Time for another round of NCMATYC Elections. Woot, woot! As past-president, my role is to find people for the next executive board but I feel like I need your help. I have been reaching out to many amazing people in NCMATYC but I know I have missed many. So, I created a form for people to submit the position that they want to run for. https://forms.gle/UmMju1KPxtfKarZu8 Please help me in sharing this form with others, such as through an email or nudging them in a face-to-face conversation, because you feel they would be a great service on the 2020-2022 NCMATYC Board.
NCCTM Updates – November
NCCTM’s 49th State Conference was held on November 7th and 8th in Greensboro. This year’s focus was Developing Mathematical Mindsets for All. NCMATYC is pleased so many of our members are active in this organization and seek to strengthen these ties. Check out the NCCTM newsletter, and don’t forget their Spring Regional Conferences.
MAT 271/272 instructors please contact Glynis Mullins, GMullins@email.pittcc.edu, if you are interested in helping determine cut scores for student calculus placement at the community college.
This year’s competition was hosted by Wake Tech. Thanks to all that made this possible.
Top 4 Individuals:
- Jasper Sylvestre, Durham Tech
- David Niu Wake, Tech-Main
- Mackenzie Roche, CCCC–Lee
- Vignes Kancharadevi, CVCC
1st Place Team: Gaston College
- Jacob Coltson
- Laura Lawson
- Kimberly Mays
- Carlos Oros
Top Three Schools Overall
- Durham Tech
- Central Carolina – Lee
- Wake Tech – South
NCMATYC Student Scholarship
Congratulations to Riley Lancaster for receiving the NCMATYC Student Scholarship. Riley is a student at Wayne Community College and was nominated by Rachel Mulins.
Call for Conference Presentations
Please submit a presenter’s form for the conference. Remember to complete separate forms for each presentation you wish to give. The deadline is January 13, 2020. Priority is given based on the submission order.
We are now up to 200 registered attendees! I would like to remind you about
some of the SCHED features https://ncmatyc2019.sched.com you have as a speaker.
- Speakers can upload files to their session: You can do this before or after your session.
- Speakers can edit their session description: For example, maybe you will want to add links to
- Speakers can email attendees in their session: People that sign up for your session can be contacted
by you. You can use email feature to continue conversations, thank them
for coming, further questions to think about, etc.
- Speakers can see attendee feedback for their session: I am not sure if that feedback is anonymous, so I
have added that note. I think you will get an email of your
feedback. But I am not sure.
Also, please encourage people to posting
comments/feedback in the NCMATYC Slack https://ncmatyc.slack.com. There is the channel
#ncmatyc-conference and many other channels, such as #RISE, where people can
collaborate about your presentation.
Thanks so much for your effort and time in making the 2019 conference possible.
Let me know if you have any feedback or questions,
NCMATCY Past President
In true teacher fashion, we wanted to make sure you were paying attention. The dates of the conference were incorrect in the last email. The correct dates are Thursday, March 7th and Friday, March 8th. The conference will be at Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute in Hudson, NC (near Lenoir). All information, including local hotels, and conference update are on the NCMATYC website, so get registered and plan your trip now.
All presentations that were submitted to the NCMATYC board have been accepted. The schedule will be posted on the NCMATYC conference page as soon as it is finalized.
SLACK-ing is Fun
Try some pre-conference “slack-ing”. Reach out to colleagues across the state and collaborate before the conference using Slack. Click here to try it out.
31st NCMATYC Conference
The NCMATYC Conference will be at Caldwell Community College March 7th – 8th. There is a full schedule of presenters, and you don’t want to miss it. You can get more information on the NCMATYC Website under Conference. Register directly by clicking on the following link: Registration There are some options for lodging listed on the website. If you need any more help, please contact one of your board members.
2019 Math Excellence Award
You are all outstanding math educators, but if you know someone who really stands out above the rest, please consider nominating them for the 2019 Mathematics Excellence Award. Click Here for more information. March 1 is the due date for this nomination, which is quickly approaching.
As always, SLACK is there for you. If you are feeling stuck in your course material or would like to chat with colleagues, check out the NCMATYC Slack group.