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  • 1969

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    First Vice PresidentMildred Keiffer
    Second Vice PresidentRoss Taylor

    Annual Conference

    April 1969
    Minneapolis, MI
  • 1969/1970

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    First Vice PresidentMildred Keiffer
    Second Vice PresidentRoss Taylor

    Annual Conference

    March 31 – April 2, 1970
    Washington, D.C.

    Major Speaker: Dr. E. Allen Davis – “The Relationship of the National Science Foundation to the Learning of Mathematics in City Schools”

    Major Speaker: Dr. Robert Poppendieck – “The Relationship of the United States Office of Education to the Learning of Mathematics in City Schools”

    Major Speaker: The Honorable Donald M. Fraser – “The Relationship of Congress to the Learning of Mathematics in City Schools”

  • 1970/1971

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Louis Scholl
    President
    First Vice PresidentMildred Keiffer
    Second Vice PresidentRoss Taylor

    Annual Conference

    April 13-15, 1971
    Anaheim, CA
    Total Membership: 124 Attendance: 83
    Theme and Year of Leadership

    The Year of Leadership:

    • NCSM Annual Meetings scheduled one day prior to the NCTM Annual Meeting
    • NCSM became an official affiliate of NCTM
    • NCSM initiated functions at NCTM Name-of-Site meetings
    • NCSM Newsletter initiated with the secretary as editor Publishers’ involvement initiated
    Conference Focus
    • Curriculum Development
    • Individualized Instruction
    • Upgrading Teacher Competency
  • 1971/1972

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Ross Taylor
    President
    First Vice PresidentArthur Freier
    Second Vice PresidentFrank Wohlfort

    Annual Conference

    April 20-22, 1972
    Chicago, IL
    Total Membership: 238 Attendance: 160

    Luncheon Speaker: Leslie Beatty – “Itsy Bitsies and a Coherent Whole”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Materials exchange initiated
    • Constitution amended to revise the process of electing officers
    • Publications Committee appointed
    • Relations with Government Committee appointed
    Conference Focus
    • Elementary and Secondary Curriculum
    • Programs for Gifted and Low Achievers
    • Computers in Mathematics Education
  • 1972/1973

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Ross Taylor
    President
    First Vice PresidentArthur Freier
    Second Vice PresidentFrank Wohlfort

    Annual Conference

    April 24-26, 1973
    Houston, TX
    Total Membership: 295 Attendance: ~150

    Keynote Speaker: Rohert Wirtz – “Drill and Practice at the Problem Solving Level”

    Luncheon Speaker: Eugene D. Nichols – “Development of Mathematical Ideas – Childhood through Adolescence”

    Joint Closing Session Speaker: Jeffrey Odom – “Implications of the US Changeover to the Metric System for Education”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Survey on interest in Mathematics Supervisors Handbook
    • Survey on preparation of mathematics supervisors and NSF Institutes
    Conference Focus
    • National Assessment
    • Performance Contracting
    • Behavioral Objectives
    • Metrication
  • 1973/1974

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Arthur Freier
    President
    First Vice PresidentAlexander Tobin
    Second Vice PresidentFrank Wohlfort

    Annual Conference

    April 16-18, 1974
    Atlantic City, NJ
    Total Membership: 295 Attendance: 249

    Luncheon Speaker: George Immerzeel – “Today’s Alternatives”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    The Year of Leadership:

    • NCSM Membership Directory initiated
    • Work progressed on the development of a Mathematics Supervisors Handbook jointly with NCTM
    • Constitutional amendments provided for NCSM affiliates and a broadened membership
    Conference Focus
    • The Role of Mathematics Supervisors
    • Metrication
    • Contemporary Projects in Mathematics
    • Mathematics in Alternative Schools
  • 1974/1975

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Arthur Freier
    President
    First Vice PresidentAlexander Tobin
    Second Vice PresidentGlyn H. Sharpe

    Annual Conference

    April 22-24, 1975
    Denver, CO
    Total Membership: 300+ Attendance: ~200

    Luncheon Speaker: Eugene Nichols- “In the 1950’s and 1960’s New Curricula–Now What?”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    The Year of Leadership:

    • All meal functions sponsored by publishers
    • Work progressed on the Mathematics Supervisors Handbook
    • Public Relations Committee established
    • Committee on Relations with Government established
    Conference Focus
    • Metric Awareness
    • Special Projects
    • Technology
  • 1975/1976

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Alexander Tobin
    President
    First Vice PresidentBetty Beaumont
    Second Vice PresidentGlyn H. Sharpe

    Annual Conference

    April 20-22, 1976
    Total Membership: 465 Attendance: TBA

    Luncheon Speaker: Robert Parent- “Publisher’s View of Basic Skills’

    Joint Closing Session Speaker: Alan Osborne- “Critical Variables that Contribute to Successful Inservice” Ruth Hoffman- “Tips for Punchy Inservice”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    The Year of Leadership:

    • ICME Report sent to all NCSM members NCSM Basic Skills Committee appointed
    • Efforts implemented to expand public relations
    Conference Focus
    • Directions of Governmental Agencies and Programs
    • New Programs in Mathematics Education
    • The Metric Education Act
    • Basic Mathematical Skills
  • 1976/1977

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Alexander Tobin
    President
    First Vice PresidentBetty Beaumont
    Second Vice PresidentBarbara Branch

    Annual Conference

    April 18-20, 1977
    Cincinnati, OH
    Total Membership: 640 Attendance: TBA

    Luncheon Speaker: Jack Forbes- “Trends and Issues in School Mathematics, Calculators, Competency and Confusion”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: NCSM Steams Forward to Basics

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Basic Skills Task Force Conference supported with funding from the National Institute of Education
    • NCSM Position Statement on Basic Mathematical Skills published
    • Pre-conference NCTM Leadership Course offered NCSM members
    Conference Focus
    • NCSM Position Statement on Basic Skills
    • Accountability
    • In-service Education
    • Future of Fractions
    • Hand-held Calculators
    • Moving to Metrics
  • 1977/1978

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Dorothy Strong
    President
    First Vice PresidentTom Rowan
    Second Vice PresidentBarbara Branch

    Annual Conference

    April 11-13, 1978
    San Diego, CA
    Total Membership: 651 Attendance: TBA

    Luncheon Speaker: David Robitaille- “Decimals and Fractions – Have We Been Doing Things Backwards?”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Brighter Futures for Mathematics

    The Year of Leadership:

    • The Constitution revised to provide for: president-elect position, appointment of treasurer, empowerment of Executive Board to set dues
    • Constitutional changes by ballot
    • Completion of several chapters of the Supervisors Handbook
    Conference Focus
    • Minimal Competencies
    • Basic Skills
    • In-service Education
  • 1978/1979

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Dorothy Strong
    President
    First Vice PresidentTom Rowan
    Second Vice PresidentThomas Armstrong

    Annual Conference

    April 18-20, 1979
    Boston, MA
    Total Membership: 616 Attendance: 354

    Luncheon Speaker: George Immerzeel- “Problem Solving and the Role of Calculators”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: ???

    The Year of Leadership:

    • The new constitution distributed to NCSM members
    • Procedures for publications reviewed
    Conference Focus
    • State Plans for Basic Skills
    • Problem Solving
    • In-service Education
    • Competency Testing
    • Current Programs in Mathematics Education
  • 1979/1980

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Tom Rowan
    President
    First Vice PresidentSally Sloan
    Second Vice PresidentThomas Armstrong

    Annual Conference

    April 14-16, 1980
    Seattle, WA
    Total Membership: TBA Attendance: 360

    Keynote Speaker: Shirley Hill- “The NCTM Math for the Eighties: A Sneak Preview”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Problem Solving and Technology

    The Year of Leadership:

    • New constitution implemented
    • Regional Directors elected
    • Prior efforts to publish a supervisors handbook modified to publish a monograph, “So You are a Mathematics Supervisor”, jointly with NCTM
    • Supervisors handbook distributed to NCSM members.
    • NCSM received award from the Association Teachers of Mathematics of Philadelphia and Vicinity for the NCSM Position Paper on Basic Skills
    Conference Focus
    • Technological Developments
    • Impact of the NCSM Basic Skills Statement
    • Problem Solving
  • 1980/1981

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Tom Rowan
    President
    President ElectShirley Frye
    First Vice PresidentSally Sloan
    Second Vice PresidentDwight Coblentz

    Annual Conference

    April 20-22, 1981
    St. Louis, MO
    Total Membership: TBA Attendance: ~400

    Luncheon Speaker: Lola May- “The Trifocal Vision of Problem Solving”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Your Leadership Role

    The Year of Leadership:

    • NCSM presented a special plaque in memory of the outstanding services of Glenn Gilbert
    • Examination of expanded skills initiated
    Conference Focus
    • Problem Solving
    • Technology
    • Probability and Statistics
  • 1981/1982

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Shirley Frye
    President
    Past PresidentTom Rowan
    First Vice PresidentNancy C. Biggs
    Second Vice PresidentDwight Coblentz

    Annual Conference

    April 12-14, 1982
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Total Membership: 622 Attendance: 450
    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Communications in Mathematics

    The Year of Leadership:

    • NCSM initiated publication of a special newsletter, The Supergram
    • The Glenn Gilbert Award established
    • NCSM sponsored a trophy for the Atlantic Region Mathematics League
    Conference Focus
    • Computers in Mathematics Education
    • Problem Solving
    • The Gifted
  • 1982/1983

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Shirley Frye
    President
    President ElectSally Sloan
    First Vice PresidentNancy C. Biggs
    Second Vice PresidentDwight Coblentz

    Annual Conference

    April 11-13, 1983
    Detroit, MI
    Total Membership: 600 Attendance: TBA

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: John Del Grande

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Focusing on: Computers, Basic Skills, the Gifted and Talented, and Retraining/Recruitment of Teachers

    The Year of Leadership:

    • First Glenn Gilbert Award presented
    • NCSM contributed to the distribution of a Mathematics Association of America poster on the importance of studying
    • The new Math Counts competition sponsored by the Society of Professional Engineers announced
    • The Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences publication, “The Mathematical Sciences Curriculum, K-12: What Is Still Fundamental and What Is Not”, presented and distributed
    • Caucus meetings scheduled as an integral part of the programs
    Conference Focus
    • Computer Education
    • Basic Skills
    • Gifted and Talented
    • Retraining/Recruitment of Teachers
    • Equity
  • 1983/1984

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Sally Sloan
    President
    Past PresidentShirley Frye
    First Vice PresidentZalman Usiskin
    Second Vice PresidentDon Scheuer

    Annual Conference

    April 23-25, 1984
    San Francisco, CA
    Total Membership: 762 Attendance: TBA

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Alexander Tobin

    Luncheon Speaker: Brother Neal Golden

    Joint Closing Session Speaker: Marilyn Burns- “The Essential for Improving the Teaching of K-8 Mathematics

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: ???

    The Year of Leadership:

    • An HP 120 microcomputer purchased by NCSM for processing membership information
    • NCSM announced the establishment of the Mathematical Sciences Education Board (MSEB)
    Conference Focus
    • Technology in Education
    • Problem Solving
    • Retraining/Recruitment of Teachers
    • Implementing the Agenda in Action
    • Current Programs
  • 1984/1985

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Sally Sloan
    President
    President ElectDavid R. Johnson
    First Vice PresidentIris Carl
    Second Vice PresidentBob Hamada

    Annual Conference

    April 15-17, 1985
    San Antonio, TX
    Total Membership: 749 Attendance: TBA

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Ross Taylor

    Keynote Speaker: Joe Crosswhite- “NCSM New Coalitions in Support of Mathematics Education”

    Joint Closing Session Speaker: Rosemary Fraser- “How Computers Can Change interaction Between Teachers and Students K-12”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: ???

