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AATM Community Survey
The AATM Professional Learning Committee would like to know what you think.  How can AATM best serve your professional learning needs?  Take this short survey and be on the lookout for upcoming events!
Call for AATM Nominations
Nominations are open for the following AATM Board positions:

  • President Elect
  • Northeast Regional Vice President for Apache, Coconino, and Navajo Counties
  • Maricopa Regional Vice President

Nominations close on June 4. Complete one nomination form for each person you nominate. Self-nominations are welcomed and accepted.

Elections will occur between Aug. 15 and Sept. 7.  Nominators and nominees must be members of AATM before May 1, 2021.  The duties and responsibilities of each position are listed below.

Duties and Responsibilities 

President Elect 
The President Elect shall have served on the AATM Board, either in an elected or appointed position, for a minimum of one year. The President Elect serves for one year, then becomes President for two years, and serves a final year as Past President. The President Elect shall assume the president’s duties in the absence of the President.  He/she shall take on duties as assigned by the president.

Regional Vice President shall 

  • participate in all Board activities,
  • promote the mission of AATM within their regions by fostering a collaborative mathematics education community,
  • have on-going communication with his or her Regional Center as defined by the state of Arizona,
  • disseminate information on professional development opportunities and on current research and best practices regarding the teaching, learning, and assessment of mathematics,
  • solicit nominations for elections and awards committees, and
  • contribute to the AATM newsletter on a regular basis.
Leading Change, Teachers’ Institute & School Counselors’ Institute

ADE is happy to share that we will once again be hosting the Teachers Institute and Leading Change Conference virtually, on June 9-11, 2021.

This year’s theme is “Optimism and Opportunity for All”. Keynote presenters will include John Hattie, Dominique Smith, Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey and Mark Perna, leading experts in equity, teaching and learning, assessment and building and fostering effective teams in education.

When: June 9th-11th, 2021
Who: Teachers, District and Site Administrators, Support Staff, Content Specialist
Where: Virtually

  • Virtual Learning Accelerating
  • Learning Building and Strengthening Relationships
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Trauma-informed Teaching
  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Supporting Students from Vulnerable Populations
  • Using and Analyzing Data

Sessions will be live or pre-recorded and broadcast with live chat by session presenters.
Information regarding the conference can be found here. If you have any questions please send them to leadingchange@azed.gov.

The UArizona CRR and ADE have partnered to provide all AZ schools program materials and training at no charge to support students as they return to schools after significant absenteeism during the 20-21 school year. The mathematics evidence-based program, called Getting REAL: Re-Engaging Aspirational Learners, is designed to meet learners’ mathematics, SEL, and basic needs.
Contact Melissa Hosten for more information mhosten@math.arizona.edu

June 14th – 18th, 2021: IMPACTS K-8 Summer Institutes (Remote using Zoom)

  • Activating Agency, Access and Advancement in Mathematics
    • Virtual Math Conference – June 21st-23rd
    • Focus Strands:
      • Strand #1: Beliefs & Structures
      • Strand #2: Curriculum & Instruction
      • Strand #3: Families & Communities
      • Strand #4: Policies, Practices, & Actions
  • Be a Change-Agent,Taking Action forEquity in MathematicsEducation
    • Leadership Institute – June 24th-25th
      • TODOS will hold its 2021 Leadership Institute virtually between the hours of 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific Time on June 24-25, 2021, following the 2021 TODOS Conference. Learn how to be a change agent, taking action for equity in mathematics education. To maximize interaction among participants, we will cap registration for the Leadership Institute at 45. Therefore we would like a commitment that you intend to attend the entire institute. The registration fee is $75. The rates will increase by $25 on June 1. Participants who register by May 15 will receive conference materials sent to their preferred address.

Join us for our weekly podcast, 3Ps in a Pod, where practice, policy, and passion meet!

Join teachers from across the state for the 16th Annual Teacher Leadership Institute: Where Curiosity and Leadership Unite online from June 21 to 23 and at no cost to Arizona educators. This engaging three-day event will explore the role of inquiry and curiosity and how it guides teacher and student learning alike.
Learn more and REGISTER HERE.


Explore coding and robotics with TI technology  

Join us for a T³™ Summer Workshop to enhance your coding and robotics skills using Texas Instruments (TI) graphing calculators and the TI‑Innovator™ Rover. Explore ways to put math and science in motion and spark lively student discussions around key concepts.

What to expect from virtual T³™ Summer Workshops:

·         Twelve hours of hands-on professional learning over four, three-hour online sessions

·         Time between sessions to allow you to reflect on what you learn, practice new strategies and prepare questions before the next session

·         TI technology and training materials sent directly to your residence

Exploring TI Technology and Learning to Code
June 21, 23, 28 and 30 | 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Central time

Introduction to TI-Innovator™ Hub and TI‑Innovator™ Rover
July 7, 9, 14 and 16 | 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Central time

Registration closes one week prior to each workshop start date.
Click HERE to register and view more sessions!

Join Us In Person This Fall!

NCTM 2021 Annual Meeting & Exposition
September 22-25, 2021 | Atlanta


Register and save with an early-bird discount.

We are looking forward to resuming in-person events this fall beginning with the NCTM 2021 Annual Meeting and Exposition.

Join us in Atlanta, September 22-25, to discover new ways to engage students, develop opportunities to identify each student’s strengths and use them to support their learning.

Following a full academic year of pandemic-related adaptation, you will bring back strategies and techniques to address the challenges of unfinished learning (or what federal and state funding calls “addressing learning loss”).

New this year! Your registration will include a curated selection of on-demand presentations.

Whether you’re a PK–12 classroom teacher, math coach, administrator, math teacher educator, preservice teacher, or math specialist, we will have something for you!

View the conference strands and join us in Atlanta as we begin this important year.

Maximize your savings by registering a group of five or more to
save 15 percent off the individual nonmember rate.


See you in Atlanta


For more information about how you can support Arizona teachers, please contact:
Michael Cagle at cagle.mike@littletonaz.org

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