The purpose of the South
Dakota Council of Teachers of Mathematics is to encourage and maintain an active
interest in and an appreciation of mathematics, promote professional growth of
mathematics educators, provide a forum for the exchange of views regarding the
teaching of mathematics, develop a cohesive link between and to promote the
cooperative study of mathematics education at all levels, integrate the study of mathematics into other areas of school
curriculum, and relate the study of mathematics to situations in life.
We host a conference each February. and a symposium each
summer to help achieve the aforementioned goals. We
provide support for South Dakota mathematics teachers, connect them to each
other, and act as a clearinghouse for information regarding mathematics and
We act individually and collectively as
consultants for school districts and for the Department of Education. SDCTM
represents member concerns with Department of Education policies and actions.
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