Gail Nordmoe, Ed.D.

Gail Nordmoe, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Nordmoe is a native of Chicago, Illinois. She teaches graduate students who are working on their Master of Arts in Teaching Degrees.  She also advises undergraduate and graduate students to explore courses in new and emerging technology as well as in educational leadership.

Dr. Nordmoe has held a wide range of positions in education specifically at the district, and school level.  As an Assistant Superintendent in three different public school districts, she has led efforts to increase the participation of schools in using Data Driven Decision Making and School Improvement to raise student achievement.  She has conducted numerous workshops at the national, state and local level. 

She has also served as a reviewer of The Gates Millennium Scholarships and for proposals for the National Science Foundation and NASA.  For over three decades, Dr. Nordmoe has been instrumental in designing programs that encourage the participation of women and girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Programs.  

Dr. Nordmoe is committed to working with children of different racial and ethnic backgrounds.  Currently she is engaged in writing materials to support the development of pre-service and in-service teachers in mathematics and multicultural education.  She believes that through cross-cultural understanding we will be able to produce a generation of well educated and informed citizens. The success of our country is dependent on how well educated all of our children are.

Currently, Dr. Nordmoe is the Vice President of American Association of University Women a national organization with 100,000 members.  In this role she continues to encourage women and girls to reach their potential.

Degrees and Certifications

    • B.A. in Sociology in 1963 from the University of Illinois
    • M.Ed. in Mathematics Education in 1970
    • Ed.D in 1986 in Curriculum Development from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan

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