Brea Ratliff, RME’s Secondary Mathematics Research Coordinator was named president-elect of the Benjamin Banneker Association on April 15, 2016. She’ll serve in this position for one year, and then move into her role as president for two years in 2017. The Benjamin Banneker Association is a non-profit organization made up of teachers, researchers, and teacher educators who are passionate about advancing mathematics education for African American children.
Ratliff joined the organization as a member in 2009 and accepted a role on the board in 2013, where she served at the Southwest regional director. The organization works closely with the National Council of Teacher of Mathematics (NCTM) and this year celebrated the 30th anniversary of the association at NCTM’s Annual Meeting & Exposition.
As president, Ratliff will bring her passion for connecting research to practice, and ensuring that educators have access to the multitude of resources available to support their classroom.
Read more about the association at http://bannekermath.org/