Teacher in Somis, California
Fawn is a middle school math teacher at Mesa Union Junior High in southern California. She's been a classroom teacher since 1990. She was the 2014 Ventura County Teacher of the Year. In 2009, she was awarded the Math Teacher Hero from Raytheon. In 2005, she was awarded the Sarah D. Barder Fellowship from the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth.
Fawn blogs about her lessons and classroom teaching at fawnnguyen.com. Fawn authors three websites for teachers: visualpatterns.org, between2numbers.com, and mathtalks.net. She is also one of the editors for mathblogging.org.
Fawn has been a keynote speaker and workshop facilitator at math conferences throughout the country. She is also part of the UC-Santa Barbara Mathematics Project leadership team since 2005.
In 2012, she co-founded the Math Teachers' Circle in Thousand Oaks, California. Fawn served a three-year term as a committee member of NCTM's Professional Development Services Committee (PDSC) during 2015-2018.