Education doctoral student wins national scholarship
Leigh Haltiwanger, a doctoral student at Clemson University’s Eugene T. Moore School of Education, is one of four students in the nation to receive the Susan Gay Graduate Student Conference Travel Scholarship from the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE).
Haltiwanger is enrolled in the curriculum and instruction doctoral program and has a specialty concentration in mathematics education.
The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators established the Susan Gay Graduate Student Conference Travel Scholarship to provide financial support to graduate students to attend the AMTE annual conference. Haltiwanger’s award covers the cost of graduate student early registration and an additional stipend to offset travel expenses resulting from attending the conference.
Haltiwanger says the award has her considering a future in teaching secondary mathematics preservice teachers and conducting research related to teaching and learning mathematics. Her work and research interests include instructional coaching, disciplinary literacy practices and supporting teachers in using technology effectively in the mathematics classroom.
— Danielle Shuff, MAPC ’16