Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education

Lisa Warner

Warner

Office:   V4105
Phone:   973-720-3717
Email:warnerl4@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   Thursdays 12:00 to 2:00

Department: Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Position: Associate Professor
Area Specialization: Math Education

 

Academic Degrees 
  • Ed.D.  Rutgers University, New Brunswick: Mathematics Education
  • Ed.M.  Rutgers University, New Brunswick: Mathematics Education
  • B.S.   St. Johns University, Elementary Education
Professional Experience
  • Advisor, Writer and Presenter of Formative Assessment for K-5 and 5-8 Mathematics, Educational Testing Service (ETS) (2010-present)
  • Co-PI and Project Director, MathNext Project (professional development grant), funded by the New Jersey Department of Education (math teachers and supervisors from twenty districts participated) (2008-2010)
  • Senior Math Education Specialist/Researcher, Rutgers University-Newark, Department of Urban Education (2003-2009)
  • Associate Project Director of Newark Public School Systemic Initiative in Mathematics, funded by the National Science Foundation (Local Systemic Change Grant) (2003-2008)
  • Instructor of undergraduate K-8 Math and Pedagogy course and continuing education courses for math teachers, math coaches, resource teacher coordinators and supervisors, Rutgers University-Newark (2004-2009)
  • Senior Research Associate, MetroMath Center for Learning and Teaching in America’s Cities (funded by the National Science Foundation) (2005-2010)
  • Supervisor and Mentor of MetroMath teacher fellows, Center for Math, Science and Computer Education, Rutgers University-Piscataway (2005-2009)
  • Supervisor of Student Teachers, Rutgers University-Newark (2003-2009)
  • Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics, College of Staten Island (1997-1999)
  • Middle School Teacher, New York City Public Schools (1992-2003)

    Current Teaching and Administrative Responsibilities
    • CIEE 3290-01
    • CIEE 3290-02
    • CIEE 3290-03
    • Supervisor of clinical interns
    • Advisor
    Other Collegiate Assignments
    • Chair of Research and Scholarship Council
    • Department Curriculum Committee Member
    • Advisory Board of the Office of Field Experiences
    • Advisory Board of the NOYCE program
    • Co-chair of the 1st WPU Algebra Institute
    • College Curriculum Design Committee Member
    Professional Affiliations and Activities
    • Assigned Release Time: Examining pre-service and in-service students' motivation and engagement during mathematical problem solving activity, collaboration with colleagues at Rutgers University and Fairleigh Dickinson University
    • Principal Investigator of William Paterson University subcontract -The CCSS Survey Research Project (collaboration with Rutgers and NJIT). Funded by the NJ DOE, December 2013-December 2014.
    • Principal Investigator of William Paterson University subaward, Examining Affective and Cognitive Engagement in the Middle School Mathematics Classroom (research project), collaboration with Rutgers University and Stanford Research Institute, funded by the National Science Foundation (2010-2012)
    • Doctoral Dissertation Committee Member, Rutgers University (2009-present)
    • Approved Associate Member of the Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University: approval to serve on doctoral dissertation committees (2009-present)
    • Reviewer for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) conference (2014-present)

    • Reviewer for the International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education (IJMA) (2013-present)
    • Reviewer for the Journal of Mathematical Behavior (JMB) (2010-present)
    • Reviewer for the Psychology of Mathematics Education International (PME) and National (PMENA) Conference (2005-present)
    • Reviewed for the International Conference on the Teaching of Mathematical Modeling and Applications (ICTM) book (2008)
    • Thesis advisor for Honors College, William Paterson University (2011)
    • Chairperson of Global Mathematics Symposium, William Paterson University (2011)
    • Served on a committee at the Local Systemic Change Through Teacher Enhancement Meeting (NSF), Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Revised research module and observation protocol (Horizon Research Group) (2007)
    • Served on a research team to complete a comprehensive examination of the K-8 Mathematics Program in the Chester School District (RIISA, Rutgers University) (2008)
    • Served on a research team to collect and analyze data for Just For The Kids, a statewide project affiliated with the National Center for Educational Accountability (Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University) (2003)
    • Served on the High School Textbook Selection Committee and Math Fair Judge (Newark Public Schools) (2005)
    Current Research Interests
    • The relationship between teacher behaviors/actions and the growth of students' mathematical ideas
    • Students' mathematical reasoning and associated problem solving behaviors
    • Affect, cognition and engagement in the mathematics classroom
    Awards and Honors
    • Recipient of research grant titled "The CCSS Survey Research Project", collaboration with Rutgers and NJIT, funded by the NJ DOE (2013-2014)
    • Recipient of research grant titled "Examining Affective and Cognitive Engagement in the Middle School Mathematics Classroom", collaboration with Rutgers University and Stanford Research Institute, funded by National Science Foundation (2010-2012)
    • Recipient of professional development grant titled "Math Next", funded by NJ DOE (2008-2009)
    • Recipient of small research grant titled "The Impact of Teacher Behaviors on Student Understanding, funded by MetroMath Center for Learning and Teaching in America's Cities, NSF (2005- 2006)
    • Award for Leadership and Dedicated Service to the students and staff of the Newark Public Schools (recognized by the Newark Public Schools Office of Mathematics), Spring, 2005
    • Recipient of the Proctor, Samuel Dewett Scholarship, Rutgers University  (2000-2001)
    • Recipient of the Graduate School of Education Alumni Scholarship, Rutgers University (1999-2003)
    • Recipient of the Gold Key for Education Department, St. Johns University (1992)
    • Recipient of Magna Cum Laude Scholarship, St. Johns University (1992)
    • Maryann Brennan Memorial Award, St. Johns University (1992)
    • Outstanding Dedication and Service Award for Education Club, St. Johns University (1992)
    • National Honor Society-Kappa Gamma Pi, St. Johns University (1992)
    • Scholastic Excellence Award for Education Department, St. Johns University (1991)
    • Vice President of Lambda Kappa Phi Honor Society (1990-1992)