Liz Clark-Garvey is a Program Officer at MƒA. In this role, Liz is instrumental in fellowship engagement and in the organization and development of math-focused professional programming for MƒA teachers.
Prior to joining MƒA, Liz worked as a mathematics teacher for eight years at Brooklyn secondary schools, including the Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies, Secondary School for Law, and PS 226. Liz was a member of the MƒA Master Teacher Fellowship cohort of 2009 and later served as an MƒA Advisor for MƒA Early Career Teachers, providing early career teachers with critical guidance and mentoring during their initial years in the fellowship. Liz has been involved in the NSF-funded project, Centering the Teaching of Mathematics on Urban Youth, where she collaborated with other top mathematics teachers to look at new opportunities for students to be critical with and about mathematics.
Liz earned her B.A. in Mathematics and Architectural Studies from Connecticut College and holds an M.A. in Secondary Mathematics from Brooklyn College. A lifelong Brooklyn resident who attended NYC public schools, Liz still lives in Brooklyn with her family.