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The Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics is an organization for ALL mathematics teachers in Virginia, from Elementary through College, from public or private, from pre-service to veteran.  If you are not currently a member, please consider joining today!  If you are a member, use this site to access our journal, find resources from past conferences, and apply for grants and other awards.

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The Latest from VCTM

Fall Webinar Series

We are please to announce that we will be offering free webinars on September 23 and September 30 as part of our Fall Webinar Series. We are currently seeking VCTM members to present a one-hour webinar, focusing on our theme of E2: Educating with Equity.

If you're interested in presenting, please complete the proposal form here

We were able to honor the 2020 and 2021 recipients of our grants, scholarships, and awards -- including the Mathematics Educators of the Year, Edward A. Anderson Scholarship winners, and the Virginia finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching -- at a virtual award ceremony. Congratulations to all the awardees and thank you for all you do for our students in Virginia!

2021 William C. Lowry Mathematics Educators of the Year

Congratulations to the following on being named the 2021 William C. Lowry Mathematics Educators of the Year. Learn more about the award here

Elementary Level: Linda Haselton - Nathanael Greene Elementary School, Greene County Public Schools

Middle School Level: Dianna J. Avents - Churchland Middle School, Portsmouth Public Schools

High School Level: Heather Key - Hickory High School, Chesapeake Public Schools

High School Level: Ashley Karraro - West Springfield High School, Fairfax County Public Schools

Math Specialist Level: Holly Tate - Ferdinand T. Day Elementary Schol, Alexandria City Public Schools

College/University Level: Dr. Daniel Fritz - Virginia State University

Linda Haselton
Dianna Avents
Heather Key
Ashley Karraro
Holly Tate
Dr. Daniel Fritz

Math Beauty Contest

Thank you to everyone who entered the 2021 Math Beauty Contest and helped to show that mathematics is truly beautiful! Go here for the list of winners

VCTM 2021 Virtual Conference

Our virtual conference was held on March 12 - 13, 2021.

Videos of selected conference sessions are available for current VCTM members here.

2021 Board of Directors Election Results

Congratulations to our newest board members who will begin their terms on July 1, 2021.

President-Elect: Agida Manizade

Secretary: Kim Bender

NCTM Representative: Skip Tyler

Elementary Representative: Scarlett Kibler

Middle School Representative: Kathleen Stoebe

Secondary Representative: Fallon Graham

Two-Year College Representative: Nikki Harris

Four-Year College Representative: Toni Sorrell

Agida Manizade, President-Elect
Kim Bender, Secretary
Skip Tyler, NCTM Representative
Scarlett Kibler, Elementary Representative
Kathleen Stoebe, Middle School Representative
Fallon Graham, Secondary Representative
Nikki Harris, Two-Year College Representative
Toni Sorrell, Four-Year College Representative

Ongoing Grants, Scholarships, and awards

Grant and Scholarship Opportunities for Mathematics Educators

VCTM provides several grants for Virginia's mathematics educators. Select Grants and Scholarships from the menu to learn more. Most of these are only available to current VCTM members--one more reason to join us today!

Flanagan Innovation Grant: This $5,000 grant is designed to support educators who wish to create a meaningful, innovative project to enhance mathematics instruction.

Karen Dee Michalowicz 1st Timers Grant: These grants are designed to support attendance at an upcoming NCTM or VCTM conference. 

Professional Development Grant: These $1,000 grants will support attendance at conferences or workshops, tuition, reimbursement for mathematics education courses, or other professional development opportunities. Applications are accepted on a continual basis.

Ena Gross Professional Development Scholarship: this scholarship will provide funding towards tuition reimbursement for teachers seeking to add an endorsement to teach middle or high school mathematics or for career switchers seeking to become endorsed to teach mathematics. 

Scholarship for Preservice Teachers

The Edward A. Anderson Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students studying to becoming a mathematics teacher. 

William C. Lowry Mathematics Educators of the Year

Each year, VCTM awards the Educator of the Year to a teacher at each of the following levels: elementary, middle, high, math specialist, university.

To learn more about the award or see our past winners, go here.

Mathematics Beauty Contest for Students

VCTM is proud to sponsor the mathematics beauty contest for teachers. Each spring, we pose problems for a variety of grade bands that promote problem solving.

Learn about the contest or see past winners by visiting the math beauty contest page.

Join us!

If you are already a VCTM member, thank you! If you are not currently a member, please think about joining today! 

For only $20 a year, you will become part of a community of over 1,000 mathematics educators in Virginia and:
  • Be eligible for over $7,000 in grant opportunities;
  • Receive our bi-annual AWARD-WINNING journal, the Virginia Mathematics Teacher;
  • Have online access to resources shared at over 5 years worth of annual conferences;
  • Have online access to back issues of the Virginia Mathematics Teacher and more!
For more details or to join, click the membership tab in the menu, or just click here.

Become involved!

We are always looking for members who want to get more involved in helping us be the best organization we can possibly be. 

There are lots of volunteer opportunities available from helping at our conference, to reviewing grant applications, to chairing a committee, to running for a position on the executive board.

To let us know of any areas where you would be able to help out, access your profile, select edit profile, and then scroll down to see the variety of volunteer opportunities we have available. Check a few boxes and click submit.

Thanks in advance!


Vol. 47, No. 1 Journal

Our Vol. 47, No. 1  journal is available online. Members can download the full journal. Non-members can get a free preview of selected articles.

Members can also read back issues of the Virginia Mathematics Teacher by selecting Journal from the menu. Not a member? Join today!


Local Affiliates

VCTM's local affiliate groups are hard at work planning their professional development events and conferences. Learn more about these events on our affiliates page

Affiliates should also consider applying for our Affiliate Grant, designed to help grow membership in your local organization. 

Upcoming events

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Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics
PO Box 73593
Richmond, VA 23235
info@vctm.org

Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

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