TODOS: Mathematics for ALL


Volume 4, Issue 8 October, 2011

CBMS Forum on Teaching Teachers in the Era of the Common Core

TODOS was represented at this Forum by Janie Zimmer (Team TODOS leader), Jennifer Bay-Williams, Miriam Leiva, Suzanne Alejandre, James Rubillo and Robert Jesberg, October 2-4, in Reston, VA.  See report.

Are you the 1?

TODOS has launched a two-year 1000+1 membership drive, with recruitment incentives for members, culminating at the 2013 NCTM Annual Meeting in Denver to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of our founding. View types of memberships.


TODOSLIVE! continues for members on October 15 with a webinar (in Spanish) in cooperation with the TERC Mixing in Math project.

Login and visit the TODOS bulletin board to participate in discussions of topics from TODOS LIVE! sessions.

Call for nominations for Director

Nominations are now open for the 2012 TODOS Election to elect one new Director.  Self nominations are welcome.  Send names to Cindy Chapman, Elections Chair, at   [email protected] by October 29.

TODOS in the NCSM Newsletter Limelight

An article outlining the accomplishments of TODOS during the eight years since our founding appears in the Fall 2011 issue of the NCSM Newsletter.  View an updated list of these accomplishments.

NCTM 2011 Regional Conferences and NCSM 2011 Fall Seminars

Atlantic City, NJ, Oct. 19-21
St. Louis, MO, Oct. 26-28 Albuquerque, NM, Nov. 2-4

Submit speaker proposals for 2012 NCTM Regional Conferences in Dallas, Hartford and Chicago by Nov. 1, 2011.

Call for TEEM articles and Referees

Submissions to the TODOS refereed journal, Teaching for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics (TEEM) are accepted year round, especially those written or co-written by teachers. 

News of TODOS members

Congratulations to
• Maria Hernandez, NC School of Science and Mathematics, winner of the YWCA Academy of Women Award in education for the Greater Triangle region.
• Shirley Frye, who began teaching 60 years ago.

Have News to Share?

Honors, recognitions, publication of articles related to the mission of TODOS? Contact Carol Edwards if you have information for the next issue of the Electronic News.

Donate to TODOS

TODOS needs your support. Your contributions will be acknowledged and are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. TODOS is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization.

Websites of Interest

• Pew Hispanic Center
• President Obama offers NCLB Flexibility
• NCTM Albuquerque Regional Conference Program Chair interviewed on Education Talk Radio

Mathematics Education and Social Justice

The Creating Balance in an Unjust World Conference on Math Education and Social Justice will be held at Mission High School in San Francisco, CA, January 13-15, 2012.

Your Membership Status

Hi, . Thank you for being part of TODOS. Your membership is paid through   and if it is about to expire, renew now to avoid benefit gaps. If you are joining or renewing your NCTM membership online, please consider TODOS as the affiliate to receive the rebate that NCTM graciously offers.


TODOS is seeking members to work on the second season of TODOS LIVE! We also are seeking individuals who would like to work on reviewing and making suggestions  for redesigning the TODOS Website.  Contact Bob McDonald if you are interested in working on either of these projects.

2011-2012 TODOS Board  

President: Jose M. Franco
President-Elect : Don Balka
Vice President: Bob McDonald

Directors: Jennifer Bay-Williams, Marta Civil, Eliana Rojas, Florence Glanfield, Bill Jasper

Exec. Secretary: Carol A. Edwards