ALLEN EPSTEIN

EDUCATIONAL BIOGRAPHY

EXCL in Education, 2006 — present

    President, 2006 — present

Professor of Mathematics, Los Angeles Pierce College 1999 – present

  • Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, 2009 – present
  • Chairman, Mathematics Department, 2003-2004
  • Director of Distance Learning in Mathematics, 1999 – 2003
  • Perennial Recipient of Golden Apple Certificates for teaching excellence,
    … Sigma Alpha Gamma Honor Society 1999 — Present

Professor of Mathematics, West Los Angeles College 1976 – 1999

  • Vice Chairman, Math/Science Division 1986 – 1992
  • Past Chairman and Member, Ethics and Standards Committee 1993 – 1999
  • Associated Student Body Teacher of the Year 1984 and 1985 (only years awarded)
  • Perennial Recipient of Sigma Alpha Gamma Honor Society’s Outstanding Professor
  • Designed Self-Paced Auto Tutorial Program for Mathematical Remediation
  • Guest Speaker at Seminars on Overcoming Math Anxiety
  • Adjunct Professor of Mathematics, Los Angeles Pierce College 1987 – 1992
  • Perennial Recipient of Golden Apple Certificates for teaching excellence,
    … Sigma Alpha Gamma Honor Society 1987 –1992
  • Adjunct Professor of Mathematics, Moorpark College, 1972 — 1976

Mathematics Instructor, Newbury Park High School, 1969 – 1976

Education:

  • M.S.    Mathematics, California State University, Northridge 1973
  • B.S.     Mathematics, California State University, Los Angeles 1969
  • A.A.     Mathematics, East Los Angeles College 1967

Educational Papers Written:

  • Overcoming Math Anxiety
  • The Need for a Strong Background in Shaping Positive Attitudes in Teachers of Mathematics

Present and Past Affiliations:

  • Member, American Federation of Teachers
  • Member, California Federation of Teachers
  • Member, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Member, Faculty Association of California Community Colleges
  • Member, Mathematical Association of America