The Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics awarded Dr. Lonna Anderson, Director of Elementary Education for Ottumwa CSD, the Friend of Math award on October 14 at the Annual Math Conference at Valley High School in West Des Moines. Over the past 5 years, Dr. Anderson impacted local schools in Great Prairie AEA as Director of Instructional Services by supporting programs, resources, and professional development by the Math Team. She also served as in an advisory role for the State AEA Math Consultants during the 2018-19 school year. Dr. Anderson is an advocate for best-practice in math teaching and learning. Congratulations!