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A Matter of Mathematics: Black Lives, Social Justice, Instructional Diversity and Excellence in Mathematics Teaching

Published date: July 10, 2020

Virginia State University, VA– The Central Virginia Mathematics Scholarship Program (CVUMSP) invites you to attend its culminating professional development conference to be held via Zoom from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 10 -11, 2020. This two-day VIRTUAL, mathematics conference will consist of discussions and workshops conducted by four nationally renowned mathematics educators (see bios below.) The conference is designed primarily for CVUMSP Robert Noyce scholars and other educators currently involved with the teaching and learning of mathematics. In addition, mathematics teachers desiring to acquire additional teaching strategies, are also invited to register and attend the conference. Workshops include the following topics:

  • Infusing Culturally Relevant Pedagogy into the Secondary Mathematics Classroom
  • Teaching and Learning Mathematics for Social Justice in an Urban High School
  • Leveraging Successful and Effective Remote Mathematics Instruction with Technology
  • Debunking Myths - Motivating and Managing Mathematics Students

There is no cost to attend the conference, however, registration is required to attend. To register for the conference, click on the following link: 

The Central VA Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarship Program, (CVUMSP) – a Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), will conclude its 6-year grant scholarship and mathematics teacher development program.

Click here to find more information on each topic and presenter (PDF)