Richard Seitz

Mathematics Educator

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Helena, MT


I am a retired high school teacher and currently a member of the Mathematics Education Trust Board.
Seitz was a high school teacher in Helena Montana for 42 years. He retired in 2015. He was a member of the writing team for both the "NCSM Great Tasks for Mathematics 7-12" and the "NCSM Great Tasks for Mathematics K-5" as well as a writer for the middle school textbook series "MathThematics". He has been a member of NCTM for over 40 years and has recently served on the board of directors for both NCTM and NCSM along with other committee work. He is a 1990 Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching and is a National Board Certified Teacher in Adolescence and Adult Mathematics from 2000 to 2020. He has taught extended workshops across the country, taught summer gifted and talented institutes for two summers in Hong Kong and taught mathematics educators one summer in Shanghai. Currently his focus is on writing high interest mathematics problems for mathematics teachers 7-12.