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.
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2016 State Award Winners
Congratulations to the following Ohio educators for being selected as recipients of the State awards

Aina Appova - Kenneth Cummins Award (Post-secondary)
Annika Moore - Bert Waits Friends of Mathematics Award
Jennifer Ray - Emerging Leader Award
Nina Sudnick - Miller/Werner Award (Elementary)
Steve Phelps - Buck Martin Award (Secondary) 

2016 District Award Winners
Congratulations to the following Ohio educators for being selected as District Outstanding Educators

Kathy Rekstis, Nicole Kelley, Chris Bolognese, Keri L. Stoyle, Kara Gilanyi, Michael Porinchak, Kimberly Adkins, Paula Clark, Alan Lortz, Michael Mays, Nathan Nemire, James Mahlmeister, Terrina Fahnestock, Angie Turner, Ryan Davis, Sarah Roche, Ann Crase, Amy Brossart, Rachael White, Darlene Stammen, and Brian Huelskamp


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.

2017 OCTM Mathematics Contest Results

Top team (sum of top 4 scorers):

        William Mason High School, 144 total points

Top score: 39 out of 40 by Samuel Delatore

2017 Ohio High School Mathematics Invitation Olympiad (OHMIO):

    OCTM Qualifying Score: 25 [119 students invited]

GOOD LUCK Saturday, April 1 at Capital University!

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OCTM Annual Conference
Thanks to all who submitted speaker proposals!  Stay tuned for conference updates!
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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.