constructivist Fractions: Building, Drawing, Math Stories, Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of         Mathematics Elementary Conference, Warren, MI 2004

*     Teaching Fractions: Building, Drawing, Explaining, Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of         Mathematics Elementary Conference, Warren, MI 2003

*     Exponents: Let’s Build Them, Draw Them, and Write Them, Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics Middle Grades Conference, St. Clair Shores, MI 2003

* Exponents: Build, Draw and Go Out of This World!  Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of         Mathematics Elementary Conference, Plymouth, MI 2001

* Exponents: Build Them, Draw Them and Connect Them, Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics Fall Conference, Plymouth, MI 2001

* Concrete Exponents, Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics Middle School Conference, Warren, MI 2000

*     Concrete Exponents, Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics Fall Conference, Plymouth, MI 1999

* Special Spatial Sensations, Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics Middle School Conference, Warren, MI 1998

* Equalizing Spatial Sense for All Children, Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics Fall Conference, Plymouth, MI 1997

*     Connecting Art, Math and the Calculator, Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics Fall Conference, Plymouth, MI 1995

* Toys ‘R’ Math, Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics Fall Conference, Plymouth, MI 1995

*  Working Math Bulletin Boards, Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics Fall Conference, Plymouth, MI       1994

SERVICE  ——————————————————————————————–

Community Education Waterford Michigan

Optimist International

Oakland University

Honorary Degree Committee (2008 – 2011 )

Teaching and Learning Committee (2003 – 2005)

Parent Orientation Breakfasts (2003 – 2006 )

Lowry Center Field Trips to the Math Lab (2005- 2011)

How to Use Math Manipulatives to Increase Student Understanding; On-line videos  (2009- present)

School of Education and Human Services, Oakland University

Educational Resources Library – Math Videos for Teachers- (2009- 2011)

Student Support Committee (2009- 2011)

Elementary Teacher Preparation Governance Council (2008- 2010)

COI (Committee on Instruction) (2004 – Chair 2007- 2008)

SMEA (Student Michigan Education Association) Faculty Representative (2007- 2011 )

Personal Gift Fund Allocation ERL – The Journal for Research in Mathematics Education

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Membership for ERL, student access (2006 – present )

SEHS Scholarship Committee (2006 – 07)

Educational Resources Library – Research and Assessment Texts on reserve for Students

Purchased with 2 yrs of gift funds. (2009)

Educational Resources Library – Math Literature, Organization & Ordering (2005- 2007)

Educational Resources Library – Manipulatives, Organization (2005-2006)

Technology Advisory Committee (2000 -2005)

Technology Advisory Search Committee (2003)

Deputy Marshall SEHS Graduation Ceremonies (2000- 2002)

Department of Teacher Education and Educational Studies, School of Education and Human Services, Oakland University

Chair- Pontiac Liaison Committee (2009)

Science Visiting Professor Search Committee (2010- 2011 )

SEHS Retreat Committee (2011)

Core Curriculum Standards, Saginaw Michigan (2010)

Math Education Secondary Methods and Mathematics Department Liaison (2009)

Secondary Math Search Committee (2009)

Support for Tenure and Review (2000 – 2011 ) – Karen Bolak, Nancy Brown, Youngjoo Kim, Ji-Eun Lee, Michael MacDonald, Carolyn O’Mahony, Mary Stein, Linda Tyson, Michael Weiss

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference, Chicago (2006); attended all sessions on newly released Curriculum Focal Points. Meeting with Cathy Seeley, Past President NCTM, Attended authors, David Schwartz, Stuart Murphy, Greg Tang, Archeology & Mathematics, Literature Can Promote Mathematics (Johnny Lott) and Math Songs sessions.

Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference (2006); All GLCE sessions, Middle School Math Literature. Networked For upcoming Region 6 Director nomination. Personal meeting with LiPing Ma, renowned author.

Math Education Elementary Methods Search Committee – Chair (2005)

Merit Pay Committee (2001 -2005)

Grade Appeals Committee (2001 – 2011)

Full Professor Search Committee (2001- 2005)

Gear-Up Summer School “I Hate Math” Pontiac, MI (2001)

National

Reviewer – Teaching Children Mathematics, Research NCTM (2005 – present )

Reviewer – Guiding Children’s Learning of Mathematics

State

Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) – Nominated for Region 6 Director (2007)

Detroit Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics (DACTM) – Past- President (2006 – 2007)

Detroit Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics (DACTM) – President (2005-2006)

Detroit Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics (DACTM) – Elementary Vice President (2002-2005)

Chair of Elementary Mathematics Annual Conference (2002 -2005)

Flushing Community Schools, Constructivist Mathematics Pedagogy, 2003-2004

Michigan Math Consultants (2003- present)

Michigan Mathematics Initiative (M2IP) – Curriculum Reform Specialist (1997 – 2000)

County

Schoolcraft Elementary – 3rd grade & Kindergarten; constructivist mathematics (2009-  )

Pontiac Academy for Excellence Teaching Middle School Mathematics: Probability. Working with 6th and 7th grade students one full day per week   (2009 )

Mathematics Consultants of Michigan (2005 – )

Oakland Schools Mathematics Committee (2001 – )

Oakland Schools 7th Grade Mathematics Curriculum Unit Author (1999 – 2000)

PUBLICATIONS  ———————————————————————————–

Lee, J., & Zeppelin, M. (2014).  Using drawings to bridge the transition from student to future teacher of mathematics.  International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 6(2), 333-346. 

