Articles by Francis (Skip) Fennell, Ph.D.; D.H.L.

Articles by Francis (Skip) Fennell, Ph.D.; D.H.L.

Skip Fennell is an industry leading author, speaker, and educator who has dedicated his professional life to mathematics and has greatly influenced what and how math is taught in today’s classroom. Widely published in professional journals and textbooks related to PreK-8 mathematics education, Fennell was a writer on both the NCTM Focal Points (2006) and Common Core State Standards (2010).

Fennell served as President of the National Council for the Teaching of Mathematics (NCTM) from 2006-2008 and was a founding member of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. In 2006, he was appointed to the National Mathematics Advisory Panel by President George W. Bush, where he helped bring attention to important issues in the education field.

Fennell has traveled across the United States and overseas to provide professional development and consulting support to school districts, state departments, and universities. He has received numerous awards including Maryland’s Outstanding Mathematics Educator award as well as the distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award from NCTM in 2012.