Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics News

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.


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. Download the application HERE.


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.

OCTM Annual Conference Speaker Proposals 

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. Submit proposals and register for the conference HERE


OCTM District Teaching Award Nominations

Each year, the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics recognizes outstanding teachers, professors, emerging leaders and friends of mathematics.  Please click HERE to nominate someone for one of these awards. The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2016


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.