Janel Schultz is an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. She has been teaching at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota since 1990. Her primary interests are in mathematics education and teacher education. She especially enjoys getting students involved by inviting them to attend mathematics education conferences with her.
Phone: 507 457 1485
Ed.D., Mathematics Education, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, 1995
M.S., Mathematics, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, 1990
B.S., Mathematics, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, 1983
Scholarly & Creative Interests
Additional Teaching Experience
Summers 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011: GPDE instructor, Catholic College of Mandeville, Mandeville, Jamaica, and Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Winona, MN.
1997 to 2010: Facilitator, Master of Education in Teaching and Learning Program, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
2006-2007: Associate Director, Master of Education in Teaching and Learning Program, Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN
1983-1987: Junior High School Math/Science/Computer Science Teacher, Sioux Falls, SD
2003: American Statistics Association teams conference participant, Athens, Georgia
2000-present: South Dakota State University, mathematics department advisory board
1999-2000: SciMath Minnesota Grant, District 861 TIMSS report study group.
1999-2000: District 861 Math Education Techniques and Curriculum Advisory Group. MCTM delegate for District 1
1997: Co-director, SciMath Minnesota Grant to Develop K-8 Mathematics/Science Concentration for pre-service elementary teachers.
Summers 1997, 1998, 2000: Co-director, Eisenhower Foundation grants to deliver two-week intensive “hand-on” geometry institutes for area K-8 teachers.
1997: Co-director, Eisenhower Foundation grant for the purpose of developing new courses in mathematics for pre-service elementary teachers.
2011: Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics spring conference
2010: Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics spring conference
2005: American Educational Research Association conference, Montreal
2000: The Collaboration Conference
1996: Math/Science Symposium, Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota
1995: Math/Science Symposium, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota
The Effects of Instruction in Heuristics on the use of Problem Solving Strategies and Problem Solving Performance of Preservice Elementary Education Majors, Second Eisenhower Focused Initiative K-12 Mathematics & Science Symposium, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota, 1995
Association for Women in Mathematics
Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Pi Mu Epsilon