Meredith College mathematics instructor Julie Kolb was recently elected president of the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM), the state’s professional organization for all who teach mathematics. Kolb has been a member of NCCTM since 1985 and has served as secondary vice president, eastern region president, secretary, and parliamentarian.
Before joining Meredith’s faculty, Kolb taught secondary mathematics in the Wake County School System for more than 30 years. She was honored as Wake County Teacher of the Year in 1993, earned National Board Certification in 1998, and received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) in 2000. Kolb holds bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and mathematics education from North Carolina State University.
NCCTM membership includes teachers of all levels – kindergarten through graduate school – as well as other professionals who work with materials and curriculum for the teaching of mathematics.