THE QTEL TEAM
Senior Program Associate in Mathematics
Haiwen Chu is a Program Associate in the Teacher Professional Development Program.
Chu works on the Quality Teaching for English Learners initiative where he specializes in secondary mathematics education. Chu designs and creates professional development materials for mathematics teachers. He leads professional development institutes for teachers and also coaches individual teachers and teams.
Chu previously worked in the New York City Department of Education as a mathematics teacher at a school for recently arrived immigrants and English Learners. There he developed numerous projects based on real-world connections to and with mathematics. While in New York, Chu taught graduate courses and conducted research on mathematics education.
Chu designs and conducts mixed methods research studies and evaluations in partnership with school districts to improve instruction for English Learners. These partnerships benefit districts by expanding their professional capacity.
Chu holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard, a master's degree in mathematics teaching from Brooklyn College, and a PhD from the Urban Education Program of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
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