Dr. Sarah Roller



Dr. Sarah Roller's Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy, Michigan State University, 2015
  • M.A., School Principalship, Central Michigan University, 2008
  • B.S., Elementary Education, Central Michigan University, 2004

Classes Taught


  • Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE)
  • Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators of Alabama (AMTEA)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ACTM)
  • Alabama Mathematics Leadership Alliance (AMLA)

Honors and Awards

  • UAH College of Education Outstanding Faculty Award (2019)
  • AMTE Mathematics Education “Service, Teaching, and Research” (STaR) Fellow (2016)


  • Marin, K. A., Roller, S. A., & Cunningham, E. P. (2020). Using photographs and learning trajectories to enhance teacher noticing to support formative assessment. In C. Martin, D. Polly, R. Lambert (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Formative Assessment in PreK through Elementary Classrooms (pp. 134-149). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Roller, S. A., Cunningham, E. P., & Marin, K. A. (2019). Photographs and learning progressions: Supports for intentional assessment and instruction in mathematics. Young Children. 74(3), 26-32.
  • Roller, S. A. (2019). Preparing teachers of mathematics with a math work station project. Supplemental Materials for AMTE Standards. Raleigh, NC: Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. Retrieved from: https://amte.net/sptm/supp/work-station-project
  • Roller, S. A., Cunningham, E. P., & Marin, K. A. (2019). Capturing disappearing data and strategy development. Teaching Childen Mathematics. 25(6) 382-383.
  • Roller, S. A. (2019). Noticing and wondering: A language structure to support mentoring conversations. Mathematics Teacher Educator. 7(2), 44-56.
  • Roller, S. A.,  Cozzolino, D., King, A., Schieler, L. (2019). Making time for book study. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School. 24(4), 243-246.
  • O'Brien, J. L., Roller, S. A., & Lampley, S. A. (2017). ScootPad conundrum: The perils of using third party software and student privacy. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 20(4), 7-26.
  • Roller, S. A. (2016). What they notice in video: A study of prospective secondary mathematics teachers learning to teach. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 5(19), 477-498.
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