The Ohio State University at Mansfield


Debe Adams

Debe earned a BS and MS in mathematics at Southern Illinois University and a certification in secondary mathematics at Eastern Illinois University. In 2009,she began teaching The Algebra Project pedagogy in the high school classroom and she has continued to work in various capacities with The Algebra Project since that time.

After teaching math part-time at her local Illinois community college and then full time at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Debe moved to Mansfield, Ohio in 2017 to work with the Math Literacy Initiative (MLI). The MLI provides professional development that is grounded in the pedagogy of The Algebra Project for K-12 in-service math teachers.In addition to the MLI work, Debe teaches college-level math courses including courses for pre-service teachers at The Ohio State University, Mansfield.