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OCTM Memorial Scholarships
In 2014 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 2014 at a college or university in Ohio;
- be enrolled in a program that leads to a 4-year Ohio Resident EducatorLicense 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 must download the application form (WORD) or (PDF) and submit the completed application, official college transcript(s), institution verification form (HERE), and one letter of support from a college/university faculty member or cooperating teacher.
Please mail these items to:
c/o Rebecca E. Maggard
P.O. Box 448
Eaton, OH 45320
Applications must be postmarked on or before May 14, 2014.
Questions may be addressed to Memorial Scholarship Co-Chairs Peggy Kasten (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Rebecca Maggard (email@example.com)
Note: Sarah (Sally) Greenholz was a mathematics teacher and supervisor in Cincinnati. She was a charter member of OCTM and served as vice president of NCTM from 1967 to 1969. In 1986 Sarah received the Christofferson-Fawcett Award for Lifetime Contributions to Mathematics Education.
Ohio Mathematics & Science Coalition
OMSC is an advocacy group comprised of individuals from the education, business, and public sectors, working toward the common goal of revitalizing and improving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education from preschool to beyond graduate school. OMSC's mission is to facilitate collaboration and align the efforts of all stakeholders working toward continuous, systemic, and sustainable improvement of STEM education for all of Ohio's students. To further this mission, the full Coalition meets three times annually.
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Ohio Resource Center TIP Seminar
The Ohio Resource Center has put together a 1-day professional development program on argumentation across the curriculum. You can access an informational flyer HERE and register at http://ohiorc.org/professional-development/details/8.aspx.
Leaders may now apply for an Emalou
Brumfield Affiliate Grant. Your
affiliate can request up to $500 for
professional development that you
will provide for members. Click HERE
to download the application or click
on the AFFILIATES BUTTON at left to
go to the Affiliates page.
part of OCTM’s strategic vision for
promoting positive, collaborative
growth in mathematics education, we
are pleased to announce the formation
of Special Interest Groups. The goal
of these Special Interest Groups is to
develop strong networks of OCTM
members who are interested in specific
issues in mathematics education. Click
HERE to see the
groups that have been started
Executive Board has identified a focus
to support and collaborate with
educators in high-need schools
response to the Executive Board's
focus, the OCTM has formed a
collaborative partnership with the
following NCTM Affiliates:
mathematics teachers are encouraged to
visit these websites and consider
joining one or more of the Affiliates.