Must-See Speakers at CCTM 2018: Andrew Stadel, Julia Aguirre, Robert Berry, and Eugenia Cheng

Are you looking for a reason to come to the CCTM Annual Conference this August 2-3? Here are four reasons to register today!

Andrew Stadel presenting at NCTM 2018

1. Andrew Stadel

Andrew Stadel (@mr_stadel) is a math specialist and instructional coach from California who is passionate about developing student number sense and helping teachers use student thinking to drive their instruction. He focuses on several problem-solving approaches, but is best known for his series of estimation exercises at CCTM is excited to have Andrew present Friday morning's keynote address at this year's conference.

Julia Aguirre

2. Julia Aguirre

Dr. Julia Aguirre is an Associate Professor of mathematics education at the University of Washington. Much of Dr. Aguirre's work focuses on the development of new K-8 teachers, especially in the ways teachers connect to children's mathematical thinking and the funds of cultural, linguistic, and community knowledge they bring to the classroom. Julia is also the co-author of the NCTM publication, The Impact of Identity in K-8 Mathematics Learning and Teaching: Rethinking Equity-Based Practices, and CCTM is excited to have her as the leader of Thursday's presession workshop.

Robert Q. Berry III at the 2018 NCTM Annual Meeting

3. Robert Q. Berry III

NCTM President Robert Berry (@robertqberry) is an award-winning teacher and author who has research interests on topics ranging from the experience of Black children in mathematics to the intersections between mathematics and technology. After serving for a year as President-Elect, Robert took over as NCTM President at last month's NCTM Annual Meeting. Dr. Berry is also an Associate Professor in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia.

Eugenia Cheng on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)

4. Eugenia Cheng

Dr. Eugenia Cheng (@DrEugeniaCheng) is a mathematician, pianist, and author. She has written two books and has a third on the way. Her first book, How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics, draws connections between food and mathematics, and her second book, Beyond Infinity: An Expedition to the Outer Limits of Mathematics, looks at mathematics at its very smallest and biggest. Dr. Cheng is a keynote speaker at the 2018 MAA Mathfest in Denver and we're excited that she will join us at CCTM!

We hope you join us this August 2-3 for the 2018 CCTM Annual Conference. If you register for the conference by June 1 you can get a special discounted rate of $40 for the Thursday workshop and $99 for the Friday conference. Do it today!