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Suggested Citation:"Mathematical Sciences Education Board." National Research Council. 1993. Measuring Up: Prototypes for Mathematics Assessment. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/2071.
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Mathematical Sciences Education Board

Alvin W. Trivelpiece, Chairman*, Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

Mary M. Lindquist, Vice Chairman*, President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and Callaway Professor of Mathematics Education, Columbus College, Columbus, GA

Hyman Bass* (NAS), Professor of Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, NY

Maria A. Berriozabal, Former City Councilwoman, San Antonio, TX

Sylvia T. Bozeman, Associate Professor and Chairperson, Department of Mathematics, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA

Diane J. Briars, Director, Division of Mathematics, Pittsburgh Public Schools, Pittsburgh, PA

Loring Coes, III*, Chairman, Department of Mathematics, Rocky Hill School, East Greenwich, RI

Nancy S. Cole*, Executive Vice President, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ

Rita R. Colwell, Professor of Microbiology and President, Maryland Biotechnology Institute, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

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Executive Committee Member

   

NAS = National Academy of Sciences

   

NAE = National Academy of Engineering

Suggested Citation:"Mathematical Sciences Education Board." National Research Council. 1993. Measuring Up: Prototypes for Mathematics Assessment. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/2071.
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David L. Crippens, Senior Vice President-Educational Enterprises, KCET-TV, PBS, Los Angeles, CA

Gilbert J. Cuevas, Professor, Department of Teaching & Learning, School of Education, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

Philip A. Daro,* Director, American Mathematics Project, University of California, Oakland, CA

Daniel T. Dolan, Associate Director, PIMMS Project, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Sue T. Dolezal, Mathematics Instructor, Sentinel High School, Missoula, MT

Dale Ewen, Past-President, American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, and Vice President for Academic Services, Parkland College, Champaign, IL

Joseph A. Fernandez, Chancellor, New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY

Gary Froelich, Mathematics Instructor, Bismarck High School, Bismarck, ND

John Gage, Director, Science Office, Sun Microsystems, Inc., Mountain View, CA

Ramesh A. Gangolli, Professor of Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Linda M. Gojak, Mathematics Department Chair (K-8), Hawken School, Lyndhurst, OH

Jackie Goldberg, Ulysses S. Grant High School, Van Nuys, CA

Jacqueline E. Goodloe, Elementary Mathematics Resource Teacher, Burrville Elementary School, Washington, DC

Ronald L. Graham (NAS), Adjunct Director, Research, Information Sciences Division, AT&T Bell Labs, and Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Patricia S. Henry, President, The National PTA, Lawton, OK

Norbert Hill, Executive Director, American Indian Science & Engineering Society, Boulder, CO

Suggested Citation:"Mathematical Sciences Education Board." National Research Council. 1993. Measuring Up: Prototypes for Mathematics Assessment. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/2071.
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Elizabeth M. Jones, K-12 Mathematics Consultant, Lansing School District, Lansing, MI

James S. Kahn,* President and Director, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, IL

Harvey B. Keynes, Professor of Mathematics and Director, Special Projects, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Sue Ann McGraw, Mathematics Instructor, Lake Oswego High School, Lake Oswego, OR

Ruth R. McMullin,* Acting President and Chief Executive Officer, Harvard Business School Publishing Group, Boston, MA

Fernando Oaxaca, President, Coronado Communications, Los Angeles, CA

Richard A. Tapia (NAE), Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Rice University, Houston, TX

Daniel J. Teague, Instructor of Mathematics, North Carolina School of Mathematics & Science, Durham, NC

John S. Toll, President, Universities Research Association, Washington, DC, and Chancellor Emeritus and Professor of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Philip Uri Treisman, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Larry DeVan Williams, Mathematics Instructor, Eastwood Middle School, Tuscaloosa, AL

James J. Wynne, Manager, Biology and Molecular Science, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY

Suggested Citation:"Mathematical Sciences Education Board." National Research Council. 1993. Measuring Up: Prototypes for Mathematics Assessment. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/2071.
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