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MTE-Partnership Conferences and Meetings

The MTE-Partnership has held seven annual conferences since its inception in 2012. These working conferences provide an important opportunity for participants to learn from each other, to further the work of the Research Action Clusters (RACs), and to build the identity of the MTE-Partnership.

2019 MTE-Partnership Conference

The 8th annual MTE-Partnership Conference will be held June 23-25, 2019 in St. Louis, MO. Registration information will follow in January, and the deadline for submitting proposals to speak will be February 15, 2019. 

For more information see below.

  • 2019 MTE-Partnership Conference
    The 8th annual MTE-Partnership Conference will be held June 23-25, 2019 in St. Louis, MO.
     
    Conference goals—In support of the partnership aim, the goals for the conference follow:
    • Partnership/institutional teams will plan next steps in transforming their programs.
    • The Research Action Clusters (RACs) will continue their work to improve aspects of secondary mathematics teacher preparation, including considering how they share their work dynamically in order to contribute to additional teams’ transformational efforts and to the knowledge of the field.
    • The Partnership as a whole will grow its sense of joint purpose and identity as a networked improvement community supporting program transformation and informing the field more broadly.
    • A specific focus on equity and social justice will be included throughout the conference.In addition, the conference will serve as a focal point around which funded projects and other initiatives will organize their meetings.
     
    Conference design—This working conference includes a mix of general sessions addressing critical issues in secondary mathematics teacher preparation, with particular focus on program transformation and equity and social justice; research reports by the RACs and conference participants; networking within and across partnership teams; and significant RAC work time.
    • June 23: 1:30–5:30PM, followed by a working dinner
    • June 24: 8:30AM–5:30PM
    • June 25: 8:30AM–1:00PM
     
    Registration—A link to register will be sent out in January 2019.
    • Early bird registration (Deadline end of February 2019): $350
    • Regular registration (Open through May 2019): $425
    • Graduate students early bird registration(Deadline end of February 2019): $150
    • K-12 participants: $50
     
    Call for proposals—Participants will be invited to submit proposals to present sessions of three types:
    1. A report of research that supports the aim of the Partnership, which may include work done as a part of a RAC or local partnership team;
    2. A narrative of some aspect of your local team’s and/or RAC’s efforts to improve the preparation of secondary mathematics teachers; or
    3. A session focused on a particular set of discussion questions relating to ongoing local team and/or RAC efforts to transform secondary mathematics teacher education programs.
     
    Presenters of accepted sessions may also submit a paper for submission in the Conference Proceedings.Titles and abstracts (240 words or less) will be due February 15, 2019.
     
    Travel reimbursement—A limited amount of travel reimbursement will be available from project funding (including NIC-Transform, a 2018-2020 I-USE award supporting MTE-Partnership members’ program transformations), based on need and team participation.We have negotiated a special nightly rate of $169, which includes hot breakfast and Wi-Fi. Hotel reservation information will be included with registration instructions in January 2019. 
     
  • 2018 MTE-Partnership Conference

    The 7th annual MTE-Partnership Conference was held June 24-26, Denver, CO. This working conference included a mix of general sessions addressing critical issues in secondary mathematics teacher preparation, with particular focus on program transformation and equity and social justice; research reports by the Research Action Clusters (RACs) and conference participants; networking within and across partnership teams; and significant time for work by the RACs. 

     

    The proceedings of the conference can be accessed here.

  • 2017 MTE-Partnership Conference

    The 6th annual MTE-Partnership Conference was held June 25-27 in New Orleans, LA. With close to 90 mathematics teacher educators, mathematicians, and K-12 personnel in attendance, the conference continued focus on the work of the RACs to address key issues in secondary mathematics teacher preparation, including work on program transformation and issues related to equity and social justice.

     

    The proceedings of the conference can be accessed here.

  • 2016 MTE-Partnership Conference
    The 5th annual MTE-Partnership Conference was held June 26-28 in Atlanta, GA. The conference highlighted program transformation and issues related to equity and social justice, in addition to continuing to work in the RACs. Over 90 mathematics teacher educators, mathematicians, and K-12 personnel participated.
     

    The proceedings of the conference can be accessed here.

  • 2015 MTE-Partnership Conference
    The 4th annual MTE-Partnership Conference was held June 22-24 in Fullerton, CA. Over 90 participants, including a sizable from the California State University System, worked to further the work of the Research Action Clusters and to launch a new RAC focused on new teacher retention.
     
  • 2014 MTE-Partnership Conference
    The 3rd annual MTE-Partnership Conference was held June 6-8 in Milwaukee, WI. The conference focused on the further development of the five Research Action Clusters (RACs).
     
  • 2013 MTE-Partnership Conference
    The 2nd annual MTE-Partnership Conference was held June 7-9 in St. Louis.  The conference focused on a set of white papers that provided an in-depth analysis of four priority action areas identified by the MTE-Partnership: Building a Vision; Field Experiences; Mathematical Content Knowledge; and Recruitment and Retention.
     
  • 2012 MTE-Partnership Conference
    The 1st annual MTE-Partnership Conference was held March 25-27 in Atlanta.  Conference attendees represented the initiatives' 38 partnerships comprised of 68 universities, 87 school systems (urban and rural), and 9 community colleges across 30 states.