Paula Krone

Ms. Paula H. Krone, Esq.

Instructor of Mathematics

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Biography

Ms. Paula Krone joined the Georgia Gwinnett College faculty as a part-time mathematics instructor in the fall of 2010. She became a full-time mathematics instructor in the fall of 2011. Prior to her current appointment, Krone was a practicing attorney concentrating in technology, business, copyright and trademark law. She also practiced education law, concentrating in special education. She served as a special education and charter school mediator for the State of Georgia Department of Education. She also has extensive experience as a mediator in Fulton County Landlord/Tenant court.

Krone taught the Legal Environment of Business course at Georgia Perimeter College, and she taught technology law at John Marshall Law School in Atlanta. She taught paralegal courses in business and contract law at DeKalb Technical Institute, and she taught criminal law and procedure for the paralegal at Atlanta Technical College.

Krone served for two years as the chair of the Management Information Systems Committee of the State Bar of Georgia, where she oversaw the Bar’s efforts to convert its computer systems to be compatible with Y2K (Year 2000) technology. Prior to becoming an attorney, Krone spent more than 15 years in the information systems arena, including 8 years as a systems programming manager for large corporations including CBS, Inc. and Equitable Life.

She began her information systems career at IBM Corporation in Poughkeepsie. Prior to becoming a technology professional, Krone taught mathematics in the secondary environment in Middletown Public Schools in New York State. She has now come full circle and is enjoying teaching mathematics once again. According to Krone, the most rewarding part of teaching mathematics comes at the moment when a student realizes he or she can learn and do math just as the next student can.

Education

  • Doctorate – law – Fordham University School of Law
  • Master's – mathematics education – State University of New York at New Paltz
  • Bachelor's – mathematics with an education minor – State University of New York at New Paltz

Academic Interests

  • Interdisciplinary inquiry and research
  • Math in a science classroom
  • Science in a math classroom
  • Math and the law, math and religion