FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AMTE 2019 Strategic Priority 1: Explore multiple avenues for AMTE members to recognize and address inequities, building toward equitable practices.
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. It was uncertain in that recognizing inequities can be challenging, and they can sometimes appear from outside our field of view quite suddenly and unexpectedly. Taking this strategic priority seriously means being watchful and thoughtful for those moments and turning them into opportunities...
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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Dr. Timothy Hendrix, AMTE Executive Director at 919.760.8240 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.