One-day pre-session seminars to the Fall 2009 NCTM Regional Meetings
"PRIME Leadership at Work!"
One-Day Seminars at a City Near You!
October 21, 2009
November 4, 2009
November 18, 2009
Be Inspired. Be Motivated. Be Prepared for Real School Transformation.
Why attend the fall one-day seminar events? The presentation and the passion!
You will be energized by the passion and contagious enthusiasm of the presenters: Diane Briars and Tim Kanold. They will unfold the complex actions of mathematics education leaders and help you to answer the question: "What does an effective mathematics leader need to know and do?"
You Will Learn How To:
- Use research-informed strategies for equity and excellence
- Passionately pursue levels of coherent rigor and equity in the work of all teachers
- Build a professional learning community of adults
- Use skills that will lead to adult actions guaranteed to improve student achievement in your school mathematics programs
- Implement highly effective informative assessments
Meet Your Hosts
Diane Briars, NCSM President
Diane Briars, Ph.D., is President of NCSM and Co-Director of the Algebra Intensification Project, a joint venture of the Learning Science Research Institute, University of Illinois at Chicago and the Dana Center, University of Texas at Austin. Previously, she was Mathematics Director for the Pittsburgh Public Schools. She has served as a member of many national committees, including the National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century, headed by Senator John Glenn. A talented and motivational speaker, Diane has served in leadership roles for NCTM, The College Board, and the National Science Foundation.
Tim Kanold, NCSM Immediate Past President
Tim Kanold, Ph.D., is the immediate Past President for NCSM and currently serves the NCSM Board as the Director of the Summer Leadership Academies as well. Tim is the CEO and founder of E^2-PLC Learning-a professional development company that serves mostly urban districts. Previously, Tim served for 21 years as the Director of Mathematics and Science and then as Superintendent of Adlai E. Stevenson High School District 125 in the Chicago area. A motivational and insightful leader, Tim provides practical solutions to the complex issues faced by mathematics education leaders today.
This one-day seminar precedes each NCTM Regional Meeting in a hotel near the regional meetings' headquarters hotel.
Flyers, Registration, and Housing
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