The Nineteenth Annual Conference will be held at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, FL.
The hotel room rate is $164 for a single or double room. As cancellations are made, there may still be guestrooms available at our special conference rates. Hotel reservations can be made by calling 800-627-8258. Be sure to mention “AMTE Conference” when you call. If you have difficulties with your hotel reservation, please contact Susan Gay at email@example.com.
Information about shuttles from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to the conference hotel will be on the AMTE website in January.
Program information will be updated over the next few weeks and a final program will be posted by mid-January.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
A full slate of conference sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m. Breakfast is on your own. Lunch and afternoon break will be provided and are included in the registration fee. During lunch, the Mentoring Committee has selected topics and facilitators for discussion groups; we hope you will join a group discussing a topic of interest.
Margaret (Peg) Smith is the speaker at the Thursday General Session from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Dinner Thursday evening is on your own.
Friday, February 13, 2015
Friday’s breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included with the registration fees along with an afternoon break. AMTE committees will meet during lunch.
At 7:00 a.m., the Advocacy Breakfast will feature a panel of policy experts, including Sharon Robinson, President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), Ken Krehbiel, Associate Executive Director for Communications at NCTM, and Karen King representing the National Science Foundation. The panel will discuss significant issues of policy, research, and practice that influence the field of mathematics education. Following brief presentations by each panel member, there will be time for questions and discussion.
Conference sessions will begin on Friday at 8:00 a.m. Session highlights include a presentation by this year’s winner of the Excellence Award for Teaching, Blake Peterson, and a presentation by last year’s Early Career Award Winner, Amanda Jansen.
Beginning at 5:00 p.m., the Judith Jacobs Lecture will be given by Nadine Bezuk, San Diego State University.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Breakfast and lunch are included with the registration fees. Members of AMTE affiliates will meet during breakfast.
Conference sessions will begin on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. The AMTE Business Meeting will be held during lunch. The conference will conclude by 1:15 p.m.
We look forward to seeing you in February in Orlando, Florida!