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.


(Officially join the Board beginning October 2018)

  • Joanne Caniglia (VP College)

  • Christa Krohn (NE District Director)

  • Jodi Hoffman (Central District Director)

  • Elizabeth Oberlander  (NW District Director)

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

Lifetime Achievement Awardee:  Jerry Moreno

Questions about awards may be referred to Heather Wukelich, OCTM District Director at Large, at heather.wukelich@ohioctm.org .

photos provided by Christina Sherman

OCTM Annual Conference
OCTM is excited to welcome the statewide professional community to Akron at the John S. Knight Center on October 11-12, 2018!
Featured Speakers

Juli Dixon              Dan Meyer


Session proposals are now closed, and the program committee is working to create a fantastic program.  Thanks to those who submitted our 170+ proposals!

*REGISTER NOW for the conference!  Click here to begin!

*Reserve your hotel room now!  Click here for details.

For questions about the conference program, contact Program Chairs Heather Wukelich (heather.wukelich@ohioctm.org) or Mike Lipnos (mike.lipnos@ohioctm.org).

For general questions about the conference, contact Steve Miller (General Chair) at steve.miller@ohioctm.org .

Click here for additional conference information.

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