ICTM News for October


Just a few things that might interest you and grow your professional development and network!

New Events

  1. ICTM's Annual Business Meeting will be held at 7pm on Monday, October 18.  Join us, meet your board members, and find out what is happening with your ICTM. Please plan to join the Zoom meeting 5 – 10 minutes before the meeting starts. 

  2. Interested in impacting future generations of students and math educators?  ICTM is accepting nominations for four Executive Board members who will bring valuable experience, perspective, and humanity to the Iowa math teacher community. Click here for info on the benefits of being an Executive Board member, and here for descriptions of the open positions. Nominate a colleague or yourself by October 23.

  3. Save the date, and get ready to connect, share, and learn. On Saturday, October 15, 2022, ICTM will hold its annual conference in person!  The theme will be "Building Connections: Math + More" .  Keep reading our newsletters for details.  The Future & New Teacher Workshop will be the evening of Friday, October 14.

  4. Don't forget to register for the NCTM Virtual Conference: November 17-20. Early-bird registration ends October 20.

  5. Have you heard of the Iowa Mathematics Ecosystem (IME) The IME is for Iowa Mathematics Professional Organizations and any member of the Iowa mathematics community to connect and collaborate. Interested in joining the network and being kept up to date with the latest happenings?  Register your Iowa educator information here to see who is in the ecosystem

  6. Know an exceptional K-6 teacher? Nominations and applications for the 2021–2022  PAEMST program awards cycle are open.   

  7. Have you heard of NCTM's Mathematical Education Trust (MET)? MET 

    annually awards more than $150,000 to teachers, schools, and organizations through more than 30 different grants addressing a range of needs such as professional development, coursework, research, and conference attendance.
  8. Join educators of all subjects at Iowa BEST: Behavioral, Equitable, Social-Emotional, Trauma-Informed Health in Schools Summit. This two-day conference (November 2-3, 2021) will provide attendees information, solutions, and resources of immediate and practical value in schools.


      1. Did you let your ICTM membership lapse?  Now is a great time to rejoin. It's also a great time to talk to your colleagues about joining ICTM. Remember, we offer individual memberships but also institutional memberships for elementary schools.

      2. Check out our grants and watch the NCTM & ICTM Grant Writing video that highlights ways to use grant money. Grants include support for conferences, curriculum development, extra-curricular events, and advanced tuition. Applications are due June 30 & August 31.  

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