In Progress

Tracy, D.M. & Zeppelin, M.F. (2012).  The elegant exponent: Expressions as representations of our

mathematical world. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School Focus Issue: Representations

Zeppelin, M.F. & Lee, J. (2012) Teacher candidates’ conceptions and experiences in mathematics

for content and methods courses

Curriculum Unit

Tracy, D.M. & Hague, M.S. (2000). Concrete exponents: A constructivist approach.

Rochester, MI: S(he) Learning Unlimited.

Refereed Journal Article

Tracy, D.M., & Hague, M.S. (1997). Toys ‘R’ math. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle

School, 2, 140 – 145, 159. (Cover article)

Non-Referred Journal Article

Zeppelin, M.F., & Tracy, D.M. (2003). Problems, problems everywhere: Do we really need more problems? Mathematics in Michigan, 42(1), 14-15.

Hague, M.S. (1994). Working math bulletin boards.  Factorial, 25(3), 6-9.

Contributing Author

Mathematics: A district-wide curriculum guide. (1996). Waterford MI: Waterford School District

SPECIAL RECOGNITION  ———————————————————————-

Nominated for the 2010 Oakland University Excellence in Teaching Award

Nominated for the 2009 Oakland University Excellence in Teaching Award

Awarded the 2008 Oakland University Excellence in Teaching Award

Nominated for the 2007 Oakland University Teaching Excellence Award by students

Nominated for the 2006 Oakland University Teaching Excellence Award by students

Nominated for the 2003 Oakland University Teaching Excellence Award by students

Nominated for the 2000 Disney Teacher of the Year by students

Nominated for the 1997 Channel 1 Teacher of the Year by students

(2005) Organization Hopes to Eliminate Math Anxiety. Pontiac, MI :  Oakland Press

Gallagher, H. (2004). Teaching the teachers isn’t what it used to be. Observer & Eccentric.

Morris, M. (1997). A Review of a Conference Workshop. Factorial, 29(2) , 15.

Wilson, Deborah. (1997, January 19).  Teacher Making Math Fun. Pontiac, MI: Oakland Press.

MENTORING —————————————————————————————-

Lecturers for Oakland University – EED 302

Barb Dilegghio, Instructor, EED 302, Oakland University, 2008

Ji-Eun Lee, Assistant Professor, EED 302, Oakland University, 2005

Jeanne VanLann, Instructor EED 302, Oakland University, 2004

Susan Cross, Instructor EED 302, Oakland University, 2004- 2005

Dyanne Sanders, Instructor EED 302, Oakland University, Fall 2003

Antoinette Arkenberg, Instructor EED 302, Oakland University, 2001

Staci Timmins-Puzio, Instructor EED 302, Oakland University, 2000

Pre-service Teachers for Oakland University

Kristin Wirz, Student Teacher and Field experience, Oakland University, 1998

David Morrow, Student Teacher and Field experience, Oakland University, 1997

Amy Rovner, Field Experience, Oakland University, 1996

Honors College Thesis  Adviser

Stephanie Brigolin, Oakland University, 2011

Independent Study Adviser

15 students graduate and undergraduate

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP  ————————————

* American Educational Research Association

* American Association of University Professors

* Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

* United States Metrics Association

* National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

* Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics

* Detroit-Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics

REFERENCES

Kristine Griffor

Director of Curriculum                                                                           kgriffor@waw.misd.net

Warren Woods Public Schools

 

Dr. Bill Keane

Past Interim Dean

School of Education and Human Services                                         keane@oakland.edu

Oakland University

Rochester, MI 48309-4401

 

Valerie Mills                                                                                        (248) 209-2012

Mathematics Coordinator

Oakland Schools                                                                                valerie.mills@oakland.k12.mi.us

Waterford, MI 48329

 

Debbie Ferry

Mathematics Coordinator                                                                               dferry@misd.net

Macomb Intermediate School District

 

Dick Elsholz                                                                                                    (248) 674 – 6364

Former, Staff Development Consultant-Mathematics

Waterford School District                                                                              de10wat@moa.net

Waterford, MI 48327

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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