Jamar Pickreign, Ph.D. Associate Dean and Professor
Office: 706 Maytum Hall Phone: (716)6733311 Email: Jamar.Pickreign@fredonia.edu
Introduction
Dr. Pickreign is a former grades 7  12 mathematics teacher in Central New York and
was a P8 mathematics education specialist as a member of the faculty of Rhode Island
College. A State University of New York at Fredonia College of Education faculty member
since 2001, he is currently Associate Dean of the College of Education. He is also
coDirector of Project PRIME' (Professional Resources In Mathematics Education), a mathematics education professional development endeavor he started with colleagues
Dr. Keary Howard and Dr. Bob Rogers of the Mathematical Sciences Department. Dr. Pickreign is also an associate editor
of the New York State Mathematics Teachers' Journal.
Teaching Interests
in Mathematics Education:
 Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School
 Issues, Trends, and Research in Mathematics Education
 Activity Oriented Mathematics
 Software for Mathematics Education
 Assessment and Evaluation in Mathematics
 History of Mathematics Education
 Technology in Mathematics Education
 K12 Materials in Mathematics Education
Research Interests
 Mathematics Language
 Teacher Preparation and Continuing Professional Development in Mathematics
 Mathematics Assessment and Evaluation
Recent PeerReviewed Publications
 Pickreign, J. (2010). Mathematics: The science of patterns. New York State Mathematics Teachers' Journal, 60 (3) 107110.
 Pickreign, J. (2007). Rectangles and rhombi: How well do preservice teachers know
them. Issues in the Undergraduate Mathematics Preparation of School Teachers: The Journal,
1 (Content Knowledge). [www.k12prep.math.ttu.edu]
 Pickreign, J. (2007). Alternative base arithmetic activities to develop teacher empathy
for mathematics concept development. OnMath: Online Journal of School Mathematics, 5(1), Article 5.
 Pickreign, J. and Rogers, R. (2006). Do You Understand Your Algorithms? Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 12, (1), 42  47.
 Marchand, R., Pickreign, J., & Howard, K. (2005). An Analysis of the Performance Gap
Between Native American and Anglo Students in the New York State Fourth and Eighth
Grade Mathematics Assessments. Journal of American Indian Education. 44, (2) 24  35.
Recent Professional Presentations
 Pickreign, J. (August, 2011). Seeing patters: A gateway to algebraic thinking. Presentation
at the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS) 2011 Summer
Institute, Siena College, Loudenville, NY
 Pickreign, J. & Rogers, R. (November, 2010). Proof is Not a Four Letter Word. Presentation
at the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS) 60th Annual
Meeting, Saratoga Springs, NY
 Pickreign, J. & Rogers, R. (April, 2010). Units: The One Thing To Teach If You Can
Only Teach One Thing. Presentation at the Long Island Mathematics Conference (LIMACON),
SUNY Old Westbury, NY
 Pickreign, J. & Rogers, R. (November, 2009). Seeing Mathematics. Presentation at the
Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS) 59th Annual Meeting,
Buffalo, NY
 Pickreign, J. & Rogers, R. (November, 2008) You Call This Algebra? Presentation at
the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS) 58th Annual Meeting,
Rye Brook, NY
 Howard, K., Pickreign, J., & Rogers, R. (January, 2008) Action Research Made Easy
for Prospective Math Educators? Samples, Examples, and Pitfalls. Presentation at the
12th Annual meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), Tulsa,
OK
Education
 Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction/Mathematics Education, 1996 The University of Kansas
 MSEd. Curriculum and Instruction/Mathematics Education, 1993 The University of Kansas
 BS Secondary Mathematics (7 12), 1986, SUNY Cortland
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