# Service

**National & International**

**Leadership**Member of the International Committee: Mathematics, Education, and Society, 2019–present

Director, Equity and Social Justice Working Group, Mathematics Teacher Education

Partnership (MTE-P), 2017–present

Regional Advisory Committee for the Eighth International Mathematics Education

and Society (MES) Conference, Portland, OR, 2013–2015

Conference Board of Mathematical Sciences Forum on Content-Based Professional

Development for Teachers of Mathematics, Reston, VA, 2010

**Member**Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership, 2014–present

American Education Research Association Special Interest Group: Critical

Educators for Social Justice, Program Chair, 2009–2011

Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, 2008–present

TODOS: Mathematics for All, 2002–present

Benjamin Banneker Association, 2000–present

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1992–present

**Editor**

*Benjamin Banneker Almanac,*2017–present

*Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership*

Conference,2018

Conference,

*Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership*

Conference, 2017

Conference

*, 2016*

Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership

Conference

Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership

Conference

*Monograph: Equity in Mathematics Education*,

*The Mathematics Educator*, Vol.

15, 2005

*The Mathematics Educator*, Vols. 12-13, 2002–2003

**Reviewer*** Grant Applications*National Science Foundation grant proposals, Arlington, VA

*African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education*

**Journals**

Association of Mexican American Educators Journal

Critical Education

Educational Studies in Mathematics

Journal of Mathematics and Culture

Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies

Journal of Urban Mathematics Education

Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies

The Mathematics Educator

The Mathematics Teacher Educator

Teaching for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics

**Investigating the Educational World: The Process and Practice of Research in**

*Books*

Education, Sage Publications

Social Justice in Mathematics Education

*Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership Conference, 2016–present*

**Conference Proposals**

Mathematics Education and Society Conference, 2015, 2017, 2019

Psychology of Mathematics Education / PME-North America, 2014, 2018

American Educational Research Association, 2010–2011

National Association for Multicultural Education, 2009

## State & Regional

**Leadership**Co-Director of the GA team (4 institutions) of the Mathematics Teacher

Education Partnership, 2018–present

Co-Director of the CSU team (22 institutions) of the Mathematics Teacher

Education Partnership, 2014–2016

President, Greater San Diego Mathematics Council, 2011–2013

Equity Committee, California Mathematics Council, 2010–2013

**Lectures**

Lawler, B.R. & Stenhouse, V. (2019, Oct.). *From struggling to learn to learning to struggle: Youth, algebra, & the pursuit of
justice. *Sources of Urban Educational Excellence Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Okyere, M. & Lawler, B.R. (2019, Oct.). *Results of implementing equity-based teaching practices on identity and problem solving
in at- risk youth.* Georgia Mathematics Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

Lawler, B.R. & Leaf, A. (2019, Jun.). *Fix the system, not the teacher: Organizing a school for equitable mathematics instruction.* Ambitious Math and Science Summer Institute, Corvallis, OR.

Alibegovic, E., Kohler, B., Martin, W.G., Lawler, B.R., & Webb, D. (2019, Mar.). *The Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership. *Utah Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Salt Lake City, UT.

Lawler, B.R. (2019, Jan.). *Rich tasks to engage students in geometric thinking.* Cobb County School District Professional Development Day, Marietta, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2018, Dec.). *What is this teaching mathematics for social justice (TM4SJ)?* Metro RESA District Mathematics Coordinators Meeting, Smyrna, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2018, Nov.). *Catalyzing change in high school mathematics: Initiating critical conversations.* Cobb County School District Mathematics Department Chair Meeting, Marietta, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2018, Nov.). *Differentiation strategies for the 6–12 math classroom*. Cobb County School District Professional Development Day, Marietta, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2018, Oct.). *Supporting productive struggle* [panelist]. Georgia Mathematics Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

Conway, B., & Lawler, B.R. (2018, Oct.). *Incorporate teaching for social justice*. Georgia Mathematics Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2017, Oct). *What is the best voting method?* Georgia Mathematics Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2017, Oct). *Algebra Project and YPP: Students Learn Mathematics and Programming. *Georgia Mathematics Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2016, Oct). *Classroom strategies to support groupwork.* Georgia Mathematics Conference, Rock Eagle, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2015, Oct). *Strategies to support interaction and persistence with cognitively demanding tasks.* The Georgia STEM Forum, Athens, GA.

