Roberta S. Lacefield

**PROFILE:**

*"The illiterates of the twenty-first century will be those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn." I believe my life's calling is to help adults and children become the best learners they can be.*

**EDUCATION:**

Ed.S, Adult Education, Florida State
University, College of Education 1999.

M.A.T., Mathematics, University
of Florida, Liberal Arts and Sciences, 1992.

B.S., Mathematics Education, University of
Florida, College of Education, 1984.

- Serve students as an academic coach and a professional math/science tutor. Provide faculty with professional development opportunities. As a member of the Academic Success Center team, continue to develop ASC website, provide workshops, and institute new ASC projects that support learning campus-wide.

- Provided support in mathematics, science, and reading to teachers and students--data analysis, tutoring, testing, activity development, faculty development, mentoring. Provided school-wide and district professional development.

- Used a hands-on applications-based approach to teach math for elementary education majors, core math courses, and learning support courses for underprepared math students. Core courses taught: business calculus, precalculus, college algebra, math modeling. Developed and taught the online course "Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Technology." Also taught Introduction to Yoga.
*Additional Expertise*:

Created initial Waycross College webpages. Created Adult Education Tipsheets. Co-coordinated Science Olympiad and taught PREP summer enrichment classes for local elementary and middle schools.*Committee Experience*:

Faculty Senate (secretary), Executive Council (chair), Academic Policies (chair, secretary), FDI/FDW Technical Advisory Council, Faculty Development (chair), Auxiliary Enterprises, Multicultural Council (chair), USG Americas Council, Library Services (chair), Financial Aid (chair, secretary), Faculty Marshall, search committees, ATC/OTC Advisory Committee Liaison, SACS Support Services Self-Study Committee (secretary), Retention Task Force, Planning Council (secretary), Multicultural Student Alliance (MSA) club co-advisor, "Biggest Loser" club advisor, OIIT Strategic Plan Development Committee Member, WC Foundations of Excellence Institution Committee Chair, campus STEM Director, and USG VISNary.

- Taught developmental studies mathematics, intermediate algebra, and college algebra. Provided tutoring and testing services for arithmetic through calculus at the on-campus learning lab. Facilitated the learning lab at the off-campus (Starke, FL) site.

- Taught beginning algebra, intermediate algebra, and college algebra and trigonometry primarily to non-traditional learners. Provided off-campus learning support.

- Department Chair and representative for Union County to state mathematics education program. Taught basic mathematics, algebra, geometry, and precalculus. Designed and taught Union County BOE summer math enrichment program for K-6. Co-sponsored Drama Club, Future Educators Club, and Peer Counselors. Advised the sophomore class.

- Taught mathematics and computer literacy in the Adult and Community Education Program.

- Taught geometry, coordinate geometry, honors geometry, trigonometry, business mathematics, and basic mathematics; co-sponsored drama club.

Co-developer of first annual institute.

Served 1997 - 1999 on the AMATYC Review Committee (ARG) and, served 2003-2004 on ARG II where we were responsible for advising on the updating of the NCTM Standards 2000. Conference proposal reviewer - 1998, 1999.

Nominating Committee - 1999 to 2001.

Chair-Mathematics SPIN: 1999-2001; Conference proposal reviewer - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002; Volunteer (Help Desk) - 1998; Contributor to NADE newsletter, manage MathSPIN listserv 2000 - 2011.