Enews January 2009


Volume 2, Issue 1 January, 2009

TODOS Elections

TODOS Elections for the office of President Elect and a Member at Large are now open. The candidates are Jose Franco for President Elect and Don Balka and Rosemary Klein for Member at Large. Please vote for the candidates of your choice. The polls close at 11:59 PM Pacific Time on February 7th.

Equity In Mathematics Education

The January/February edition of the NCTM News Bulletin featured Rafaela Santa Cruz’s article Giving Voice to English Language Learners in Mathematics NCTM continues its commitment to equity in mathematics education. Santa Cruz is a charter member of TODOS.

Iris Carl Award

Nominations for the 2009 Iris Carl Award can be submitted through March 4th. This award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the quality of mathematics education provided to underserved students, in particular to Latino/Hispanic students.


Our print newsletter, Noticias de TODOS, is seeking articles for the Spring Edition. Please contact Michael Matthews for more information.
You can also download all past issues of Noticias from the members only section of our web site.

Volunteers Needed

NCTM is just around the corner. If you are attending the conference and can donate two hours of time to work at the TODOS booth, contact Tod Shockey

Electronic News Sponsor

TODOS has space for one sponsor of each issue of the Electronic News. Contact Noemi Lopez for more information.

Call for Nominees

Nominations at NCTM are open for four (4) Board of Director positions. Nominations are due by March 2, 2009. Learn more about the NCTM Board Elections.

Have News to Share?

Contact Noemi Lopez by the 15th of the month if you have information you would like to see in the next issue.

Web Resources

The TODOS web site offers selected resources visible to members only. Once you have logged in, mouseover MEMBERS, and select Members Resources from the pull-down list. A new document recently added is: Summit Report: Increasing Latino Participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Careers.
[Note: If you have popup windows enabled rather than blocked, you will be able to access your login information.]

Upcoming Conferences

The Greater San Diego Area Math Council (GSDMC), February 6 & 7, 2009. Marina Village Mission Bay, San Diego, California.

TESOL March 26-28,2009 Denver, CO.

National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) April 20-22, 2009. Washington, DC

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) April 22-25, 2009. Washington, DC

Professional Development Opportunities

NCTM Fall E-Workshop Series has online workshops.

Science training opportunities from Cornell University for Grade 5-9 teachers will be held in August. Applications are due by March 2.

The Math Forum @ Drexel: Apply to participate in online workshops (free) focusing on Algebraic Reasoning or Probability [March 2 - April 13].

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