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Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics

73rd Annual Conference

October 12-13, 2023

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions (Sandusky, Ohio)

2023 OCTM Conference Schedule

Click here to review the 2023 OCTM Program.

Program Questions?  Contact Char Shryock and Carole Katz, 2023 Program Committee Co-Chairs at

Certificate of Attendance

This certificate of attendance may be used to demonstrate attendance at the 2023 OCTM Annual Conference.  Attendees self-document their participating hours. Individual schools or districts determine the acceptance of the hours submitted from this conference.

Thank you to our Keynote Speakers!

  Kevin Dykema, NCTM President

From Math by Memorizing to Math by Understanding

  Thursday, October 12th (12:00 - 12:50 p.m. EST)

  Click here to learn more about Kevin Dykema

  Francis Edward Su, Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics

Harvey Mudd College

Points of View: Building Space for Wonder, Joy, and Deeper Understanding

  Friday, October 13th (12:00 - 12:50 p.m. EST)

  Click here to learn more about Francis Edward Su

Thank you to our Featured Speakers!

       Trish Koontz, 2019 OCTM Christofferson-Fawcett Awardee

How to eliminate MATH (Mental Abuse To Humans) in your classroom!

2023 OCTM Len Pikaart Featured Speaker

        Thursday, October 12, 2023 (9:00 - 9:50 a.m. EST)

       Kurt Russell, 2022 National Teacher of the Year

       Unlocking Potential: Education for a Bright Future

2023 DEI Town Hall Featured Speaker

Friday, October 13, 2023 (8:00 - 8:50 a.m. EST) 

Click here to learn more about Kurt Russell


Underrepresented People in STEM -- Sharing stories that all young people should hear

Thursday, October 12, 2023 (10:00 - 10:50 a.m. EST)