Jaliyla Fraser is currently the Supervisor of Mathematics for grades K–5 in the East Orange School District in New Jersey. She works closely with building administrators, coaches, teachers, and students to provide ongoing support of content and pedagogy throughout the district. She has spent the last six years as the 6–12 Math Supervisor and a Professor of Mathematics at Rutgers University-Newark. She sits on the Computer Science Advisory Board for the state of New Jersey, is a mathematics advisor for the Institute for Anti-Racist Education, and serves as a math consultant for Real World Academy. Jaliyla earned a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a minor in Mathematics from Temple University, a Master of Arts in Mathematics Education from Teachers College, and completed coursework at Kean University to become certified to teach physics. Jaliyla is the proud business owner of Fraser’s Mathematics Solutions, where she helps students, teachers, parents, and administrators make connections between the real world, computer science, and STEM fields, with a deep focus on mathematics. Because of her hard work and continued dedication to children, Jaliyla was commemorated with a resolution from the City of East Orange.
Jaliyla Fraser is a co-author of the 2020–21 Support for Instructional Content Prioritization in High School Mathematics.