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Monday, October 20, 2014

Professor Is Program Co-Chair for Upcoming Math Conference

Dr. Lisa Carnell, professor of mathematics at High Point University, will serve as program co-chair for the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics State Conference to be held Oct. 30-31 at Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. The conference theme is Big Ideas for Teaching and Learning Mathematics.

Photo: High Point University
Carnell is program co-chair with Amy Travis, a middle grades math teacher at Kiser Middle School in Greensboro. As program co-chairs, Carnell and Travis put out a call for proposals, evaluated them and made selections for presenters at the conference. More than 350 presentations are planned with more than 2,000 educators expected to attend.

Topics to be covered at the conference include implementing Common Core State Standards, using technology in the classroom and integrating literacy and mathematics. Both university faculty and K-12 teachers will present, with each group providing its own expertise in the field of mathematics education.

Source: High Point University

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