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Dr. Amanda Meiners

Dr. Amanda Meiners



1655 Garrett-Strong


660.562.1188 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2020

Assistant Professor


  • Ph. D Teaching and Learning-Mathematics Education; University of Iowa, 2020
  • M.S. Mathematics emphasizing Education; Western Illinois University, 2015
  • B.S. Mathematics Education; Western Illinois University, 2011

Courses Taught

  • Fundamentals of Math
  • Strategies for Fundamentals

Academic Interests

  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mindset and Persistence
  • Alternative Assessment/Questioning
  • Mathematical Discourse

Scholarly Activity

  • Meiners, A. J. Choi, K.M., & Hong, D. (2021). Exploring Pre-Service Teachers Persistence
    Through Multiple Strategies Tasks. International Congress on Mathematics Education. Shanghai, China.
  • Meiners, A. J., Choi, K.M., & Hong, D. (2020). Using Multiple Strategies tasks to Explore Pre-
    service teachers’ Persistence. 42nd Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA 2020), Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico (November 2020).
  • Meiners, A.J., Choi, K.M. & Hong, D. (In Press). Quantitatively Investigating the Effects of Multiple Strategies on Pre-Service Teachers’ Mindset and Persistence. Korean Society of Mathematics Education.
  • Meiners, A. J., Tholen, A. Payne, A. (2020). Students’ View of Their Teacher’s Mathematical
    Mindset. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Centennial Teacher Conference, Chicago, IL. (Cancelled due to COVID-19)
  • Meiners, A. J. (2020). Preservice Teacher’s Persistence: What Happens When Challenging
    Tasks are Used? Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. Phoenix, AZ.
  • Meiners, A. J. and Tholen, A. (2018). We Are Not Alone: Perspectives of Mentoring
    Experiences National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Meeting in Kanas City, MO.
  • Meiners, A.J. (2018). Clairvoyance or Mathematics?: Developing the "Rules". Illinois Council
    Teachers of Mathematics Annual State Conference in Tinley Park, IL.
  • Meiners, A.J. (2018). Western Illinois University Mathematics Education Conference: What’s
    Math Got To Do With It (Life)? Macomb, IL.
  • Meiners, A. J., Jarrett, T., & Nudd, S. (2017). Making Mathematics Modeling Manageable with Co-Teaching. National Council of Teacher of Mathematics Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX.
  • Hong, D. S., Choi, K. M., Hwang, J., Runnalls, C., Payne, A., & Meiners, A. J. (2016). How Well
    Aligned are Common Core Textbooks to Learning Trajectories in Geometry? Poster presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA 2016), Tucson, Arizona. (November 3, 2016).

Other Professional Experiences

  • Manuscript Reviewer for MTLT and KSME
  • EdTPA Mathematics Scorer
  • OpenMiddle ™ Secondary Task Assessor
  • Professional Development Leader (i-STEM, WI-MTTI, i-MaP^2, and Baker Teacher Leader Center)