Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators of Alabama (AMTEA)

Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators of Alabama (AMTEA)

Last modified: 
01/01/2019 - 4:40pm
Overview
Year Established as AMTE Affiliate: 
2009
Affiliate Website: 

The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators of Alabama (AMTEA) is the state affiliate for the national Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. We work collaboratively with the Alabama Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ACTM). Our primary business meeting is held annually as part of the ACTMs annual conference.

Our purpose is to improve the preparation of mathematics teachers in Alabama. 

 

The goals of AMTEA:

  • Promote leadership among mathematics teacher educators
  • Encourage research related to mathematics teacher education
  • Encourage and support programs for prospective teachers
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration among mathematics teacher educators
  • Collaborate with other associations, organizations, and governmental (national, state, & local) units to strengthen the mathematical, pedagogical, and clinical preparation of mathematics teachers at all levels
  • Facilitate collaboration among mathematics teacher educators who are members of different academic units
  • Encourage and organize programs that center on teacher preparation, certification, and professional development
  • Foster the incorporation of technology into the teacher education programs & professional development
Leadership
Affiliate President: 
Nicolette Nalu
President Email: 
Affiliate Treasurer: 
Jeremy Zelkowski, University of Alabama
Treasurer Email: 
Affiliate Secretary: 
Diane Porter, Troy University
Secretary Term Expires: 
Friday, November 1, 2019
Title of Other Affiliate Officer #1: 
Webmaster
Name of Other Officer #1: 
W. Gary Martin, Auburn University
Other Officer #1 Term Expires: 
Friday, November 1, 2019
More Information
Summary of Recent Affiliate Accomplishments and Upcoming Activities: 

At our annual meeting in November 2018, AMTEA met to discuss educational issues in our state. Over the past year we focused on advocating to reasonable mathematics education expectations and AMSTI.

Number of Affiliate Members: 
13
Affiliate Constitution: