Who We Are
Associate, Director of Productive Persistence
Associate Professor of Education, Stanford University, and Associate Director, Stanford Institute for Higher Education Research
Director, National Center for Developmental Education (NCDE)
Associate Vice President, Postsecondary State Policy, Jobs for the Future
Strategic Implementation Lead, Higher Education, The Charles A. Dana Center
Director, National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development
Senior Advisor, American Association of Community Colleges, and Senior Associate, Center for Community College Student Engagement at University of Texas at Austin
President, La Guardia Community College
President & CEO, Austin Community College
President/CEO, Mt. San Antonio College
Director, Center for Community College Student Engagement
President, American Statistical Association
Director of Community College Research Center and George & Abby O’Neill Professor of Economics & Education, Teachers College
President & CEO, American Association of Community Colleges
Senior Vice Chancellor, Community Colleges and the Education Pipeline, State University of New York
Professor Emeritus of Education and Business Administration, Stanford University
Senior Vice President, Achieving the Dream
Project Director and Senior Lecturer, University of Texas at Austin
President, Miami Dade College
Former President, American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC), and Mathematics Faculty, Terra Community College
President & CEO, Achieving the Dream
Vice Chancellor, Educational Services, California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC)
American Statistical Association (ASA)
The Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
National Numeracy Network (NNN)
Funding support for the Carnegie Math Pathways – Statway and Quantway is provided by:
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Lumina Foundation, ECMC Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Ascendium Education Group, and the National Science Foundation’s grant DUE-1322844.
Senior Project Director
Karon Klipple directs the Carnegie Math Pathways program. She has over twelve years of experience in teaching and mathematics program reform, most recently at San Diego City College, where she was Associate Professor of Mathematics, and five years’ experience as a product manager for scientific software. She has taught statistics and mathematics at the community college, high school and university level. She holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Trinity University and a Ph.D. in Statistics from Texas A&M University.
Director of Learning and Teaching
Ann Edwards is the Director of Learning and Teaching for the Carnegie Math Pathways. She oversees the development and implementation of the curricula, pedagogy, assessments, and professional development programs. She has over 25 years of experience in mathematics curriculum development, teaching, teacher education, professional development, and mathematics education research in secondary and post-secondary contexts. Ann has a B.A. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology.
Lisa Savčak is the Assistant Director of the Carnegie Math Pathways. She is responsible for strategic outreach and communication planning as well as program and budget management. Previously, Lisa worked in the field of international education and development, managing professional development and cross cultural learning programs for in-service high school teachers from over 45 countries. Lisa has B.A. in Political Science and a M.A. in international studies from the University of Denver.
Lead for Faculty Development
Dan Ray is the Lead for Faculty Development for the Advancing Quality Teaching team in the Carnegie Math Pathways. In this role, Dan provides improvement science and analytics support to the Pathways’ faculty professional development structures and activities, including leading the continuous improvement of the faculty support program for new Pathways faculty. He has taught mathematics at the community college and high school level and has a B.S. in applied Mathematics.
Instructional System Support Coordinator
Lewis Hosie works on curriculum and platform matters for Carnegie Math Pathways. He oversees Help Center and coordinates and facilitates faculty teams for curriculum and resource improvements, and platform innovations. He has a B.A. in Mathematics, Statistics, and Economics from Strathclyde University and is working towards his Masters in English Linguistics from Birmingham City University.
Associate, Lead for Curriculum and Assessment
Scott Strother is the Lead for Curriculum and Assessment and leads two nationwide teams of faculty who continually improve the Pathways assessment systems and curricular resources. Scott has taught statistics at the University of Louisville where he received his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology.
Research Coordinator, Advancing Quality Teaching
Haley McNamara is the Research Coordinator in Advancing Quality Teaching, the professional development programs for Carnegie Math Pathways faculty. She works alongside Ann Edwards and Dan Ray in applying Improvement Science methodology to the Faculty Support Program, and serving as a team lead for Productive Persistence Staying Strong faculty group.
California Partnership Director
Karen Miles works with the Higher Aims Dual Enrollment Partnership schools and colleges in California, accelerating low-income students of color through transferable college math courses while in high school. She also serves as the Carnegie Math Pathways Director for exploring California colleges, with a goal of supporting the growth of Pathways implementation. Miles has an extensive background in providing technical assistance on early college credit awarding processes in southern California community colleges and high schools. She previously worked with high schools in her region to introduce a widely-adopted career exploration and decision-making curriculum in 9th grade. She co-authored a middle school career readiness curriculum, “Building a Bridge to Your Future”, that prepares students to enthusiastically engage in career planning in high school, and which incorporates social and emotional development concepts such as grit, growth mindset, motivation and self-efficacy.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Cuyahoga Community College, Quantway
Aaron Altose is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Cuyahoga Community College, where he has been teaching since 2006. Aaron has been working with the Carnegie Foundation since fall 2010, and has been a Quantway Faculty Facilitator, Faculty Mentor, and has worked in Productive Persistence and Advancing Quality Teaching. He has B.S. degrees in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering from Washington University, M.S. in Mathematics from Cleveland State University, and Ed.D. in Community College Leadership from The Roueche Graduate Center at National American University.
Professor of Mathematics (retired), Tacoma Community College, Statway
John Kellermeier is a retired Professor of Mathematics at Tacoma Community College. He has been teaching mathematics, statistics, and women's studies for over 40 years. His research is in gender, feminist pedagogy, and cultural competence. He has been involved with Statway since 2010.
Mathematics Instructor, Madison Area Technical College, Quantway
Bethany Sansing- Helton is a Mathematics Instructor at Madison Area Technical College. She has been teaching math from elementary algebra through calculus at Madison College for eight years. She was involved in bringing Quantway to her college in 2013. As part of her work with the Carnegie Math Pathways, she is a Faculty Mentor and supports the development of the Pathways Online Preparation (POP) course.
Professor of Mathematics, Ridgewater Community College, Quantway
Mike Sieve is a Professor of Mathematics at Ridgewater College in Hutchinson, MN. His teaching experience spans 20 years at both the university and community college level. He has been involved with Quantway since 2012. Mike is an active member of the Pathways Networked Improvement Community (NIC) serving on the Assessment Team, the Curriculum Committee, and the Instructor Notes Design Team. He earned his B.A. in Mathematics and Computer Science from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota and his M.S. in Mathematics from Northern Arizona University.
Mathematics Instructor, Seattle Central College, Statway
Paul Verschueren graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2002 with degrees in Mathematics Education and Outdoor Education. He has always said: “Math education qualified me to teach, outdoor education taught me how to teach". Paul's experiential, whole-student approach made him a great match for teaching Statway. Paul has experience is in public middle schools, high schools, and most recently community college, at Seattle Central College. Paul has since earned his M.A. in Instructional Leadership with a Mathematics content focus from the University of Washington.
Vice President of Academic Affairs (retired), North Hennepin Community College, Statway
Jane Reinke is the retired Vice President of Academic Affairs at North Hennepin Community College. She played a key role in helping three separate colleges implement Statway. Reaching common course numbers, titles, and credits across the three institutions allowed for a streamlined approach to gain articulation agreements for all of the major state universities as well as multiple private colleges and universities for all three institutions. Jane earned a M.A. in pathology and her passion continues to be providing support for disadvantaged students to overcome their barriers and be successful.