2010 NCSM Annual Conference

Keynote and Major Speakers

Keynote and Major Session Speakers

Distinguished speakers will be featured throughout the conference. Each will address important issues in mathematics education and leadership. Each of the celebrated speakers below will present a plenary session during the three-day conference in San Diego, California.

Mike Schmoker

2010 Keynote Speaker
Mike Schmoker
Researcher/Author, Tempe, Arizona

The Opportunity:
From "Brutal Facts" to the Best Schools We've Ever Had

Monday, April 19, 2010 - 8:00-9:00 AM

Major Session Speakers - Monday, April 19, 2010

Linda Davenport


What Does It Take to Move a District?
Lessons from Working to Strengthen Mathematics Learning in Boston

Julian Weissglass


How Many Sides Does a Box Have?
The Struggle to Respect Young People's Thinking

Timothy Kanold


The Axioms of PRIME Leadership: Powerful Strategies for Your Leadership Journey

Diane Briars


High-Leverage Actions for Mathematics Education Leaders

Sheila Jackson


Strategic Leadership: How School Boards and Mathematics Departments Connect on a Real Level

David Foster


Student-Focused Assessment Cycle

Major Session Speakers - Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Tyrone Howard


Teaching, Learning and Culture: Implications for Diverse Learners in Mathematics

Cindy Douglas


When the Bell Rings... Beyond the Label of PLC

Hank Kepner


Reasoning and Sense Making Is Required for All Students in a Common Core

Major Session Speakers - Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Mike Shaughnessy


The Mathematics Studio Classroom: A Promising Context for Transforming Mathematics Teaching, Coaching and Leadership

Alfinio Flores


Achievement Gap or Opportunity Gap?
Changing Perspective About School Performance in Mathematics

Deborah Ball


Learning to Do Mathematics as a Teacher