JOEDr. Joseph R. Hooten, Jr.
The Award --
Joseph R. Hooten, Jr. Award for Excellence in Mathematics Education
Previous Award Recipients
Dr. Hooten --
Faculty Member, Department of Mathematics Education, 1965-1986.
-- Native of Georgia, Undergraduate degree at Auburn
-- Doctorate at Columbia University
-- Elementary School teacher and principal
-- Former faculty member at Florida State University
This award created to honor his retirement in 1986
Primary organizer of the 1967 Conference on Needed Research in Mathematics Education.
City Councilman for two terms in the 1970s
Community Leader (e.g. Council on Aging)
My years as his Department Head -- 1969-1986
-- His students always first with him.
-- Each of us was his student.
-- Respect for and expectations of each individual
-- Never a complaint about his department head