About Me

Rachael M. Welder, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Mathematics at Western Washington University. She teaches content and methods courses for preservice elementary and middle school teachers. Her research interests examine the work of mathematics teacher educators, particularly in regards to the ways in which they can facilitate the development of prospective elementary teachers’ Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching, with a focus on number concepts, operations, and algebra.

For more information please see publications, presentations, and teaching experience or view her academic research profile on ResearchGate.