News and Press Releases

Posts of general interest to AMTE members and the public, some with limited time-frame of relevance.

Press Release: Supporting Critical Scholarly Work in Seattle

Raleigh NC, October 26, 2019 – When the AMTE Board of Directors wrote our strategic priorities for 2019 and charged me with leading our work on them, the strategic priority above was the one that simultaneously excited me and filled me with uncertainty.  It was exciting in that it felt like a meaningful and important evolution of our work, and the framing of building towards more equitable practices invited us as mathematics teacher educators to be kind to ourselves, to notice areas in need of stronger equity work, and to move towards that work...

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Press Release: Supporting AMTE authors, scholars, and members

Raleigh NC, June 24, 2018 – The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) has as its mission to promote the improvement of mathematics teacher education, K-12. Recently, two highly respected mathematics educators, Dr. Eric Gutstein and Dr. Paul Ernest, have been criticized in a segment of the media for chapters in the volume The Philosophy of Mathematics Education Today, published by Springer as the 13th International Congress for Mathematics Education monograph...

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Press Release: A Message from The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) on the Recent Attacks on Dr. Laurie Rubel

Raleigh NC, January 11, 2018 – Albert Einstein said that everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.  The scholarly community in general and scholars in mathematics teacher education in particular have been coming under attack by people who are oversimplifying important research being carried out, and often the result has been nothing short of vicious and personal attacks on the people producing this important scholarship....

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Press Release: Supporting AMTE Authors, Scholars, and Members

Raleigh NC, October 26, 2017 – The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) has as its mission to promote the improvement of mathematics teacher education K-12. In support of this mission, AMTE recently released volume 3 in their Professional Book Series, Building Support for Scholarly Practices in Mathematics Methods published by Information Age Publishing. A chapter in this volume (Political Conocimiento for Teaching Mathematics:  Why Teachers Need it and How to Develop It) and its lead author, Dr. Rochelle Gutiérrez, have been criticized recently in the media for the chapter’s content....

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Press Release: First-Ever Standards Released for Mathematics Teacher Preparation

The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) recently released the first-ever comprehensive standards for the preparation of preK-12 teachers of mathematics. The Standards for Preparing Teachers of Mathematics (SPTM) are a national guide that provides a road map for mathematics teacher preparation and support.

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