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Fall Leadership Seminar

Due to low registration, NCSM has found it necessary to cancel the Minneapolis Fall Seminar. Your registration fee will be refunded to you. We will be holding this event in Nashville November 18, 2015 should you wish to transfer your registration to that event. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you. Please let us know if you have any questions.

48th NCSM Annual Conference, Oakland/San Francisco

Learn more about Keith Devlin, our keynote speaker at the 2016 NCSM Annual Conference in Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area.

Newsletter and Journal Available

The Fall 2015 Newsletter and Fall 2015 Journal are now available to Members online.

New Regional Director Reports, Fall 2015


Thank you for casting your vote. On-line voting closed on October 15, 2015 at midnight.

International Congress on Mathematical Education

Apply now for ICME-13. A great way to spend a week in Germany next summer!

Applications for travel grants are available to attend the Thirteenth International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13), to be held in Hamburg, Germany from July 24-31, 2016. Application deadline is September 30, 2015.

Fall Leadership Seminar Registration Now Open

The 2015 Fall Seminars will present the theme: IT'S TIME: Using Imperatives to Support and Motivate Leaders in Mathematics Education: Shifting Beliefs and Mindsets

"For leaders in mathematics education, understanding the role that beliefs play in the work of teachers is crucial to providing targeted guidance and support for teachers of mathematics...A teacher's mindset can influence his or her approach to teaching mathematics...Like nurturing a guiding vision, leaders and teams of leaders must attend to shifting beliefs and mindsets of those who impact school mathematics programs" (It's TIME, pp. 12-14).

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48th NCSM Annual Conference, Oakland/San Francisco

Housing and Registration are open now

47th NCSM Annual Conference, Boston

48 new Speaker Handouts available!

The Charles A. Dana Center to work with DoDEA

"No matter where they live or what their lives look like outside the classroom, all students deserve opportunities to engage in rich and relevant learning experiences," said Uri Treisman, executive director of the Dana Center. "They need an environment that motivates and prepares them with a foundation for the lifelong success that research shows comes with understanding math. We are thrilled to work with the Department of Defense Education Activity to promote positive outcomes for every child who sets foot in their schools." Read more.

Learn about the 2015 Ross Taylor/Glenn Gilbert Awardee, Steve Leinwand

Watch the video from the award presentation in Boston and learn more about Steve's contributions to mathematics education leadership.

PARCC States Vote to Shorten Test Time and Simplify Test Administration

An Open Letter to the Education Community

May 20, 2015
Concerns Regarding the Use of EdReports Mathematics Materials Reviews

NCTM/NCSM Open Letter
Press Release

Week of Inspirational Math

A "Week of Inspirational Math" designed by Stanford professor Jo Boaler and the youcubed team will give your students the best possible start to the year with powerful mathematics tasks and positive mindset messages. Sign up to take part at

White Paper

Mathematics Education in the Digital Age is presented as the first resource developed as part of NCSM's newest initiative: Iris project

New Math Tool

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), has developed the Math Tool to summarize current research and promising practices about the skills and knowledge teachers need to teach college and career ready math standards in their classrooms.

Mathematical Association of America Celebrates 100 Years in 2015

Founded in 1915, the Mathematical Association of America will celebrate its 100th birthday with activities throughout the coming year. The association is now the largest professional society that focuses on mathematics accessible at the undergraduate level.

The centerpiece will be MAA MathFest in Washington, D.C., August 5-8, 2015. The meeting program promises prominent speakers, thought-provoking lectures, wide-ranging sessions, and special events and exhibits.

Learn more at the MAA Website

NCSM Position Papers

Read two new position papers in the Improving Student Achievement Series

"Improving Student Achievement in Mathematics Through Formative Assessment in Instruction" (NCSM/AMTE)

"Improving Student Achievement by Implementing Highly Effective Teacher Evaluation Practices"

Shop Online

Purchase NCSM books and merchandise in our online store.

NCSM Board of Directors Election Results Announced

The terms of the newly elected board members will begin at the conclusion of the April 2016 NCSM Annual Conference in Oakland, CA.

Connie Schrock

Kimberly Morrow-Leong
Second Vice President

Jason Gauthier
Regional Director, Central 1

Shawn Towle
Regional Director, Eastern 1

Paul Gray, Jr.
Regional Director, Southern 1

More Election Information

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48th NCSM Annual Conference

Leveraging Education Innovation and Research to Inspire and Engage

April 11-13, 2016
7:00 am Monday - 5:00 pm Wednesday
Oakland-San Francisco Bay Area, California

Oakland Marriott City Center

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