An affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
The MCTM is an organization of professionals dedicated to promoting the teaching and learning of meaningful mathematics for all students by supporting educators in their efforts to improve mathematics instruction.

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Math on a Stick - MCTM has been given a 30x40 foot space outside across the street from the Fine Arts Building. We are hoping to build a yearly event for families to engage in mathematics at the fair. Our success will be dependent on finding volunteers!

MCTM congratulates Leif Carlson of Jefferson Community School in Minneapolis for being named Minnesota's 2013 mathematics awardee for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).

MCTM extends its sympathy to our colleagues in the Eden Prairie High School mathematics department who were involved in an automobile accident on their way to the Spring Mathematics Conference in Duluth on Friday, May 1. We wish a quick and full recovery to those teachers who were injured in the accident.

Put it on your calendar - Minneapolis hosts the NCTM Regional Conference Nov 11-13. Register now. Be there.

See the 2015 Spring Conference Summary including links to videos of both keynotes, pictures and information.

Up-to-date announcements about professional development, legislative issues, conferences and more can be found at MathBits.

Be active in the work of MCTM. Members are being sought for the Equity Task Force, Instructional Practice Task Force or the Professional Practices Committee. Get details and sign up.

MCTM congratulates math teachers Sarah Currier and Carissa Tobin (both of Minneapolis) who are MN finalists for Presidential Award for Mathematics

The CONNECT committee has established a blog at and a Twitter account at @mctmCONNECT. Become a follower if you are a pre-service or new teacher. If you are more experienced, pass it along to a newer colleague - and then follow it yourself, as well.


MDE/MCTM MESPA Presentation
Get the resources from the February 5, 2015 presentation. (The 2013 and 2014 resources are also still posted here.)


See the status of State Legislation important to you as a professional.

Frameworks for the Minnesota Mathematics & Science Standards have been posted on the SciMathMN website.

Grade 11 Mathematics DRAFT Test Specifications - The DRAFT Test Specifications for Grade 11 Mathematics MCA-III and Grade 11 Mathematics MCA-Modified are available on the MDE web site. The specifications are based on the Minnesota Academic Standards in Mathematics revised in 2007. Comments are welcome and should be emailed to with "Mathematics MCA-III Grade 11 and MCA-Modified Grade 11 Test Specifications" in the subject line. The document will remain in draft form until the first operational administration in 2014.

Common Core State Standards have been released.

Beginning and Preservice Teachers: MCTM CONNECT is an initiative of MCTM that attempts to reach out and support pre-service Math teachers and those in their first few years. Take a look.