January 2019 Enews
TODOS: Mathematics for ALL


Volume 12, Issue 1 January 2019

TODOS Elections: Voting is Open!

Voting for TODOS Board members—President-Elect and two Directors—is now open. Go to the Elections page and read the candidates’ statements. The candidate for President-Elect is Linda M. Fulmore, and the candidates for Director are Gloria Brown Brooks, Maggie Hackett, Craig Willey, and María del Rosario Zavala. Scroll down to the bottom of the Elections 2019 screen to go to the ballot (you will be asked to login). Deadline to vote is February 15th at the end of the day.

Happy New Year!

The year 2019 is off to a great start. Plans are being made for the TODOS 2020 Conference to be held June 25-27, 2020. The 2019 GivingTuesday campaign to support classroom teachers to attend TODOS 2020 has begun. TODOS will have an exhibit booth at many of the mathematics education conferences this year, including NCSM, NCTM, CAMT, CCTM, AATM, OCTM, NCTM Regionals, and CMC-South. Your challenge is to determine what the acronyms refer to and where and when the conferences will be held!

TODOS Members’ Meeting in San Diego

Did you know that TODOS has a members meeting once a year as a requirement for TODOS’ non-profit status? Many of you have attended this meeting held during the NCSM/NCTM week on a Wednesday afternoon. This year, it will occur on Wednesday, April 3rd in San Diego. Following the meeting, there will be TODOS student awards. More details will be included in the February Enews. Hopefully, many of you will attend and provide input to the TODOS Board.

NCSM/NCTM Research/ NCTM Conferences

In less than three months, the 2019 NCSM Annual Conference, NCTM Research Conference, and the NCTM Annual Meeting and Exposition will be upon us beginning Sunday, March 31st and concluding on Saturday, April 5th. TODOS members will be active in all three conferences as speakers, organizers, and attendees. Register for the conferences and attend sessions to renew your energy. More information will be included in the February Enews.

Aiming for Equity: A New Resolution

From Ed Trust: Black and Latino students continue to face extensive barriers to entering and completing college, resulting in persistent gaps in degree attainment by race. Ed Trust’s new resource, Aiming for Equity: A Guide to Statewide Attainment Goals for Racial Equity Advocates, offers racial equity advocates a primer on statewide college degree attainment goals and presents ideas for what to demand from policymakers to ensure students of color are prioritized.

English Learners in STEM Subjects Webinar

The fourth in this series, English Learners in STEM Subjects: Building Capacity for Schools and Districts, will be held January 24th at 2:00 PM EDT, and will look at issues specific to schools and districts. Join Megan Hopkins and Maria Santos for an in depth review of the issues schools and districts face and some strategies for ensuring that English learners have opportunities to engage with rigorous STEM content learning. Register now!

STEM Camp 2019 Call for Presenters

Arizona State University Teachers college hosts a STEM Camp each summer for AZ educators in grades K-12. They are hoping to invite about 350 educators. This year the camp will take place from June 17 - June 21. They are looking for STEM and ELL related sessions. If you are interested in presenting, please submit a proposal. Submissions are due by January 31st.

2019 Workshop on Equity and Mathematics Education

The Park City Mathematics Institute 2019 Workshop focuses on Equity and Mathematics Education and is organized by Rochelle Gutiérrez. Go to the website for detailed information about the goals of the workshop and to apply. Funded through an award from NSF, invited participants will receive support to attend plus a stipend for full participation. Deadline to apply is February 7th.

2018-2019 TODOS Board

Executive Team: Diana Ceja, Diane Kinch, Rocío Benedicto, and Nora Ramirez

Members: Jennifer Bay-Williams, Kyndall Brown, Sylvia Celedón-Pattichis, Marta Civil, Zandra de Araujo, Linda Fulmore, Susie W. Håkansson, Annette Kitagawa, Silvia Llamas-Flores, Carlos LópezLeiva, M. Alejandra Sorto, Erin Sylves, and Jennifer Yacobian