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Vernita Glenn-White

Assistant Professor of Education

Vernita Glenn-White is currently an assistant professor of education. Prior to joining Stetson University, she served as a District Mathematics Specialist for the Office of School Transformation with Orange County Public Schools. Vernita attended UCF as a full-time doctoral student, where she taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses related to elementary and secondary mathematics education. She also worked extensively on federal and state grants seeking to improve teacher knowledge of mathematics instruction as a research assistant and presented at a variety of national and international conferences. Vernita's passion for educating others began with her time as a middle school mathematics teacher and high school instructional coach.

Vernita's passion for educating others began with her time as a middle school mathematics teacher and high school instructional coach.

Education

  • Ph.D., mathematics education, University of Central Florida
  • Ed.S., technology management and administrator, Nova Southeastern University
  • M.S., educational leadership, Nova Southeastern University
  • B.S., mathematics education, University of South Florida

Course Topics

  • Social Foundations of Education
  • Mathematics in the Elementary School
  • Professional Educator 1 - Elementary

Research Interests

  • Elementary mathematics methods
  • Teacher content knowledge
  • Virtual coaching
  • Educational leadership in mathematics education
  • K-12 mathematics curriculum instruction and assessment

Publications

  • Glenn-White, V. & Johnson II, M. L. (2016). Utilizing anchor charts with urban terminology to embed culturally responsive teaching in mathematics classrooms. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Poverty, Globalization and Schooling: A Holistic Approach.
  • Glenn-White, V. & Sutherland, M. (2015). Critical Pedagogy at the core: Strategies to support teachers in developing social justice through mathematics. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Poverty, Globalization and Schooling: A Holistic Approach.
  • Glenn-White, V. & Gault, R. (2014). Can historical non-standard algorithm techniques promote a deeper understanding of place value? - Dimensions of Mathematics 34(2), 11-16.

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