Thank you to all the CMC-North dedicated volunteers and enlightening presenters. You afforded us an extraordinary opportunity for learning and networking.
Have a wonderful holiday season with family and friends. I am most grateful for all your efforts to bring powerful mathematics to all the math learners in California. Warm wishes, Vicki Vierra
Message from CMC North President - Rebecca Lewis
Thank you for attending the CMC North Conference at Asilomar in Pacific Grove last weekend. The conference was a huge success because of you, our speakers, and numerous volunteers. Download the conference app from
http://event.confplusapp.com/cmcn16/ Speaker handouts can be found on the conference app and can be emailed to yourself for viewing and printing through your computer. If you were a speaker and want to make your handouts and/or presentation available, please post them through the app as well.
If you haven't done so, please complete the conference evaluation by December 31 to be entered into the drawing for a free conference registration and on grounds housing to next year's conference.
The Communicator Wins Prestigious Award
Congratulations to Janet Trentacosta, her panel and all of the people who have contributed articles. At its November 2016 meeting, the NCTM Affiliate Relations Committee reviewed and selected the California Mathematics Council's
The Communicator for the 2017 Publication Award for outstanding journal.
Thank you for your dedication to keeping us well informed and our classrooms supplied with math reasoning tasks and games!
Very well deserved!
Support for Student Activities
The Student Activity Trust Fund's (SATF) main goal is to provide grants in support of student math activities. So far this year, SATF has given out over $13,000 to CMC members. SATF's main source of income is from donations. Please consider making a year-end tax deductable donation to support SATF and our students.Donations should be made out to SATF and sent to Chris Tsuji, SATF Treasurer, 670 Choctaw Drive, San Jose, CA 95123.
The next round of grants are due January 25. More information is found on the CMC website:
www.cmc-math.org/members/awards.Examples of past activities supported by SATF funds include Math in the Mall, Math Field Days, Math Olympics, Student Math Conferences and Family Math Nights.
CMC Central Symposium Save the Date
The CMC Central Symposium is March 10 and 11, 2017 and will take place in the San Luis Obispo area. This year's theme is
Beyond Buzz Words - Digging Deeper with keynote speaker Peg Cagle. Look for registration information later this winter.
Your CMC Membership
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