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Mission Statement

The Appleton Area School District Mathematics Program guarantees equitable access to an attainable, standards-based curriculum. The study of mathematics integrates thinking, communicating, and applying problem-solving skills as well as understanding why mathematical processes work. AASD math teachers embrace productive struggle within a collaborative, student-centered learning environment. Furthermore, we believe that the working knowledge of mathematics is essential for our students to be college and career ready.   

Updated April 18, 2017
Finalized April 9, 2018



When engaging with Mathematics, students in the Appleton Area School District will ...

  • Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them 
  • Use numbers and words to reason and make sense of problems 
  • Explain their own mathematical thinking and critique the reasoning of others 
  • Recognize and use mathematical models
  • Use appropriate tools and strategies 
  • Clearly and precisely communicate ideas when solving problems 
  • Look for structure and patterns 
  • Create more efficient strategies

Updated February 21, 2017
Finalized April 9, 2018


Dr. Carrie Willer 
Director of Elementary (5K-6) Education 
(920) 852-5300 ext. 60170

Thai Xiong
Director of 7-12 STEM/H&HP 
(920) 852-5300 ext. 60173


Patti Garvey
Administrative Assistant
(920) 852-5300 ext. 60167