College of Education
Department of Curriculum
and Instruction

Educating students for the next giant leap


In the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, we are preparing the very best educators and professionals for positions in schools, higher education, and the workplace. We equip our graduates to take on the challenges facing the field of education today.

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Dr. Jill Newton | Professor of Mathematics Education

Jill Newton is a Professor of Mathematics Education. She earned a B.S. and Ph.D. in Mathematics Education at Michigan State University and an M.A. in International Education at George Washington University. She began her career teaching mathematics as a Peace Corps volunteer in Papua New Guinea and has taught in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bulgaria, Tanzania, and Venezuela.

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