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California Mathematics Council Community Colleges

2019 Fall Conference in Monterey, Dec 6-7

The 47th Annual Fall Conference will be held in Monterey on Dec 6-7, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa. Please join us at the Conference. Check back here in the future for more information.

Call for Presenters

Would you like to present a talk at the Conference? If so, submit a proposal.

Call for Presiders

Would you like to preside at one of the talks at the Conference? If so, offer to do so.

Call for Student Posters

CMC3 invites community college mathematics students to participate in student poster session at our Fall conference. We encourage all types of posters that present some aspect of mathematics (math history, math education, problem solving, mathematical modeling, algebra, calculus, topology, statistics, etc), and provides guidelines for your poster and information on how they will be judged.

If you would you like to take part in the poster session submit a proposal..

Registration for the Conference

Registration for the conference is not yet open. Please check back in the future.

Invitation to Exhibitors

CMC3 welcomes all vendors/exhibitors who would to set up a booth to submit the conference exhibitor's form, which is available both as Word document, as well as a PDF document

Friday Keynote Speaker: Dr. Omayra Ortega

Check back for an abstract of Dr. Ortega’s talk.

Omayra Ortega

Dr. Omayra Ortega, Sonoma State University. Using the tools from statistics, mathematics, public health and epidemiology, Dr. Ortega tackles the emerging health issues. She is deeply committed to broadening the participation of underrepresented minorities in STEM and mentoring students through the challenges of academia.

Saturday Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jo Boaler
Limitless: Learn, Lead and Live without Barriers.

Recent years have seen an explosion of scientific evidence, from neuroscience, psychology and education showing that there is a different way to teach and learn, available to us all. When people take a limitless approach to learning – in mathematics and in life – different pathways open up to them, leading to higher, more equitable and more enjoyable achievement. Mindset messages are important but they do not take root unless they are accompanied by a multiplicity approach to content and life. In this session we will consider what a mindset and multiplicity approach to mathematics is. We will watch videos of students, work on mathematics together, and think together about ways to create equitable and engaging learning experiences that are limitless.

Jo Boaler

Dr. Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University, and the faculty director of youcubed. She is the author of the first MOOC on mathematics teaching and learning. Former roles have included being the Marie Curie Professor of Mathematics Education in England, a mathematics teacher in London comprehensive schools and a lecturer and researcher at King’s College, London. Her PhD won the national award for educational research in the UK. She is an elected fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain), and a former president of the International Organization for Women and Mathematics Education (IOWME). She is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ‘Early Career Award’, the NCSM Kay Gilliland Equity Award (2014) and the CMC Walter Denham Mathematics Leadership award (2015). She is the author of fourteen books and numerous research articles. She recently formed www.youcubed.org to give teachers, parents and students the resources and ideas they need to inspire and excite students about mathematics. Her work has been published in the New York Times, TIME magazine, The Telegraph, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal and many other news outlets. She was recently named one of the 8 educators "changing the face of education" by the BBC.