    The Year of Leadership:

    • A conference fee initiated
    • Amendments to the constitution proposed relating audit procedures and the fiscal year
    • Funding for a new publication effort authorized
    Conference Focus
    • The Supervisor’s Role
    • Curriculum Reform
    • Effective Teaching Models
  • 1985/1986

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    David R. Johnson
    President
    Past PresidentSally Sloan
    First Vice PresidentIris Carl
    Second Vice PresidentBob Hamada

    Annual Conference

    March 31 – April 2, 1986
    Washington, D.C.
    Total Membership: 876 Attendance: TBA

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Shirley Frye

    Keynote Speaker: John Dossey- “Mathematics Education: Changing the National Image”

    Featured Speakers: Marvin Cetron, Shirley Hill, David Wells, Steve Krulik, and Audrey Buffington

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Helping Elementary, Secondary, and College Mathematics Supervisors

    The Year of Leadership:

    • NCSM certificates for Excellence in Mathematics initiated
    • National Metric Awareness Week recognition announced
    • Ideas Exchange reinstated
    Conference Focus
    • Effective Teacher Training Model
    • Use of Technology
    • Collaboration
    • Curriculum Development Modes
    • Research Studies
  • 1986/1987

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    David R. Johnson
    President
    President ElectIris Carl
    First Vice PresidentLarry Bradsby
    Second Vice PresidentBunny Parish

    Annual Conference

    April 6-8, 1987
    Anaheim, CA
    Total Membership: 1,212 Attendance: 852

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Albert Shulte

    Keynote Speaker: John Dossey- “Professional Development Initiatives: Planning For A Changing Mathematics Curriculum”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Pressures for Change

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Workshop for new supervisors initiated
    • NCSM members received two publications: Facilitating Evaluation: The Role of the Mathematics Supervisor and The Underachieving Curriculum–Assessing US School Mathematics from an International Perspective
    Conference Focus
    • Effective Supervisory Practices
    • Current Curriculum Issues
    • Instructional Strategies
    • Staff Development
    • Teacher Training/Leadership Models
    • Mathematics Collaboratives/Partnerships
    • Effective Use of Calculators/Computers/Manipulatives
    • Textbook Adoption and Evaluation
  • 1987/1988

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Iris Carl
    President
    Past PresidentDavid R. Johnson
    First Vice PresidentLarry Bradsby
    Second Vice PresidentBunny Parish

    Annual Conference

    April 4-6, 1988
    Chicago, IL
    Total Membership: TBA Attendance: TBA

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Thomas E. Rowan

    Keynote Speaker: Shirley Frye- “Implementing Change: Implications of the Standards for You, The Supervisor”

    Featured Speakers: Paul Trafton, Glenda Lappan, Chris Hirsch, and Dale Seymour

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: NCSM Celebrates Twenty Years of Leadership

    The Year of Leadership:

    • A member from each region assigned to every standing committee
    • At least two current publications provided all NCSM members annually
    • NCSM Basic Skills Statement revised
    • Regional caucuses initiated
    Conference Focus
    • NCTM Curriculum Standards
    • Effecting Change
  • 1988/1989

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Iris Carl
    President
    President ElectLarry Bradsby
    First Vice PresidentClem Boyer
    Second Vice PresidentL. Carey Bolster

    Annual Conference

    April 10-12, 1989
    Orlando, FL
    Total Membership: 1,595 Attendance: 1,056

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: David R. Johnson

    Keynote Speaker: Shirley Frye – “Recognizing the Challenges of the Vision”

    Keynote Speaker: John Dossey – “Realizing the Vision – Standards for School Mathematics”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Implementing the Standards

    The Year of Leadership:

    • NCSM members provided copies of “The Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics” (NCTM) and “Everybody Counts: A Report on the State of Mathematics Education” (MSEB)
    • NCSM published the position statement, “Essential Mathematics for the 21st Century”
    • NCSM expanded cooperative efforts with other organizations and agencies; PTA Math Kits provided for members
    • Task forces established on: Curriculum and Instruction, Effecting Change, and Staff Development
    Conference Focus
    • Translating the Standards
    • The Supervisor’s Role in Reform Efforts
    • Effecting Change
    • Curriculum Development
    • Collaboratives/Partnerships
  • 1989/1990

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Larry Bradsby
    President
    Past PresidentIris Carl
    First Vice PresidentAlexander Norrie
    Second Vice PresidentL. Carey Bolster

    Annual Conference

    April 16-18, 1990
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Total Membership: 1,646 Attendance: 976

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Father Stanley J. Besuszka, S.J.

    Keynote Speaker: J.D. Hoover- “Issues in the Assessment of Mathematics Skills: Views of A Standardized Test Author”

    Featured Speakers: Thomas Romberg, Eugene Nichols, L. Carey Bolster, Carol Greenes, and Leanna Landsmann

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Implementing the Standards: Focus on Assessment

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Permanent NCSM mailing address acquired
    • NCSM members received the Executive Summary of the Curriculum and Evaluation Standards (NCTM), the MSEB document, “Reshaping School Mathematics”, and the book “Alternative Assessments In Mathematics” from the California Mathematics council and the Equals project
    Conference Focus
    • Assessment on the National Level
    • Alternative Assessment
    • Technology in Instruction/Assessment
    • Integrated Curricula
    • Staff Development
  • 1990/1991

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Larry Bradsby
    President
    President ElectHenry Kepner
    First Vice PresidentAlexander Norrie
    Second Vice PresidentAnn Beyer

    Annual Conference

    April 15-l7, 1991
    New Orleans, LA
    Total Membership: 2,236 Attendance: 1,205

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Dorothy Strong

    Keynote Speaker: John Kenelly- “We Have Started A Decade of Implementation”

    Featured Speakers: Frank Demana, Howard Johnson, Mary Lindquist, Steven Leinwand, Thomas Ittelson

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: ???

    The Year of Leadership:

    • NCSM Members provided copies of “On The Shoulders of Grants” (MSEB)
    • NCSM received Exxon Foundation grant to fund writing team to develop NSF proposal to carry out a follow-up to “Leading Mathematics: Education into the 21st Century”
    Conference Focus
    • Implementing the Standards
    • The Professional Teaching Standards
    • Teacher Evaluation
    • Changing Curricula
  • 1991/1992

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Henry Kepner
    President
    Past PresidentLarry Bradsby
    First Vice PresidentAnn Beyer
    Second Vice PresidentSusan Friel

    Annual Conference

    March 31 – April 1, 1992
    Nashville, TN
    Total Membership: 2,391 Attendance: ~1,200

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Iris Carl

    Keynote Speaker: Glenda Lappan- “The Decade of the Nineties: Making Reality Out of the Vision”

    Featured Speakers: Charles Nelson, Francis Fennell, Wade Ellis, Jr., Steven Leinwand, and Timothy Kanold

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Transforming Equity and Excellence through Leadership

    The Year of Leadership:

    • NCSM members provided copies of “A Call for Change” (MSEB) and “Counting on You” (MSEB)
    • NCSM joins ASSM in the development of a guide for the selection of instructional materials
    • NCSM networks through MSELNET, the computer network for mathematics and science educators
    Conference Focus
    • Ensuring Equity and Excellence
    • The Professional Teaching Standards
    • Mathematics Leadership in an Era of Change
    • Assessment
    • Curriculum and Instruction
  • 1992/1993

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Henry Kepner
    President
    President ElectL. Carey Bolster
    First Vice PresidentSusan Friel
    Second Vice PresidentAnthony Piccolino

    Annual Conference

    March 29-31, 1993
    Seattle, WA
    Total Membership: 2,561 Attendance: ~1,200

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Dale Seymour

    Keynote Speaker: Gene E. Hall- “Changing Mathematics Teaching: The Blood and Guts of Implementation”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Mathematics Leadership in a Matrix of Change

    The Year of Leadership:

    • NCSM members received copies of Mathematics Assessment: Myths, Models, Good Questions, and Practical Suggestions (NCTM) and For Good Measure-Principles and Goals for Mathematics Assessment (MSEB), and Measuring Up: Prototypes for Mathematics Assessment (MSEB)
    Conference Focus
    • Technology
    • The Professional Teaching Standards
    • Leadership in Mathematics Education
    • New Curricula in Mathematics
  • 1993/1994

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    L. Carey Bolster
    President
    Past PresidentHenry Kepner
    First Vice PresidentAnthony Piccolino
    Second Vice PresidentBonnie Walker

    Annual Conference

    April 11-13, 1994
    Indianapolis, IN
    Total Membership: 2,397 Attendance: ~1,200

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Zalman P. Usiskin

    Keynote Speaker: Frank Demana, Paul Lawrence, Steven Dowling, and Patsy Kanter

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: The Community of Mathematics Leaders: The Essential Link for the Future

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Developed a new NCSM logo
    • Expanded membership of NCSM to include all mathematics education leaders
    • Established task forces on: Advocating Mathematics Leadership; Leadership Development; Formal and Informal Links with Other Groups; Expanding Networking; NCSM Membership Promotion
    • Modified the structure of annual meeting to allow more interaction and input
    Conference Focus
    • Technology
    • Communication
    • Assessment
  • 1994/1995

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    L. Carey Bolster
    President
    President ElectSteven Leinwand
    First Vice PresidentBonnie Walker
    Second Vice PresidentLinda Hall

    Annual Conference

    April 4-5, 1995
    Boston, MA
    Total Membership: 2,481 Attendance: 1,367

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: James D. Gates

    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Zalman Usiskin- “The Stages of Change” and Marilyn Burns-“Making Sense – A Vision for School Mathematics”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Reengineering for the Twenty-First Century

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Initiated poster sessions at annual conference
    • Published the first NCSM Source Book: “Supporting Leaders in Mathematics Education”
    • Created the “Leadership in Mathematics Education” position paper
    • Initiated an online network for NCSM members
    • Established an ongoing Leadership Fund to support initiatives and obtained funding from a corporate sponsor and from publishers
    Conference Focus
    • Professional Development
    • Algebra for All
    • Grant Moneys
    • Assessment
  • 1995/1996

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Steven Leinwand
    President
    Past PresidentL. Carey Bolster
    First Vice PresidentLinda Hall
    Second Vice PresidentRandy Charles

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Rich Wyllie
    Central 2Tonya Urbatsch
    Eastern 1Barbara Berman
    Eastern 2Barbara Berman
    Southern 1Sandra Powers
    Southern 2Pamela Chandler
    Western 1Dorothy Keane
    Western 2Dorothy Keane
    CanadaRalph Connelly

    Annual Conference

    April 22-24, 1996
    San Diego, CA
    Total Membership: 2,632 Attendance: 1,318

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Marilyn Burns

    Keynote Speaker: Barry Wishner-“Carpe Futurum… Seize the Future” and Dr. Ruth Cossey

    Major Session Speakers:

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: What’s New! What’s Working! What If?

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Held extended pre-conference sessions for the first time
    • Published the second NCSM Source Book: “Great Tasks and More!! A Source Book of Camera-Ready Resources on Mathematics Assessment”
    • NCSM members received a copy of Getting It Together
    Conference Focus
    • Practical Ideas for Fostering Reform
  • 1996/1997

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Steven Leinwand
    President
    President ElectBonnie Walker
    First Vice PresidentRandy Charles
    Second Vice PresidentJerry Cummins

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Rich Wyllie
    Central 2Reta Smith
    Eastern 1Barbara Berman
    Eastern 2Jim Bohan
    Southern 1Pamela Chandler
    Southern 2Pamela Chandler
    Western 1Kay Gilliland
    Western 2Kay Gilliland
    CanadaRita Janes

    Annual Conference

    March 14-16, 1997
    Minneapolis, MN
    Total Membership: 2,673 Attendance: 1,092

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Franklin Demana and Bert Waits

    Keynote Speaker: Glenda Lappan-“Keeping Reform Alive: The Challenge for Leaders” and Tim Kanold-“The Heart of Leadership: Impacting Lives in a Decade of Change!”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Taking the Lead in Challenging Times

    The Year of Leadership:

    • The “Journal of Mathematics Education Leadership” is launched
    • Published the third NCSM Source Book: “Supporting Improvement in Mathematics Education: A Public Relations Source Book”
    • Launched and piloted the Leadership Development Academy
    • Initiated the NCSM Web site
    Conference Focus
    • Building the Case (and Support) for Reform
    • Reforming Assessment Practices
    • Providing Effective Professional Development
    • Diversity
    • Developing and Implementing Curriculum
    • Making Algebra Work for All
    • Assuring Effective Use of Technology
  • 1997/1998

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Bonnie Walker
    President
    Past PresidentSteven Leinwand
    First Vice PresidentJerry Cummins
    Second Vice PresidentBettye Forte

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Rich Wyllie
    Central 2Reta Smith
    Eastern 1Barbara Berman
    Eastern 2Jim Bohan
    Southern 1Deborah Donovan
    Southern 2Pamela Chandler
    Western 1Larry Kaber
    Western 2Kay Gilliland
    CanadaRita Janes

    Annual Conference

    March 30 – April 1, 1998
    Washington, D.C.
    Total Membership: 2,848 Attendance: 1,386

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Robert D. Davis

    Keynote Speaker: Lee Stiff-“Revolutionaries, Reformers, and Revisionists – TIPS for Special Math Educators” and John Dossey-“The NVMT (National Voluntary 8th Grade Mathematics Test) and Implications Across the Math Curriculum”

    Major Session Speakers:

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Tools, Ideas, and Practical Strategies (TIPS) for Keeping the Math Revolution Alive and Well

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Expanded opportunities in extended sessions at the annual conference
    • Published the monograph, “Future Basics: Developing Numerical Power” (by Randall Charles and Joanne Lobato)
    • NCSM members received “Partners in Change Handbook”
    • Wrote and distributed the leadership position paper, “Improving Student Achievement Through Designated District and School Mathematics Program Leaders”
    • Held the first NCSM Leadership Academy (July 17-20, 1997 at McDonald’s Corporation Facilities, Oak Brook, Illinois)
    Conference Focus
    • Equity: Not just a concept, but a set of actions that leaders must initiate
    • Algebra: Not just a course, but a set of essential K-12 experiences that leaders must implement
    • Technology: Not just a tool, but an indispensable part of all instruction that leaders must promote
    • Assessment: Not just a test, but the glue for all effective programs that leaders must create
    • Opposition to the Revolution: Not just a passing fancy, but an undeniable reality that all leaders must face
    • Leadership Skills: Not an option, but necessary tools to bring about change

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 17-20, 1997
    Oak Brook, IL
    Theme: NCSM Leadership Academy

    Academy Director: Jerry Cummins

    Presenters: Jerry Cummins, Tim Kanold, Grace Kelemanik, Yvonne Mojica, Eric Schluter

  • 1998/1999

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Bonnie Walker
    President
    President ElectJerry Cummins
    First Vice PresidentBettye Forte
    Second Vice PresidentDiane Briars

