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[Arnold Lloyd Cutler]
Arnold Lloyd Cutler

Title: MASP Co-Principal Investigator
Dates: 1997 -- present
Office: Peik Hall, Room 175A
Phone: (612) 626-8326
E-mail: cutler@geom.umn.edu
Personal Homepage: http://www.geom.umn.edu/~cutler/

Activities at the Geometry Center

Arnie came to the Center in 1992 to strengthen the connection between the research and education activities of the Center and the K-12 education community. As an activist in the MCTM/NCTM and a classroom teacher for 34 years, his expertise is utilized to identify and develop Center programs that promote the learning of mathematics in grades K-12.

Arnie coordinates and supervises activities related to K-12 education, advises the director on various K-12 programs, and is the liaison with organizations interested in math education. Arnie's recent activities involve curriculum materials to support the Shape of Space video and the KaleidoTile software.


Arnie took early retirement after 32 years of teaching senior high-school and coordinating the math program for the 11,000-student Mounds View School District. Following a B.S. from St. Cloud State, Arnie completed his M.A. at the College of St. Thomas and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Math Education Department of the University of Minnesota. He recently completed a two year term as president of the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM). A variety of interests including music, camping, reading, mathematics, skiing and church activities keep Arnie from ever being bored with life.


1997 -- present: MASP Co-Principal Investigator
College of Education, University of Minnesota

1987 -- present: Edconimath - Educational Consulting in Mathematics

1994 -- 1998: K-12 Education Coordinator
The Geometry Center, University of Minnesota

1991 -- 1994: Consultant on K-12 mathematics
The Geometry Center, University of Minnesota

1990 -- 1993: Riverside Publishing Co., Writer for assessment project

1990 -- 1992: Teacher in Summer Math Institute for Talented Youth
Macalester College - St. Paul, MN

1962 -- 1994: Mathematics Teacher, Mounds View High School, MN

1987: Textbook reviewer, Southwestern Publishing Co.

1988 -- 1993: Teacher in UMTYMP-Curriculum Revisor
University of Minnesota Special Projects

1985 -- 1994: Math education classes and DoDDS computer workshops
University of Minnesota Curriculum & Inst. Dept.

1960 -- 1962: Music and math teacher, Stewart High School, MN


State of Minnesota Life Certificate, Mathematics 7-12, Music K-12


University of Minnesota, 1984-present
Currently in Ph.D. program in Math Ed
Written and Oral Prelims Passed 1993
NSF Summer Institute in Calculus 1986-1988
Sabbatical Leave 1984-1985
Courses in computer science, education

Computer workshops, 1979
Bemidji State University, MN

University of Wisconsin, 1969-1970
Sabbatical Leave, NSF Institute in math supervision

San Diego State College, CA 1968
NSF Institute in computers

College of St. Thomas, MN, 1965-1968
M.A. in Improvement of Instruction

University of Minnesota, 1962-1965
NSF Institute in computers, Courses in mathematics

St. Cloud State College, MN, 1956-1960
BS in mathematics and music-high scholastic honors

Princeton, MN High School 1952-1956
Salutatorian-class of 88 persons


National Education Association, Life Member
Delegate to 8 national conventions
Minnesota representative to NEAPAC 1980--1982

Minnesota Education Association, 1960 -- present
Board of Directors - 6 years

Mounds View Education Association, 1962 -- present
Negotiator for seven contracts

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1967 -- present
Presenter at regional conference,1987, 1990, 1992
Finance chair for regional conference, 1992
Local planning committee for, 1997 Annual meeting

Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1962 -- present
V. P. for High School, 1988-1991, President-Elect, 1992-1993,
President, 1993-1995, Past President, 1995-96

Mathematical Association of America
American Mathematical Society

Minnesota Mathematics Mobilization, Governing Board, 1992 -- present
Represented M3 at "Calculus for a New Century" conference


Professional Activities

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