Tricia Apel

National Board Certified

Middle School Math Teacher


Résumé (pdf version)

National Board Certification (NBPTS) 2006-2016
Arizona Elementary Education Credential K-8
with Middle School Endorsement
Formal Education
State University of Buffalo, New York, College of Education 
Four graduate-level credits 2007
California State University, Northridge 
Graduate-level course in Web design 2007
The College of New Jersey 
M.A., Elementary Education 2001
Northern Arizona University 
Nine graduate-level education credits 1995-1998
University of Arizona 
Six graduate-level mathematics credits 1995-1996
University of Missouri, Kansas City 
B.A., Elementary Education 1991
International School of Amsterdam, Netherlands  
Integrated Math 6, Integrated Math 8 2010-present
American Embassy School, New Delhi, India 
Algebra, Pre-Algebra, Integrated Math 6 2005-2010
Fourth Grade 2002-2005
Cairo American College, Cairo, Egypt 
Pre-Algebra and Science 1998-2002
Akimel A-al Middle School, Kyrene School District, Phoenix, Arizona 
Algebra and Pre-Algebra 1993-1998


NESA Spring Educator's Conference, Athens Apr 2007

SmartBoards, Graphing Calculators, and Linker Cubes:

Hands-on Methods for Exploring Data Analysis

AES Elementary Faculty Special Training 2003
Using 6+1 Writing Traits Across the Curriculum 
Akimel A-al Middle School and American Embassy School 1996 & 2004
Family Math 
Continuing Education
Teaching EAL Students in the Mainstream Classroom 2012

Semester-long course on teaching techniques and strategies

to support English-language-learners

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) 2012

Annual Conference, Philadelphia

three-day seminar focusing on using technology integration and differentiation

ASB Unplugged: 1:1 Learning Conference, Mumbai, India 2012
ECIS Technology Leadership Conference, Frankfurt Germany 2011
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) 2011

Annual Conference, Indianapolis

three-day seminar focusing on integrating geometry and algebra

IB MYP Training Workshop, Princeton, New Jersey 2010
ASB Unplugged, 1:1 Laptop Conference, Mumbai, India 2010
NESA Winter Training Institute, New Delhi, India 2010

two-day institute with Brendan Murphy: Strategies to Build Successful

Upper Level Math Programs, 6-12

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Math Curriculum Planning and Integration with Erma Anderson 2009
DyKnow (Tablet software training) Professional Learning Community 2008-present

Backwards Planning in Unit Design with Jay McTighe

NESA Spring Educator’s Conference, Athens, Greece 2007

Presenter (see above) and forum panelist on National Board Certification

Key Curriculum Technology Workshop 2006

one-day training on Geometer’s Sketchpad and TinkerPlots

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) 2006

Annual Conference, St. Louis

five-day seminar focusing on using assessment to inform instruction

NESA Spring Educator’s Conference, Bangkok, Thailand 2004

three-day conference including a one-day seminar with Marcy Cook

focusing on establishing real-life applications for mathematics

Advanced 6+1 Trait Training 2003

three-day advanced training for trainers of the 6+1 writing

traits assessment model

Facilitative Leadership Training, Cairo, Egypt 2000
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ACSD) 1999

Annual Conference, San Francisco

Including 11 clock hours of additional training in

Designing Standard-Based Districts, Schools, and Classrooms

NESA Spring Educator’s Conference, Cairo, Egypt  
Tucson Area Council for Technology 1998

Annual Teaching and Technology Conference

one-day seminar integrating multimedia and communication

technology in the classroom

Oregon Six-Trait Training 1998

assessment training on using Oregon's six-trait writing rubric

Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics, annual conference 1996 and 1997

one-day seminar focusing on technology in mathematics

Mathematics Leadership Retreat 1998

three-day seminar focusing on establishing real-life applications

for mathematics

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics  1997

Annual Conference, Minneapolis

three-day seminar focusing on the integration of technology

in mathematics education

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics  1996

Annual Conference, San Diego

three-day seminar focusing on constructivism in mathematics education

Family Math Training 1996

twelve-hour training on implementation of Family Math

Making Everybody Count 1995-1997

middle-school mathematics teacher program, funded through NSF

at the University of Arizona

Richard Stiggins Assessment Conference 1995

one-day lecture by Richard Stiggins on using portfolios for

student-led conferences

Mathematics Chairperson's Retreat 1993

three-day seminar focusing on problem-solving, both in mathematics

and at the school site