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NMSU professor appointed to national mathematics instruction commission

Patrick Scott, a mathematics education professor at New Mexico State University, has been appointed to a two-year term on the U.S. National Commission for Mathematics Instruction (USNC/MI). The USNC/MI promotes mathematics education throughout the world.



Patrick Scott, NMSU mathematics education professor, has been appointed to the U.S. National Commission for Mathematics Instruction. (NMSU photo by Darren Phillips)

mber, Scott will meet with the commission twice a year and will attend its next international conference in Monterrey, Mexico, in 2008.

"It's a great opportunity to bring attention to mathematics education in Latin America and to students that come from Latin America," Scott said.

Scott is currently a board member of the New Mexico Partnership for Mathematics and Science Education and the director of Mathematically Connected Communities.