ADE Director's Communication Memo Form


Memo Number : COM-10-120

Date Created : 01/20/2010

Attention:

Superintendents
Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Middle School Principals
High School Principals

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Yes
   
Section:   Central Administration - Dr. Diana Julian, Deputy Commissioner
Subject:
Regional Mathematics Contests

Regulatory Authority:
None

Contact Person:
Dr, Charles D. Watson

Phone Number:
501-450-5681

E-mail:
charlesw@uca.edu

The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) announces the 2010 regional and state mathematics contests sponsored annually by the Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ACTM). Regional contests will be conducted in six subject areas: Calculus; Statistics; Pre-calculus and Trigonometry; Algebra II; Geometry; and Algebra I at 14 regional sites on Saturday, March 6, 2010. A list of regional sites with contact information is attached to this memo. Registration information and questions regarding the regional competitions should be directed to the regional contest director nearest the local school district. Students in private schools, home school, and charter schools are eligible and encouraged to participate.

Contest rules as well as representative regional and state exams from recent years can be found on the Web site below. Instructors should note there is a $2.00 registration fee per student for participation in the regional contests. The fee is payable to the regional director at the time of registration.

http://www.uca.edu/actm

The state contest is set for Saturday, April 24, 2010, on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) in Conway. Participants for the state contest are identified from the top three scores from each region and other invited regional contestants as noted in the contest rules.

Dr. Charles D. Watson, associate professor of mathematics at the University of Central Arkansas, is contest director. He may be contacted at charlesw@uca.edu or 501-450-5681.

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