Spring 2021

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The Spring 2021 issue includes an uplifting message from AMTE’s new President about the importance of deep listening and learning in community. It features an article from Connections’ special call that focuses on perspectives of those navigating a virtual field placement. Also shared are upcoming opportunities for leadership in AMTE, along with an interesting and insightful collection of articles and videos from current and past leaders describing their experiences and providing tips. You will find highlights from the recent AMTE Annual Conference as well as the Call for Proposals for the 2022 Annual Conference. This issue also provides updates from the CITE-Math and Mathematics Teacher Educator journals and from several Affiliates, along with information on how to join the Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership program. 

Susan Swars Auslander, Connections Editor 


Listening, Learning, and Living in Community

Joanne Baltazar Vakil, Ohio State University

This study explored the views of prospective teachers and teachers educators as they were navigating online field experiences.  

Events and photos from the 25th Annual Conference held virtually in February 2021

Consider nominating yourself or another AMTE member for President, Treasurer, or Board Member-at-Large 

Videos and written reflections from Presidents, Treasurers, and Board Members-at-Large describing their leadership experiences 

CITE-Math welcomes new members to its editorial team and shares recent articles 

An opportunity for secondary mathematics programs to join "MTEP 2.0"

Information about and recent happenings for AMTE's affiliates in Alabama, Connecticut, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin 

Executive Director, Shari Stockero, provides updates from AMTE's Board of Directors, including Board membership transitions, the 2020 Annual Report, first ever Long-Term Goals, and volunteering opportunities. 

The American Mathematical Society (AMS) invites all members of the mathematics community to submit proposals for the 2022 Joint Mathematics Meetings. The portal is now open, with proposals due by April 7, 2021. Also, nominations are open for AMS’s 12 prizes and awards, including several recognizing excellence in education. More information can be found here, with nominations due by June 30, 2021.

The Mathematics Teacher Educator Journal 

The current February 2021 issue is available.

Season 6 of the MTE podcasts is now available to stream.

You can also search all of the MTE podcasts here.

The Teaching Math Teaching podcast was created in part to extend the conversations that occur at AMTE conferences. Who would you like to hear from? What topics would you like to hear discussed, and by whom? The Teaching Math Teaching podcast team is actively seeking nominations of people and topics for future episodes! Use the anonymous online suggestion box to submit your ideas.

Connections is a quarterly online publication of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. The newsletter offers a peer-reviewed opportunity for members to disseminate information to the mathematics teacher education community.


Editorial Panel