FSU Associate Professor Selected for UNC-GA Academic Affairs Faculty Fellowship

Dr. Peter Eley Associate Professor in the Department of Middle Grades, Secondary and Special Subjects has been selected as a UNC-GA Academic Affairs Faculty Fellow for 2018 calendar year.  Dr. Eley is the first FSU Faculty member to be chosen to participate in this program.  While participating in the program, Dr. Eley will share time between FSU and UNC-GA and will focus on K-12, Equity/Access, and the curriculum alignment.  The fellowship is a one-year fellowship starting in January 2018.

Dr. Eley has worked at FSU since 2010 and has been in higher education since 2003 in various capacities.  Dr. Eley is tenured and holds a B.S. degree from Elizabeth City State University in mathematics; two Master’s degree’s from North Carolina State University (applied mathematics and mathematics education) and a Ph.D. Mathematics Education.

Dr. Eley’s research interests are in equity, school policy, and technology used to teach mathematics. He has interest in middle grades mathematical understanding and motivating students to learn using technology.

Dr. Eley was the 2014-15 Middle Grades Secondary and Specialized Subjects Professor of the Year and 2014-15 Fayetteville State University College of Education Professor of the year. Additionally, he was also awarded the Wynton H. Hadley Teaching Award in 2014-15. During early 2015 Dr. Eley was selected as a Senior Research Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute for College and Career Readiness (MICCR) in collaboration with Boston University College of Education, MassInc’s Gateway Cities Innovation Institute (GCII), and the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy.