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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
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.
Deadline is September 15, 2016!
Support the new 2016 fellows!
Deadline is September 15, 2016!
AMTE thanks the Task Force for their service to mathematics education.
A regular feature that poses a question to members...come read more!
Thank you AMTE members for the 452 conference proposal submissions and 168 volunteers to review! Members of the program committee and many volunteers are currently in the process of reviewing proposals for the 2017 Conference. Notification of proposal acceptance has been sent.
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).
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.
2013 Hyman Bass, University of Michigan
2015 Sybilla Beckman, University of Georgia
2017 AMTE Annual Conference
2017 AMTE Annual Conference Deadlines:
Registration for Speakers: September 15, 2016
Early Registration: September 30, 2016
Regular Registration: November 30, 2016
Deadline for Hotel Reservations: November 30, 2016
Conference Dates: February 9-11, 2017
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.
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