Illinois Mathematics Teacher Educators (IMTE)

Illinois Mathematics Teacher Educators (IMTE)

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01/29/2024 - 8:27pm
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Illinois Mathematics Teacher Educators (IMTE) is an organization of mathematics teacher educators, residing and/or working in the State of Illinois.

The goal of IMTE is to promote quality mathematics teacher education in Illinois in all aspects. Specifically, the purposes are to:

  • Promote quality undergraduate programs in mathematics education for prospective teachers in the State of Illinois
  • Work cooperatively with the State of Illinois agencies to enhance the mathematical, pedagogical, and clinical preparation of prospective teachers of mathematics at all levels (kindergarten through grade twenty)
  • Promote quality programs for the professional development of teachers of mathematics at all levels
  • Facilitate communication among mathematics teacher educators and consultants at the elementary, secondary, community college, and college and university levels.
Affiliate President: 
Scott Zinzer
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Affiliate Treasurer: 
Barbara O'Donnell
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Affiliate Secretary: 
Cathy Kaduk
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IMTE holds its annual business meeting in conjunction with the annual ICTM conference in the fall and aims to have a summer gathering to discuss and share the ongoing work of members.  IMTE helps communicate state changes in policy and provides a place for institutions of higher education to strengthen their programs through collaboration and sharing.  Over the past year IMTE and the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) have held joint Roundtable discussions to K-12 math teacher shortages and retention issues and are working towards ways to recruit more math teachers as well as support them during their initial years of teaching.  In addition, IMTE keeps members up-to-date via its list serve and  hosts webinars and Zoom chats to bring members together throughout the year.


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