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About Michele Carney

Dr. Michele Carney joined the faculty of the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Foundational Studies in the College of Education at Boise State University in 2012. Prior to this appointment she had served as the associate director of the Initiative for Developing Mathematical Thinking through the Center for School Improvement at Boise State, and as a professional development contractor for the Mathematical Thinking for Instruction program for the Idaho State Department of Education. Dr. Carney also has served as the Meridian (Idaho) Joint School District’s mathematics curriculum coordinator and secondary math academic coach, and taught high school math and science. She received her Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from Boise State in 2002, her Ed. Specialist in Educational Leadership from the University of Idaho in 2007, and her Ph.D. in Education from the University of Idaho in 2011. Her main focus has been in professional development for teachers of mathematics. She serves as a reviewer for the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education and Mathematics Teaching and Learning, and maintains memberships in the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, and the American Educational Research Association.


2012 - Present Assistant Professor, Boise State University Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Foundational Studies
Present Co-Director, Boise State University IDoTeach Program

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • 2010-2013 - Mathematical Thinking for Instruction, Professional Development Grant, Co-PI ($4,241,000)
  • 2016 - National Technology Leadership Initiative Award, Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
  • 2018 - Outstanding Paper Award in Mathematics Education, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference. Paper Title: "Video Case Analysis of Students' Mathematical Thinking: Initial Development Process"

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Articles (9)

Contributions to Books (2)

Conference Proceedings (4)

Non-Refereed Publications (4)

Presentations (10)