RICHMOND — Marilyn Curtis of Richmond, former Lisbon teacher, was awarded the Jacqueline Mitchell Mathematics Educator Award by the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Maine for her outstanding contributions to mathematics in Maine at the annual state conference.

Curtis’ prior leadership roles include WMEC math academy teacher 2011 and 2012, math/science consultant, member of Governor’s Academy for Mathematics and Science 2009-2011, board member and district representative for ATOMIM, board member and vice president for MSTA, conference chairwoman for MSTA, team leader and curriculum leader for Lisbon, worked with K-12 teachers and presented at local colleges.

Her awards and recognitions include finalist for Maine Teacher of the Year, Maine Presidential Awardee in science, MERIT teacher, Golden Apple Awardee, Jacqueline Mitchell Award.

Community and school involvement include Science Olympiad, Science-after-School Club, theater and multiple community service projects working with children and adults.

Curtis retired after 30-plus years teaching grades K-eight at different times and continues to consult in math and science.

She resides in Richmond with her husband, Melvin Curtis, former Lewiston special education director. Her son, Tyson Curtis, daughter, Jocelyn Gray, and son-in-law, Erik Gray, are all educators. She has a granddaughter, Ilanna Grace Gray.


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