Mr. Hansen, Mathematics











  • A Most Influential Teacher - RHS - February 2014
    Recognized at Board of Education meeting as a "most influential teacher" of 2014 Senior class.
  • Completed training in Classroom Instruction That Works - 2013/14
  • Recognized for 10 years of service by Board of Education - June 2013
  • Transformative Educator - CMU University Honors Program - November 2011
    Recognized by Central Michigan University's Honors Program as a "transformative teacher." Based on research project input from a group of top student scholars and leaders.
  • A Most Influential Teacher - RHS - January 2011
    Recognized at Board of Education meeting as a "most influential teacher" of 2011 Senior class.
  • VFW Michigan Teacher of the Year - Grades 6-8, 2008-09
    VFW District 5 and VFW Department of Michigan all-State winner. Attended VFW Winter Conference weekend in Kalamazoo - awarded plaque, jacket, and stipend.
  • 2008 Roseville Junior High Teacher of the Year
    To read the article from the school newsletter acknowledging this award, click here. To read the article from the Eastsider newspaper acknowledging this award, click here.
  • Walmart local Teacher of the Year 2007 - Roseville, Michigan
    Awarded $1,000 stipend, used toward purchase of an LCD projector, screen, and document camera. Considered for State Teacher of the Year distinction. To read the article from the Eastsider newspaper acknowledging this award, click here.
  • Master of Education degree (M.Ed) - Oakland University - December 2007
  • Recommended for Tenure by the Board of Education - June 4, 2007
  • Designed and facilitate interactive Website - http://www.HansenMath.com
    Allows students to retrieve homework assignments. Fosters increased rapport with students beyond the confines of the classroom.
  • Mr. Hansen's YouTube Channel
    Self-created video tutorials are posted via youtube.com - allowing students and users all over the world to access helpful instructional examples. Over 400,000 views to date - check my positive feedback!
  • Online Gradebook - Teacher Ease - adopted Fall 2008
    Self-Implemented online gradebook at teacherease.com, Fall 2008. Allows for improved student record management and allows parents to access grades via secure log-in. Used a full two years before district adopted PowerTeacher online grade book.
  • Completed Lessons Studied/Lessons Learned program - 2006-07
    Partnership between Oakland University and the Macomb Intermediate School District. Four, semester-long courses in mathematics professional development, culminating with inter-district "lesson study" team preparing and teaching a highly-detailed lesson, based on the Japanese model of teaching. To be published at the national level.
  • Math Attack Certificate of Appreciation - May 2006
    Math Attack Program has shown evidence of connection to improved State standardized assessment scores and higher grades and levels of achievement in the regular mathematics classroom.
  • Completed training in William Glasser Choice Theory and Reality Therapy - 2004


  • Geometry Summer School Instructor - Roberto Clemente Student Development Center - Summer 2011
    Taught two six-week Geometry courses at the Roberto Clemente Student Development Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. School focuses on motivating typically at-risk and academically struggling students to prepare for college. Click here for a video feature on Roberto Clemente.
  • Trained in Pearson PowerTeacher & Data Director - 2010
    Fluent in using PowerTeacher student database, as well as Data Director to track student performance and administer common standardized assessments.
  • Math Summer School Instructor - 2009
    Taught the RJHS exiting-7th grade Math section. Focus on Carnegie Learning cognitive tutor software to improve student achievement. Click here to read Eastsider article.
  • RJHS Math NCA co-chair, 2007-2009
    Helped to introduce new building strategies for next phase of the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement process—a voluntary organization that accredits 8,500 public and private schools and districts.
  • Challenge of the Week series, 2008-09
    Create scripts, characters, dialogue, and perform voice-overs for Challenge of the Week (COW) problems which air via video announcements each Monday.
  • Reader for Words of Wisdom program 2007-2009
    Frequent contributor for daily Words of Wisdom including an original composition before the 2008 MEAP Test.
  • RCS Math Steering Committee Member - 2008
    Represented the middle school level for county video conference with Michigan Department of Education.
  • RCS CIMS form writer - 2008
    Assisted with State-mandated special education self-review process. Responsible for data verification and entry into computer database.
  • Provided Invocation for 2008 RCS Scholarship Foundation dinner-dance benefit--02/09/08
  • Member, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • Trained in Reading Apprenticeship, 2007-08
    Completed four courses at the MISD. Reading Apprenticeship--based in four dimensions of classroom learning--is an approach to reading instruction that helps young people develop the knowledge, strategies, and dispositions they need to become more powerful readers.
  • Demonstrated Math Attack program for Warren, MI teachers - 2007
    Demonstrated program for potential adoption in neighboring district.
  • Consultant to 5th and 6th grade teachers regarding Content Expectations and Michigan Educational Assessment Program results, 2006-07
    Appointed as consultant to help Elementary teachers align curriculum to prepare students for State standardized testing and expectations at the junior high level.
  • Designed Team B t-shirts for school spirit--2007-08
  • Co-authored common assessments for Algebra courses, 2006-07
  • Reader for Student Excellence Award Nights, 2004-07
  • Designed curriculum and taught Summer Math Booster program - 2006
  • Assisted with textbook adoption and Math curriculum mapping and alignment, 2004-06
  • Designed and implemented After-School Academy for at-risk students - 2005
  • Served on Attendance Appeal Committee, 2004-08
  • Volunteered on a team to help promote the 2004-05 Roseville Community Schools Bond Proposal
  • Planned several out-of-school field trips and student recognition luncheons
  • Tutored, mentored, and counseled many students after school and during lunch, at all grade levels in the building
  • Designed and serve as webmaster for www.team7b.com and www.mrhansen.net


  • Performed as "Mr. Fezziwig" in the RHS holiday production of A Christmas Carol--November 15-17, 2012
  • Performed as "Mr. MacAfee" in the RHS spring production of Bye Bye Birdie--April 27-28, 2012
  • 2009 Roseville Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal
  • Performed as "Grandpa Joe" in the school production of Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka (Junior)--April 2-4, 2009
  • Performed as "Coach Bolton" in the school production of Disney's High School Musical--February 8/9, 2008
  • Timer, Boys and Girls Track, 2004-09
  • Score Board operator, Girls Volleyball, 2006-09
  • Score Board operator, Boys and Girls Basketball, 2003-09
  • Score Board operator and announcer for 7th/8th Grade Football - 2005, 08
  • Supervised Roseville High School Activities Night - 2006
  • Attended or assisted with numerous football, basketball, and soccer games; talent shows; pep assemblies; dodgeball fundraisers; band and choir concerts; dances; school plays; and award nights