Frederick L. Dillon is a lifelong mathematics educator who believes each and every student can be successful in learning. Through his experiences teaching in secondary and post-secondary education, he has used classroom discourse, engaging tasks, and problem solving to involve students in building mathematical understanding based. His focus now is to work with classroom teachers to enhance their teaching so that their students have excellent and equitable mathematics educational opportunities.
Dillon has a BS in Mathematics and English from Kent State University, an MA in Mathematics from the Ohio State University, and over 60 hours of post-masters work in mathematics education. His professional activities include NCTM Board of Directors (2008-2011), Executive Committee (2010-2011), and Editorial Panel Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School (2009-2012, 2014-2015).
Dillon's awards include Christofferson-Fawcett Award from OCTM for Lifetime Contributions to Ohio math education, Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, and Tandy Technology Scholar. His publications include NCTM'sPrinciples to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All, Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices in Grades 9-12, Discovering Lessons for the Common Core State Standards in Grades 9-12, and The Common Core Mathematics Companion: TheStandards Decoded, High Schoolfrom Corwin Press.