Barbara Illowsky

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Dr. Barbara Illowsky retired the end of June 2019 after 30-years as a mathematics and statistics professor at De Anza College as well as on loan to many statewide projects and offices. Barbara is co-author of “Introductory Statistics” and “Introductory Business Statistics”, free and open textbooks published by OpenStax that are used over 700 colleges and universities. She is a past president of and is currently Senior Advisor, Community College & State Level Mathematics Education for Barbara is the first OER and Innovation Fellow for the Michelson 20Million Minds Foundation. She spends her days advocating for and promoting adoption of OER and zero-cost pathways for students.