Kaneka Turner

  • Lecturer
Kaneka Turner

Kaneka Turner is an independent elementary math specialist who resides in Charlotte, NC. She has been serving math education for more than 22 years in roles ranging from second-grade teacher to district elementary math specialist. Kaneka is a graduate of the inaugural cohort of Mount Holyoke College’s Masters of Arts in Mathematics Teaching program. She delights in the confusion, inquiry, and resolution that teaching and learning mathematics offers. Kaneka’s commitment to revising negative narratives around the teaching and learning of math is only surpassed by her drive for combating racism in math education.


  • M.Ed., University of Phoenix
  • M.A.T., Mount Holyoke College

Happening at Mount Holyoke

Recent Campus News

Mount Holyoke alum Kaneka Turner MAT ’15 has created an initiative to celebrate Black women in mathematics.

Mount Holyoke’s Professional and Graduate Education program launched its fifth cohort of math teachers ready to change the world, one mind at a time.