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Yevgeniya Rivers
M.S., M.A.
Director of Math Zone
Arts & Sciences
Mathematics and Physics - Math
Math Zone

    I began my duties as Director of the Math Zone in July 2014. I have been a math educator for ten years. I am very passionate about mathematics, its role in our daily lives and the long term impact that success in mathematics has on general academic achievement as well as earnings potential. I am fluent in Russian and Spanish and love learning new languages. I am interested in researching meaningful ways and long-term strategies that educators can use to reduce math anxiety both inside and outside of the classroom. 

    In July of 2015, I ran the first ever All Girls Math Camp at the University of New Haven for secondary school students. For more information, please click here.

    In October of 2015, I coordinated a math tournament for 100 fourth graders from New Haven Public Schools. To read more about the event, click here. To read the article in the New Haven Register, click here.



    Master of Science, Brooklyn College
    Master of Arts, New York University
    Bachelor of Arts, Hunter College

    Awards, Distinctions and Fellowships

    Hunter Honors Scholar
    Peter Vallone Scholar
    National Science Foundation Scholar
    Pi Mu Epsilon Member
    Phi Beta Kappa Inductee
    Merage Foundation for the American Dream Fellow
    New York City Partnership for Teacher Excellence

    Professional Affiliations

    Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Member