ICTM Newsletter for May 2022


We have a lot of information to share, so read on, and submit your proposal for our Annual Conference!


2022 Annual Conference: Call for Proposals 

ICTM is hosting our annual conference on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at DMACC, Ankeny Campus.

The theme of the conference is "Building Connections...Math + More" featuring Peter Liljedahl, author of "Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics, as keynote speaker. The strands for the conference program are: Number Sense, Mathematical Discourse, Infusing Technology, Equity & Access, The 8 Effective Teaching Practices, Intervention/MTSS, and Instructional Coaching/Leadership.

We are accepting speaker proposals through Friday, June 3, 2022. By submitting a proposal to present at the conference, you join a network of math educators dedicated to sharing knowledge and experiences to better math education for all students in Iowa. Please consider being part of this network and presenting at the conference by filling out this Request for Proposals form

Registration is now open! Visit our conference page for details.

Questions? Email us at ICTMProgramCh@gmail.com.

News & Events 

  1. The latest Government Update, by Ji Yeong I and Maryann Huey, is now available. Read about the Governor's priorities and what bills are still in the funnel.

  2. There's growing evidence that all students - and especially students of color - benefit from a more diverse teacher workforce. For advice on starting a "grow your own" teacher preparation program in your district and other ideas for strengthening teacher pipelines for the long run, read TNTP's new guide, Addressing Teacher Shortages: Practical Ideas for the Pandemic and Beyond

  3. Our online book study on Peter Liljedahl's "Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics" will be held this fall in conjunction with our 2022 Conference. One credit of licensure renewal will be offered. 

Grants & Scholarships
  1. We have grants to support attendance at NCTM and ICTM conferences, extra-curricular student activities, graduate studies, and curriculum design.  Most application deadlines are June 30, but you don't have to wait that long - apply now!

  2. ICTM will award up to 30 Marilyn Zweng First Year Teacher Grants to support new teachers as they begin their career teaching mathematics (part or full time). Applications are due August 15, so spread the word!


      Looking for some great PD? Attend the  2022 NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition in Los Angeles, CA (Sept 28-Oct 1), or the 2022 NCTM Regional Conference in Baltimore, MD (Nov 30-Dec 2)! 

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