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2023 Annual Conference

March 17 - 18, 2023; George Mason University - Fairfax Campus

March 17: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm 

March 18: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The full conference program is now available on Sched! 

Access the program here. Registered conference attendees will be able to log-in to Sched to view the available sessions and create their conference schedule.

Conference Theme: Reimagining Mathematics

Registration Information

  • $150: Early Bird Registration (closes January 27, 2023)
  • $175: Regular Registration
  • $200: Walk-in Registration
  • $80: Primary Speaker Registration
  • $80: Full-time student/preservice teacher Registration

Contact for information about special registration rates for a group of 20 or more. 

Follow this link to register.

Registration includes:

  • One-year membership to VCTM, to be activated on or about March 20, 2023. Current members will have their membership extended by one-year
  • Continental breakfast on Friday and Saturday
  • Lunch on Friday
  • Parking at George Mason University

Keynote Speaker: Ron Lancaster

Ron is an Associate Professor Emeritus at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE/UT) where he taught mathematics courses for pre-service middle and high school teachers for 17 years. Prior to that Ron taught middle and high school mathematics for 23 years in coed public schools and an all-girls school.

Ron has been a prolific author for the Mathematics Teacher, published by the National Council of Mathematics Teachers (The Mathematical Lens & Media Clips) and the Ontario Mathematics Gazette, published by the Ontario Association for Mathematics Education (Mathematical Snapshots). Ron was a member of the writing team for Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, published by the NCTM. He wrote mathematical activities, distributed by Words and Numbers, for high school students that were based on episodes of the prime time series NUMB3RS on CBS TV.

Ron is the recipient of the 2015 Margaret Sinclair Memorial Award Recognizing Innovation and Excellence in Mathematics Education awarded by the Fields Institute and the 2022 recipient of the lifetime achievement award from the Ontario Association for Mathematics Education.

Conference Strands

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Topics could include equitable practices in math, collaboration, increasing student voice, math routines, etc.

Data Science

Topics could include tips for teaching a course in data science, incorporating data science into other courses, use of technology for data analysis, etc.

Thinking Classrooms

Topics could include problem solving, math teaching practices, rich tasks, productive struggle, etc.

Focus Group Cohorts

These sessions are designed to network participants around a common interest. Participants will begin learning at the conference and continue to meet as a small cohort throughout the year. Just about any topic can be chosen for a focus group cohort. 

Hotel Information

There are several local hotel options to accommodate budget and travel consider booking hotels that are south of interstate 66 and north of George mason University. Here are a few suggestions:

Hampton Inn Fairfax City, 0860 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA, 22030, (703) 385-2600

Holiday Inn Express Fairfax, 10327 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA, 22030, (703)359-2888

Comfort Inn University Center, 11180 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA, 22030, (703) 591-5900

Best Western Fairfax, 3535 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA, 22030, (703) 591-5500

Residence Inn by Marriott Fairfax City, 3565 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA, 22030, (703) 267-2525

Courtyard by Marriott Fairfax Fair Oaks, 11220 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax, VA, 22030, (703) 273-6161

Candlewood Suites Washington-Fairfax, 11400 Random Hills Road, Fairfax, VA, 22030, (703) 359-4490

Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics
PO Box 73593
Richmond, VA 23235 

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