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The Upper East Tennessee Council of Teachers of Mathematics is an organization for anyone involved in mathematics education from preschool through college in the greater Tri-Cities region. We usually meet six afternoons a year in various locations across the region.

Meetings are typically on a Monday or Tuesday afternoon as determined by the board. They have been at elementary, intermediate, middle and high schools as well as Northeast State and ETSU. Usual schedule: 4:00-5:00: Refreshments, announcements, business meetings, short presentations; 5:00-6:00: Programs for all levels.

Update: New meetings of UETCTM for 2015:

  • Tuesday, February 17, 4:00-6:00 PM, John Sevier Middle School, 1200 Wateree St., Kingsport.
    CANCELED due to snow (watch for information on a rescheduled meeting) (No word yet as to when the meeting will be rescheduled)

Elementary Session:
Assisting Students Who Struggle with Mathematics:  Response to Intervention (RTI)
Presented by Andrea Fissel and Sherry Cockerham (District-wide Math Coaches – Johnson City Schools)

Middle School Session:
Stations, Versatiles, and Formative Assessment, Oh My!
Presented by Sunshine Light and Haleigh Garber (Robinson Middle School - Kingsport City Schools)

High School Session:
Power of Previewing in the Secondary Math Classroom
Presented by Val Love and Lora Hopkins (Dobyns-Bennett High School – Kingsport City Schools)

Flyer with more information - click here (PDF file)


  •  TBA, 4:00-6:00 PM, Unaka High School, 119 Robinson Ln, Elizabethton,  Topics and speakers to be announced.

You can now access this page by going to www.uetctm.org.

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Current year issues:

Previous years' issues:

Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Contact Ryan Nivens, UETCTM president.

For website questions, contact Daryl Stephens, webmaster.

For current year newsletter inquiries, contact Ryan Nivens, .


Ryan Nivens
Department of Curriculum
and Instruction, ETSU
Box 70684 Johnson City, TN 37614-1709
Phone: (423) 439-7529

To be elected

Past President
Kris Krautkremer
Robinson Middle School
Kingsport City Schools

Newsletter Editor
Ryan Nivens
Department of Curriculum
and Instruction, ETSU
Box 70684 Johnson City, TN 37614-1709
Phone: (423) 439-7529
Kris Krautkremer
Robinson Middle School
Kingsport City Schools

Jerry Whitaker
Mathematics Curriculum Coordinator
Washington County Schools
(423) 434-4903

Daryl Stephens
ETSU Math Department
Box 70663
Johnson City, TN 37614
Phone: (423) 439-6981

List of UETCTM Presidents from 1985 to present
UETCTM Consitution (PDF)

Organizations we are affiliated with:


Tennessee Mathematics Teachers Association (TMTA)

Note that TMTA has a new web address: https://tmta.wildapricot.org/.

The 2015 conference will be held jointly with the NCTM regional conference in Nashville, November 18-20, 2015.

The 2014 conference was held September 26-27, 2014, at the Webb School in Knoxville. (UETCTM hosted the 2011 TMTA conference on September 23-24 at ETSU.)

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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

NCTM has one national and several regional conferences a year. There will be a regional NCTM conference at the Nashville Convention Center November 18-20, 2015.


NCTM conference information is found here.

Nearby Regional NCTM Affiliates:

Southwest Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics.Conferences are held on a Saturday in September or October at locations which have recently included John S. Battle High School in Bristol (VA), Southwest Virginia Community College in Abingdon, and University of Virginia's College at Wise. Website: http://www.svctm.org/

Smoky Mountain Mathematics Educators' Association (Knoxville area) https://www.facebook.com/pages/Smoky-Mountain-Mathematics-Educators-Association/577936912235322

Last update April 7, 2015

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