Daryl L Stephens
Associate Professor, Associate Chair, Math Minor Advisor, and Math Education Major Advisor
- 312-B Gilbreath
Dr. Daryl Stephens teaches mostly math education courses. Previously he taught learning support courses. As associate chair of the mathematics and statistics department, he is in charge of setting the schedule of classes for each semester. He advises students who are math majors with a concentration in secondary education and math minors. He holds a B.S. in Ed. in elementary education and an M.Ed. in public school administration from North Texas State University (now the University of North Texas), an M.S. in mathematics from Texas Woman's University, and a Ph.D. in education from the University of Tennesee - Knoxville. His early teaching career was as a public school junior high math teacher and as a fifth grade teacher in McKinney, Texas, then taught as a part-time and temporary faculty member at several two-year colleges before coming to ETSU in 1994.
Dr. Stephens served two terms as president of the Upper East Tennessee Council of Mathematics and one term as president of the Tennessee Association for Developmental Education (now Tennessee Association for Student Success and Retention), and served as math network chair for the National Association for Developmental Education (now National Organization for Student Success). He currently serves as high school contest coordinator for the Tennessee Mathematics Teachers' Association.
Outside of ETSU he sings in several choirs, plays in an adult handbell choir, and directs a youth handbell choir.