AMTNYS Past President, Grace Wilkie, passed away on March 29, 2020. Grace was a mathematics teacher at Blue Mountain Middle School in Orwigsburg, PA for 13 years and Hendrick Hudson High School in Montrose, NY for 22 years before retiring in 2007. Grace was a vocal leader for mathematics education in New York State. She served as president of the state's assiciations of mathematics teachers (AMTNYS) and mathematics education leaders (NYSAMS). She also served as president of her regional mathematics teachers association (TCMEA). In addition to being a poweful advocate for students and teachers in New York, Grace spearheaded the formation of the New York State Mathematics Honor Society. During her long career, Grace was recognized with many awards including induction into the New York State Mathematics Educators Hall of Fame in 2009.
Grace is survived by her husband of 36 years, Peter Wilkie, four siblings and many nephews and nieces. Grace was a major supporter of the AMTNYS Scholarship Fund and in lieu of flowers, Pete has requested that donations be made to the fund in her memory. This can be done by clicking the button below.