NCMATYC News

Welcome Back

The new semester is off and running! NCMATYC is here for you throughout the semester. Thanks to all our SLACKers for keeping the community strong. We hope to see you all for the NCMATYC Conference at Sandhills Community College.

Elections

Want to be a part of this amazing organization and give back?! There is still time to run for the NCMATYC Executive Board. It is a wonderful opportunity to meet awesome people, have fun, and grow professionally. If interested or know someone who is, please out the form. Feel free to contact anyone on the current board if you have questions or need encouragement!

Deadlines extended to January 31, 2020

The start of the semester is a local maxima of busy for most of us. No worries. There is still time to enter a presentation proposal, nominate a colleague for the Teaching Excellence Award, and run for office. Links to all forms are located on the right-hand side of this email.

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Who will be on the ballot for the 2020 NCMATYC elections?

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.

Thanks,
Luke Walsh

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November Update

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.

Calculus Placement

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.

Mathematics Competition

This year’s competition was hosted by Wake Tech. Thanks to all that made this possible.

Top 4 Individuals: 

  1. Jasper Sylvestre, Durham Tech
  2. David Niu Wake, Tech-Main
  3. Mackenzie Roche, CCCC–Lee
  4. Vignes Kancharadevi, CVCC

1st Place Team: Gaston College

  • Jacob Coltson
  • Laura Lawson
  • Kimberly Mays
  • Carlos Oros

Top Three Schools Overall

  1. Durham Tech
  2. Central Carolina – Lee
  3. 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.

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NCMATY 2019 – Conference Reminders

Hello,

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 cloud documents.            
  • 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,
Luke Walsh
NCMATCY Past President

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NCMATYC News: Conference Attendees and Presenters

NCMATYC Conference

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.

Presenters

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.

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