Before joining the NIET team in 2021 as a senior specialist, Carrie Pullins was a district mathematics coordinator. This role allowed her to work with instructional coaches, teachers, and administration to strengthen instructional practices to improve students’ mathematics achievement. Carrie is an advocate for strong foundational skills and conceptual development.
Carrie is a former master teacher and secondary mathematics teacher. As a master teacher, she was voted the district Teacher of the Year by her peers and staff. This same year, her campus earned its first ever distinction for Academic Achievement in Mathematics due to increased performance in advanced mathematics courses, SAT, and TSI. Carrie finds great pride in this award due to it aligning with her passion of creating equity and access to all learners.