Washington, D.C. – Steven Leinwand, a mathematics expert with the American Institutes for Research (AIR), has been awarded the prestigious Ross Taylor/Glenn Gilbert National Leadership Award by the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics for his outstanding contributions to mathematics education.
The award, presented April 15, 2015 in Boston during the organization’s annual meeting, recognizes an individual with “a record of significant and describable contributions to mathematics education” whose knowledge contributes to “the interchange of ideas … and leadership in attacking current problems in mathematics curriculum and supervision.”
Leinwand is a Principal Research Analyst at AIR and serves as mathematics expert on a wide range of AIR projects that turn around schools, improve adult education, evaluate programs, develop assessments and provide technical assistance. Before joining AIR in 2002, Leinwand spent 22 years as mathematics consultant with the Connecticut Department of Education.
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