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Rich Wyllie
    Central 2Reta Smith
    Eastern 1Grace Kelemanik
    Eastern 2Jim Bohan
    Southern 1Deborah Donovan
    Southern 2Kathy Ross
    Western 1Larry Kaber
    Western 2Kay Gilliland
    CanadaRita Janes

    Annual Conference

    April 19-21, 1999
    San Francisco, CA
    Total Membership: 2,989 Attendance: 1,454

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: F. Joe Crosswhite

    Keynote Speaker: Susan Loucks-Horsley – “Professional Development Comes into Its Own” and Leo Edwards – “Mathematics LeaderSHIP Sailing Toward the Next Millennium”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Mathematics Leaders for the Next Millennium: A Bridge to the Future

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Second printing of NCSM’s monograph, “Future Basics: Developing Numerical Power”
    • Held the second NCSM Leadership Academy (July 16-19, 1998 at Boston University Corporate Education Center, Tyngsboro, Massachusetts)
    • Wrote and distributed the leadership position paper, “Focusing the Dialogue: Suggestions for Engaging in Productive Discourse on the Future of School Mathematics”
    • Published the fourth NCSM Source Book: “Mathematics for All: A Source Book of Essential Information for Leaders in Mathematics Equity”
    Conference Focus
    • Algebra for All
    • Assessment
    • Equity and Access
    • Leadership Skills
    • Staff Development
    • Technology

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 16-19, 1998
    Tyngsboro, MA
    Theme: Second NCSM Leadership Academy

    Academy Directors: Jim Bohan & Jerry Cummins

    Presenters: Jim Bohan, Jerry Cummins, Tim Kanold, Grace Kelemanik, Barbara Miller, Yvonne Mojica, Eric Schluter

  • 1999/2000

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Jerry Cummins
    President
    Past PresidentBonnie Walker
    First Vice PresidentDiane Briars
    Second Vice PresidentKay Gilliland

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Rich Wyllie
    Central 2Reta Smith
    Eastern 1Grace Kelemanik
    Eastern 2Anthony Piccolino
    Southern 1Deborah Donovan
    Southern 2Kathy Ross
    Western 1Larry Kaber
    Western 2Carne Barnett
    CanadaFlorence Glanfield

    Annual Conference

    April 10-12, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    Total Membership: 2,922 Attendance: 1,317

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Francis “Skip” Fennell

    Opening Session Speaker: Andy Porter – “Ten Years of Systemic Reform in Education: Looking Back and Looking Forward”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Leading Systemic Change: Promising Practices and Lessons Learned

    The Year of Leadership:

    • The Teaching Module from the TIMSS Resource Kit was made available to NCSM members for just the cost of postage/handling.
    • Held the third NCSM Leadership Academy (July 15-18, 1999 at The Inn at Prospector Square, Park City, Utah)
    Conference Focus
    • Curriculum
    • Assessment
    • Professional Development
    • Equity and Access
    • Leadership Skills
    • Community Outreach: Administrators, Parents, Public
    • Technology

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 15-18, 1999
    Park City, UT
    Theme: Third NCSM Leadership Academy

    Academy Director: Jim Bohan

    Presenters: Jim Bohan, Jerry Cummins, Tim Kanold, Grace Kelemanik, Barbara Miller, Yvonne Mojica

  • 2000/2001

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Jerry Cummins
    President
    President ElectCarole Greenes
    First Vice PresidentKay Gilliland
    Second Vice PresidentCarol Edwards

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Rich Wyllie
    Central 2Reta Smith
    Eastern 1Grace Kelemanik
    Eastern 2Anthony Piccolino
    Southern 1Jane Barnard
    Southern 2Kathy Ross
    Western 1Larry Kaber
    Western 2Carne Barnett
    CanadaFlorence Glanfield

    Annual Conference

    April 2-4, 2001
    Orlando, FL
    Total Membership: 2,809 Attendance: 1,424

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Margaret “Peg” Kenney

    Plenary Session Speaker: Cathy Seeley – “Making a Personal Decision in 2001: Leadership from the Heart Out”

    Plenary Session Speaker: Jeremy Kilpatrick – “Adding It Up: A National Research Council Report on Mathematics Learning”

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: “Making Decisions in the Year 2001: How Will You Change Mathematics Education?”

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Third printing of NCSM’s monograph, “Future Basics: Developing Numerical Power”.
    • Held the 4th NCSM Leadership Academy (July 19-23, 2000 at the Wigwam Resort, Litchfield, AZ).
    • Held the first Advanced NCSM Leadership Academy (July 18-21, 2000 at the Wigwam Resort, Litchfield, AZ).
    Conference Focus
    • Equity in the Mathematics Classroom
    • What Do Building and District Leaders Need to Know
    • Community Outreach
    • Using Technology to Enhance Mathematics Learning
    • Mathematicians or Politicians? You Decide
    • Ethnomathematics: The Time is Right to Reconnect Mathematics and Culture
    • Teaching Ideas
    • Implementation of the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics
    • Challenging Prevailing Assumptions about Professional Development
    • Assessment, High-Stakes Testing and Accountability
    • Designing Professional Development
    • Professional Development That is Situated in the Work of Teaching
    • Energizing the Mathematics Curriculum with Science
    • Coaching and Mentoring
    • What Will It Really Take to Close the Learning Gap?
    • Preservice: Preparing future Teachers inMathematics
    • Supporting Elementary Teachers in Reform
    • Managing Mathematics in the Middle Grades: Curriculum and Implementation
    • Secondary Mathematics

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 18-21, 2000
    Litchfield, AZ
    Theme: Advanced Leadership Academy

    Academy Director: Jim Bohan

    Presenters: Jim Bohan, Everly Broadway, Grace Kelemanik, Barbara Miller, Vance Mills


    July 19-23, 2000
    Litchfield, AZ
    Theme: Fourth Leadership Academy

    Academy Director: Jim Bohan

    Presenters: Jim Bohan, Jerry Cummins, Tim Kanold, Grace Kelemanik, Barbara Miller, Yvonne Mojica,

  • 2001/2002

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Carole Greenes
    President
    Past PresidentJerry Cummins
    First Vice PresidentCarol Edwards
    Second Vice PresidentMarieta Harris

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Anthony Mthomba Bon Amari Scott
    Central 2Reta Smith
    Eastern 1Carol Findell
    Eastern 2Anthony Piccolino
    Southern 1Jane Barnard
    Southern 2James Wohlgehen
    Western 1Larry Kaber
    Western 2Carne Barnett
    CanadaFlorence Glanfield

    Annual Conference

    April 19-21, 2002
    Las Vegas, NV
    Total Membership: 3,065 Attendance: 1,816

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Miriam Leiva

    Opening Session Speaker: Tim Kanold – “The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership: A Commitment to Equity and Excellence”

    Major Session Speakers: Margaret (Peg) Kenney, Zalman Usiskin, Deborah Ball, Art Baroody, Francis (Skip) Fennell, Johnny Lott, and Glenda Lappan

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: “Seize the Opportunity: Provide the Leadership”

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Established the CASIO-NCSM Mathematics Leadership Fellows Scholarships.
    • Entered into partnership with Houghton Mifflin and McDougall Littell Publishing Companies for the production of five monographs.
    • New membership brochure updated and redesigned by Texas Instruments.
    • Held the 5th NCSM Leadership Academy (July 11-15, 2001 at the Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV).
    • Held the second Advanced Leadership Academy (July 10-13, 2001 at the Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV).
    Conference Focus
    • Algebra: Development of Algebraic Skills
    • Standards-Based Curriculum Implementation
    • New Curriculum Projects
    • Equity and Access
    • Professional Development: Examining Practice
    • Professional Development: Strategies for Content Knowledge Development
    • Professional Development: Enhancing Teacher Performance
    • Integrating Technology into the Classroom
    • Effective Leadership
    • Early Childhood Education: What Mathematics is Appropriate?
    • Preparing, Mentoring, and Retaining New Teachers
    • Sponsors Showcase
    • Preparing for High-Stakes Tests
    • Outreach and Policy Issues
    • Professional Development: University/School/Business/Teacher Partnerships
    • Algebra I: How to Do It

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 10-13, 2001
    Wheeliing, WV
    Theme: Advanced Leadership Academy

    Academy Director: Jim Bohan

    Presenters: Jim Bohan, Everly Broadway, Evelyn Dixon, Grace Kelemanik, Barbara Miller, Jan Moore


    July 11-15, 2001
    Wheeliing, WV
    Theme: Fifth Leadership Academy

    Academy Director: Jim Bohan

    Presenters: Jim Bohan, Grace Kelemanik, Barbara Miller, Yvonne Mojica, Deborah Bryant Spencer

  • 2002/2003

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Carole Greenes
    President
    President ElectKay Gilliland
    First Vice PresidentMarieta Harris
    Second Vice PresidentLinda Gojak

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Anthony Mthomba Bon Amari Scott
    Central 2Linda Coutts
    Eastern 1Carol Findell
    Eastern 2Janie Zimmer
    Southern 1Jane Barnard
    Southern 2James Wohlgehen
    Western 1Larry Kaber
    Western 2Judy Anderson
    CanadaFlorence Glanfield

    Annual Conference

    April 4-7, 2003
    San Antonio, TX
    Total Membership: 3,083 Attendance: 1,463

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Mary Laycock

    Opening Session & 35th Anniversary Celebration: NCSM Board & NCSM Choir

    Major Session Speakers: Zalman Usiskin, Miriam Leiva, Timothy Kanold, Glenda Lappan, Diane Briars, Uri Treisman, Lee Stiff, Johnny Lott, Cathy Seeley, Deborah Ball, and Bob Devaney

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: “Achieve Excellence: Focus on Knowledge, Practice, and Policy”

    35th Anniversary Musical Review honors NCSM’s Presidents!

    Download the 35th Anniversary Booklet (2.8 MB).

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Distributed NCSM Monograph #1 “Activating Mathematical Talent”.
    • Instituted electronic voting for Board positions.
    • NCSM Vision and Mission statements revised.
    • Held the 6th NCSM Leadership Academy “Developing Leadership Skills” (July 17-22, 2002 at the Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina, Hutchinson Island, FL).
    • Held the 1st “Strategies to Focus Administrators on Mathematics” Leadership Academy (July 17-22, 2002 at the Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina, Hutchinson Island, FL).
    Conference Focus
    • Algebraic Thinking
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Educating District Administrators
    • Using Technology to Support Instruction and Assessment
    • Teacher Qualituy/Shortages
    • Models for Preservice Teacher Education
    • Special Needs Students
    • Policy Changes (Federal/State)
    • Communicating with Parents, Government, and the Business Community
    • Funding for Special Programs
    • Sponsors Showcase

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 18-20, 2002
    Hutchinson Island, FL
    Theme: Strategies to Focus Administrators on Mathematics

    Academy Director: Jim Bohan

    Presenters: Diane Briars, Jerry Cummins, Anthony Piccolino


    July 17-20, 2002
    Hutchinson Island, FL
    Theme: Developing Leadership Skills

    Academy Director: Jim Bohan

    Presenters: Jim Bohan, Grace Kelemanik, Barbara Miller, Yvonne Mojica

  • 2003/2004

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Kay Gilliland
    President
    Past PresidentCarole Greenes
    First Vice PresidentLinda Gojak
    Second Vice PresidentJohn Sutton

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Anthony Mthomba Bon Amari Scott
    Central 2Linda Coutts
    Eastern 1Carol Findell
    Eastern 2Janie Zimmer
    Southern 1Patsy Shearer
    Southern 2James Wohlgehen
    Western 1Sue Clarke
    Western 2Judy Anderson
    CanadaFlorence Glanfield

    Annual Conference

    April 19-21, 2004
    Philadelphia, PA
    Total Membership: 3,012 Attendance: TBA

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Irvin Vance

    Keynote Speaker: James Hiebert – “Improving Classroom Teaching: New Lessons from the TIMSS 1999 Video Study”

    Major Session Speakers: Timothy Kanold, Terri Belcher, Shirley Frye, Zalman Usiskin, Randall Charles, Deborah Ball, Steven Leinwand, James Rubillo, Ruth Cossey, Johnny Lott, Lena Licon Khisty, Jerry Cummins, Cathy Seeley, Anthony Mthomba Bon Scott, and Marilyn Burns

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Theme: “A Tradition of Leadership”

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Distributed NCSM Monograph #2 “Challenging Young Children Mathematically”.
    • Instituted online speaker proposal forms for the annual conference.
    • Established levels of sponsorship and sponsorship opportunities at the annual conference.
    • Outlined the process for advertisements in the NCSM Newsletter and the annual conference program booklet.
    • Established sponsor showcases and a sponsor display area as part of the annual conference.
    • Sponsored TODOS in becoming an NCTM affiliate.
    • NCSM incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
    • Held the 7th NCSM Leadership Academy “Developing Leadership Skills” (July 10-12, 2003 at the Yarrow Resort & Conference Center, Park City, UT).
    • Held the 2nd “Strategies to Focus Administrators on Mathematics” Leadership Academy (July 10-12, 2003 at the Yarrow Resort & Conference Center, Park City, UT).
    Conference Focus
    • Access and Equity
    • What Building/District Leaders Need to Know
    • Mathematics Leaders Reaching Out to the Community
    • Ethnomathematics: Connecting Mathematics and Culture
    • Professional Development: Innovation and Issues
    • Leading Mathematics Education: Grades K-6
    • Leading Mathematics Education: Grades 6-8
    • Leading Mathematics Education: Grades 9-12
    • Assessment, High-Stakes Testing, and Accountability
    • Leading the Use of Technology from Handbells to Computers
    • Preservice: Preparing Future Mathematics Teachers K-12
    • Sponsors Showcase

