Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics News


OCTM's Mission
OCTM promotes quality teaching and learning of mathematics in Ohio by supporting educators and their professional growth, fostering collaboration, and advocating for informed public policy.

OCTM's Vision
To be a highly valued community in which teachers of mathematics can grow professionally in order to foster deep mathematics understanding for all learners.
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Join the online Discussion!
Read (or re-Read) Tracy Zager's
Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had

For more information and the schedule, click here.

Here is a link to join our Google Plus discussion community: https://tinyurl.com/yddaanmk


All you need to do is join the group, buy the book and get ready to extend your learning and discover many perspectives when it comes to teaching our young people mathematics.


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Congratulations to OCTM's newly elected Board Members, who will assume these roles at the conference in October!  Thanks to all members who voted!
  • President-Elect:  Jodie Bailey
  • VP Secondary:  Jacqui Lehmkuhl
  • Treasurer:  Samantha Fales
  • South District Director:  Derek Sturgill
  • Southwest District Director:  Heather Kidd
  • West District Director:  Shirley Eldridge
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Congratulations 2017 OCTM Awardees! 

District Awardees: Jennifer Findell, Jean Garrick, Stormy Hiram, Rachael Basalla, Stephanie Collier, Amy Latsch, Christa Krohn, Patricia (Patti) Talarczyk, Nancy Tracz, Colleen Aiken, John Rader, Pam Scott, Brittany Oxley, Erin Scott, Jeffrey Strawser, Shannon Leasure, Darla Sheets, Joanne Aghotte, Jana Anneken, Jo Guido, Kyle Ferguson, Laura Niswonger, Tess Rivero

State Awardees: Joyce Bostick, Chris Bolognese, Michael Todd Edwards, Alyssa Lustgarten, Karen Boreman

Plan to celebrate with our 2017 OCTM Awardees at the Annual Conference in Columbus
Join us in celebrating these amazing educators by securing your ticket for the Awards Banquet at OCTM's Annual Conference. Click here for more information about registering for the conference and the Awards Banquet.
Questions about awards?
Contact OCTM's District Director-at Large,   Heather Wukelich <heather.wukelich@ohioctm.org>.

OCTM Annual Conference

Plan to join us for the 67th Annual OCTM Conference, “Columbus Connections: Connecting US with Mathematics Education” on October 19 - 20, 2017 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Registration is now OPEN! Click here to find all current information and to register!


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Professional Opportunities in Ohio for Mathematics Teaching and Learning

View professional development opportunities that are open to all Ohio mathematics educators at the OCTM event calendar HERE. Please note that these events are not sponsored or officially endorsed by OCTM unless indicated.  We encourage you to participate in the events sponsored by our local affiliate groups and the Ohio Math Teacher Circles. If you are offering an opportunity that you would like to have posted, please e-mail Matt Carpenter.

SE Ohio Math Teachers' Circle 
photos provided by Courtney Koestler