Dr. Leah L. Dix

Title: Regional Consultant
Company: Kentucky Center for Mathematics
Location: Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Dr. Leah L. Dix, Regional Consultant at Kentucky Center for Mathematics, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in mathematics instruction.

Since 2020, Dr. Dix has excelled as a regional consultant with the Kentucky Center for Mathematics, an organization established by the Kentucky General Assembly to advance the knowledge and practice of effective mathematics teaching and learning encompassing early childhood through adult education by providing and developing statewide leadership, facilitating professional learning experiences, and cultivating innovation with the aim of improving mathematics education, practice and policy.

Dr. Dix had previously provided superior education for nearly two decades, from 2002 to 2020, as a mathematics teacher in the Jefferson County Public Schools, in which she utilized Common Core state standards to design and develop programs to meet the academic, intellectual, and social needs of students. Dr. Dix specialized in the instruction of algebra, geometry, and applied mathematics courses implementing college readiness standards.

In preparation for and during her career, Dr. Dix obtained a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics and later continued her education with a Master of Arts in teaching, a Master of Education in secondary mathematics and a Doctor of Philosophy in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in secondary mathematics, all from the University of Louisville.

Dr. Dix attributes her success to deep faith as well as her family, especially her grandmother, who taught chemistry at Central High School. She decided to pursue a career in education because she was inspired by her passion for under-represented and underprivileged kids. Her experiences as a teacher changed her and encouraged her to be a role model for students. Dr. Dix maintains that her career highlight was earning her PhD in curriculum and instruction while working.

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