**Kurt Salisbury**

Ph.D. Candidate, Curriculum & Instruction, Baylor University

Math Instructional Specialist, Midway ISD

**PERSONAL PROFILE**

Professional educator who is passionate about reimagining mathematics instruction through the use of technology and seeks to remove barriers in education to allow curriculum to be accessible and engaging to each and every student.

**AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS**

- NAPDS Emerging Leader Award, 2020
- ATE Robert Houston Leadership Academy, 2020
- Baylor Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Finalist, 2020
- CAMT Invited Ignite Speaker, 2020
- Midway ISD Teacher of the Year Finalist, 2016

**PUBLICATIONS**

Salisbury, K. & Nichols, T. (2020) Empowering Student Learning in School Makerspaces, *Phi Delta Kappan*

Salisbury, K. (2019) Makerspace Mathematics: Explore, Collaborate, & Innovate, *Texas Mathematics Teacher*

Salisbury, K. (2018) Using a Scavenger Hunt to Differentiate, *Texas Mathematics Teacher*

**PRESENTATIONS**

- Retro Desmos: Reimagining Mathematics Through Video Games, CAMT 2020 (Accepted)
- Video Game Mathematics: Translating Mathematics into Action, NCTM 2020 (Accepted)

- Are You Seeing This? Varying Mathematics Instruction in Your Classroom, CAMT 2019
- Makerspace Mathematics: Moving Students from Math Consumers to Math Creators, NCTM 2019

- The Impact of Instructional Coaching on the PDS Partnership: Empowering Mentor
- Teachers to Be Instructional Coaches for Teacher Candidate, NAPDS 2019

- The Development of Teacher Noticing for Pre-Service Teachers in a Varied Field Experience, AMTE 2019
- Makerspace Mathematics, SSMA 2018
- Multigenerational Look at a Professional Development School, NAPDS 2018

- Next Gen Pedagogy; Creative Thinking and Practice, NAPDS 2018
- Makerspace Impact on Curriculum, TASSP 2017

### Education

**DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN EDUCATION BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, WACO, TX**

Ph.D. Candidate

Major: Curriculum and Instruction

Cognate: Mathematics and Instructional Technology

**MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, WACO, TX**

Major: Curriculum and Instruction

**BACHELOR OF ARTS IN MATHEMATICSTEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE STATION, TX**

Major: Mathematics Minor: History