Associate Vice-President for Annual Conference Program

Jennifer Ward (2024 Conference AVP)

Kennesaw State


Nirmala Naresh (2025 Conference AVP)

University of North Texas


Luke Reinke (2026 Conference AVP)

University of North Carolina Charlotte


The Conference Program Committee ensures, to the extent possible, that the AMTE membership is offered a variety of sessions at the annual conference that are likely to engage a varied group of mathematics teacher educators, who work in various academic settings and who are engaged in varied work.

The primary areas of responsibility for the Conference Program Committee include the following:

  • Developing a call for presentation proposals.
  • Reviewing proposals and making decisions about program sessions, and
  • Ensuring the success of the conference.
2020 to 2025
Jennifer Ward, Kennesaw State University,
2021 to 2026
Luke Reinke, University of North Carolina Charlotte,
2022 to 2025
Hartono Tjoe, Pennsylvania State University, Berks,
Denise Polojac-Chenoweth, University of South Florida,
Montana Smithey, Georgia Southern University,
Sara Donaldson, Wheaton College,
2023 to 2026
Alesia Moldavan, Georgia Southern University,
Jennifer Tobias, Illinois State University,
Jonathan Watkins, Ball State University,
Nirmala Naresh, University of North Texas,
Tonya Bartell, Michigan State University,
2024 to 2027
Erin Smith, University of Nevada - Las Vegas,
Ian Whitacre, Florida State University,
Amber Brown, Purdue University,
Christine Walker, Utah Valley University,