Damon Bahr’s area of discipline is math education. He teaches mathematics pedagogy in the Department of Teacher Education at BYU.
Education: Ed.D. in curriculum and instruction from Brigham Young University, 1988; M.Ed., elementary education, Utah State University, 1982; B.S., elementary education, mathematics minor, Brigham Young University, 1979; license endorsement, elementary mathematics, Utah State Office of Education, 2005.
Experience: Associate professor, Brigham Young University, 2006; associate professor, Utah Valley State College, 1997–2006; elementary teacher, Alpine School District, 1983–1997; elementary teacher, Washington County School District, 1979–1983. Research focuses on performance assessment in the context of professional development, elementary mathematics teacher induction, and public school-university partnering and mathematical discourse.
Other: Faculty Excellence Award, Utah Valley State College, 2004; Alumni Faculty of the Year, Utah Valley State College, 2003; Carl V. Watkins Outstanding Educator, Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce, 1995; Golden Apple Outstanding Educator Award, Orem City PTA Council, 1994; Karl Jones Utah State Elementary Math Teacher of the Year, Utah Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1993.