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Ross Taylor / Glenn Gilbert Gallery of Awardees

Congratulations to John Wray, the 2020 Ross Taylor/Glenn Gilbert National Leadership Awardee

John Wray

You are invited to watch the presentation of the Ross Taylor/Glen Gilbert award to John Wray at the NCSM Bold Leadership Summit.

A new awardee will be announced at the 2021 Annual Conference in Atlanta.

The NCSM Ross Taylor / Glenn Gilbert National Leadership Award bears the name of two leaders in NCSM’s history.

Glenn Gilbert is so honored because of his outstanding contribution to mathematics education, especially because he gave so generously of his time and energy. Glenn Gilbert served as a teacher, mathematics supervisor, NCSM Treasurer, and NCSM Board Member. Shirley Frye, NCSM President (1981-1983) described him as exemplifying “the respected mathematics educator who loves his/her work and students. Glenn’s positive attitude supported his beliefs that students can succeed and that teaching is a reward.”

Ross Taylor, described by his peers as a “Leader of Leaders” is so honored because of the seminal role he played in the founding of NCSM, the instant and positive impact he had on all who knew him, and his courageous support of equity. Dorothy Strong, fellow founding member of NCSM and NCSM Past President (1977-1979), said, “Ross always faced challenges with action.” Ross Taylor constantly encouraged, collaborated, and supported those who addressed inequities in the mathematics education for underrepresented groups and placed issues of equity and equitable practices at the front of the NCSM agenda.

Each year, NCSM members take time out to nominate and honor a leader in mathematics who has made the same kind of unique and dedicated contribution to mathematics education as Glenn Gilbert and Ross Taylor.

If you are a current NCSM member, consider nominating a worthy candidate.

Previous Glenn Gilbert National Leadership Award Recipients

Gail Burrill
2019
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Diane Briars
2018
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Timothy Kanold
2017
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Uri Treisman
2016
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Steve Leinwand
2015
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Phil Daro
2014
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Kay Gilliland
2013
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Carol Edwards
2012
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Carole Greenes
2011
Mark Driscoll
2010
Solomon Garfunkel
2009
James Rubillo
2008
Glenda Lappan
2007
L. Carey Bolster
2006
Charleen Mitchell DeRidder
2005
Irvin Vance
2004
Mary Laycock
2003
Miriam Leiva
2002
Margaret "Peg" Kenney
2001
Francis "Skip" Fennell
2000
F. Joe Crosswhite
1999
Robert B. Davis
1998
Franklin Demana
1997 co-awardee
Bert Waits
1997 co-awardee
Marilyn Burns
1996
James D. Gates
1995
Zalman P. Usiskin
1994
Dale Seymour
1993
Iris M. Carl
1992
Dorothy S. Strong
1991
Stanley J. Bezuszka
1990
David R. Johnson
1989
Tom Rowan
1988
Al Shulte
1987
Shirley Frye
1986
Ross Taylor
1995
Alexander Tobin
1984
John Del Grande
1983