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 10-12, 2003
    Park City, UT
    Theme: Strategies to Focus Administrators on Mathematics

    Academy Director: Jim Bohan

    Presenters: Diane Briars, Jerry Cummins, Anthony Piccolino


    July 9-12, 2003
    Park City, UT
    Theme: Developing Leadership Skills

    Academy Director: Jim Bohan

    Presenters: Jim Bohan, Grace Kelemanik, Barbara Miller, Yvonne Mojica

  • 2004/2005

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Kay Gilliland
    President
    President ElectLinda Gojak
    First Vice PresidentJohn Sutton
    Second Vice PresidentDavid McKillop

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Don Balka
    Central 2Linda Coutts
    Eastern 1Jackie Mitchell
    Eastern 2Janie Zimmer
    Southern 1Patsy Shearer
    Southern 2Ted Hull
    Western 1Sue Clarke/Linda Morrow
    Western 2Judy Anderson
    CanadaFlorence Glanfield

    Annual Conference

    April 4-6, 2005
    Anaheim, CA
    Total Membership: 3,113 Attendance: TBA

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Charleen Mitchell DeRidder

    Keynote Speaker: James Stigler – “Using Technology to Support Teacher Learning: Building on TIMSS Video”

    Major Session Speakers: Robert Moses, Iris Weiss, Miriam Leiva, Deborah Ball, Ubiratan D’Ambrosio, Michael Kestner, Nancy Love, Elizabeth Phillips, Glenda Lappan, James Rubillo, Dorothy Strong, Cathy Seeley, Marilyn Burns, Doug Clarke, Anthony Mthomba Bon Scott, and Marian Small

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Where Mathematics Lives

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Distributed NCSM Monograph #3 “Developing Students’ Algebraic Reasoning Abilities”.
    • Launched “Spotlight on Members” section in the NCSM Newsletter.
    • Held the 8th NCSM Leadership Academy “E2 = Building Learning Communities for Equity and Excellence” (July 28-31, 2004 at the Yarrow Resort & Conference Center, Park City, UT).
    Conference Focus
    • It’s a Math World – Access to Mathematics for All Students
    • Mathematics Gallery – A Collection of Outreach Strategies and Materials
    • Mathematicians of the World – Mathematics in Other Cultures
    • Mathematics Mountain – Supporting Highly Qualified Teachers
    • Math Street USA – Issues of Particular Interest to Your Neighborhood
    • Leaders in Assessmentland – Assessment Strategies, Techniques, and Tools
    • Mathcade – Technology to Improve Mathematics Instruction and Learning

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 28-31, 2004
    Park City, UT
    Theme: E2 = Building Learning Communities for Equity and Excellence

    Academy Director: Jim Bohan

    Presenters: Jim Bohan, Jerry Cummins, Kay Gilliland, Linda Gojak, Tim Kanold, Donna Simpson Leak, Janie Zimmer

  • 2005/2006

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Linda Gojak
    President
    Past PresidentKay Gilliland
    First Vice PresidentDavid McKillop
    Second Vice PresidentValarie Elswick

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Don Balka
    Central 2Ruth Harbin Miles
    Eastern 1Jackie Mitchell
    Eastern 2Janie Zimmer
    Southern 1Patsy Shearer
    Southern 2Ted Hull
    Western 1Linda Morrow
    Western 2Cheryl Avalos
    CanadaRalph Connelly

    Annual Conference

    April 24-26, 2006
    St. Louis, MO
    Total Membership: TBA Attendance: 1,793

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: L. Carey Bolster

    Keynote Speaker: Alan Schoenfeld, “What Does It Take to “Do It Right?” Toward Powerful Mathematics for All Children”

    Major Session Speakers: John Van de Walle, Zalman Usiskin, Ron Eglash, Miriam Leiva, Jeane Joyner, George Bright, Janet Scheer, Alan Schoenfeld, Steve Leinwand, Carole Greenes, Cathy Seeley, Greg Tang, Marilyn Burns, Barbara Reys, Shannon Dingman, Travis Olson, Angie Sutter, Dawn Teuscher, and Anthony Scott

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Math Leaders Catch the Spirit

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Distributed NCSM Monograph #4 “Leadership for Student Achievement in Mathematics”.
    • Established the Annual Conference Committee structure and the Annual Conference Planning Manual.
    • NCSM Past Presidents hosted a three-hour workshop for new leaders at the annual conference.
    • Launched the Report Summary Service, “The Kansky Reports”.
    • Established the “Iris Carl Mathematics Leadership Fund”.
    • Co-sponsored “Dynamic Classroom Assessment Core Facilitator Training. (June 27-29, 2005 at John Carroll Universiy).
    • Held the 9th NCSM Leadership Academy “E2 = Building Learning Communities for Equity and Excellence” (July 19-22, 2005 at the Yarrow Resort & Conference Center, Park City, UT).
    Conference Focus
    • Leadership with the Spirit of Quality Professional Development
    • Leadership with the Spirit of Quality Assessments Driving Decision Making
    • Leadership with the Spirit of Technological Innovation
    • Leadership with the Spirit of Equity and Access
    • Leadership with the Spirit of Many Cultures
    • Leadership with the Spirit of Outreach

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 19-22, 2005
    Park City, UT
    Theme: E2 = Building Learning Communities for Equity and Excellence

    Academy Director: Jim Bohan

    Presenters: Terri Belcher, Jim Bohan, Jerry Cummins, Kay Gilliland, Tim Kanold, Donna Simpson Leak, Janie Zimmer

  • 2006/2007

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Linda Gojak
    President
    President ElectTimothy D. Kanold
    First Vice PresidentValarie Elswick
    Second Vice PresidentJenny Bennett

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Don Balka
    Central 2Ruth Harbin Miles
    Eastern 1Jackie Mitchell
    Eastern 2Janie Zimmer
    Southern 1Carol Newman
    Southern 2Ted Hull
    Western 1Jim Barta
    Western 2Cheryl Avalos
    CanadaRalph Connelly

    Annual Conference

    March 19-21, 2007
    Atlanta, GA
    Total Membership: 3,194 Attendance: 1,686

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Glenda Lappan

    Keynote Speaker: Samuel King – “Shared Decision Making in a Strategic Context for Leadership in Mathematics Education”

    Keynote Speaker: Kathy Cox – “Raising the Bar in Mathematics for All Georgia Schools”

    Major Session Speakers: Florence Fasanelli, Linda Gojak, Steve Leinwand, Lucy West, Francis (Skip) Fennell, Iris Weiss, Deborah Ball, Jan Schielack, Cathy Seeley, Sybilla Beckman, Randall Charles, Doug Clements, Emma Trevino, Rose Mary Zbiek, Tim Kanold, and Marilyn Burns

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Achieve Success – Come to the Well of Leadership Resources

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Distributed NCSM Monograph #5 “Leadership to Math Success for All”.
    • Distributed “Ensuring the Effectiveness of a Professional Development Program: What Research says to Professional Development Participants”.
    • Distributed “Delivering a High Quality Professional Development Program: What Research says to Providers”.
    • Oral addresses and written input given to the National Mathematics Advisory Panel (NMP).
    • Held the 10th NCSM Leadership Academy “E2 = Building Professional Learning Communities for Equity and Excellence” (July 18-21, 2006 at the Yarrow Resort & Conference Center, Park City, UT).
    Conference Focus
    • Professional Development Models to Promote Mathematics Education Leadership
    • Assessments Supporting Leadership Decision Making
    • Technological Innovations in Mathematics Education
    • Equity and Access Strategies for Mathematics Education Leaders
    • Contributions of Other Cultures to Curriculum and Instruction
    • Outreach and Advocacy Strategies for Leadership in Mathematics Education

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 18-21, 2006
    Park City, UT
    Theme: E2 = Building Professional Learning Communities for Equity and Excellence

    Academy Director: Terri Belcher

    Presenters: Terri Belcher, Diane Briars, Jerry Cummins, Kay Gilliland, Linda Gojak, Tim Kanold, Alma Ramirez, Janie Zimmer

  • 2007/2008

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Timothy D. Kanold
    President
    Past PresidentLinda Gojak
    First Vice PresidentJennie Bennett / Diane J. Briars
    Second Vice PresidentSusan Beal

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Steve Viktora
    Central 2Ralph Connelly
    Eastern 1Laurie Boswell
    Eastern 2Janie Zimmer
    Southern 1Carol Newman
    Southern 2Suzanne Mitchell
    Western 1Jim Barta
    Western 2Cheryl Avalos
    CanadaRalph Connelly

    Annual Conference

    April 7-9, 2008
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Total Membership: 2,696 Attendance: 1,642

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: James M. Rubillo

    Keynote Speaker: Eric J. Jolly, “A Passion for the Mathematics in Everyone’s Life”

    Major Session Speakers: Florence Glanfield, Bill McBride, Lois Moseley, Lucy West, Janet Scheer, Francis (Skip) Fennell, Edward Burger, Mari Muri, Marilyn Burns, Julian Weissglass, and William Tate

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Taking Leaders to New Heights

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Published The PRIME Leadership Framework: Principles and Indicators for Mathematics Leaders.
    • Published the leadership position paper, “Improving Student Achievement by Leading the Pursuit of a Vision for Equity”.
    • Published the leadership position paper, “Improving Student Achievement by Leading Sustained Professional Learning for Mathematics Content and Pedagogical Knowledge Development”.
    • Published the leadership position paper, “Improving Student Achievement by Leading Effective and Collaborative Teams of Mathematics Teachers”.
    • Established sponsor technology showcases as part of the annual conference.
    • Redesigned the NCSM logo.
    • Revised the NCSM Vision and Mission statements.
    • Held the 11th NCSM Leadership Academy “E2 = Building Professional Learning Communities for Equity and Excellence” (July 17-20, 2007 at the Zermatt Resort & Conference Destination, Midway, UT).
    Conference Focus
    • Professional Development and Leadership Models to Promote Mathematics Education Leaders
    • Equity and Access Strategies for Mathematics Education Leaders
    • Leaders Engaging Parent and Communities
    • Technological Innovations in Mathematics Education
    • Supporting Assessments in Mathematics Education
    • Linking Research and Practice that Promotes Improved Student Achievement

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 17-20, 2007
    Midway, UT
    Theme: E2 = Building Professional Learning Communities for Equity and Excellence

    Academy Director: Terri Belcher

    Presenters: Terri Belcher, Diane Briars, Ruth Cossey, Jerry Cummins, Kay Gilliland, Linda Gojak, Tim Kanold, Donna Simpson Leak, Janie Zimmer

  • 2008/2009

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Timothy D. Kanold
    President
    President ElectDiane J. Briars
    First Vice PresidentSusan Beal
    Second Vice PresidentLinda Fulmore

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Steve Viktora
    Central 2Connie Schrock
    Eastern 1Laurie Boswell
    Eastern 2Diana Kendrick
    Southern 1Carol Newman
    Southern 2Suzanne Mitchell
    Western 1Jim Barta
    Western 2Sara Munshin
    CanadaDonna Karsten

    Annual Conference

    April 20-22, 2009
    Washington, D.C.
    Total Membership: 2,644 Attendance: 1,616

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Solomon Garfunkel

    Keynote Speaker: Kati Haycock, “Improving Achievement and Closing Gaps Between Groups: Lessons from Schools and Districts on the Performance Frontier”

    Major Session Speakers: Zalman Usiskin, Diane Briars, Carole Greenes, James Hiebert, Iris Weiss, Daniel Heck, Ntiedo Etuk, Timothy Kanold, Thomasenia Lott adams, Henry Kepner, David Moursund, Jo Boaler, and Marta Civil

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: It’s PRIME Time: Learning and Leading Together

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Published the leadership position paper, “Improving Student Achievement by Leading Highly Effective Assessment Practices”.
    • Published the leadership position paper, “Improving Student Achievement in Mathematics for Students with Special Needs”.
    • Wrote and distributed “Becoming a PRIME Leader”.
    • Instituted the NCSM Display Booth at the annual conference to promote membership, events, and products.
    • Participated in the NCTM Equity Summit to establish an Equity Coalition of mathematics education organization.
    • Launched Leadership Seminars at NCTM regional conferences.
    • Held the 12th NCSM Leadership Academy “Become a PRIME Leader: Building Professional Learning Communities for Equity and Excellence” (July 15-18, 2008 at the Zermatt Resort & Conference Destination, Midway, UT and July 27-August 1, 2008 at the Marriott Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD).
    • Established the NCSM Linked-In Group.
    • Launched the NCSM Twitter account.
    Conference Focus
    • Equity Leadership
    • Teaching and Learning Leadership
    • Curriculum Leadership
    • Assessment Leadership
    • Technology Leadership
    • Leadership Connecting Research & Practice
    • Leading with Professional Learning

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 27 – August 1, 2008
    Hunt Valley, MD
    Theme: Become a PRIME Leader = Building Professional Learning Communities for Equity and Excellence

