News from the Southern 2 Region
Linda Griffith, Southern 2 Regional Director
Summer 2014

Schools in Southern Region 2 are closing a little later than usual this year due to all the inclement weather we have experienced but summer professional development will soon be in full swing.

The NCSM Leadership Academy is coming to Southern Region 2 in the summer of 2014. The dates for the academy are June 30 through July 2, 2014. The location will be in North Little Rock, AR. The site of this meeting is just across the Arkansas River from River Market area of Little Rock and is very close to the Clinton Presidential Library. I hope you will register today and join us for the academy this summer. The title this year is: "Mathematics Leadership at Work: Deepening Formative Assessment Knowledge to Prepare for Next Generation Summative Assessments".

TASM and Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics will host the Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching this summer, July 21-23. This year CAMT will be held in Fort Worth, Texas.

The Oklahoma Council of Teachers of Mathematics will be holding their annual summer conference in a few days, June 13, 2014. This year the meeting will be held at Oklahoma State University in Tulsa.

Planning for fall conferences is underway in Louisiana, Tennessee, Alabama and Arkansas. The Louisiana Association of Teachers of Mathematics has a meeting planned in Shreveport on October 20-22. The Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics is working on plans for the annual Arkansas Curriculum Conference in Little Rock, scheduled for November 6 and 7. The Arkansas Association of Mathematics Leaders will host a meeting in conjunction with the ACC conference on November 5 and 6. The Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics has announced the dates for their Fall Forum will be October 23 and 24. The theme and location for this event will be announced later. The Tennessee Mathematics Teachers Association has announced their fall meeting will be held on September 26 and 27, 2014.

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