News from the Eastern 1 Region
Shawn Towle, Eastern 1 Regional Director
Hello NCSM members from Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont! Here are some news items and a few suggestions as you begin your summer.
VOLUNTEER FOR AN NCSM COMMITTEE
Are you interested in getting more involved with NCSM? Now is your chance to volunteer for an NCSM Committee! If you are interested, we encourage you to sign up by filling out the volunteer form using this link: http://tinyurl.com/VolunteerNCSM. We usually have more interest than we can accommodate but are always looking for new members to get involved in our committees.
ADD YOUR THOUGHTS TO THE CAUCUS CONVERSATIONS
Thanks to all of you who attended the recent NCSM conference in Oakland. If you missed out and want to see the collaborative document we discussed, go to: Western 2 Region and scroll down to the "Caucus Conversations: Engaging Leaders" section. You will find links to 4 areas. It's not too late if you want to add feedback to the document but please hurry. I believe the full board will review your comments at our July board meeting.
ATTEND THE NCSM SUMMER LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
Looking for some excellent summer professional development? Register now to attend the NCSM Summer Leadership Academy held July 18-20, 2016 at Adlai Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, IL. The theme is "Mathematics Leadership in a Time of Change: Building Leaders at all Levels". For more information and to register, go to: Leadership Academy
MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND A SUMMER OR FALL CONFERENCE
As you plan ahead for the summer and fall, here are some math conferences in our region:
June 27-29, New Cubed Conference, New Rochelle, NY
July 26, Lesley University Summer Math Institute, Cambridge, MA
September 23-24, NYSAMS Fall Summit and Hall of Fame Dinner, Suffern, NY
October 21-22, ATMNE Annual Conference, Manchester, NH
November 10-12, AMTNYS 66th Annual Fall Conference, Rye, NY
December 5, ATOMIC Annual Meeting and Conference, Cromwell, CT
For more information about each conference, check out the NCSM calendar of events at: Calendar of Events.
THANK YOUR PEERS FOR SERVING AS STATE TEAM LEADERS
I would like to sincerely thank our outgoing State Team Leaders: Christine Newman (Connecticut), Leanna Russell (Massachusetts) and Tracy Watterson (Vermont). And a warm welcome to new State Team Leaders: Maria Diamantis (Connecticut) and Suzanne Libfeld (New York). And, of course, a thank you to continuing State Team Leaders: Corby Kennison, (Connecticut), Jenny Jorgensen (Maine), Jenny Tasankova (Massachusetts), Judy Curran Buck (New Hampshire), Beryl Szwed (New York), John Wolfe (New York), Cathy Boutin (Rhode Island), Julie Conrad (Vermont) and Lara White (Vermont).
ENJOY YOUR SUMMER
I hope you have plans for a relaxing, rejuvenating summer! I look forward to seeing many of you this fall at conferences in the region!
All the best,