    Academy Director: Fern Tribbey

    Presenters: Ruth Cossey, Jerry Cummins, Donna Simpson Leak, Mona Toncheff, Fern Tribbey, Janie Zimmer


    July 15-18, 2008
    Midway, UT
    Theme: Become a PRIME Leader = Building Professional Learning Communities for Equity and Excellence

    Academy Director: Terri Belcher

    Presenters: Terri Belcher, Ruth Cossey, Jerry Cummins, Tim Kanold, Donna Simpson Leak, Mona Toncheff, Janie Zimmer

  • 2009/2010

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Diane J. Briars
    President
    Past PresidentTimothy D. Kanold
    First Vice PresidentLinda Fulmore
    Second Vice PresidentSandie Gilliam

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Steve Viktora
    Central 2Connie Schrock
    Eastern 1Laurie Boswell
    Eastern 2Diana Kendrick
    Southern 1Susan Birnie
    Southern 2Suzanne Mitchell
    Western 1Richard Seitz
    Western 2Sara Munshin
    CanadaDonna Karsten

    Annual Conference

    April 19-21, 2010
    San Diego, CA
    Total Membership: 2,407 Attendance: 1,370

    Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Mark Driscoll

    Keynote Speaker: Mike Schmoker, “The Opportunity: From ‘Brutal Facts’ to the Best Schools We’ve Ever Had”

    Major Session Speakers: Linda Davenport, Julian Weissglass, Timothy Kanold, Diane Briars, Sheila Jackson, David Foster, Tyrone HOward, Cindy Douglas, Hank Kepner, Michael Shaughnessy, Linda Foreman, Jill Board, Alfinio Flores, and Deborah Ball

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Charting a Course to Mathematics Leadership

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Published the leadership position paper, “Improving Student Achievement in Mathematics by Addressing the Needs of the English Language Learner”.
    • Published the leadership position paper, “Improving Student Achievement in Mathematics by Promoting Positive Self Beliefs”.
    • Amended the “Glenn Gilbert National Leadership Award” to the “Ross Taylor/Glenn Gilbert National Leadership Award”.
    • Established emeritus membership.
    • Redesigned the NCSM Website.
    • Held the 13th NCSM Leadership Academy “PRIME Leadership: Stomping on the Gap!” (July 14-17 2009 at the Zermatt Resort & Conference Destination, Midway, UT and July 15-18, 2009 at the Indian University – Purdue University Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN).
    • Launched the NCSM Facebook page.
    Conference Focus
    • Charting a Course to Equity and Access
    • Charting a Course to Curriculum Leadership
    • Charting a Course to Teaching and Learning Leadership
    • Charting a Course to Assessment Leadership
    • Putting PRIME into Practice
    • Developing Coaches – Developing Teachers

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 15-18, 2009
    Indianapolis, IN
    Theme: PRIME Leadership: “Stomping on the Gap!”
    July 14-17, 2009
    Midway, UT

    Academy Director: Tim Kanold

    Presenters: Diane Briars, Jerry Cummins, Tim Kanold, Suzanne Mitchell, Donna Simpson Leak, Kit Norris, Mona Toncheff, Steve Viktora, Janie Zimmer

  • 2010/2011

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Diane J. Briars
    President
    President ElectSuzanne Mitchell
    First Vice PresidentSandie Gilliam
    Second Vice PresidentDenise Walston

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Valerie Mills
    Central 2Connie Schrock
    Eastern 1Mari Muri
    Eastern 2Diana Kendrick
    Southern 1Susan Birnie
    Southern 2Ted Hull
    Western 1Richard Seitz
    Western 2Sara Munshin
    CanadaDonna Karsten

    Annual Conference

    April 11-13, 2011
    Indianapolis, IA
    Total Membership: 1,990 Attendance: 1,206

    Ross Taylor / Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Carole Greenes

    Keynote Speaker: Karen Cator, “Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology”

    Major Session Speakers: Steve Rasmussen, Mark Driscoll, Nanette Seago, Diane Briars, Carol Malloy, Margaret Smith, Donna Simpson Leak, Sasha Barab, Diana Thomas, Michael Shaughnessy, Donald Deshler, and Iris Weiss

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: On Track for Student Success: Mathematics Leaders Making a Difference

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Published the leadership position paper, “Improving Student Achievement in Mathematics by Systematically Integrating Effective Technology”.
    • Distributed a joint public statement of NCTM, NCSM, ASSM and AMTE, “Mathematics Education Organizations Unite to Support the Implementation of the Common Core State Standards”.
    • Distributed a joint position paper of AMTE, ASSM, NCSM and NCTM, “The Role of Elementary Mathematics Specialists in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics”.
    • Instituted a joint session with at the annual conference with the NCTM Research Pre-Session.
    • Launched NCSM “eNEWS”.
    • Entered into partnership with the “Elementary Mathematics Specialist and Teacher Leaders Project (ems&tl)”.
    • Entered into partnership with the “Common Core State Standards Curriculum Analysis Tool Project” with the University of Louisville Kentucky.
    • Entered into partnership with the “Situations Project” at Penn State University and University of Georgia. NCSM will assist in creating a facilitator’s guide for use with the Situations.
    • Presented the 1st NCSM Webinar “Getting Started with the Common Core State Standards: First Step for Mathematics Leaders”.
    • Presented the 2nd NCSM Webinar “Deeper Dive Into the Common Core State Standards: Leading With the Mathematical Practices”.
    • Held the 14th NCSM Leadership Academy “PRIME Leadership: Stomping on the Gap!” (June 15-18, 2010 at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, IL; June 22-25, 2010 at the Harris County Conference Center, Houston, TX; and August 16-19, 2010 at Stuyvesant High School, New York, NY).
    Conference Focus
    • Assessment of Students/Assessment of Teaching
    • Developing Coaches/Developing Teachers
    • Teaching & Learning
    • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics)

    Summer Leadership Academy

    August 16-19, 2010
    New York, NY
    Theme: PRIME Leadership: “Stomping on the Gap!”

    Academy Director: Tim Kanold

    Presenters: Diane Briars, Linda Fulmore, Tim Kanold, Kit Norris


    June 22-25, 2010
    Houston, TX
    Theme: PRIME Leadership: “Stomping on the Gap!”

    Academy Director: Tim Kanold

    Presenters: Donna Karsten, Donna Simpson Leak, Mona Toncheff, Janie Zimmer


    June 15-18, 2010
    Aurora, IL
    Theme: PRIME Leadership: “Stomping on the Gap!”

    Academy Director: Tim Kanold

    Presenters: Diane Briars, Linda Fulmore, Tim Kanold, Steve Viktora

  • 2011/2012

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Suzanne Mitchell
    President
    Past PresidentDiane J. Briars
    First Vice PresidentDenise Walston
    Second Vice PresidentDiana G. Kendrick

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Valerie Mills
    Central 2Laura Godfrey
    Eastern 1Mari Muri
    Eastern 2Jim Bohan
    Southern 1Susan Birnie
    Southern 2Ted Hull
    Western 1Richard Seitz
    Western 2Hope Bjerke
    CanadaDonna Karsten

    Annual Conference

    April 23-25, 2012
    Philadelphia, PA
    Total Membership: 1,979 Attendance: 1,402

    Ross Taylor / Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Carol Edwards

    Keynote Speaker: Freeman A. Hrabowski, III “Mathematics Education for the 21st Century: Creating a Culture of Success for All”

    Major Session Speakers: Hugh Burkhardt, Timothy Kanold, David Foster, Suzanne Mitchell, Robert Berry, William McCallum, Mary Kay Stein, Deborah Schifter, Virginia Bastable, Susan Jo Russell, Deborah Ball, Francis (Skip) Fennell, Marilyn Burns, Diane Briars, Doug Sovde, Carrie Heath Phillips, Joseph Willhoft, William Haver, Vickie Inge, and Vandi Hodges

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Life Liberty and Mathematics for All: NCSM Leads the Way

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Published the leadership position paper, “Improving Student Achievement in Mathematics by Expanding Learning Opportunities for the Young”.
    • Published the leadership position paper, “Improving Student Achievement in Mathematics by Expanding Opportunities for Our Most Promising Students of Mathematics”.
    • Published the “Facilitator’s Guide for NCSM Position Papers”.
    • Launched “Illustrating the Standards for Mathematical Practice” on the NCSM website.
    • Launched “Coaching Corner: Resources for Mathematics Specialists” on the NCSM website.
    • Launched the “Members Only” section on the NCSM website.
    • Established “Hot Topics Conversation Café” at the annual conference.
    • Established the process for affiliate membership.
    • Offered “The Marshall Memo” as an NCSM membership benefit.
    • Joined the MC3 (Mathematics Common Core Coalition).
    • Began participation in the Presidents’ Exchange that encourages partnerships among various mathematics organizations.
    • Presented the 3rd NCSM Webinar ” Implementing the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: The CCSS Curriculum Mathematics Analysis Tools”.
    • Presented the 4th NCSM Webinar “New Resources for Implementing the Standards for Mathematical Practices”.
    • Held the 15th NCSM Leadership Academy “Mathematics Leadership at Work: Moving the Common Core State Standards from Vision to Action” (June 21-23, 2011 at the GE Energy Headquarters, Atlanta, GA).
    Conference Focus
    • Bridging the Knowing-Doing Gap: Implementing the Common Core State Standards
    • ALL Means ALL: Promoting Equity in Mathematics Education
    • Mathematics Leaders Translate Vision to Practice: Developing and Supporting Coaches, Specialists, and Teacher Leaders
    • Making Mathematics Learning Visible: Implementing Formative and Summative Assessments to Support Student Learning
    • Leadership to Enhance Mathematics Teaching and Learning for All: Helping Administrators and other Leaders to Support High Quality Mathematics Instruction

    Summer Leadership Academy

    June 21-23, 2011
    Atlanta, GA
    Theme: Mathematics Leadership at Work: Moving the Common Core State Standards from Vision to Action

    Academy Director: Tim Kanold

    Presenters: Cathy Carroll, Francis (Skip) Fennell, Tim Kanold, Beth Kobett, Suzanne Mitchell, Kit Norris, Jonathan Wray

  • 2012/2013

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Suzanne Mitchell
    President
    President ElectValerie Mills
    First Vice PresidentDiana G. Kendrick
    Second Vice PresidentKathleen Rieke

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Steve Viktora
    Central 2Laura Godfrey
    Eastern 1Mari Muri
    Eastern 2Eric Milou
    Southern 1Wanda Audrict
    Southern 2Ted Hull
    Western 1Mona Toncheff
    Western 2Hope Bjerke
    CanadaCarol Matsumoto

    Annual Conference

    April 15-17, 2013
    Denver, Colorado
    Total Membership: 2,377 Attendance: 1,563

    Ross Taylor / Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Kay Gilliland

    Keynote Speaker: Vicki Phillips, “Powering Up!”

    Major Session Speakers: Lucy West, Nanette Seago, Miriam Leiva, William Schmidt, Suzanne Mitchell, Cathy Seeley, Kati Haycock, Jo Boaler, Linda Gojak, Jere Confrey

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Reaching the Peak of Mathematics Leadership: Guiding Teaching to Support Student Learning

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Published Great Tasks for Mathematics K-5.
    • Published Great Tasks for Mathematics 6-12.
    • Published the leadership position paper, “Improving Student Achievement by Infusing Highly Effective Instructional Strategies in RtI Tier I Instruction”.
    • Co-published with NCTM and NAGC (National Association for Gifted Children) Common Core Standards for Mathematics with Gifted and Advanced Learners.
    • Established the “Kay Gilliland Equity Lecture Series”. Miriam Leiva gave the first lecture at the 2013 annual conference.
    • Partnered woth other mathematics education organizations to establish the Committee on Teachers as Professionals (C-TaP).
    • Established electronic, subscription, and student memberships.
    • Launched the PRIMEd Principal Blog” on the NCSM Website.
    • Presented the 5th NCSM Webinar ” Transitioning to the CCSS with the Support of NCSM’s ‘Great Tasks’ for Mathematics”
    • Presented the 6th NCSM Webinar “Measuring Math that Matters: the PARCC and Smarter Balanced Approaches to Assessment”
    • Held the 15th NCSM Leadership Academy “Mathematics Leadership at Work: Moving the Common Core State Standards from Vision to Action” (June 25-27, 2012 at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, Homestead, PA and July 31 – August 2, 2012 at the Sonoma County Education Center, Santa Rosa, CA).
    Conference Focus
    • Practices that Support Coaches: The focus is on theoretically-informed and research-based practices that support mathematics coaches of content and pedagogy. Consider what practices teacher leaders and support coaches can use to reach the depths of knowledge for every student through the Common Core Standards and Practices.
    • Equity for Each Learner: The focus is on equitable practices that will support administrators, coaches, teachers, and parents to engage and build student mathematical knowledge. Consider how leaders will support teachers to provide each student with relevant and meaningful mathematics experiences and in what ways they can facilitate erasing inequities in student learning.
    • Assessing what Counts: The focus is on assessment practices that do more than measure a person’s achievement and then assign new and different pathways to understanding at deeper levels. Consider how mathematics leaders can facilitate every teacher to use student assessments to inform teacher practice and student learning.
    • Knowledge for Leaders to Support a Strategic Infrastructure for Student Learning: The focus is on each administrator and mathematics teacher leader (coach) to have full knowledge of how to create an infrastructure that supports high achievement of mathematics learning for all students. Consider steps that administrators and teacher mathematics teacher leaders can take to ensure high quality mathematics instruction and how they will develop their Standards for Mathematical Practice as described in the Common Core Standards.

