Fred has completed 35 of teaching in the Greater Cleveland area.
He graduated from the Kent State University with a majors in mathematics and education and completed a Master of Arts degree in Mathematics from the Ohio State University. He has taught all grades from 7-12, with a recent emphasis on AP Calculus BC and AP Statistics. He has also taught some college classes, including Statistics and Formative and Summative Assessment in Mathematics. Additionally, he's presented electronic workshops for NCTM on a variety of topics from Algebra to infusing reasoning and sense making into every mathematics classroom.
Fred had the opportunity to serve a 3 year term on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He was also on the editorial panel for Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, and was a member of the Professional Development Services for NCTM, as well. All of these have been fantastic professional development experiences. He was selected as a Presidential Awardee and a Tandy Technology Scholar in 1995. He earned National Board Certification (AYA Math) from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in 1999. He has been selected the outstanding teacher for the Ohio Council of Teacher of Mathematics and as an American Star of Teaching by the United States Department of Education. Fred says, "My proudest achievement is being selected as the Most Influential Teacher by students at my high school seven times."
Fred enjoys sharing teaching ideas with others and working with new and pre-service teachers. He owns a wonderful dog, Buddy, who has appeared in a slide for every professional development session he has presented since owning him. Buddy likes to think he is famous.
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