Telannia Norfar

National Faculty – South

Telannia Norfar is a member of the PBLWorks National Faculty, and a mathematics teacher at a public high school in Oklahoma City, OK. She has been involved with several organizations, including the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and International Society for Technology in Education.

She has taught all high school courses, including AP Calculus AB, since 2005. Telannia has also served as department chair and team lead for the 9th grade academy.

As a former journalist and account manager, Telannia found Project Based Learning a viable method for teaching worthy mathematical concepts. She has used Project Based Learning as a core strategy in her classroom since she started teaching.

Telannia has been recognized as Teacher of the Year, Rookie of the Year, and the 2021 Oklahoma Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. She is co-author of Project-Based Learning in the Math Classroom by Prufrock Press.