    Summer Leadership Academy

    June 25-27, 2012
    Homestead, PA

    July 31 – August 2, 2012
    Santa Rosa, CA
    Theme: Mathematics Leadership at Work: Moving the Common Core State Standards from Vision to Action

    Academy Director: Tim Kanold

    Presenters: Diane Briars, Tim Kanold, Beth Kobett, Suzanne Mitchell, Jonathan Wray

    Fall Seminars

    October 10, 2012
    Dallas, TX

    October 24, 2012
    Hartford, CT

    November 28, 2012
    Chicago, IL
    Theme: Tools and Strategies for Implementing the Common Core State Standards

    Presenters: Don Balka, Shelbi K. Cole, Ruth Harbin Miles, Ted Hull, Suzanne Libfeld, Suzanne Mitchell, Mari Muri, Arlene Sciarretta, Jackie Palmquist, Sue Vohrer, Connie Schrock and Shawn Towle

  • 2013/2014

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Valerie Mills
    President
    Past PresidentSuzanne Mitchell
    First Vice PresidentKathleen Rieke
    Second Vice PresidentConnie Schrock

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Gwen Zimmermann
    Central 2Laura Godfrey
    Eastern 1Suzanne Libfeld
    Eastern 2Eric Milou
    Southern 1Wanda Audrict
    Southern 2Linda Griffith
    Western 1Mona Toncheff
    Western 2Hope Bjerke
    CanadaCarol Matsumoto

    Annual Conference

    April 7-9, 2014
    New Orleans, LA
    Total Membership: 2,319 Attendance: 1,648

    Ross Taylor / Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Phil Daro

    Keynote Speaker: Mike Schmoker, “Focus: First Things First for the 21st Century”

    Major Session Speakers: Steve Leinwand, Valerie Mills, Francis (Skip) Fennell, Uri Treisman, Margaret Heritage, Marilyn Burns, Margaret Smith, DeAnn Huinker, Jo Boaler, Heather C. Hill, Phil Daro, Heather Ayres, Rick Biggerstaff, Lee Stiff, and Timothy Kanold

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Shining the Light on Learning: A Vision for Mathematics Leaders

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Launched “Jump Start Formative Assessment” on the NCSM Website.
    • Participated in the establishment of the “Mathematics Education Strategic Advocacy Summit” along with NCTM, AMTE, and ASSM.
    • Held the 17th NCSM Leadership Academy “Mathematics Leadership at Work: Deepening Formative Assessment to Prepare for the Next Generation Summative Assessments” (June 30-July 2, 2014 at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel, North Little Rock, AR).
    • Published the leadership position paper, “Improving Student Achievement by Infusing Highly Effective Instructional Strategies into Multi-Tiered Support Systems (MTSS) – Response to Intervention (RtI) Tier 2 Instruction”.
    • Distributed the joint White Paper of NCSM and COSN (Consortium for School Networking), “Mathematics Education in the Digital Age”.
    • Established “Policies and Procedures for the NCSM List Serv”.
    • Presented the 10th NCSM Leadership Webinar, “Jump Starting Formative Assessment: A Resource for Leaders”.
    • Presented the 9th NCSM Webinar, “It’s TIME to Lead – A Call to Action for Mathematics Leaders”.
    • Presented the 8th NCSM Webinar, “NCSM Great Tasks with TI Technology”.
    Conference Focus
    • Teacher Evaluation and Teacher Quality: The focus is on approaches and tools that collect data and support sustained growth in teacher performance and quality. Consider how leaders can utilize instruments and evaluation practices to produce informative data and support areas to build on teacher skills to maximize student achievement.
    • Formative Assessment Driving Instruction: The focus is on shifting teacher planning and daily instruction in ways that allow teachers to collect evidence of student thinking and then inform practice working both individually and collaboratively. This strand also includes a focus on strategies and techniques for helping students monitor and adjust their own learning.
    • STEM and Career/College Readiness: The focus is on the increased attention to career and college readiness in the common core standards as related to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Consider the responsibilities of administrators and teachers in their efforts to work collaboratively with the school community to increase support for STEM-related courses and preparation for the future of today’s learners.
    • Teaching and Learning in the Era of the Common Core State Standards and Assessments: The focus is on leveraging the CCSS to help teachers make the adjustments in lesson planning and instruction to improve student learning and thinking skills.
    • Understanding and Teaching CCSS Standards Progressions: The focus of this strand is on helping teachers make sense of and build student’s mathematical understandings based on the progressions of the CCSS for whole number, fractions, measurement, algebra, geometry, data analysis, and statistics with examples for specific grade levels and implications for the surrounding grades. Sessions will also take-up implications for college/university placement and coursework, implications for professional development, research, curriculum development, and teacher preparation.

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 23-25, 2013
    Monrovia, CA

    July 29-31, 2013
    Columbus, OH
    Theme: Mathematics Leadership at Work Presents: Formative Assessment in Support of the Common Core State Standards and Assessment

    Academy Director: Mary Bouck

    Presenters: Phil Daro, Julie Faulkner, Sally Keyes, Valerie Mills, Diane Schaefer

    Fall Seminars

    October 16, 2013
    Baltimore, MD

    October 23, 2013
    Las Vegas, NV

    November 6, 2013
    Louisville, KY
    Theme: Digging Deeper: Leadership Tools for the Common Core Era

    Academy Directors: Denise Brady, Jason Gauthier

    Presenters:

  • 2014/2015

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Valerie Mills
    President
    President ElectJohn Staley
    First Vice PresidentConnie Schrock
    Second Vice PresidentBeverly Kimes

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Gwen Zimmermann
    Central 2Comfort Akwaji-Anderson
    Eastern 1Suzanne Libfeld
    Eastern 2Bill Barnes
    Southern 1Wanda Audrict
    Southern 2Linda Griffith
    Western 1Mona Toncheff
    Western 2Nancy Drickey
    CanadaCarol Matsumoto

    Annual Conference

    April 13-15, 2015
    Boston, MA
    Total Membership: 2,460 Attendance: 2,008

    Ross Taylor / Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Steve Leinwand

    Keynote Speaker: Jo Boaler, “The Mathematics Learning Revolution-And What it Means for Our Work as Teacher Leaders”

    Major Session Speakers: Kyndall Brown, Linda Curtis-Bey, Karen Fuson, Beth Herbel-Eisenmann, Margaret Honey, Karen Karp, Elham Kazemi, Magdalene Lampert, Matt Larson, Valerie L. Mills, Edward Silver, Lee Stiff, Greg Tang, Dylan Wiliam

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Leading Mathematics into the Future: Inspiring Monumental Change

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Presented at NCTM Annual Meeting in San Antonio (April 7, 2017)
    • Held the NCSM Fall Leadership Academy, Mathematics Leadership in a Time of Change: Building Leaders at all Levels (Bangor, ME, July 24-26, 2017)
    • Held the NCSM Fall Leadership Seminars, Mathematics Leadership in a Time of Change: Building Leaders at all Levels (Chicago, IL, November 29, 2017)
    • Established the Teacher-Leader Professional Learning Grant (PreK-12)
    • Five new NCSM affiliates including: North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Colorado Mathematics Leaders, New Hampshire Teachers of Mathematics, Nevada Mathematics Education Leadership Council, and Mississippi Mathematics Specialists
    • Network
    • Attended TASSM and presented about NCSM with RD Paul Gray (Austin, TX, October 17, 2018)
    • Presented at NCTM’s Regional Conference Florida (Orlando, FL, October 18-20, 2017)
    • Presented at CCSSO/SCASS with NCTM -Dave Barnes (Dallas, TX, October 23-25, 2017)
    • Presented at School Science and Mathematics Association, SSMA (Lexington, KY, November 2-4, 2017)
    • Presented at American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges, AMATYC ( San Diego, CA, November 8-11, 2017)
    • Attended the Equity and Social Justice Fall Leadership Conference (Chicago, IL, November 29, 2017)
    • Presentation at NCTM Regional Conference and work at NCSM booth (Chicago, IL, November 30 -Dec.1, 2017)
    • Represented NCSM at Conference Board of Mathematical Sciences, CBMS (Washington DC, December 8, 2017)
    • Presented at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, AMTE (Houston, TX, February 8-10, 2018)
    • Attended CCSSO/SCASS (Miami, FL February 20-22, 2018)
    • Presented at the Texas Instruments T3TM International Conference (San Antonio, TX, March 1- 4, 2018)
    • Participated in the Social Justice and Equity Webinar with John Staley (March 14, 2018)
    • Presented at American Educational Research Association Annual meeting, AERA, with Shawn Towle (New York City, NY, April 13-15, 2018)
    • Publication of the 50th Anniversary Program Booklet and facilitated the celebration at the 2018 Annual NCSM Conference
    • Published the NCSM and NCTM joint leadership position paper, “Building STEM Education on a Sound Mathematical Foundation” (Spring 2018)
    • Published the NCSM leadership position paper, “Computer Science and K-12 Mathematics” (Spring 2018)
    • Led the revision of the NCSM Mission and Vision
    • Presented at the 2018 NCSM Annual Conference: NCSM: Framing the future of mathematics education on a 50-year foundation of leadership.
    Conference Focus
    • Leading instruction to leverage the Mathematics Practices for increased achievement – The focus will be on how leaders can help increase student achievement by facilitating teachers’ implementation of the mathematical practices in their classrooms.
    • Examining the opportunities and challenges of using technology to support teaching and learning mathematics – The focus will be on examples and suggestions of technology uses that successfully support student learning and/or challenges that accompany technology use and how they might be overcome: more than simply how to use the technological tool.
    • Advancing formative assessment as an integral tool for understanding student thinking and guiding instruction – This strand will focus on how to use assessment as an integral tool for improved instruction.
    • Exploring strategies and tools for mathematics leaders and coaches to support mathematics learning – This strand will focus on successful approaches to help new and veteran leaders increase student learning and understanding.
    • Shifting practices to effectively implement the Common Core State Standards: Equity for all learners with focus, rigor, and depth – This strand will include equity topics with a specific interest in the shifts suggested by the Common Core State Standards. Even if your state is not participating in CCSS, there are components of the shifts that are important for improving student learning.

    Summer Leadership Academy

    June 30 – July 2, 2014
    North Little Rock, AR
    Theme: Mathematics Leadership at Work: Deepening Formative Assessment to Prepare for the Next Generation Summative Assessments

    Academy Directors: Mary Bouck, Linda Griffith, Valerie Mills

    Presenters: Wanda Audrict, Julie Faulkner, Valerie Mills, Mary Beth Schmitt, Doug Svode

    Fall Seminars

    November 12, 2014
    Richmond, VA

    November 19, 2014
    Houston, TX
    Theme: It’s TIME: Using Imperatives to Support and Motivate Leaders in Mathematics Education

    Academy Directors: Denise Brady, Jason Gauthier

    Presenters: Shelbi Cole, Cathy Fosnot, Steven Leinwand, Valerie Mills

  • 2015/2016

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    John Staley
    President
    Past PresidentValerie Mills
    First Vice PresidentBeverly Kimes
    Second Vice PresidentMona Toncheff

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Gwen Zimmer-mann
    Central 2Comfort Akwaji-Anderson
    Eastern 1Suzanne Libfeld
    Eastern 2Bill Barnes
    Southern 1Deborah Crocker
    Southern 2Linda Griffith
    Western 1Sandie Gilliam
    Western 2Nancy Drickey
    CanadaMarc Garneau

    Annual Conference

    April 11-13, 2016
    Oakland, California
    Total Membership: 2,305 Attendance: 1,748

    Ross Taylor / Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Uri Treisman

    Keynote Speaker: Keith Devlin, “Game-Based Learning: The Hype Is Starting to Give Way to Some Surprising Substance”

    Major Session Speakers: Deborah Loewenberg Ball, Jo Boaler, Marilyn Burns, Jose Franco, Margaret Honey, Tim Kanold, William McCallum, Dan Meyer, Swapna Mukhopadhyay, Cathy Seeley, John Staley, Marilyn Strutchens, Uri Triesman, Lucy West

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Building Bridges Between Leadership and Learning Mathematics: Leveraging Education Innovation and Research to Inspire and Engage

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Launched the NCSM 2016 – 2018 strategic initiatives to focus our work on growing and supporting mathematics education leaders at all levels: Connecting Leaders, Leadership Learning, and Equity and Social Justice in Mathematics Education
    • Launched the leadership professional learning series for seminars and academies, Mathematics Leadership in a Time of Change: Building Leaders at all Levels
    • Held the NCSM Fall Leadership Seminar, It’s TIME: Using Imperatives to Support and Motivate Leaders in Mathematics Education: Shifting Beliefs and Mindsets (Atlantic City, NJ – October 21, 2015 and Nashville, TN – November 18, 2015)
    • Held the 18th NCSM Leadership Academy “Mathematics Leadership in a Time of change: Building Leaders at all Levels – Social Justice, Systemic Thoughts and Actions, and Leadership” (June 13-15, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza, Billings, MT)
    • Distributed the joint leadership position paper of NCSM and TODOS, “Mathematics Education Through the Lens of Social Justice: Acknowledgment, Actions, and Accountability”
    • Launched the NCSM PLC APP prototype
    • Participated in the establishment of “A Call for Collective Action to Develop Awareness: Equity & Social Justice in Mathematics Education”, a collaboration between mathematics education organizations that involved a yearlong series of readings and monthly webinars to establish a common awareness of issues related to equity and social justice in mathematics education
    Conference Focus
    • Cultivating Leadership In a Time of Change – The focus will be on leader actions and thought processes that help improve teaching and learning at the building, district, region and state/province levels.
    • Coaching That Matters – The focus will be on the coach’s role in supporting all aspects of the teaching and learning of mathematics.
    • Advancing the Social Justice Conversation – This strand will focus on the unique interactions of mathematics education and student learners within their racial, cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic communities.
    • Enhancing Mathematics Education in the Digital Age – This strand will focus on technological innovations that promote deep student learning of mathematical concepts as well as models of professional learning experiences that take advantage of affordances of technology.
    • Sharing Research that Informs Mathematics Education – This strand will focus on research found to impact practice in the mathematics classroom and in professional learning for teachers.

