The Difference is YOU in Transforming Numeracy Education.
2014 US Math Recovery® Council Conference Overview
Join us at the 2014 US Math Recovery® Annual Meeting and Conference, May 6-8, in Austin, Texas. Gather with mathematics educators interested in promoting research-based mathematics teaching and learning.
The conference has moved to a Tuesday – Thursday, schedule this year and will conclude Thursday at 12:00PM. Heighten your knowledge and practice by attending the Preconference being held on Monday, May 5, featuring half-day workshops with Dr. Jonathan Thomas (morning session), Petey MacCarty and Kurt Kinsey (afternoon session), or a free half-day information session for newcomers to Math Recovery® (also afternoon).
Dr. Jonathan Thomas
Dr. Jonathan Thomas is an assistant professor of mathematics education at Northern Kentucky University and a Kentucky Center for Mathematics faculty associate. Formerly an elementary school teacher and intervention specialist in the greater-Cincinnati area, Jonathan has a strong interest in the mathematical development of children. His current research, funded by the National Science Foundation, is focused on finding innovative ways to help pre-service and... read more →
Pamela Weber Harris
Pamela Weber Harris is numerically powerful! But she wasn't always. As a secondary math teacher, Pam got interested in early numeracy when her children started school and she learned that there is a better way to teach arithmetic. In Building Powerful Numeracy for Middle and High School Students, Pam brings the world of research in numerical fluency to the secondary world. Pam currently teaches at the University of Texas, speaks at conferences, gives workshops for teachers and teacher leaders... read more →
Aligned with this year’s theme, “The Difference is YOU in Transforming Numeracy Education,” nationally recognized keynote speakers Pamela Weber Harris and Dr. Jonathan Thomas will inspire us and launch our conference on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Throughout this three-day professional development experience, concurrent sessions will offer a variety of topics to illuminate teaching practices that promote student learning, including lunch-time discussions for administrators and special education teachers.
Booking Rooms & Airport Shuttle
Be sure to book your room at the Omni Austin Hotel in Southpark by calling 1-800-THE-OMNI. You must mention the Math Recovery® room block to receive special group rates, and you may sign up for the “Omni Select Guest” program for special benefits during your stay for the Math Recovery® Conference. Reservations must be made prior to April 16, 2014. A complimentary shuttle from the hotel will be provided for transportation from the airport.
|2014 National Conference Rates||Register by February 28, 2014||Regular Registration Rates|
|Preconference Half Day (May 5)||$120||$130||$130||$140|
|Preconference Full Day (May 5) 1||$200||$210||$210||$220|
|Conference (May 6-8) 2||$395||$445||$435||$485|
|Single Conference Day (May 6 or 7) 3||$195||$205||$225||$235|
1. Includes lunch
2. Includes breakfast all three days, lunch on May 6 and 7, hors d’oeuvres reception on May 6
3. Includes one breakfast and lunch
Discounts (can not be combined): (1) $100 speaker discount for lead speaker, (2) Group of 5 or more, on the same PO, 10%, (3) Full time student, 40%.
Student discount: To learn more about how to qualify for a student discount, please contact the Math Recovery® office by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call (952) 683-1521.
Reception & Exhibitors Showcase
Mingle with educators at an hors d’oeuvre reception Tuesday evening. You will meet new people, catch up with old friends and network with colleagues from around the United States and other countries. Don’t miss the Exhibitor’s Showcase on Wednesday, 4PM - 7PM.
The US Math Recovery® Annual Meeting will take place Thursday morning with breakfast. Engage with the US Math Recovery® Council membership and the Board of Directors as we share our work toward the Math Recovery® mission.
Thank you for the difference you make in numeracy education and for supporting Math Recovery®.