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Jill Board (OR '91)


Teachers Development Group
West Linn, OR

Subject(s) taught: Mathematics

At the time of the Award, Jill Board was:

Oakridge Elementary School
Oakridge, OR

Subject(s) taught: General Elementary
Grade(s): 2, 3, 4, 5

Biographical Information

Jill Board, currently on professional leave to complete a master's degree, has taught all of the primary grades at Oakridge Elementary School and has coordinated math instruction for the entire school. She has created programs in her school's community and at county, state, and national levels. Her emphasis on problem solving and mental math involves students, teachers, parents and the community. She has been a planner, implementer and presenter for conferences at state, regional and national levels. Ms. Board was Oregon PTA Teacher of the Year in 1986, and a state recipient and national finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in 1990. In 1991 she received the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Mary Doiciani Award for Excellence.

Additional Information


1979 University of Oregon, B.A.