OCTM News

The Future of OCTM: Your Ideas

OCTM is very interested in your input to help us plan for the next five years and beyond. Our goal is to support mathematics teachers and students in every way that we can! Please take a moment to give us YOUR THOUGHTS on how we can better serve YOU by completing this short survey HERE.

The Wonders of Probability

There is an exciting opportunity for students and teachers on March 21. One of the past coaches of the International Math Olympiad is presenting at Wright State University on "The Wonders of Probability". This talk is aimed at teachers and students in both middle school and high school. Download an informational flyer HERE

OCTM Awardee Nominations

Do you know a deserving teacher, professor, coach, consultant, emerging leader?  If so, please consider nominating them for one of the OCTM Awards by completing  the ONLINE NOMINATION FORM. To learn more about the Teacher Awards click HERE.

January Newsletter

The January newsletter can be read HERE.

OCTM Scholarships

In 2015 the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM) will award six $750 scholarships. An applicant must:
  • be a junior, senior or graduate student in the fall of 2015 at a college or university in Ohio;
  • be enrolled in a program that leads to an Ohio Resident Educator license in a field which includes the teaching of mathematics at some level, K-12;
  • and be a prospective first-time teacher (i.e. must not have taught professionally).

Additionally, the Sarah Greenholz Memorial Scholarship of $1500 will be given to the top applicant who meets the following criteria. The awardee of the Greenholtz Scholarship must be working toward a teaching license in a field that includes the teaching of mathematics at some level, K-12. A candidate must present strong evidence of the likelihood of future success as a teacher of mathematics. 

Individuals who have taught professionally or who have already earned a bachelor’s degree and are changing careers are not eligible for this scholarship. Persons interested in applying for OCTM Memorial Scholarships can browse the scholarship information HERE.