Information accurate as of 6-10-2019 -- subject to change without notice

Empower Coaches and Teacher Leaders as Agents of Change for ALL Learners
July 22-24, 2019

Madison, Wisconsin
For K-16 mathematics education leaders - teams and individuals

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Save the Date

 Registration & Continental BreakfastWorkshop
Day 17:15 A.M. to 8:00 A.M.8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Day 27:15 A.M. to 8:00 A.M.8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Day 37:15 A.M. to 8:00 A.M.8:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

Empower Coaches and Teacher Leaders as Agents of Change for ALL Learners

Are you ready to make a real difference in the teaching and learning of mathematics for all students? Coaching is recognized as one of the most powerful ways to impact teacher growth and student learning. In order to meet the vision of all students learning mathematics at high levels, understanding how to lead a strong mathematics coaching program is critical.

Join NCSM this summer to

  • Develop a shared vision for mathematics instruction through the lens of Equity
  • Utilize strategies to ensure a sustainable, systematic, equitable, high quality coaching
  • Learn to leverage powerful teaching strategies
  • Use the Plan, Do, Study, Act cycle to ensure learning for all

Bring your team, build your professional learning network working side by side using the wealth of materials provided to develop a strategic plan personalized to your coaching.

Registration includes the following resources:

  • NCSM Essential Actions: Coaching in Mathematics Education (Release April 2019)
  • NCSM Essential Actions: Instructional Leadership in Mathematics Education (Release April 2019)
  • Everything You Need For Mathematics Coaching: Tools, Plans, And A Process That Works For Any Instructional Leader, Grades K-12. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin (2018)

Leadership Academy Features

  • 18+ hours of plenary sessions for K-12 mathematics leaders
  • Rich and engaging content explicitly designed for mathematics education leaders
  • Practical suggestions and specific next steps for site work
  • Research-based strategies for getting results
  • Materials, resources, and strategies to use in your setting
  • Networking among leaders from other states and countries
  • Continental breakfast and lunch each day of the Academy

NOTE: The 2019 NCSM Summer Leadership Academy registration will be limited based on available space. Notice of when REGISTRATION opens will be sent out via email blast. Or, check this website for updated information.

AcademyCityLocationDateRegistration Deadline**
WisconsinMadisonMadison Marriott WestJuly 22-24, 2019July 15, 2019

** Deadlines

NCSM academies do fill completely before deadlines, so register soon after registration opens. NCSM will accept registrations after deadlines on a space available basis and with a per person late fee.

Please contact NCSM Office (303-758-9611) to check availability. It is recommended that you not make any travel arrangements prior to determining space availability. Registration is not guaranteed until your payment is received.

Why You Should Attend:

  • because you are an aspiring or seasoned mathematics coach OR a mathematics leader, department chair, teacher, supervisor or administrator; and
  • because you want to lead your school and district toward student success through support of your mathematics teachers.

Bring a Team!

Teams are especially encouraged to attend, as the Academy provides an extraordinary opportunity to collaborate on site work and identify next steps for coaching goals set for the 2019-2020 school year.

  • Teams of teachers and leaders will find the academy especially powerful.
  • Team registration rates provide a perfect incentive for teams to attend.
  • Every individual will leave inspired, motivated, and prepared for 2019-2020.
  • Academy presenters will provide the guidance, time, and tools for teams (and individuals) to work together.
  • While everyone will leave the academy with a plan tailored to implement change, teams will leave with a common plan they can implement together.

Register online for the Leadership Academy

Registration Payment Options

You may register online, by fax, or by mail.

You may pay for registration by check, purchase order, or credit card: MasterCard, Visa, or Discover. You may only use a check or Purchase Order if you are mailing your registration by way of the US Mail. Please note: If registering by purchase order, payment is due one week prior to the academy you plan to attend. NCSM does not accept purchase orders for membership dues.

Registration Fees

Madison, WIby 6/30/20197/01/2019 to 7/15/2019(based on availability)

Team Rate (a team is three or more people)
NCSM Member$400$425$450

Individual Rate
NCSM Member$425$450$475

**Registering After Registration Deadlines

NCSM academies do fill completely before deadlines, so register promptly. NCSM will accept registrations on a space available basis.

Please contact NCSM Office (303-317-6595) to check availability. It is recommended that you not make any travel arrangements prior to determining space availability and you secure your registration. Registration is not guaranteed until your payment is received.

