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Mathematics Presidential State Coordinator: Joseph Reaper - joseph.reaper@dpi.nc.gov



Go to the following link to nominate a K-6 Math, Science,

or technology teacher!


Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics TeachingOOOOOO

North Carolina Presidential Mathematics Awardees
Since 1983

2016 State Finalist

  • Candace Crothers, Glenwood Elementary School, Chapel Hill-Carrboro
  • Claudia Fann, Pleasant Garden Elementary School, Guilford County
  • Heather Landreth, W.H. Robinson Elementary School. Pitt County
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OOOOOOOOOOO Claudia Fann, Heather Landreth, and Candace Crothers

2015 State Finalist and PAEMST Awardee

  • Lauren Baucom, Forest Hills High School, Marshville
  • Maureen Fitzsimmons, Mooresville Middle School, Mooresville
  • Sara Vaughn, Northwest Guilford Middle School, Greensboro

2015 Secondary (7-12) Awardee: Lauren Baucom

She is now with Union County Schools (announced August 22, 2016)

2014 State Finalist and PAEMST Awardee

  • Heather Landreth, W.H. Robinson Elementary, Winterville
  • Kayonna Pitchford, Stoney Point Elementary, Fayetteville
  • Meredith Stanley, Haw Creek Elementary, Asheville

2014 Elementary (K-6) Awardee: Kayonna Pitchford

She is now with The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (announced August 22, 2016)

2013 State Finalist and PAEMST Awardee

  • Brian Frees, Henderson Middle School, Henderson
  • Julie Riggins, East Forsyth High School, Kernersville
  • Katie Salter, West Carteret High School, Morehead City

2013 Secondary (7-12) Awardee: Julie Riggins

2012 State Finalist and PAEMST Awardee

  • Tonya Kepley, Enochville Elementary, China Grove
  • Kay Pitchford, Stoney Point Elementary, Fayette
  • Meredith Stanley, Haw Creek Elementary, Asheville

2012 Elementary (K-6) Awardee: Tonya Kepley

2011 State Finalist and PAEMST Awardee

  • Andy Blevins, Fred Foard High School, Newton
  • Jennifer Riordan, Mount Pleasant Middle School, Mount Pleasant
  • Nancy Trollinger, West McDowell Junior High, Marion

2011 Secondary (7-12) Awardee: Nancy Trollinger

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NCCTM Outstanding Educators Awards

This award recognizes Outstanding Mathematics Teachers from each district across the state.
The award is given through a partnership between NCCTM and the NC Department of Public Instruction.
We know teachers have a huge impact on the life of a students' mathematics education.
Thank you for all you do every day to empower students with mathematics thinking!

Kitty Rutherford is the coordinator for this Awards Program.
If you have questions please contact her at kitty.rutherford@dpi.nc.gov

2016-2017 Form (January 2017)

2016 NCCTM Outstanding Secondary Mathematics Teachers
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2016 NCCTM Outstanding Secondary Mathematics Teachers

2015 Outstanding Elementary Mathematics Teachers

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2014 NCCTM Outstanding Secondary Mathematics Teachers


2013 NCCTM Outstanding Elementary Mathematics Teachers