Lawler, B.R. (2015, Oct). *Strategies to allow children to see themselves in high school mathematics*. The Georgia STEM Forum, Athens, GA.

Meyer, B. & Lawler, B.R. (2013, Jan). *Developing children’s mathematical agency—to write the world with mathematics.* Creating Balance in an Unjust World, San Francisco, CA.

Lawler, B.R. & Fraser, S. (2012, Jan). *Drawing upon the core components of a problem-based curriculum to build a mathematics
lesson for social justice.* Creating Balance in an Unjust World, San Francisco, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (2010, Nov). *Engaging ALL children in Algebra through reasoning & sense making.* California Mathematics Council – South Annual Conference, Palm Springs, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (2009, Dec). *Fostering geometric thinking through rich tasks.* California Mathematics Council – North Annual Conference, Monterey, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (2009, Nov). *Fostering geometric thinking through rich tasks.* California Mathematics Council – South Annual Conference, Palm Springs, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (2009, Nov). *Preparing mathematics educators to teach for social justice, justly.* California Mathematics Council – South Annual Conference, Palm Springs, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (2008, Apr). *Preparing mathematics educators to teach for social justice.* Equity & Social Justice in Education Conference, Pomona, NJ.

Lawler, B.R. (2007, Dec). *Preparing to teach mathematics in an unjust political climate.* California Mathematics Council – North Conference, Monterey, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (2005, May). *The Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP).* Mathematics Curriculum Showcase of the Center for the Advancement of Mathematics
& Science Education, Spearfish, SD.

Lawler, B.R. (2005, Mar). *Challenges of implementing NCTM Standards-based curriculum*. Project IMPACT (Impact Mathematics Programs, Assessments, Classrooms, and Teaching),
Greenbush, KS.

Lawler, B.R. (2005, Mar). *The Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP).* Project IMPACT (Impact Mathematics Programs, Assessments, Classrooms, and Teaching),
Greenbush, KS.

Lawler, B.R. (2005, Feb). *The Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP)*. Considering New Curricula conference of the Tennessee Mathematics, Science and Technology
Education Center (TMSTEC), Nashville, TN.

Lawler, B.R. (2004, Dec). *Making what’s meaningful, mathematical*. California Mathematics Council—North Conference, Monterey, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (2003, May). *The Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP)*. Considering New Curricula, Project MERIT, Charleston, WV.

Lawler, B.R. (2002, Dec). *What is it to be balanced? And/or: Counteracting a political middle ground.* California Mathematics Council—North Conference, Monterey, CA.

Hackenberg, A.J. & Lawler, B.R. (2002, Mar).* An ethics of liberation emerging from a radical constructivist foundation.* Department of Mathematics Education Colloquium, Athens, GA.

Lawler, B.R. & Burkhart, M. (2000, Mar). *Retire from the stage.* Los Angeles City Teachers’ Mathematics Association, Carson, CA.

Lawler, B.R. & Doak, L. (1996, Oct). *Consider a student-centered classroom with Baker’s Choice.* National Council of Teachers of Mathematics—Western Regional Meeting, Denver, CO.

Lawler, B.R. (1996, Jul). *Arithmetic and geometric recursion.* Discrete Mathematics Project, Pomona, CA.

Lawler, B.R. (1995, Oct).* Implementing a student-centered classroom.* Colorado Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Denver, CO.

**University, College & Department**

Information Technology Advisory Committee, 2018–2020

Department Faculty Council, 2017–2019

Director, BSEd & MAT Secondary Mathematics Education programs, Department of Secondary and Middle Grades Education, 2016–present

Academic Appeals Committee, 2016–2018