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Math Department Vision Statement

The Math Department facilitates the development of effective problem-solvers and flexible, critical thinkers. We work to construct a foundation of skills and understanding which will result in mathematically confident young women who have broader options for the future.


Ellen Tevik, Team Lead

BA Mathematics, University of Oregon
MAT Oregon State University Advanced Math

Cynthia Berger

BS Mathematics, Montana State University
M.Ed Math Education, Eastern Washington University

Cynthia Heller

BS Mathematics, Portland State University

Brian Kelley

BA Religion, College of William and Mary
MAT Mathematics, Concordia University

Christine Moller

BA German, Purdue University
BA Math Ed., Purdue University
National Honor Society Tutoring Coordinator

Rachel Gardner

BA Math, Gonzaga University
BA Spanish, Gonzaga University
MAT Teaching, Concordia University

Mary Clare Metscher

BS Secondary Education, University of Portland

If you need to buy a new calculator, our recommendation is any of the TI-83’s or 84’s. If you do purchase a new calculator, please save the proof of purchase (it is a square of cardboard that says: TI Technology Points/Rewards Program). SMA can use these to acquire free technology for the department.

Thanks to all of you who saved the packaging from your new calculators. We are ordering (free!) a TI-Inspire for the department.