Enews September 2008


Issue 1, Volume 2 September/October, 2008


On October 18, our Distinguished Past President, Dr. Miriam A. Leiva was one of seven recipients of the Diamante Award for her significant contribution in education to the Hispanic community of North Carolina. Diamante, Inc. hosted the 13th Annual Latino Diamante Awards, North Carolina's most prestigious Latino/Hispanic event.

Have News to Share!

Contact Noemi Lopez [[email protected]] by the 15th of each month. Note from Noemi - The September and October issues have been combined due to Hurricane Ike. Thank you for your patience.

Call for Nominees

The Nominations and Elections Committee is Calling for Nominees for the office of President-Elect and a Member-at-Large of TODOS. Nominations are due November 15, 2008.

 Is in the Mail!

Noticias is the official newsletter of TODOS: Mathematics for ALL. Be on the lookout for the Fall issue that was mailed in late October. If you do not receive your copy by early November contact Bob McDonald [[email protected]. Previous issues of Noticias are available to members on the TODOS website.

Call for TODOS' Monograph Extended

The Research and Publications committee of TODOS has extended the deadline for submission of monographs until December 31, 2008. The focus of the monograph will be on the assessment of Hispanic/Latino students in mathematics.


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Professional Development Opportunities

NCTM Fall E-Workshop Series has online workshops.

Free webinars are still going on this month that present the latest research and practice on the instruction of English Learners: School's Moving Up-A West Ed Initiative.

Middle Schools needed for participation in a Research Study on the impact of the Fostering Geometric Thinking Toolkit. District Representatives should contact Mark Driscoll [[email protected]] by Friday November 14.

Awards and Scholarships

NCTM's Mathematics Education Trust has a number of grants available for teachers. Among them is the Equity in Mathematics Grant for middle school teachers. Applications for this grant must be postmarked by Nov. 14.

Applications for the TODOS Duke Energy Foundation Awards, which provide scholarships for TODOS members to attend 2009 NCTM or 2009 NCSM conferences, will be available soon.

Web Resources

TODOS is in the process of moving available job opportunities to the Bulletin Board area of the website.

The TODOS website has resources available for members. One of these is the 2007 Bibliography on Equity and Diversity in Mathematics Educaction. Access this and other resources after you have logged in as a member.

Teacher's Domain now offers over 1,500 classroom-ready resources for grades k-12.

Upcoming Conferences

NCTM Regional Conference, Reno, NV, November 6-7, 2008

California Mathematics Council-South, Palm Springs, November 7-8, 2008

California Mathematics Council-North, Asilomar, December 4-7, 2008

Electronic News Sponsor

This issue of TODOS Electronic News is sponsored by Pictorial Mathematics.

Find out about upcoming Active Learning Math PD for Teachers working with ELL and Special Ed students.

View this [PDF file].

2008-2009 Officers

    Nora Ramirez
Past President
    Miriam Leiva
Vice President

    Tod Shockey
Member at Large

    Susie Hakansson
Member at Large

    Noemi R. Lopez
Member at Large
    Luis Ortiz-Franco

Mathematics For All