Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics News


Each year, the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics recognizes outstanding teachers, professors, emerging leaders and friends of mathematics. Thank you for helping us identify deserving educators to be considered for these OCTM Awards. 

Please click HERE to complete this nomination form. The deadline for nominations is: March 1, 2016. 


Each year, the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics recognizes outstanding ELEMENTARY and SECONDARY teachers of Mathematics in each of its eight districts in Ohio. Previous District Awardees are eligible to apply for the following STATE awards:
  • Miller/Werner Award (previous OCTM Elementary District Awardee)
  • Buck Martin Award (previous OCTM Secondary District Awardee)
Please click HERE complete the following application by May 1, 2016 to be considered for this OCTM Award.

OCTM Awardees are recognized at the OCTM Awards Reception at the annual conference. The 2016 OCTM Conference is scheduled for October 27-28, 2016 in Sandusky, Ohio. Questions about these awards may be referred to Carole J. Katz cjk@beachwoodschools.org

Browse all the Teacher Awards HERE on Google Drive!

Speaker Proposals for 2016 OCTM Annual Conference

Consider submitting a proposal to present at next year's Annual Conference held at the Kalahari Conference Center. Proposals due no later than February 19, 2016.
All presenters must register for the conference.
Register HERE

If you have questions or need more information please contact Debra Gallagher.


The Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics is looking for two educators interested in serving in the role of Advocacy Committee Chair and in the role Executive Director. If you would be interested, you can find more information by clicking on the links below

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