Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College
Earle Crosswait is an academic specialist in mathematics at Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College, a small school with an average enrollment of 150 students, which has unique benefits and challenges. He earned his B.A. in mathematics from Central Michigan University in 2010, graduating Summa Cum Laude at the age of 41. He earned his M.A. in mathematics from Central Michigan University in 2013. After serving as an adjunct instructor for Mid Michigan College in Harrison and Northwood University in Midland, he joined Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College in 2015. Earle teaches developmental math using Quantway Core and introduction to statistics using Statway. His current projects revolve around developing equitable grading practices that promote persistence, reduce the impact of a teacher’s implicit bias, and provide an accurate and meaningful measurement of a student’s mastery of the course learning outcomes.