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Stevens, Harriette

Harriette Stevens Mathematics Education Group

Harriette S. Stevens attended the University of Kansas where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics and Master of Arts in Education, with a concentration in Mathematics. She received her Doctorate in Education, with a focus on curriculum and instructional design, from the University of San Francisco. She was the director of a mathematics professional development program for K-12 teachers at the University of California, Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science.  In this capacity, she worked in partnership with several urban-school districts, and designed PD and instructional materials to help improve teachers’ understanding of mathematics content and their students’ preparation for success in college and careers. Currently, she is a consultant with the Mathematics Education Group, San Francisco and co-director of the Bridging professional development project at SRI International, Menlo Park. Her interests include a focus on strengthening teachers' knowledge of mathematics content and the ways in which this knowledge is used to advance classroom discourse and problem solving in urban schools.