Susan Gay Scholarship 2014 Winner - Courtney Lynch

Courtney Lynch
Pennsylvania State University,
State College, Pennsylvania

Ms. Lynch earned a bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University, where she studied Elementary Education and Spanish, and a master’s degree in Instructional Technology from Saint Joseph’s University. She is in her second year of the Ph.D. program in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Mathematics Education at the Pennsylvania State University. Before coming to Penn State, Ms. Lynch taught in public schools for four years – two years in a high school and two years in a middle school. At Penn State she teaches the mathematics methods course for pre-service elementary teachers and has been working on a research project related to learning to teach mathematics in an elementary classroom. Ms. Lynch's areas of interest for research are curriculum, assessment, and teacher education related to the elementary level. In addition to her studies, she is a competitive powerlifter.


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