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Next Meeting:

Saturday, November 2

Number Talks workshop

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Upper East Tennessee Council of Teachers of Mathematics

The Upper East Tennessee Council of Teachers of Mathematic

s is an organization for anyone involved in mathematics education from preschool through college in the greater Tri-Cities region. We meet several afternoons a year in various locations across the region.

Meetings for 2019-20

Meetings begin with refreshments and informal networking at 4:00, followed by announcements and a brief business meeting, then sessions for all levels.

Tuesday, September 3: Robinson Middle School, Kingsport.

Saturday morning, November 2, 9 AM - Noon: Workshop with Sherry Parrish, creator and author of Number Talks.
Pre-registration is required for this event and it is limited to the first 150 participants that register. Registration will open up at our first meeting and information about registration costs can be found on this PDF flyer.

Tuesday, February 18: Boones Creek Elementary School (the new one), Johnson City. More information to come later.


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Officers for 2019-20:

President:  Jamie Price (ETSU),

President-Elect:  Pam Stidham (Kingsport City Schools),

Past President: Sunshine Light (Kingsport City Schools),

Secretary:  Jill Burgner (Washington County Schools),

Treasurer:  Cameron Buck (Kingsport City Schools),

NCTM Representative and Newsletter Editor:  Ryan Nivens (East Tennessee State University),

Webmaster:  Daryl Stephens (ETSU),

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

Organizations we are affiliated with:


Tennessee Mathematics Teachers Association (TMTA)

TMTA hosts an annual conference on a Friday and Saturday in late September each year. The 2018 conference had the title "Math Moves Mountains" and was held September 28-29 at the Walters State Community College Sevierville Campus. UETCTM was one of the host groups for this state conference.

TMTA and the Tennessee Science Teachers Association (TSTA) hosted a joint STEM conference in Murfreesboro, TN, November 22-23, 2019.

The TMTA 2020 conference will be in late September or early October 2020 in the Memphis area. Exact date and location will be announced later.



Note that TMTA has a new web address:

UETCTM hosted the 2011 TMTA conference on September 23-24 at ETSU.

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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

NCTM is the parent organization of TMTA and UETCTM. NCTM has one national and several regional conferences a year. NCTM's Centennial Conference in Chicago was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns.

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 in Bristol, Wise, Abingdon, or other nearby places.

Smoky Mountain Mathematics Educators' Association (Knoxville area)

Last update March 13, 2020

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