Fall Leadership Seminars

2010 NCSM Fall Leadership Seminars

See a list of selected materials presented at a variety of conferences and events.


Mathematics Leadership at Work:
Connecting to the Common Core State Standards
Powerful interpretation and implementation strategies
for mathematics education leaders


THREE GREAT LOCATIONS
One-day seminars prior to the NCTM Regional Meetings

October 6
Denver, Colorado
October 13
Baltimore, Maryland
October 27
New Orleans, Louisiana

WHY ATTEND THE FALL LEADERSHIP SEMINAR?

  • Examine the impact of the Common Core State Standards on your mathematics program.
  • Learn research-informed strategies for achieving equity and excellence in task selection and assessment decisions.
  • Develop skills that will influence adult actions guaranteed to improve student achievement in mathematics.
  • Recognize the importance of navigating relationships in your work as a mathematics leader.
  • Interact with colleagues and NCSM leaders as you build your knowledge for real school transformation.

BRING A TEAM!

  • Teams of teachers and leaders will find the seminar especially powerful.
  • Team registration rates provide a perfect incentive for teams to attend.
  • Every individual will leave inspired, motivated, and prepared for 2010-2011.
  • Seminar presenters will provide the guidance, time, and tools for teams (and individuals) to work together.

What Will You Learn How To Do?

  • Examine the impact of the Common Core State Standards on your mathematics program
  • Use research-informed strategies for achieving equity and excellence in task selection and assessment decisions
  • Develop skills that will influence adult actions guaranteed to improve student achievement in mathematics
  • Recognize the importance of navigating relationships in your work as a mathematics leader
  • Interact with colleagues and NCSM leaders as you build your knowledge for real school transformation

2010 Annual Fall Leadership Seminar Agenda

7:00-8:00Registration and Continental Breakfast sponsored by MIND Research Institute
MorningHow Research Informs Our Leadership Practice

Implementing the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: Teaching and Assessing the Mathematical Practices

Implementing the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: Understanding the Learning Trajectories*
12:00-1:00Lunch sponsored by America's Choice
AfternoonImplementing the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: Instruction that Supports the Learning Trajectories*

Mathematics Specialists/Instructional Leaders and Leadership Issues: It's All About Relationships

Next Steps with You and with NCSM
3:45-4:00Seminar Evaluation and Closing
*Breakout Groups

Meet Your Hosts for the NCSM Leadership Seminar


Diane Briars, Ph.D., is President of NCSM and was a member of the Common Core State Standards High School Mathematics Pathways Development Team. Diane () is Co-Director of the Algebra Intensification Project, a joint venture of University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin. Previously, Diane was Mathematics Director for the Pittsburgh Public Schools and has served as a member of many national committees, including the National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century, headed by Senator John Glenn.


Tim Kanold, Ph.D., is a Past President for NCSM and chaired NCSM's review of the Common Core State Standards High School Mathematics Pathways. Tim () is an author and leader for E2-PLC Learning-a group that serves mostly urban districts. Previously, Tim served for 21 years as the Director of Mathematics and Science and then as Superintendent of Adlai E. Stevenson High School District 125 in the Chicago area.


Francis (Skip) Fennell, Ph.D., is a mathematics educator and has experience as a classroom teacher, principal, and supervisor of instruction. Skip () is currently L. Stanley Bowlsbey Professor of Education and Graduate and Professional Studies at McDaniel College and is Past President of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He has received numerous honors and awards, including NCSM's Glenn Gilbert National Leadership Award, (Baltimore and New Orleans Seminar presenter)


Jonathan (Jon) Wray, is the Instructional Facilitator for Secondary Mathematics Curricular Programs, Howard County Public School System, and Past President of the Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM). Jon () has served as a primary and intermediate grades classroom teacher, gifted/talented resource teacher, elementary mathematics specialist, curriculum and assessment developer, grant project manager, and educational consultant. (Baltimore and New Orleans Seminar presenter)


Beth Kobett () is Assistant Professor of Education at Stevenson University. Beth to has served as a mathematics educator and has experience as a classroom teacher, elementary mathematics specialist, adjunct professor, university supervisor and educational consultant. (Baltimore and New Orleans Seminar presenter)


October 6, 2010
8:00 am-4:00 pm
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado
Postmark deadline for the Denver registration form and fees is September 22, 2010*

October 13, 2010
8:00 am-4:00 pm
Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel
Baltimore, Maryland
Postmark deadline for the Baltimore registration form and fees is September 29, 2010*

October 27, 2010
8:00 am-4:00 pm
Marriott Convention Center Hotel
New Orleans, Louisiana
Postmark deadline for the New Orleans registration form and fees is October 13, 2010*

* After this date, registrations will be accommodated on a space-available basis.

Registration Options.

Early and team registration secure the best rates!

Register for the NCSM Fall Leadership Seminars by Mail or Fax. To register via fax or mail, download and complete the printable flyer and registration form and return it by:

MailNCSM Office
6000 E Evans Ave Ste 3-205
 Denver CO 80222-5423
Fax(303) 758-9616

Registration Payment Options

You may pay for registration by check, MasterCard, Visa, or Discover Card. Please note: If registering by purchase order, payment is due one week prior to the seminar you plan to attend. NCSM does not accept purchase orders for membership dues.

Registration Fees

 AdvanceLate/Onsite
DenverThru 9/22After 9/22
BaltimoreThru 9/29After 9/29
New OrleansThru 10/13After 10/13

Team Rate*
NCSM Member$175$200
Non-Member$275$300

Individual Rate
NCSM Member$195$220
Non-Member$295$320

* A team is two or more people

Registration Confirmation

You will receive an email confirmation, which will serve as a receipt, if you've included an email address in your profile. Allow 2-3 weeks for processing. Registration becomes effective only when payment is received. If you have not received your registration confirmation within a week of the seminar you've registered for, call NCSM Office at (303) 758-9611.

Late Registration

We will do our best to accommodate registrations received after the deadline on a space-available basis and with a $25 late charge.

Cancellation Policy

NCSM will refund Seminar registration fees following the schedule below:

Refund DenverBaltimoreNew Orleans
$125if requested by:8/118/189/1
$75if requested from:8/12 to 9/88/19 to 9/159/2 to 9/29
$0if requested after:9/89/159/29

NCSM Membership Information

Membership can be renewed along with your seminar registration. If your NCSM membership expires before the end of the month of the seminar that you want to attend, you must renew in order to register for the seminar at the discounted member rate.

Nonmembers may join NCSM by checking off the "New Member" box on the registration form. By checking off the "New Member" box and including your membership fee ($85) with the seminar registration fee, you will qualify to register for the seminar at the discounted member rate.

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For NCSM Membership or Seminar Registration Information and Questions

NCSM Office
MailNCSM
6000 E Evans Ave Ste 3-205
 Denver CO 80222-5423
Phone(303) 758-9611 (not a TTY number)
Fax(303) 758-9616
Email

For Housing Information and Questions

Please contact the hotel of your choice directly.

For Seminar Information and Questions

Tim Kanold, NCSM Past President:

For All Other Matters

Terri Belcher, NCSM Executive Director:


Register Online, by Mail, or by Fax Today!

Download the Fall Seminar flyer.

Get the best registration rates-register as a team!

Generously supported by

America's Choice, Borenson and Associates, and MIND Research Institute