    Summer Leadership Academy

    June 13-15, 2015
    Billings, MT
    Theme: Mathematics Leadership in a Time of change: Building Leaders at all Levels – Social Justice, Systemic Thoughts and Actions, and Leadership

    Academy Directors: Pat Baltzley, Lisa Scott

    Presenters: John Staley, Linda Fulmore, Richard Seitz, Valerie Mills

    Fall Seminars

    October 21, 2015
    Atlantic City, NJ

    November 18, 2015
    Nashville, TN
    Theme: IT’S TIME: Using Imperatives to Support and Motivate Leaders in Mathematics Education: Shifting Beliefs and Mindsets

    Academy Directors: Pat Baltzley, Lisa Scott

    Presenters: John Staley

  • 2016/2017

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    John Staley
    President
    President ElectConnie Schrock
    First Vice PresidentMona Toncheff
    Second Vice PresidentKim Morrow-Leong

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Jason Gauthier
    Central 2Comfort Akwaji-Anderson
    Eastern 1Shawn Towle
    Eastern 2Bill Barnes
    Southern 1Deborah Crocker
    Southern 2Paul Gray
    Western 1Sandie Gilliam
    Western 2Nancy Drickey
    CanadaMarc Garneau

    Annual Conference

    April 3-5, 2017
    San Antonio, TX
    Total Membership: 2,302 Attendance: 1,806

    Ross Taylor / Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Timothy Kanold

    Keynote Speaker: Eli Luberoff, “Knocking Down Barriers with Technology”

    Major Session Speakers: Jennifer Bay-Williams, Robert Q. Berry, III, Jo Boaler, Anita Bright, Zach Champagne, Juli Dixon, Barbara Dougherty, Jennifer Bay-Williams Graham Fletcher, Florence Glanfield, Rodrigo Jorge Gutiérrez, Halla Jmourko, Donna Leak, John Staley, James Tanton, Dylan Wiliam

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Engaging in the Mission of Mathematics Education Leadership: High Quality, Meaningful and Relevant Mathematics for All

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Held the NCSM Fall Leadership Seminar, Mathematics Leadership in a Time of Change: Building Leaders at all Level – Curriculum Leadership (Phoenix, AZ, October 25, 2016)
    • Held the 19th NCSM Leadership Academy “Mathematics Leadership in a Time of change: Building Leaders at all Levels – Curriculum Leadership” (July 18-20, 2016 at Adlai Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL)
    • Held the 20th NCSM Leadership Academy “Mathematics Leadership in a Time of change: Teaching and Learning Leadership” (December 2-4, 2016 at the Georgia Tech Hotel Conference Center, Atlanta, GA)
    • Established new grant, “Teacher-Leader Professional Learning” for PreK-12 educators to support professional learning focused on one of NCSM’s signature initiatives, Formative Assessment, Digital Learning or Access-Equity-Empowerment
    • Developed an NCSM Onboarding program for newly elected and appointed board members
    • Updated NCSM Roles and Responsibilities manual
    • Participated in the establishment of year two for “A Collective Call to Action Equity & Social Justice in Mathematics Education: From Awareness to Action”, November 2017 – January 2019, a continued collaboration between mathematics education organizations that involved a series of readings, online discussion board, and quarterly webinars to support participants as they begin taking action to address equity and social justice issues
    • Released the full version of the NCSM PLC APP and first two modules of the Digital Learning: Imperatives for change series – “A Connected Professional Culture” and “Selecting Hardware for Learning”
    • Held the first Annual preconference sessions – “Fostering Effective Teaching and Learning: How to Achieve Your Mathematics Vision” and “Leading Mathematics Education in the Digital Age”
    • Participated in the White House Symposium on “Advancing Active STEM Education for Our Youngest Learners” to promote active science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning for our youngest children.
    • Conducted two elementary school visits in Atlanta, GA and Orlando, Fl to promote the use of STEM problem-based high-cognitive demand tasks with a mathematics foundation
    • Established a NCSM-NCTM joint committee to select sites for future annual and regional conferences
    Conference Focus
    • Powerful Mathematics Education Leadership – Presentations in this strand will focus on research-affirmed leadership actions and thought processes to improve teaching and learning at the building, district, region and state/province levels.
    • Visionary Coaching Practices – Presentations in this strand will focus on the coach’s role in supporting all aspects of the teaching and learning of mathematics.
    • Motivational Mathematics Teaching and Learning – Presentations in this strand will focus on engaging students in mathematics, sparking interest through meaningful tasks, dynamic technology, and strong curriculum that address the rigor, depth, and conceptual understanding of mathematical standards.
    • Empowering Equity and Social Justice Leadership – Presentations in this strand will focus on equitable practices to support building, district, region and state/province level leaders that build all students’ mathematical knowledge.
    • Exemplary Assessment Leadership – Presentations in this strand will focus on research-affirmed assessment practices that support student and teacher engagement in reflective practices.

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 18-20, 2016
    Lincolnshire, IL

    December 2-4, 2016
    Atlanta, GA
    Theme: Mathematics Leadership in a Time of Change: Building Leaders at All Levels – Teaching and Learning Leadership

    Academy Directors: Pat Baltzley, Lisa Scott

    Presenters: John W. Staley, Graham Fletcher, Pat Baltzley

    Fall Seminars

    October 25, 2016
    Phoenix, AZ
    Theme: Mathematics Leadership in a Time of Change: Building Leaders at All Levels – Curriculum Leadership

    Academy Directors: Pat Baltzley, Lisa Scott

    Presenters: Mona Toncheff, John Staley, Matt Larson

  • 2017/2018

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Connie Schrock
    President
    Past PresidentJohn Staley
    First Vice PresidentKim Morrow-Leong
    Second Vice PresidentBill Barnes

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Jason Gauthier
    Central 2Sharon Rendon
    Eastern 1Shawn Towle
    Eastern 2Sue Vohrer
    Southern 1Deborah Crocker
    Southern 2Paul Gray
    Western 1Sandie Gilliam
    Western 2Kathlan Latimer
    CanadaMarc Garneau

    Annual Conference

    April 23-25, 2018
    Washington D.C.
    Total Membership: 2,824 Attendance: 2,132

    Ross Taylor / Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Diane Briars

    Keynote Speaker: Pedro Noguera, “Equity and Deeper Learning in Mathematics”

    Major Session Speakers: Fran Arbaugh, Jennifer Bay-Williams, Gary Bitter, Jo Boaler, Diane Briars, Eugenia Cheng, Douglas Clements, Ralph Connelly, Susana Davidenko, Aimee Ellington, Francis (Skip) Fennell, Mike Flynn, Megan Franke, Shirley Frye, Linda Fulmore, Paul Gorski, Judith Jacobs, Tim Kanold, Robert Kaplinsky, Steve Leinwand, Maggie McGatha, Valerie L. Mills, Sophie Murphy, Nora Ramirez, Nicole Rigelman, John SanGiovanni, Julie Sarama, Connie Schrock, Cathy Seely, Dan Teague, Zalman Usiskin, Tracy Zager

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Leading Mathematics into the Future: Inspiring Monumental Change


    Download the 50th Anniversary Booklet (8.5 MB).

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Presented at NCTM Annual Meeting in San Antonio (April 7, 2017)
    • Held the NCSM Fall Leadership Academy, Mathematics Leadership in a Time of Change: Building Leaders at all Levels (Bangor, ME, July 24-26, 2017)
    • Held the NCSM Fall Leadership Seminars, Mathematics Leadership in a Time of Change: Building Leaders at all Levels (Chicago, IL, November 29, 2017)
    • Established the Teacher-Leader Professional Learning Grant (PreK-12)
    • Five new NCSM affiliates including: North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Colorado Mathematics Leaders, New Hampshire Teachers of Mathematics, Nevada Mathematics Education Leadership Council, and Mississippi Mathematics Specialists
    • Network
    • Attended TASSM and presented about NCSM with RD Paul Gray (Austin, TX, October 17, 2018)
    • Presented at NCTM’s Regional Conference Florida (Orlando, FL, October 18-20, 2017)
    • Presented at CCSSO/SCASS with NCTM -Dave Barnes (Dallas, TX, October 23-25, 2017)
    • Presented at School Science and Mathematics Association, SSMA (Lexington, KY, November 2-4, 2017)
    • Presented at American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges, AMATYC ( San Diego, CA, November 8-11, 2017)
    • Attended the Equity and Social Justice Fall Leadership Conference (Chicago, IL, November 29, 2017)
    • Presentation at NCTM Regional Conference and work at NCSM booth (Chicago, IL, November 30 -Dec.1, 2017)
    • Represented NCSM at Conference Board of Mathematical Sciences, CBMS (Washington DC, December 8, 2017)
    • Presented at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, AMTE (Houston, TX, February 8-10, 2018)
    • Attended CCSSO/SCASS (Miami, FL February 20-22, 2018)
    • Presented at the Texas Instruments T3TM International Conference (San Antonio, TX, March 1- 4, 2018)
    • Participated in the Social Justice and Equity Webinar with John Staley (March 14, 2018)
    • Presented at American Educational Research Association Annual meeting, AERA, with Shawn Towle (New York City, NY, April 13-15, 2018)
    • Publication of the 50th Anniversary Program Booklet and facilitated the celebration at the 2018 Annual NCSM Conference
    • Published the NCSM and NCTM joint leadership position paper, “Building STEM Education on a Sound Mathematical Foundation” (Spring 2018)
    • Published the NCSM leadership position paper, “Computer Science and K-12 Mathematics” (Spring 2018)
    • Led the revision of the NCSM Mission and Vision
    • Presented at the 2018 NCSM Annual Conference: NCSM: Framing the future of mathematics education on a 50-year foundation of leadership.
    Conference Focus
    • Equity in Practice: Presentations in this strand will address active efforts toward cultural change in every classroom, school, and district to combat systemic challenges such as access, tracking, and deficit thinking.
    • Cultivating a Mathematics Coaching Practice: Presentations in this strand will share the latest research and reports on successful coaching practices that support the mathematical learning of teachers and their students.
    • Evidence and Experiences from the Field: Presentations in this strand will consider the impact of assessments grounded in evidence of student thinking, action research projects, lesson study, studio teaching, coaching acts that show results, or innovative school-level programs that make a difference in students’ mathematical learning.
    • Developing Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching: Presentations in this strand share recent research findings and explore the implications for assessment, curriculum planning, and task design.
    • Leading Mathematics into the Future: The 50th Anniversary strand presenters will reflect on the past accomplishments of NCSM members and look ahead to the most innovative plans and goals for the future of mathematics education.

