September 8, 2016
“I told my mom from age 5 that I was going to be a math professor.” Babette fulfilled that early childhood goal - and then some.
Currently an Association Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at California State University, Long Beach, her career path has been a long and winding adventure through the field of education. She says, “The road to getting where I am now was certainly not the journey I was on. I never dreamed I’d teach K-12 for 5 years. That experience ultimately led me to wanting to do more with teachers and to prepare teachers for their careers.”