The Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics (TCTM) is proud to announce that it has chosen to honor Elaine Young, Ph.D., of Texas A&M University, with its annual TCTM Leadership Award. The TCTM Leadership Award recognizes outstanding service at the local and/or state level in the field of mathematics education.
Dr Elaine Young is an Associate Professor of Mathematics at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. She has served as an advisor to the NCTM student affiliate as well as president of the Coastal Council of Teachers of Mathematics regional group. She has served as co-chair of the annual ME by the Sea mathematics education conference. She teaches mathematics content courses for future teachers. Her research interests include the role of emotion in problem solving and the learning and teaching of mathematics of preservice teachers.