Nancy Sattler

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
M.S. Education (MSEd)

Dr. Sattler received her Ph.D. in higher education in 2004 from the University of Toledo. She has minors in both research and measurement and educational technology. She has a master’s degree in mathematics education and a bachelor’s degree in pure mathematics. She has taught mathematics continuously since 1983.

She began teaching at Walden University in 2007. She has served as treasurer of the American Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (AMATYC), as Midwest Vice President President, and is past president of the organization. She is a past chair and current chair of the Ohio Mathematics and Science Coalition and served as Treasurer for eight years. She has presented nationally and internationally on the topic of distance education and presented on this topic at the National Mothers of Twins Club convention in August of 2010. She attended the International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME) in July 2012 in Korea and ICME13 in Hamburg, Germany, in July 2016. She has served as a member of the PARCC Ohio Educator Leader Cadre to promote the Common Core State Standards and the Common Core Assessments. She is a founding member of Transforming Post-secondary Education in Math (TPSE-Math) and serves as the co-chair of the Teaching Practices Committee. She is co-chair of the 6th National Math Summit. She presently serves on CAP and UCAP for Walden.

Courses Taught

MATH 6561 - Learning & Teaching Mathematics


BS, University of Toledo

MEd, University of Toledo

PhD, University of Toledo

Public Service

Prevention Partnership of Sandusky County, Chair - Fremont

Family & Children First, Board Member -

Conference Board of Mathematical Sciences, Committee Member - Washington, D.C.

Hayes Presidential Museums and Librarys, Volunteer - Fremont

Sandusky Agricultural Society, Volunteer - Fremont

Awards / Honors

1993 Runner-up Award in Excellence in Teaching, Oh, ProfessionalActivities, 1993

2018 Herb Gross Presidential Award, American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC), 2018

Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Terra Community College, 1987

Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Terra Community College, 2013

Adjunct Teacher of the Year, Ohio Association of Two Year Colleges, 2014

Circle of Excellence Award, Administration,, Terra Community College, 2004

Dean Emerita, Terra Community College, 2012

Externship, Atlas Crankshaft, Fostoria, Ohio, Terra Community College, 1989

Hall of Fame, Notre Dame Academy, 2005

Mathematics Excellence Award, American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges (AMATYC), 2022

National Technical Honor Society, Vanguard Sentinel Career & Technical Centers, 2012

OhioMATYC Service Award, ProfessionalActivities, 2005


Sattler, N. (2014). A look back: An International Prospective on The Use of Technology in Mathematics Education. MathAMATYC Educator

Sattler, N. (2016). Updating Beyond Crossroads: Focus on the First Standard. AMATYC News

Sattler, N. (2017). AMATYC IMPACT. AMATYC News

Sattler, N. (2005). AMATYC Members Offer Their Perceptions of Interactions That Occur in Developmental Mathematics Courses. AMATYC Review

Sattler, N., Phelps, J., Orrange, M. (2018). Looking Back and Moving Forward: AMATYC Standards. MathAMATYC Educator

Sattler, N. (2019). Making an IMPACT Through the Use of Technology. MathAMATYC Educator

Sattler, N. (2016). Updating Beyond Crossroads: Focus on the Second Standard. AMATYC News

Sattler, N. (2016). Updating Beyond Crossroads: Focus on the Third Standard. AMATYC News


Sattler, N. J., Grine, M., Palack, T. (2009). A Student-Centered Approach to Distance Learning.

Sattler, N. (2014). A time for change: Equity through the use of technology. TODOS: Mathematics for All.

Sattler, N. (2018). AMATYC IMPACT: Improving Mathematical Prowess & College Teaching. Ohio Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges

Sattler, N., Phelps, J. (2018). AMATYC IMPACT: PRoficiency, OWnership, Engagement, and Student Success. AMATYC, NADE, Dana Center,MAA, Carnegie Foundatio

Sattler, N. (1997). AMATYC Standards - Where we are going from here.

Sattler, N. (1993). Assessment of Numerical Skills: Can the U.S. be first by the year 2000?. NCTM

Sattler, N., Bober, R., Foss, D., Swint, J. (1992). Continuous Improvement through Faculty Externships. League for Innovation in the Community College

Orrange, M. (2006). Distance Learning: The good, the bad, and the ugly.

Sattler, N., Steenken, W. G., Walker-Glen, M. (2014). High Stakes Tests in the time of Common Core State Standards. .

Sattler, N. (2010). Distance Education – What is it? .

Sattler, N. (2015). How to Engage Students in an e-Learning Environment.

Sattler, N. J. (2020). MAth Chair Sharing Session. TPSE

Sattler, N. (2009). Natives versus Aliens.

Sattler, N. (2015). Planning for Diversity through the Use of Technology.

Sattler, N. (2016). Technology: There will Always Be Change. International Commission on Mathematical Instruction

Sattler, N. J., Herzig, A., Levitt, R., Su, F., Younker, M. (2020). TPSEMath's Options and Advice for Assessing Students' Learning Online. TPSE -Math (Transforming Post Secondary Education in Mathematics)

Sattler, N. (1995). Using the TI-85 in the Physics and Chemistry Classroom. OhioMATYC