2020 KATM Annual Conference

Our next Fall Conference is scheduled for Sept. 28, 2020.  We are excited to have Shawnee Heights, in Tecumseh, KS (just outside of Topeka) as our host!

Shawnee Heights High School

4201 SE Shawnee Heights Rd.

Tecumseh, KS 66542



Our 2020 Conference Keynote is Robert Berry

Robert Berry is president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), a 50,000-member international mathematics education organization.

Robert Q. Berry III is a Professor in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, with an appointment in Curriculum Instruction and Special Education. Berry teaches mathematics methods courses in the teacher education program at the University of Virginia. Additionally, he teaches graduate level mathematics education courses and courses for in-service teachers seeking a mathematics specialist endorsement. He is a former middle school teacher and was twice named Teacher of the Year in Virginia.

Equity issues in mathematics education are central to Berry’s research efforts within four related areas: (a) understanding Black children’s mathematics experiences (mathematical identities and agency); (b) measuring standards-based mathematics teaching practices; (c) unpacking equitable mathematics teaching and learning; and (d) exploring interactions between technology and mathematics education. Berry has extensive experiences in classroom observation and is the lead developer of an observation instrument, Mathematics Scan, which measures standards-based mathematics teaching practices.

Berry has collaborated on the Children’s Engineering Initiative in the Curry School of Education to use digital fabrication to incorporate engineering design principles into mathematics education. His most recent work has focused on using qualitative metasynthesis as an approach to understand the mathematics experiences of learners

Berry has published nearly 100 articles, book chapters, and proceedings. His articles have appeared in the Journal for Research in Mathematics EducationJournal of Teacher Education, and the American Educational Research Journal. Berry served on the Board of Directors of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2011–2014 and is a two-time recipient of NCTM’s Linking Research and Practice Publication Award. He was recognized as the 2011 Mathematics Educator of the Year by the Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (VCTM), and received the University of Virginia’s All University Teaching Award in 2011.

Robert Berry received his Bachelor of Science degree from Old Dominion University, his master’s degree from Christopher Newport University, and holds a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

2020 Conference Flyer

The Conference Flyer for our 2020 Annual Fall Conference will help you with registration requests with your district.
Please submit your presentation proposal for either a session or a workshop. If you would like to present on more than one topic, please fill out a form for each presentation. We would like proposals by Aug. 1, 2020.Submit your proposal
Registration for the 2020 conference will open this Spring. Click on the link to navigate to the registration page.

Please note that there will be a NO refund date set soon.Register Now!

2020 vendor registration will be open this Spring. Click on the link to navigate to the vendor registration page. 2020 Vendors will be listed on our Facebook Page as well as displayed at the conference. Thanks for your support!

Please note that there will be a NO refunds date set soon.Submit Vendor Form

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