Dr. Stefanie D. Livers is an assistant professor in the department of childhood education and family studies. She was an elementary teacher for nine years, and an instructional coach for three years, before beginning a full-time career in academia. Her research agenda focuses on teacher preparation, teacher support and equitable teacher practices. Livers has published several journal articles and book chapters, and is a co-author of the observation protocol (with Gleason and Zelkowski), Mathematics Classroom Observation Protocol for Practices (MCOP2; 2015;2017). She is a National Board Certified Teacher who continues to work with schools and districts implementing high quality tasks and fostering mathematical practices.
Dr. Stefanie Livers's research agenda is focused on the development and support of a critical perspective of mathematics teaching and learning. This is covered within three areas: teacher preparation, teacher support and teacher practice. Specifically:
Education expert Dr. Stefanie Livers talks about teacher preparation and professional development.