Cato College of Education alumna Jessica Fowler has received a 2018-2019 Excellence in Teaching Award from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
The Excellence in Teaching award recognizes superior faculty who go above and beyond the expected levels of delivering instruction and improving educational excellence as demonstrated by student outcomes.
“Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is committed to excellence for our teachers and our students,” said Dr. Carol S. Spalding, president of the College.
Fowler is a full-time mathematics instructor and has been a faculty member of the mathematics department at Rowan-Cabarrus for four years. Prior to Fowler joining Rowan-Cabarrus, she taught high school mathematics for six years between Albemarle High School and Jay M. Robinson High School. In addition to teaching mathematics, she is also a co-advisor for Phi Theta Kappa and a team leader for MAT 143, Quantitative Literacy.
Fowler holds a Master of Arts in Mathematics Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a minor in Education.
“I became a math teacher to show others how fun and exciting math can be,” said Fowler. “I strive to create a positive learning experience where students feel comfortable asking questions and collaborating with their peers.”
She currently resides in Midland, N.C. with her husband and four-year-old twin daughters. Fowler enjoys spending quality time with her family, reading and hiking.
by: David Whisenant