ADE Director's Communication Memo Form


Memo Number : COM-09-032

Date Created : 08/27/2008

Attention:

Superintendents
Co-op Directors
Elementary Principals
Middle School Principals
High School Principals
other: Math Coaches
Math Teachers

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
   
Section:   Central Administration - Dr. Diana Julian, Deputy Commissioner
Subject:
Conference on Mathematics Teaching, Learning, and Research of African-American Students

Regulatory Authority:
N/A

Contact Person:
Thomas Coy

Phone Number:
501-682-4250

E-mail:
thomas.coy@arkansas.gov

The Benjamin Banneker Association, Inc., a national non-profit organization dedicated to the advocacy of high quality mathematics for African-American students, is pleased to announce its first national conference. The 2008 Conference on the Mathematics Teaching, Learning, and Research of African-American Students will be held November 13-14, 2008, at the Little Rock Hilton Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas. This conference will serve as a national forum, bringing together teachers, researchers, and mathematicians from across the United States, to share expertise in the research, theory, and practice that supports mathematics excellence in African-American students.

Mathematics educators who serve African-American students are encouraged to attend. Conference coordinators are also accepting speaking proposals as well as sponsors. To learn more about this historic conference, please visit the Web site at http://www.bannekermath.org/conferences/BBA2008/index.htm. Questions may also be directed to the conference director, Vanessa Cleaver. Ms. Cleaver may be contacted by e-mail at vanessa.cleaver@lrsd.org or by phone at 501-447-3376.

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