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Math Day at the Capitol 2016

Representative Mike Dudgeon has written a resolution to recognize Monday, February 8, 2016 as Math Day at the Capitol. Members of GCTM are invited to be present in the gallery to be recognized when the resolution is read. Members should be at the doors of the House of Representatives no later than 10:45 a.m. to be admitted into gallery. The House session will start at 11 a.m.

Information about public parking and entry into the Capitol can be found at https://gba.georgia.gov/general-public-parking

NOTE: This schedule is still tentative based upon the finalization of the adjournment calendar.

No Child Left Behind Act Replaced

As discussed by Diane J. Briars, NCTM President:

Earlier today, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act into law. This legislation will replace the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)—a statute that almost everyone agrees was well intentioned but unworkable in many ways. NCTM is pleased that the era of Adequate Yearly Progress and onerous "Highly Qualified Teacher" requirements is over... (read the full letter.)

Join us at the 2015 GMC at Rock Eagle!

The 2015 Georgia Math Conference at Rock Eagle, will be held Wednesday October 14 - Friday, October 16, 2015. We hope you will join us! This year promises to be a great conference! The theme this year is "Growing Student Potential in Mathematics" with emphases on the Mindset work of Carol Dweck and the Eight Effective Teaching Practices for Mathematics as outlined in the NCTM publication, Principles to Action: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All.

On Thursday a special “conference-within-a- conference” will address leadership in mathematics education and will offer opportunities for state, district, and school leaders to interact with nationally known experts in the field and to collaborate with and learn from their peers. Although these sessions will focus on leadership they will be open to all conference participants.

2015 State Math Tournament Winners

Congratulations to Northview High School, this year's state math tournament winner! Check out the full list of placing teams and champions for this year's tournament.

Math Day at the Capitol

Legislators, capitol employees, and members of the governor's staff had an opportunity to hear about the importance of a quality mathematics education in Georgia at the 2nd Annual Math Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. GCTM members and the three students in attendance were recognized during a point of personal privilege in the Senate and during an announcement in the House of Representatives. (See the pictures!)