Mathematics Department - Director of Math Secondary Education Program
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PhD University of Connecticut | MS Northeastern University | BS University of Hartford
Jean McGivney-Burelle earned her PhD at the University of Connecticut where her research focused on mathematical problem solving. She earned her MS in Mathematics at Northeastern University and her BS in Mathematics/Management at the University of Hartford. McGivney-Burelle has been a MAA Project NExT Fellow, a National Network for Educational Renewal Fellow, and a member of the University of Hartford’s WELFund’s Laura Johnson Initiative for Women Leaders. At the University of Hartford, McGivney-Burelle has served as Chair of the Department of Education in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions, and co-Chair of the NEASC Steering Committee. Presently, she serves as Director of the Mathematics/Secondary Education program and Associate Dean of Finance in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Jean McGivney-Burelle’s scholarship examines the teaching and learning of mathematics at the high school and college levels. In particular, her work focuses on the effective use of technology to more fully engage students in constructing mathematical meaning. McGivney-Burelle has served as Principal Investigator on five Teacher Quality Partnership Grants totaling over $650,000 and is presently a Co-Principal Investigator on a National Science Foundation grant, Flipping Calculus (NSF TUES DUE 1245059).