Education Alum Publishes Second Math Book

Alvin Haywood, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Abraham, S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice, published his second book, Students Loving Math: What’s Reading Got to Do With It?.

Haywood was born in Vallejo, California, and attended public schools there from kindergarten through the community college level. Upon transferring to San Jose State University (CA), received undergraduate degrees in social work and psychology, a master’s degree in education, and both teaching and administrative credentials. After retirement from 34 years of elementary and middle school teaching and overcoming a bout with cancer, Dr. Haywood enrolled in FCE&SCJ’s doctorate program. He graduated in 2015.

Last year, he authored his first book, Cultivating Early Reading Development: Reaping the Benefits of School Success.

For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to Dorrance Publishing Co. virtual pressroom at or their online bookstore