ICTM Newsletter for December 2023


Thank You to everyone that agreed to run for the position of At-Large Representative on ICTM's Executive Board and to everyone that voted in the election.

Please join us in congratulating our new ICTM Executive Board members!

    • Marty Beck
    • Joel Franzen
    • Amanda Freiberg
    • Catherine Leipold

    New Workshop led by Jennifer Bay-Williams!

    Did you miss being a part of the Math Fact Fluency Workshop led by Jennifer Bay-Williams in October? We are pleased to announce that ICTM will be hosting an online workshop led by Jennifer that will cover the same content. Space is limited to 30 people. Registration opens December 5. Read more about the workshop.

    2024 Professional Learning Series

    ICTM's 2023 Professional Learning Series was fabulous: Graham Fletcher, Dr. India White, Vanessa Vakharia, and Jennifer Bay-Williams. What do you want to see in the 2024 Professional Learning Series? Tell us by filling out this survey.

    Embed Financial Literacy in Algebra

    As of the 2022-23 school year, Iowa students need a personal finance course to graduate from high school. How can math departments take the lead in helping students meet this new finance requirement? For ideas, read How an Algebra/Finance Course Can Compound Interest by Robert Gerver & Richard Sgroi.

    AI, Data Literacy, & Teacher Preparation

    AI has the potential to transform every aspect of society. What does that mean for math teachers and math teacher educators? Read Heather Gallivan's and Eric Weber's position on data science and data literacy instruction at the primary and secondary levels in Artificial Intelligence, Data Literacy, and Preservice Mathematics Teacher Training.

    Apply for an ICTM Grant

    ICTM has several grants to help support your professional development:

    • ICTM Teaching & Learning Grant ($750)
    • NCTM Conference Grant ($800)

    Read about the application requirements for each and apply!

    NCTM Events, Professional Development, and Resources

    Mark your calendar an plan to attend the 2024 Regional Conference & Exposition in Seattle, February 7 - 9, 2024. View the conference strands.

      Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)


      Nominations are now open for the 2023-2024 cycle. Nominate an outstanding mathematics K-6 teacher before January 8, 2024. Self-nominations are accepted.  Applications must be completed by February 6, 2024. Check out previous Iowa awardees. State finalists will be honored at the Iowa Council Teachers of Mathematics Conference with complimentary registration. State awardees receive $10,000 and a trip to Washington D.C.

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