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 24-26, 2017
    Bangor, ME
    Theme: Mathematics Leadership in a Time of Change: Building Leaders at All Levels – Teaching and Learning Leadership

    Academy Directors: Pat Baltzley and Jackie Palmquist

    Presenters: Connie Schrock, Shawn Towle, Pat Baltzley and Jackie Palmquist

    Fall Seminars

    November 29, 2017
    Chicago, IL
    Theme: Using Equity and Social Justice to Build Mathematics Leadership

    Academy Directors: Pat Baltzley, Jacqueline Palmquist

    Presenters: Nora Ramirez, Linda Fulmore, Connie Schrock

  • 2018/2019

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Connie Schrock
    President
    President ElectMona Toncheff
    First Vice PresidentBill Barnes
    Second Vice PresidentMaria Everett

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Jason Gauthier
    Central 2Sharon Rendon
    Eastern 1Shawn Towle
    Eastern 2Sue Vohrer
    Southern 1Bernard Frost
    Southern 2Paul Gray
    Western 1Denise Trakas
    Western 2Kathlan Latimer
    CanadaCheryl Cantin

    Annual Conference

    San Diego Conference Logo
    April 1-3, 2019
    San Diego, CA
    Total Membership: 2,742 Attendance: 1,946

    Ross Taylor / Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Gail Burrill

    Keynote Speaker: Luiz Cruz, “Recognizing and overcoming the barriers to ensuring all students learn mathematics”

    Major Session Speakers: Julia Aguirre, Laurie Boswell, Juli Dixon, Annie Fetter, Graham Fletcher, Robert Kaplinsky, Steve Leinwand, LouAnn Lovin, Beatrice Moore Luchin, Connie Schrock, Cathy Seeley, Sunil Singh, Francis Su, Michael Young

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Leading Mathematics into the Future: Inspiring Monumental Change

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Presented at NCTM Annual Meeting in San Antonio (April 7, 2017)
    • Held the NCSM Fall Leadership Academy, Mathematics Leadership in a Time of Change: Building Leaders at all Levels (Bangor, ME, July 24-26, 2017)
    • Held the NCSM Fall Leadership Seminars, Mathematics Leadership in a Time of Change: Building Leaders at all Levels (Chicago, IL, November 29, 2017)
    • Established the Teacher-Leader Professional Learning Grant (PreK-12)
    • Five new NCSM affiliates including: North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Colorado Mathematics Leaders, New Hampshire Teachers of Mathematics, Nevada Mathematics Education Leadership Council, and Mississippi Mathematics Specialists
    • Network
    • Attended TASSM and presented about NCSM with RD Paul Gray (Austin, TX, October 17, 2018)
    • Presented at NCTM’s Regional Conference Florida (Orlando, FL, October 18-20, 2017)
    • Presented at CCSSO/SCASS with NCTM -Dave Barnes (Dallas, TX, October 23-25, 2017)
    • Presented at School Science and Mathematics Association, SSMA (Lexington, KY, November 2-4, 2017)
    • Presented at American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges, AMATYC ( San Diego, CA, November 8-11, 2017)
    • Attended the Equity and Social Justice Fall Leadership Conference (Chicago, IL, November 29, 2017)
    • Presentation at NCTM Regional Conference and work at NCSM booth (Chicago, IL, November 30 -Dec.1, 2017)
    • Represented NCSM at Conference Board of Mathematical Sciences, CBMS (Washington DC, December 8, 2017)
    • Presented at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, AMTE (Houston, TX, February 8-10, 2018)
    • Attended CCSSO/SCASS (Miami, FL February 20-22, 2018)
    • Presented at the Texas Instruments T3TM International Conference (San Antonio, TX, March 1- 4, 2018)
    • Participated in the Social Justice and Equity Webinar with John Staley (March 14, 2018)
    • Presented at American Educational Research Association Annual meeting, AERA, with Shawn Towle (New York City, NY, April 13-15, 2018)
    • Publication of the 50th Anniversary Program Booklet and facilitated the celebration at the 2018 Annual NCSM Conference
    • Published the NCSM and NCTM joint leadership position paper, “Building STEM Education on a Sound Mathematical Foundation” (Spring 2018)
    • Published the NCSM leadership position paper, “Computer Science and K-12 Mathematics” (Spring 2018)
    • Led the revision of the NCSM Mission and Vision
    • Presented at the 2018 NCSM Annual Conference: NCSM: Framing the future of mathematics education on a 50-year foundation of leadership.
    Conference Focus
    • Visionary Coaching Practices
      Presentations in this strand will address the latest research and reports on successful coaching practices that support the mathematical learning of teachers and their students.
    • Empowering Equity and Social Justice Leadership
      Presentations in this strand will focus on equitable practices to support building-, district-, region- and state/province-level leaders that build all students’ mathematical knowledge.
    • Engaging Leadership Communities
      Presentations in this strand will focus on how communities of reflective practitioners, both school-based and district- or state/province-level, leverage the power of collaboration to improve mathematics education.
    • Innovative Engagement
      Presentations in this strand will share how to engage leaders in professional learning experiences using face-to-face, blended, and fully online models.
    • Exemplary Experiences from the Field
      Presentations in this strand will consider the impact of assessments grounded in evidence of student thinking, action research projects, lesson study, studio teaching, coaching acts that show results, or innovative school-level programs that make a difference in students’ mathematical learning.
    • Developing Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching
      Presentations in this strand share recent research findings and explore the implications for assessment, curriculum planning, and task design.

    Summer Leadership Academy

    July 30 to August 1, 2018
    Greenwood Village, CO
    Theme: Building Mathematics Leadership: Coaching

    Academy Directors: Jackie Palmquist, Marianne Srock

    Presenters: Jackie Palmquist, Marianne Srock, Connie Schrock, Denise Trakas

    Fall Seminars

    October 4, 2018
    Hartford, CT

    November 28, 2018
    Seattle, WA
    Theme: Building Mathematics Leaders: Coaching

    Academy Director: Jacqueline Palmquist

    Presenters: Connie Schrock, Denise Trakas

  • 2019/2020

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Mona Toncheff
    President
    Past PresidentConnie Schrock
    First Vice PresidentMaria Everett
    Second Vice PresidentShawn Towle

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Steven Shadel
    Central 2Sharon Rendon
    Eastern 1Cathy Boutin
    Eastern 2Sue Vohrer
    Southern 1Bernard Frost
    Southern 2Katie Arrington
    Western 1Denise Trakas
    Western 2Kathlan Latimer
    CanadaCheryl Cantin

    Annual Conference

    March 30-31, 2020
    Virtual
    Total Membership: 2,748 Attendance: 10,000

    Ross Taylor / Glenn Gilbert Award Recipient: Jon Wray

    Keynote Speaker: none

    Major Session Speakers: Deborah Ball, Jo Boaler, Dan Finkel, Tim Kanold, Rachel Levy, Christina Lincoln Moore, Eli Luberoff, Michelle Reinhart, Marilyn Strutchens

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Connect. Collaborate. Commit. Moving Mathematics Leadership into the New Decade

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Provided leadership during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. This included …
      • Re-imagining face-to-face professional events including the Spring 2020 annual conference and leadership academies. These events transitioned to virtual models with a sold out 10,000 participants attending the former.
      • Collaborating with Gine Riviera and Jenny Novak to to develop Networking NIghts , an innovative and highly successful just-in-time professional learning series that engages members virtually and addressed topic associated with leading in difficult times
      • Expanded NCSMs reach as a provider of professional learning in states and districts
      • Transitioned to a fully virtual NCSM board meeting model
      • Collaborated with the executive board to mitigate financial loss to bring stability to the NCSM budget to ensure that NCSM remains viable post-pandemic
      • Engaged board members through detailed monthly report, emails, virtual meetings and phone calls to keep the important work moving
    • Supported the Moving Forward document in collaboration with NCTM
    • Participated with Math Leaders COVID Consortium
    • Collaborated with Natelie Crist to support the design and transition to the new NCSM Website
    • Served on the Website Committee to reimagine and revitalize the Coaching Corner and Leadership Resources
    • Presented at the following meetings:
      • Math Leaders COVID Consortium, August 3, 2020
        • CBMS Pathways August 6, 2020, September 28, 2020, October 5-6, 2020
        • AAML Keynote, October 1, 2020
        • TASM NSCM Presentation, October 13, 2020
        • ASSM Presentation October 16, 2020
    • Served on the 2021 Conference Committee and collaborated with Program Chair, Shawn Towle, to improve processes for proposal review and selection
    • Actively engaged in various NCMS committees and workgroups to support the mission and vision of the NCSM
    Conference Focus
    • Build Mathematical Capacity How do we advocate for high quality and equitable mathematics teaching and learning? How do we build mathematical literacy? How do we leverage technology to enhance mathematics instruction? Proposals in this strand include such topics as: access and equity; support for diverse learners (emergent bilinguals, special needs, gifted and talented, etc); STEM/STEAM; recent research findings; engaging students in mathematics; sparking interest through meaningful tasks; and strong curriculum that address the rigor, depth, and conceptual understanding of mathematical standards.
    • Construct Impactful Mathematics Coaching How do we sustain equitable learning experiences? Proposals in this strand focus on the coach’s role in supporting all aspects of the teaching and learning of mathematics. Coaching imperatives to be addressed in these sessions include sustainable coaching practices, coaching mathematical content, coaching teaching and learning, and producing a culture of lifelong learning.
    • Design Systemic Structures within the Mathematics Education Community How do we design and implement structures that support high quality mathematics teaching and learning? How do we empower a shared culture of professionalism and productive engagement? How do we ensure bold leadership actions impact each and every learner? Proposals in this strand address developing leadership; being a change agent; engaging with community partnerships and higher-education; providing district-level, administrator, and collaborative teams/teacher supports; and developing job-embedded professional learning.
    • Monitor Evidence of Equitable Mathematics Learning How do we monitor and follow-up on evidence of student learning? How do we ensure that each and every learner is engaged in a high-quality assessment process? Proposals in this strand feature formative assessments, evaluation supports for leaders, data dialogue structures, research informed reflection on evidence of student learning, intensification, intervention, differentiation, and multiple assessment approaches.

    Summer Leadership Academy

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

    Academy Directors: Georgina Rivera, Jackie Palmquist

    Presenters: Mona Toncheff, Georgina Rivera, Jackie Palmquist

    Fall Seminars

    October 2, 2019
    Nashville, TN

    November 18, 2019
    Des Moines, IA
    Theme: Empower Coaches and Teacher Leaders as Agents of Change for ALL Learners

    Academy Directors: Georgina Rivera, Jackie Palmquist

    Presenters: Mona Toncheff, Georgina Rivera, Jackie Palmquist

  • 2020/2021

    Board of Directors

    Executive Committee

    Mona Toncheff
    President
    President ElectPaul Gray
    First Vice PresidentShawn Towle
    Second Vice PresidentSharon Rendon

    Regional Directors

    Central 1Steven Shadel
    Central 2Astrid Fossum
    Eastern 1Cathy Boutin
    Eastern 2John SanGiovanni
    Southern 1Bernard Frost
    Southern 2Katie Arrington
    Western 1Denise Trakas
    Western 2Rosa Serratore
    CanadaCheryl Cantin

    NCSM Bold Leadership Summit

    April 25-27, 2021
    Virtual
    Total Membership: TBA Attendance: TBA

    Ross Taylor Glenn Gilbert Recipient: Linda Griffith

    Keynote Speaker: Ken Williams – “Moving Mathematics from The Gated Tower to LifeFORCE POWER”

    Major Session Speakers: Mike Flynn, Emma Treviño, Harold Asturias, Carmen Whitman, Elham Kazemi, Tracy Zager, Beatrice Moore Luchin, Cathy Seeley

    Theme and Year of Leadership

    Theme: Mathematics Leadership: Engaging in the Essential Actions

    The Year of Leadership:

    • Provided leadership in year 2 of the worldwide COVID -19 pandemic.
    • Collaborated with John Sangiovanni to record 8 NCMS Podcasts. The recordings include:
      • Strengths Based Learning: Beth Kobett and Karen Karp
      • Conference Speaker: Tim Kanold
      • Ishmael Robinson and Peggy Nayar, St. Paul Public Schools: Culturally Responsive Math Curriculum
      • Conference Speaker: Sunil Singh
      • Multilingual Position Paper-TBA End of the Bold Leadership Series
      • Detracking Journey: Panel Discussion Grades 6-12
      • CRP: Voices from the Field
      • Detracking Journey: Panel Discussion Grades K-5
    • Collaborated with natelie Crist and Shawn Towle to continue designing and adding content to the new NCSM website.
    • Collaborated with Gina Riviera and Jenny Novak to expand the popular NCSM Networking Nights virtual professional learning series.
    • Worked with NCTM and ASSM Presidents and published Continuing the Journey,
    • Provided leadership as NCSM transitioned from the planned, face-to-face annual conference in Atlanta, to a virtual "Beyond the Conference" series that launches on September 20, 2021 and will continue through December of 2021.
    • Presented at the following meetings:
      • Keynote Session on Detracking for the "Catalyzing Change in Idaho High School Mathematics" course through Boise State University, May 24, 2021
      • Zoom meeting with three NCSM members on Coaching, June 2, 2021
      • Zoom Meeting with NCTM, AERA and AMTE Presidents/Executive Directors, June 7, 2021
      • Joint paper planning with NCTM and ASSM President, June 14, 2021
      • Onsite virtual PD at Kings School, June 17, 2021
      • Joint paper planning with NCTM and ASSM President, June 19, 2021
      • President Panel session at TODOS, June 22, 2021
      • NCSM Podcast recording for July, June 22, 2021
      • NCSM Virtual Summer Leadership Academy. June 28-30, 2021
      • NCSM Podcast recording for August, July 14, 2021
      • Meeting with Just Equations, July 15, 2021
      • CAMT Virtual Session, "Closing the Opportunity Gap: A Call for Detracking Mathematics" July 19, 2021
      • CAMT Virtual Session, "How to Lead with a Focus on Equity" July 19, 2021
      • NCSM Site based Professional Learning, Friendship Charter Schools, July 26, 2021
      • Continuing the Journey planning with NCTM and ASSM President, July 26, 2021
      • Continuing the Journey Webinar, August 3, 2021
      • NCSM Networking Night, August 18, 2021
      • Podcast recording, August 19, 2021
      • ASSM Virtual conference presentation, September 10, 2021
    • Actively engaged in dozens of NCMS committee and workgroup meetings to support the mission and vision of the NCSM
    Conference Focus

    Summer Leadership Academy

    June 28-30, 2021
    Virtual
    Theme: Ensuring Equitable Practices through BOLD Mathematics Leadership: Advocate. Empower. Design. Monitor.

    Academy Directors: Georgina Rivera, Jennifer Novak

    Presenters: Mona Toncheff, Georgina Rivera, Jennifer Novak