William Frascella, Ph.D.
Title: Director, Center for Mathematics Education and Coordinator of Mathematics Teacher Education
Office: Swain Hall East 207
Year of appointment: 1971
||University of Notre Dame
||University of Notre Dame
||Loyola University of Los Angeles
||Director, Center for Mathematics Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
||Coordinator, Mathematics Teacher Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
||Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Indiana University, South Bend, Indiana
||Director of Graduate Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Indiana University, South Bend, Indiana
||Chair, Department of Mathematics, Indiana University, Shah-Alam, Malaysia
Principal Investigator/Project Director 1998 - 1999,
"Using Technology to Implement Reform Curricula I" and
Principal Investigator/Project Director 1999 - 2000,
"Using Technology to Implement Reform Curricula II." To enhance the efforts of the Indiana Mathematics Initiative, Frascella applied for (and received) Eisenhower funding (administered through the Indiana Commission for Higher Education) for two projects aimed at improving the skills of IMI project teachers to utilize the graphing calculator in their classrooms. Funding level for this technology enhancement: $130,000 per year for two years.
Current Professional and Academic Association Memberships
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics
Indiana Council of Teachers of Mathematics
American Mathematical Society
Mathematical Association of America
Presentation at NCSM Conference (Las Vegas), April 2002,
"How the Recent Indiana Adoption of Mathematics Standards
Provided an Opportunity for a Local Systemic Change Project
to Advance its Reform Agenda."
Presentation at LSC Conference The Public in the
Math Reform Movement (Las Vegas), April 2002,
"Comparing Math Wars: Lessons Learned in Indiana."
Panel Presentation at TERC's Virtual Conference on Sustainability, May 2002,
"An LSC's Project Engagement with State Policy:
the Indiana Story."
Poster Presentation at TERC Virtual Conference on Sustainability, May 2002,
"The Indiana Mathematics Initiative" (included in conference poster hall).
Lundquist Fellow and Lecture, 1999 - 2000,
Indiana University South Bend.
In 1999, Frascella was selected by Indiana University South Bend to be its annual Lundquist Fellow and awarded a stipend of $5000. This award recognizes an individual's contribution to connecting Indiana University's resources to the state and local communities. In April 2000, Frascella delivered the Lundquist public lecture, " The Math Wars: Who's In Control of the Curriculum"?
School of Education
201 North Rose Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405-1006
This file was last updated on May 11, 2005 by
Trustees of Indiana University