Karen Hollebrands




Dr. Hollebrands joined the faculty at NC State in 2001. She earned her Ph.D. in Mathematics Education at The Pennsylvania State University. Prior to attending Penn State, Dr. Hollebrands taught high school mathematics in New York, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. She earned her M.Ed. at North Carolina State University and B.S. at the State University of New York College at Oswego. Dr. Hollebrands' current interests include understanding students' mathematical understandings in technological contexts and preparing prospective and practicing teachers to incorporate technology into classroom instruction.

Over the past thirteen years, Dr. Hollebrands has been involved in several internally- and externally-funded research projects including RAMP-UP, PTMT, Scaling UP STEM Learning with the VCL, and MAP:TICCS. Dr. Hollebrands was inducted into the Academy of Outstanding Teachers at NC State in 2009, recipient of the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor in 2014 and is a former recipient of a Teacher of the Year award.

She has served in various leadership roles for NCTM, PME-NA, AMTE, and SIG-RME. She serves as a reviewer for NSF and several mathematics education research journals.


Ph.D in Curriculum & Instruction from The Pennsylvania State University in 2001

M.Ed. in Mathematics Education from North Carolina State University in 1995

B.S. in Secondary Education - Mathematics from SUNY-Oswego in 1989

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Technology is an essential component of today’s workplace and is a ubiquitous component of our society. Technology can be a useful tool to support students’ engagement in and learning of mathematics. This course allows you to learn, along with colleagues from other schools and around the world, instructional practices that utilize technology to support students’ mathematical learning.

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