Melissa Hosten has worked in education for more than 20 years, currently as a Co-Director at the University of Arizona Center for Recruitment and Retention of Mathematics Teachers, and formerly at the Maricopa County Education Service Agency, the Arizona Department of Education, Chandler Unified School District, and the Vail Unified School District. She is involved in assessment and instruction projects at a local and national level, and she specializes in the areas of equity and access. She was recently awarded the Copper Apple Award for Leadership in Mathematics. She is Past President of Women and Mathematics Education and she holds leadership roles in the Joint Committee for Women in the Mathematical Sciences, Arizona Math Leaders and the Arizona Association of Mathematics Teachers; Melissa is an active member of TODOS: Mathematics for All. 

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Email: 
m.melissa.hosten@gmail.com
Role: 
Southern Region Vice President