Information accurate as of 08/25/2012 -- subject to change

"Tools and Strategies for Implementing the
Common Core State Standards"

For All Mathematics Teachers and Leaders!

Oct 10: Dallas, TX Oct 24: Hartford, CT Nov 28: Chicago, IL

What will you learn at each NCSM Leadership Seminar?

Oct 10: Dallas, TX
"Meeting the Challenge of Rigorous State Assessments: Overcoming Resistance to Change"

In Dallas, you will...

  • Recognize the shift in state assessments and how assessments impact instruction.
  • Understand the role of rigor & the relationship of student practices to rigor.
  • Examine the processes of change and 4 factors that promote school change

Oct 24: Hartford, CT
"Understanding the Myriad of Assessments that Accompany the Implementation of the CCSS for Mathematics"

In Connecticut, you will ...

  • Preview and compare the similarities and differences of assessments developed by both the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers Consortium.
  • Focus on assessments that relate to teaching and learning in classroom settings including formative assessments and choosing rich tasks that promote the Standards of Mathematical Practice.

Nov 28: Chicago, IL
"Leadership Tools and Teacher Strategies for Implementing the Common Core State Standards in a Professional Learning Community"

In Chicago, you will...

  • Understand how to develop collaborative and effective formative assessment processes on a unit by unit basis
  • Examine criteria and tools for effective lesson planning and design by your PLC collaborative team
  • Design and use high cognitive demand tasks
  • Receive the most current timeline and resource information for the PARCC and SBAC 2015 Assessments

If you only have one day to spare for your professional growth, spend a day with NCSM.

Seminar presenters actively engage participants and guide them through adaptable research-informed practices, strategies, models, and concepts that effective mathematics education leaders need to know and integrate into their work. Leave the seminar with practical and inspired ideas and actions that will prepare you to lead and support others throughout the year.

Dallas, Texas
October 10, 2012
Aloft Dallas Downtown (214) 761-0000
Deadline to Register: Sept. 26, 2012

Hartford, CT
October 24, 2012
Hilton Hartford (860) 728-5151
Deadline to Register: Oct. 10, 2012

Chicago, IL
November 28, 2012
Embassy Suites Chicago (312) 836-5900
Deadline to Register: Nov. 14, 2012

Why You Should Attend:

  • Because the seminar is especially designed for educators who want to lead their school and district toward student success and the CCSS: mathematics specialists/coaches, teacher leaders, administrators, department chairs, supervisors, director, or anyone who supports others in mathematics education.
  • Because you will leave the seminar with practical, research-based, inspired insights, tools, and strategies to continue your work around the CCSS.

Each of these one-day seminars is conveniently scheduled prior to an NCTM Regional Meeting near you.

Registration is now open and includes a full day with research-informed practical strategies, seminar materials, continental breakfast, and lunch!

Bring a Team!

Teams are especially encouraged to attend, as the seminar provides an extraordinary opportunity to collaborate on site work and identify next steps for goals set for the 2012-2013 school year.

  • Teams of teachers and leaders will find the seminar especially powerful.
  • Team registration rates provide a perfect incentive for teams to attend.
  • Every individual will leave inspired, motivated, and prepared for 2012-2013.
  • Seminar presenters will provide the guidance, time, and tools for teams (and individuals) to work together.

Three easy ways to register for the seminar:

Online: Register online

Registration Form

Fax: (303) 758-9616

Mail: NCSM
6000 E Evans Ave Ste 3-205
Denver CO 80222

Dallas, Texas
October 10, 2012
Aloft Dallas Downtown Hotel
1033 Young Street
Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 761-0000
Click here to reserve your room through the NCTM housing block.

Hartford, CT
October 24, 2012
Hilton Hartford Hotel
315 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 728-5151
Click here to reserve your room through the NCTM housing block.

Chicago, IL
November 28, 2012
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Lakefront
511 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 836-5900
There is no housing block reserved at the Embassy Suites. Please contact the hotel directly to reserve your room. NCTM has blocks at nearby hotels. Click here to reserve your room through the NCTM housing block.

For NCSM Membership or Seminar Registration Information and Questions

NCSM Office
6000 E Evans Ave Ste 3-205
 Denver CO 80222-5423
Phone(303) 758-9611 (not a TTY number)
Fax(303) 758-9616

For Housing Information and Questions

Contact your hotel directly.

For All Other Matters

Suzanne Mitchell, NCSM President:



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