Anne Marie Walley
"My name is Anne Marie Walley and I am a proud Tennessee Tech alumna. I received my Master of Science degree in Mathematics in May of 2017. I was fortunate to be a graduate assistant at Tennessee Tech and shared office space with amazing fellow students. It was an incredible experience being able to work with, teach with, and study with like-minded peers who loved math as much as I did. The professors in the math department were top notch. I learned so much from them and they helped me grow in my knowledge of mathematics. They also taught me about research. My thesis professor, Dr. Rafal Ablamowicz, helped me accomplish a successful defense of my thesis. I never thought I would be able to do that.
"I am currently teaching Algebra 1 and Geometry at Grassland Middle School in Franklin, TN. I began in August of 2017 right after receiving my Master’s Degree. Teaching is a hard, but rewarding job. I love when I see my students understand difficult concepts. I also love getting to be a foundational piece in the education of my students as they move into high school and take advanced math courses.
"I owe a portion of my success to Tennessee Tech and my experience as a student there. My professors and fellow classmates helped me to achieve more than I would have thought possible. I’m thankful for their investment in my life which is impacting students in Middle Tennessee every year."