Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics News

OCTM Found Math!

These truncated spheres were found by OCTM Member Chris Bolognese while traveling through the San Francisco Airport.


Submit your OCTM Found Math photos to foundmath@ohioctm.org. Include your name, OCTM affiliation, school, and a short description of the photo. We will publish the best submissions we receive!  You can see all the submitted photos HERE.


Professional Opportunities in Ohio for Mathematics Teaching and Learning

View professional development opportunities that are open to all Ohio mathematics educators HERE. Please note that these events are not sponsored by OCTM unless indicated. If you are offering an opportunity that you would like to have posted, please e-mail Matt Carpenter.


Local Affiliates and Affiliate Grants

Affiliate 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. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. 
  • Find your local affiliate HERE.
  • Download the grant application HERE.

2016 OCTM Elections

You should be receiving information in the mail soon regarding how to vote in this year's elections. Your voice counts!  You can access the ballot HERE.  You will need your 7-digit voter ID number that will be on the mailing you receive!


OCTM State Teaching Awards

Previous District Awardees are eligible to apply for the Miller/Werner Award or the Buck Martin Award.  Please click HERE to download and complete the application by May 1, 2016 to be considered for this OCTM Award.



OCTM Memorial Scholarships

The Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM) will award up to six $750 scholarships for juniors or seniors seeking a degree to teach mathematics in grades K-12.  OCTM also awards the Sarah Greenholz Memorial Scholarship of $1500 will be given to the top applicant.

If you are interested in applying for OCTM Memorial Scholarships, you can find the application form, enrollment verification form, and general information HERE. Applications must be postmarked on or before May 20, 2016.