Telannia Norfar is a mathematics teacher at a public high school in Oklahoma City, OK. She has taught all high school courses including AP Calculus AB for nearly 15 years. As a former journalist and account manager, Telannia found project-based learning a viable method for teaching worthy mathematical concepts. She implemented and grew in implementation of PBL in her classroom during her first year of teaching. Soon into her career, she became involved and known by several organizations. She is a board member of the Oklahoma Council of Teachers of Mathematics and member of several organizations, including the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, International Society for Technology in Education, and Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. She is a former Teacher of the Year and Rookie of the Year, and is a winner of the 2017 Oklahoma Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. She is a National Faculty member for Buck Institute for Education, where she facilitates PBL training across the United States.
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