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Margret  A. Hjalmarson

(703) 292-4313
E 11335
Program Director

Program Responsibilities:
Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12)
Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)


Margret Hjalmarson is a Program officer in the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings within the Education and Human Resources Directorate. She focuses on awards related to mathematics education and engineering education across K-12 and higher education. As an IPA, she is also an Associate Professor in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University working in the Mathematics Education Leadership program. Her research focuses on design research models for education, STEM faculty development, mathematics teacher leadership development and engineering education. She has worked on NSF-funded research in STEM faculty development and engineering education focused on models for students' problem solving and increasing the use of interactive teaching in STEM courses. She earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Purdue University, an M. S. in Mathematics from Purdue University, a B.A. in Mathematics from Mount Holyoke College and an A.A. from Cottey College.