Tiffany Powell-Lambright, Ph.D.

[Tiffany Powell-Lambright] 

Department:  Teaching and Inclusive Learning
Rank, Program: 
Assistant Professor, MAT Mathematics

Contact info:
:  244-2277
Education Building, Room 205

Degree Information:

  • Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
    Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction, 2009
  • Hunter College, New York, NY
    Master of Science in Education,
    Emphasis: Mathematics Education
  • Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
    Bachelor of Arts, 1995

    Majors: Elementary Education and Psychology

Professional Education Certifications:

  • Permanent Certification, New York State Department of Education, 2001
  • Common Branch License (N-6), New York City, 1996.

Courses Taught:

  • EDU 502 Critical Thinking into Research
  • EDU 594 Teacher-Researcher: Portfolio
  • MTA 594 Culminating Project: Multiple Literacies
  • EDU 574 Reading and Writing across Content Areas
  • EDU 579 Social Justice in Literature
  • MAT 512/513/14 Secondary Methods
  • MTA 578 Effective Teaching of All Students


  • Culturally Responsive Instruction
  • Diversity/Equity Issues
  • Mathematics Education
  • Teacher Education/Pedagogy
  • Professional Development

Professional Presentations:

National Conferences

  • Tiffany Powell-Lambright (2013). Meeting the needs of diverse learners through instructional and professional paradigm shifts. Paper/Presentation. Professional   Development National Conference. New Orleans.
  • Tiffany Powell (2011). Wow, this really works! Culturally Responsive Teaching in Mathematics. Presentation/Discussion. Equity Alliance at Arizona State University Annual Conference. Phoenix, AZ.
  • Tiffany Powell (2007). The Influence of Signification, Legitimation and Domination on Mexican-American Paraprofessionals in a Math Methods Course. Paper presented at annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL

State Conferences

  • Tiffany Powell (2006). The Power of the Pen in Mathematics.
  • Facilitator of workshop sessions for pre-service and in-service teachers at the annual conference of Kansas Association of Teachers of Mathematics, Manhattan, KS.
  • Tiffany Powell (2006). Scaffolding Strategies for ELL’s in Mathematics.  Kansas Association of Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages. Workshop for faculty, administrators, in-service and pre-service teachers, Manhattan, KS.
  • Tiffany Powell, Sunita Sangari, and Enrique Domingo (2005). Bridging the Gap Numeracy: An ELL Experience.  28th Annual New York State Association for Bilingual Education conference. Workshop session that highlighted Department of Education initiatives, Mt. Vernon, NY.

Regional Conferences

  • Tiffany Powell-Lambright (2012). Where is Equity in the Common Core Learning Standards. Presentation. Midwest Equity Assistance Center. Kansas City, MO.
  • Tiffany Powell (2010). Keeping it REAL: Insights on Student Leadership. Workshop presents an overview of the REAL Scholars Project and provided practical tips for developing student leadership programs as a means to bridge opportunity gap for multicultural students. Best Practices Summit, Omaha, NE.
  • Tiffany Powell (2005). Discovering the Secret of Patterns: Grades 3-6, New York City Regional Parent Conference. Workshop focused on standard based instruction embedded in curriculum materials, New York.

Local Conferences

  • Tiffany Powell (2010). The “Dynamics” of Diversity. Young Professionals of Reno County. Workshop provided insight and tools for managing diversity in the workplace. Hutchinson, KS.
  • Tiffany Powell (2007). Understanding the Needs of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students. Kansas Association of School Counselors (local branch). Workshop. Emporia, KS.

Service to Sage/Field/Community:

  • Faculty Development Committee, Proposal Reviewer, 2012
  • May College, Professional Development, 2012
  • Book Reviewer, Corwin Press, 2010-Present
  • Troy School District, Culturally Responsive Professional Development, March 2012
  • Troy School District, Culturally Responsive Professional Development/Training, School-Based, 2012-Present

Partnerships: Troy School District

Personal: I enjoy spending time with my family (husband and two daughters), engaging in creative projects and watching thought-provoking movies