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NCSM Bold Leadership Summit
Mathematics Leadership: Engaging in the Essential Actions


October 19- 21, 2020
St. Louis, Missouri


This will be an event to move Mathematics Leaders beyond defining the issues and problems facing us, toward taking bold actions to improve the mathematics education of our students. It is different than any event NCSM has ever hosted. You will not want to miss it.

We have invited a powerful set of presenters for the event and every participant will hear all of the major speakers. The schedule will be arranged so that participants will be grouped in four categories; coaches, elementary leaders, secondary leaders and district leaders. When registering you will select which group(s) most resonates with your current position. The presenters will provide examples that are targeted to the specific audience.

This summit goes beyond simply listening to speakers. There will be multiple special features including Design time, You do You time, Question and Answer sessions, opportunities for you and your team to share ideas and learning, with an unconference and much more. We will start at 8:00 AM on Monday, October 19, 2020 with the keynote and close with another closing keynote speaker and end at noon on October 21, 2020.

The summit is an exclusive event and there is a limit to the number of participants that can attend. We expect that the registration will fill before the event and there will be no onsite registration. We have a reduced rate for bringing a team and a team is as four or more people. You decide on the composition of the team.

The NCSM Summit will: The NCSM Summit will not:
  • Allow you to hear all of the featured speakers
  • Encourage planning and future action
  • Include meals and snacks
  • Include our new book
  • Limit attendance for space and better interactions
  • Select two recipients for Iris Carl Travel Grants
  • Allow lower prices for teams attending together
  • Accept proposals for speakers
  • Have Regional Caucuses
  • Contain a NCSM Business Meeting
  • Select new awardees for Annual Meeting awards
  • Be a traditional conference experience

The registration fee includes four meals (breakfast on Tuesday and Wednesday and lunch on Monday and Tuesday) as well as some snack breaks throughout the three days. Every participant will receive our newest book in the NCSM Essential Actions Series, Framework for Leadership in Mathematics Education. The presentations will explore how to implement the guiding principles.

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