Summer 2016

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This issue features essential information about the AMTE 2017 Annual Conference, as well as many solicitations for awards, journal articles, and more! We hope you find our Summer 2016 Newsletter interesting and informative. Don't forget to engage with AMTE on Facebook or Twitter (@AMTENews).

Babette M. Benken, Editor

Is there a need for the Mathematical Sciences Education Board?

The AMTE Emerging Issues Committee shares interesting results from the member survey!

Learn more about AMTE's upcoming webinars.

Susan A. Peters, University of Louisville

Early-career Mathematics Educators: Our Opportunities and Responsibilities

Get ready for the Annual Conference in Orlando, FL in February 2017!

The AMTE Board shares recent happenings within the organization.

Visit the Research tab on the AMTE website for member-only resources!

Information about recent happenings for a few of our AMTE Affiliates.

Support the new 2016 fellows!

AMTE thanks the Task Force for their service to mathematics education.

A regular feature that poses a question to members...come read more!

MAA Call for Nominations for Award

The Mary P. Dolciani Award recognizes a pure or applied mathematician who is making a distinguished contribution to the mathematical education of K-16 students in the United States or Canada. This award, which includes a prize of $5000, is given annually at MathFest, the summer meeting of the Mathematica Association of America (MAA).  

Nominations for the 2017 award should be sent by September 1, 2016 to the MAA Secretary, Barbara Faires, at .  

Guidelines for nominations and a nomination form can be found at the MAA website:
A nominee must have received a Ph.D. in pure or applied mathematics, have a record of published research in pure or applied mathematics, and have a record of distinguished contributions to K-16 mathematics education.
Previous recipients include:
2012 William McCallum, University of Arizona
2013 Hyman Bass, University of Michigan
2014 Alan Schoenfeld, University of California at Berkeley

2015 Sybilla Beckman, University of Georgia

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