Math for America-Boston (MfA-Boston) is delighted to announce that Corey Cheever of Lawrence High School has been awarded an MfA-Boston Master Teacher Fellowship. The new MfA-Boston Fellowship will run from 2015 to 2019. It offers annual stipends as well as professional development (PD) and leadership opportunities including the following: graduate courses in mathematics or mathematics education, participation in a range of PD workshops, study groups to support the creation of PD units, support for building instructional and leadership skills, invitations to contribute to pre-service education or mentoring programs for MfA-Boston Teaching Fellows, and opportunities to present work at regional or national conferences. MfA-Boston Fellows support each other professionally and work closely with other mathematics educators and with research mathematicians. Corey is the 36th Fellow to join the MfA-Boston community.
Corey attended high school in Massachusetts and earned both his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Mathematics from the University of Massachusetts Lowell where he won the “Outstanding Graduate Student” award in 2011. Corey participated in PROMYS for Teachers at Boston University in 2012. He is a contributing teacher to the 21st Century Lessons initiative of the Boston Teachers Union. Corey has been teaching Mathematics at Lawrence High School since 2011.