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 academy you've registered for, call NCSM Office at (303) 317-6595.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation and refund requests must be submitted in writing to . Membership dues are not refundable. NCSM will refund Academy registration fees following the schedule below:

Refund Colorado
80%if requested by:6/30/2019
50%if requested from:7/01/2019 to 7/11/2019
$0if requested after:7/12/2019

Hotel Reservations

Madison Marriott West
1313 John Q Hammons Dr
Middleton, WI 53562

RoomSingle RateDouble Rate
Standard Guestroom$144$144

To make a reservation please call (608) 831-2000 and ask for the NCSM Leadership Academy group rate.

Or make your reservation online

This rate is guaranteed until 5:00 PM CT on Monday, July 1, 2019.


Parking is complimentary for Summer Leadership Academy attendees.

For NCSM Membership or Academy Registration Information and Questions

NCSM Office
2851 S. Parker Rd. #1210
 Aurora, CO 80014
Phone(303) 317-6595 (not a TTY number)
Fax(303) 200-7099

Mona Toncheff

Mona Toncheff

Mona Toncheff, an education consultant and author, worked as both a mathematics teacher and as a mathematics specialist for the Phoenix Union High School District in Arizona. In the latter role, she coached and provided professional development to high school teachers and administrators related to quality mathematics teaching and learning and working in effective collaborative teams. She currently serves as a supervisor teacher for the University of Arizona Teach Program.

Mona has supervised the culture change from teacher isolation to professional learning communities, creating articulated standards and relevant district common assessments and providing ongoing professional development on best practices, equity and access, technology, response to intervention, high-quality grading practices, and assessment for learning.

As a writer and consultant, Mona works with educators and leaders nationwide to build collaborative teams, empowering them with effective strategies for aligning curriculum, instruction, and assessment to ensure all students receive high-quality mathematics instruction.

Mona is the current resident of NCSM - Leadership in Mathematics Education and has served NCSM in the roles of secretary (2007-2008), director of Western Region 1 (2012-2015), Second Vice-President (2015-2016), First Vice President (2016-2017), Marketing and E-news Editor (2017-2018), and President-elect (2018-2019). In addition to her work with NCSM, Mona has served as the president of Arizona Mathematics Leaders (2016-2018) and is the current past-president. She was named 2009 Phoenix Union High School District Teacher of the Year and in 2014, she received the Copper Apple Award for leadership in mathematics from the Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics.

Mona earned a bachelor of science from Arizona State University and a master of education in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University.

Georgina Rivera

Georgina Rivera

Georgina Rivera is currently the elementary STEM Supervisor for Bristol Public Schools in Connecticut. She has also served as an Interim Dean of Students for a Pre-K through Eighth Grade School, District Wide Math Coach, and started her career as a Middle School Mathematics teacher. She provides professional development and coaching focused on high quality math instruction, building professional learning teams, and culturally relevant math practices. During her coaching roles, she also served on school leadership teams to help develop a vision around mathematics instruction, create action steps for improving math instruction and monitored student progress through the use of common formative and summative assessments. She created the mathematics model for collaboration and coaching that is currently being used across her district in order to improve mathematics teaching and learning.

In addition to her work in district she has presented at NCSM, NCTM, ATOMIC, Trinity College and Central Connecticut State University on mathematics teaching and learning in elementary school. She was the recipient of the Bristol Teacher of the Year award and the first recipient of the Charlene Tate-Nichols award for contributions to mathematics education in the state of Connecticut. She is also on the NCSM- Leadership in Mathematics Education board as the Professional Learning Director (2019-2021).

Georgina earned a bachelor of science in elementary education, a master's in math education and a masters in math educational leadership all from Central Connecticut State University.

Jackie Palmquist

Jackie Palmquist

Jackie Palmquist, Currently the chair of Mathematics for Metea Valley High School in Illinois. With a passion for teaching and leading she ensures that ALL students have access to high quality math education. She volunteers, presents and leads with local, state and national math organizations. Jackie has brought Number Talks to the high schools and middle schools in her district and is the author of Number Talks for High school book series at

In her 3rd year as Director of Professional Learning for NCSM, the premier mathematics leadership organization, Jackie has led events focused on Leading in mathematics through a lens of equity and social justice in mathematics teaching as well as building leadership through math coaches.

Jackie earned a bachelor of mathematics education from North Central College, a masters in educational leadership from Aurora University and is a National Board Certified Teacher.

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