Math teachers to gather in January

Published on Monday, December 3, 2012

The Association of Mathematics Teachers of New JerseyThe Association of Math Teachers of New Jersey (AMTNJ) fifth annual Special Education & Mathematics Conference, "Preparing for Common Core State Standards and Assessments: Update 2013" will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 at St. Peter's College in Jersey City.

The conference will feature several outstanding speakers, including:

  • Peggy McDonald, director, N.J. Department of Education (NJDOE) Office of Special Education
  • Jeffrey Hauger, director, NJDOE Office of Assessments
  • Michael Luke, STEM Office, NJDOE
  • Tracy Amerman, co-chair of the N.J. State Special Education Advisory Council and a professor in the Department of Special Education, New Jersey City University
  • Dinah Zike, author and educator

The new resource, Scaffolds for Learning, recently created by the NJDOE, will be presented. This K-12 work complements Common Core Student Learning Objectives in the New Jersey Model Curriculum with scaffolds as supports for students with learning disabilities.

 Visit www.amtnj.org for complete program and registration information.

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