CVELI Exemplary Practices Conference, 2016
Presenter: Lori Hamada, Executive Director
Clovis Memorial Building, Clovis CA
October 13, 2016
Support for Implementation of the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards through our local AIMS Center for Math and Science Education
AIMS (Activities Integrating Math and Science) has been our local resource for math and science education support, on the campus of Fresno Pacific University, for the past 30 years. What is the new AIMS Center for Math and Science Education? What are they learning about access and equity through research? How can this new, local resource continue to support us as we move toward full implementation of CCSS and NGSS? Come find out…
AIMS Center Presenter
Lori Hamada has served as the Executive Director of the AIMS Center for Math and Science Education since its inception. After teaching math for 14 years in middle and high school, Lori spent 12 years as the Mathematics Coordinator for the Fresno County Office of Education (FCOE). She was named a finalist for Administrator of the Year in Fresno County in 2007 after designing and serving nine years as the Executive Producer of Math on Call – FCOE’s mathematics homework hotline for students that incorporated a live daily television broadcast with a call center staffed with credentialed mathematics teachers. Lori worked two years as CEO of the non-profit CPM Educational Program. Before coming to The AIMS Center, Lori also served as a principal in the Central Unified School District. She is a former Director of the San Joaquin Valley Mathematics Project and the current President of the Central Section of the California Math Council. Lori holds a Masters Degree in Education from Fresno Pacific College, with a dual focus in Curriculum & Instruction and in Math Education. She has been a professional development consultant for over 20 years, 12 as a national consultant for the College Board.