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Roni Ellington

PROJECT AFFILIATION:

  • BRAIN-STEM
    • Roles: Co-PI, Project Participant
    • Access: Project Admin, Project Contact

PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Higher Ed: Mathematics 

BIO

Roni Ellington earned her BS and MA degrees in Mathematics from Morgan StateUniversity and her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentrationin Mathematics Education from the University of Maryland atCollege Park.

Dr.Ellington was appointed to the Morgan faculty as Assistant Professor in 2006 with a specialty in Mathematics Education. Previously, she served as a lecturer in the Department of Mathematics. Dr. Ellington has presented her research findings at a variety of local and national conferences and presentations including the American Educational Research Association (AERA) national conference, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) national conference, the University of Maryland Mathematics Education Research Consortium, and the National
Council of Teachers of Mathematics regional conference. Her research interests including understanding the experiences of high achieving mathematics students, interdisciplinary STEM education, mathematics curriculum and instruction and teacher professional development. She teaches a variety of courses in mathematics and science education including mathematics curriculum, concept development in mathematics education, research seminar courses and mathematics in the high school curriculum. 

EXPERTISE

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

1. Ellington, R. & Fredrick, R. (2010) Black high-achieving undergraduate mathematics majors discuss their success and persistence in mathematics. Negro Educational Review
2. Nkwanta, A., & Ellington, R. (2010). Partnership building: Integrating math & life sciences in Baltimore. Mathematics and Science Partnership: Learning Network Conference Proceedings, National Science Foundation: Washington, DC.
3. Ellington, R., Wachira, J. & Nkwanta, A. (2010). RNA secondary structure prediction by using discrete mathematics" An interdisciplinary research experience for undergraduate students. CBE-Life Sciences Education 9, 348-356.
4. Ellington, R. & Prime (2010). Reconceptualizing quality and equity in the cultivation of minority scholars in mathematics education. In B. Atweh (Ed). Equity and quality in mathematics education.
5. Ellington, R. & Fredrick, R. (2010). Capitalizing on culture: Successful patterns of parental participation for African-American Students. New York: Nova Science Publishers.