Enews June 2011


Volume 4, Issue 5
June, 2011
Spring Noticias de TODOS 

Spring 2011 Noticias has been mailed to all members.  Look for the President’s message, acknowledgement of all members who have served this past year, news from events during the NCSM and NCTM conferences in Indianapolis, and more!

TODOS Launches 1,000 + 1 Membership Drive

 TODOS has begun a two-year membership drive culminating at the 2013 NCTM Annual Meeting in Denver to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of our founding.  Incentives are offered for recruiting new members.

TODOS LIVE! Sessions Continue

Link to a list of upcoming sessions and recorded archives from the TODOS homepage.  TODOS Live! is sponsored, in part, by a grant from the Mathematics Education Trust (MET) of the NCTM.

White House Initiative

Founding President Miriam Leiva, one of the invited attendees, represented TODOS and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt at the first meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans at the White House, May 26 and 27.

TODOS at 2011 CAMT

TODOS strand speakers during the CAMT at the Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, TX, July 18-20, include: Don Balka, Debra Coggins, Jose Franco, Ted Hull, and Bill Jasper.  Meet people, have fun and serve your organization by volunteering to assist at the TODOS booth for a couple of hours.

Mathematics Teacher Retention Symposium

The California Mathematics Project Supporting Teachers to Increase Retention will sponsor a national symposium on Mathematics Teacher Retention, March 22-24, 2012, at a hotel near Los Angeles International Airport.  CMP seeks speaker proposals.


Conceptua® Fractions  helps ALL Students Understand fractions

Conceptua® Fractions is online, interactive, supplemental curriculum software providing a systematic, sequential approach to learning fractions. Over 400 activities include conceptual models, targeted use of language, auditory support and scaffolding.

TODOS Member Honored with NCSM's Top Award

Carol Greenes, Vice Provost for STEM Education, at Arizona State University and a past President of NCSM, was awarded the Ross Taylor-Glenn Gilbert National Leadership Award during the NCSM Annual Conference in Indianapolis.


The Computer Science Collaboratiion Project

The vision of this project is to efficiently increase participation of underrepresented groups in computer science opportunities and activities, and focuses on outreach to and collaboration with persons with disabilities, African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders and women.

TODOS Web Site Changes Coming

The TODOS website  will have a different look in the coming months, increasing functionality for TODOS members and providing more venues for communicating with other TODOS members.

Blog about TODOS

Laura Susi, educator from Orlando, Florida, posted a blog regarding TODOS’ high visibility during the NCTM Annual Meeting and Exposition in Indianapolis. Read her remarks on the work that TODOS has done in the eight years since it was created.

Have News to Share?

Honors, recognitions, publication of books or articles related to the mission of TODOS?

Contact Carol Edwards if you have information for the next issue of the Electronic News.

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.

Have you updated your TODOS Membership Profile Lately?

Login to update your membership profile (address, phone numbers, e-mail address, professional position etc.) in the TODOS Member Database. For assistance, contact  Member Services Chairperson, Maria Torres

2010-2011 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