DAY 1 – Thursday, March 22, 2012

 2:00 pm
 Registration & Refreshments
 4:00 pm
 Welcome & Introductions
 4:45 pm
 Framing the Conference – Patrick Callahan
 5:15 pm
 Keynote Session:

“Recruitment, Retention and the Math and Science Teacher Shortage” 
Richard Ingersoll, Professor, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
 6:30 pm

 Opening Reception and Poster Sessions

SESSION P1 (Research):

“Supporting Teachers to Increase Retention (CMP STIR): Research Summary”
– Barbara Pence, Lead Researcher, CMP STIR/Mathematics Professor, San Jose State University

SESSION P2 (Research):

SESSION P3 (Models of Support):

SESSION P4 (Policy):

“District Support for Teachers Above and Below the “Green Line””
– Davida Fischman, Professor of Mathematics, California State University, San Bernardino/Director, Inland Counties Mathematics Project

SESSION P5 (Mathematics Content and Pedagogy):

“A Bilingual Web-Based Learning Tool for the Mathematics CAHSEE Exam” 
– Victor Velazquez-Victorica, Imperial Valley Mathematics Project

SESSION P6 (Teacher Leadership): 

 8:00 pm
 Day Concludes

DAY 2 – Friday, March 23, 2012

 7:30 am
 8:30 am
Introduction of Strands
 9:00 am

SESSION 1A (Featured Session, Policy):

– Timothy Kanold, Director, E2 PLC Learning Group

SESSION 1B (Community):

– Janna Canzone, Co-Director, Irvine Mathematics Project

SESSION 1C (Models of Support):

– Panel Moderator: Kyndall Brown, Director, UCLA Mathematics Project

SESSION 1D (Teacher Leadership):

– Panel Moderator: Imre Tuba, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, San Diego State University, Imperial Valley

SESSION 1E (Research):

– Carol Curtis, Mathematics Instructor, Fresno City College

SESSION 1F (Models of Support):

– Carl Veater, Secondary Mathematics Coordinator, Fresno County Office of Education


10:30 am
10:45 am

SESSION 2A (Featured Session, Policy):

– Jackie Goldberg, Assemblymember Emeritus, State of California 45th District

SESSION 2B (Featured Session, Communities of Practice):

– Christine Thomas, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education, Georgia State University

SESSION 2C (Mathematics Content & Pedagogy):

– Panel Moderator: P. Michael Lutz, Associate Professor, California State University, Bakersfield

SESSION 2D (Models of Support):

– Dorothy Lewis-Grace, Instructional Mathematics Coach, Columbia High School

SESSION 2E (Research):

– Panel Moderator: Barbara J. Pence, Lead Researcher, CMP STIR/Professor of Mathematics, San Jose State University

SESSION 2F (Teacher Leadership):

– Panel Moderator: Tammy Boehme, Mathematics Teacher, Las Plumas High School
12:15 pm
1:00 pm
Keynote Session:

2:15 pm
2:30 pm

SESSION 3A (Featured Session, Teacher Leadership):

– Susan Moore Johnson, Jerome T. Murphy Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

SESSION 3B (Mathematics Content and Pedagogy):

– Joseph R. Fiedler, Professor of Mathematics, California State University, Bakersfield/Director, Cal Poly/CSU Bakersfield Mathematics Project

SESSION 3C (Models of Support):

– Craig McBride, PhD Candidate, University of Arkansas

SESSION 3D (Communities of Practice):

– Carol Cronk, K-12 Mathematics Coordinator, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools

SESSION 3E (Mathematics Content and Pedagogy):

“Open-Ended Assessment of Teacher Content Knowledge: Supporting Teachers in Retention”
– Panel Moderator: Susie W. Hakansson, Executive Director, California Mathematics Project
4:00 pm
4:15 pm


SESSION 4A (Featured Session, Research):

– Axelle Faughn, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, Western Carolina University

SESSION 4B (Mathematics Content and Pedagogy):

– Jeffrey Burt, Research Associate, Imperial Valley Mathematics Project/STRIVE

SESSION 4C (Models of Support):

– John Wilkins, Professor, California State University, Dominguez Hills/Director, CSU Dominguez Hills Mathematics Project

SESSION 4D (Teacher Leadership):

– Panel Moderator: Pamela Hutchison, Director, UC Davis Mathematics Project

SESSION 4E (Policy):

– Erin Henrick, Research Associate, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University

SESSION 4F (Teacher Leadership):

– Mike Chamberlain, Mathematics Teacher, Caruthers Unified School District
 5:45 pm
Day Concludes

DAY 3 – Saturday, March 24, 2012

 7:30 am
 8:15 am
Framing the Day
 8:45 am

SESSION 5A (Featured Session, Mathematics Content and Pedagogy):

– Miriam Leiva, Cone Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Emerita, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

SESSION 5B (Models of Support):

– Alyson Mike, Online Professional Development Director, The New Teacher Center

SESSION 5C (Teacher Leadership):

– Peg Cagle, Einstein Fellow, Office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

SESSION 5D (Communities of Practice):

– Panel Moderator: Harris Shultz, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, California State University, Fullerton

SESSION 5E (Models of Support):

“Supporting Teachers in the Classroom Through Math Content and Pedagogy and Models of Support”   
– Debra Stetson, Director, CSU Sacramento Mathematics Project

SESSION 5F (Research):

– Naomi Kent, Research Associate, San Joaquin Valley Mathematics Project STIR
 10:15 am
 10:30 am

SESSION 6A (Featured Session, Models of Support):

– Christopher Yakes, Associate Professor, California State University, Chico/Director, Chico Mathematics Project STIR

SESSION 6B (Mathematics Content and Pedagogy):

– Rajee Amarasinghe, Mathematics Faculty, California State University, Fresno

SESSION 6C (Research):

“Case Study Teachers Speak Out on Their Experiences as Participants”
– Panel Moderator: Susie W. Hakansson, California Mathematics Project

SESSION 6D (Teacher Leadership):

– Panel Moderator: Maria Ramirez, Teacher, Chester W. Nimitz Middle School

SESSION 6E (Research):

– Molly Fisher, Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky

SESSION 6F (Mathematics Content and Pedagogy):

– Karajean Hyde, Co-Director, Irvine Mathematics Project
 12:00 pm
 12:45 pm
Keynote Session:

– Ellen Moir, Chief Executive Officer, New Teacher Center
 2:00 pm
Strand Reports
 2:30 pm
Summary, Reflection, Next Steps – Patrick Callahan
 3:15 pm
Evaluation and Raffle
 3:30 pm
Symposium Concludes