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 Updated 11/18/2015

 URGENT MESSAGE: The SDCTM/SDSTA conference program committee has received many outstanding session proposals. Due to technical problems, we are not sure that we received all that were submitted. If you have submitted a session proposal for the 2016 conference, and not received email confirmation, please contact Cindy Kroon right away.

We donít want to miss someoneís proposals due to email failure. Please include presenter name(s) and session title(s) in your message.

Apply now for the 2016 Daktronics Outstanding Mathematics Teacher Award!

Application Deadline December 15, 2015
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 mathematics education.
    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.

PAEMST Nominations for 2015-2016 (K-6th Grade) are now open!

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) program is pleased to announce that nominations and applications for the 2015-2016 award year are open. To submit a nomination for an exceptional K-6th grade teacher, complete the nomination form available on the PAEMST website, and submit the teacherís name, email address and school contact information. You are welcome to submit multiple nominations if you know more than one teacher deserving of this award. The 2015-2016 nomination deadline is April 1, 2016, and the application deadline is May 1, 2016. Teachers may also apply directly at





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