Dr. Steve Mills came to Aims in 2007. Previously, he taught at Western State College of Colorado in Gunnison, CO. Dr. Mills earned two B.S. degrees at Lewis Clark State College, one in Geology and one in Mathematics. He went on to earn a master's and Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Idaho.
Dr. Mills teaches algebra, calculus, linear algebra and differential equations. He also advises students in areas of pre-engineering, mathematics and related fields.
Shelly has been at Aims since 1999, teaching algebra, statistics, calculus,trigonometry, liberal arts math, AAA 101 and various PE classes including ZumbaŽ. She obtained her M.A. in Mathematics Education at University of Northern Colorado in 1997. She went on to complete her Ph.D. in Mathematics Education in 2011 at Colorado State University with full support from a National Science Foundation Grant. Through a consortium of colleges established by NSF, Shelly completed her Ph.D. coursework at University of Northern Colorado, Montana State University, Portland State University, and University of Montana, and Colorado State University.Shelly was named Faculty of the Year, 2011-2012 by her peers.
Dr. Ray Parsons advises in the areas of mathematics, pre-engineering, and