us1Mathematics Education Associates is the point of contact for Dr. David A. Thomas and Dr. Cynthia S. Thomas, now semi-retired mathematics educators. David serves part-time as a Professor of Mathematics and Director of the Math Center at the University of Providence, Great Falls, MT.

During our careers we

  • Taught at the intermediate, middle, high school, & university levels
  • Won and directed ~$7M in grants & contracts for mathematics education projects
  • Gave 100+ presentations at mathematics education meetings
  • Published scores of proceedings papers, scholarly articles, and books
  • Won prestigious state and national teaching and R&D awards

We remain interested in K-12 and university mathematics, teacher preparation and enhancement, and mathematics technologies. We welcome inquiries from individuals and institutions engaged in mathematics education.

We may be reached at

  • Address: 1701 17th Ave So, Great Falls, MT 59405
  • David:, 406-403-5895
  • Cynthia:, 406-403-1372



Selected Papers, Presentations, Etc.

  • MCTM 2018 presentations   here
  • Signature Montana article about me  here
  • ICEMST 2018 Proceedings Paper here & PowerPoint Presentation here
  • Mathematics Education in South Africa: Many Perspectives, Many Voices. Education Research Highlights in Mathematics, Science and Technology 2017, 32.     here
  • Six Weeks in Kathmandu: Reflections of a Fulbright Specialist. AMTE Connections, 27(1), 2017.    here
  • Searching for significance in unstructured data: Text mining with Leximancer. European Education Research Journal, 13(2), 2014.     here
  • Number & Operations for Teachers      here
  • Geometry for Teachers     here
  • The mathematics of perspective: An introduction to the cross ratio. On-Math: Online Journal of school mathematics, 2(2), 2003. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.      here
  • Modern geometry (2002). Brooks Cole Publishing Company. Pacific Grove, California. ISBN 0-534-36550-7.    here
  • Fulbright Scholar  visit to South Africa here

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