REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
46th NCSM Annual Conference
April 7-9, 2014
New Orleans, Louisiana
"Jazzed Up Mathematics Leadership: Building
Systems to Trumpet Achievement."
2014 Conference Coordinator: Dianne DeMille, firstname.lastname@example.org
2014 Program Chairperson: Kathleen Rieke email@example.com
here to submit/edit your Proposal Abstract Now!
National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) is an international
organization promoting leadership in mathematics education. Sessions should
be of interest to mathematics leaders and connected to the theme of the Conference
and strands listed below. NCSM encourages speakers to provide for audience
participation whenever possible.
On the following pages you will find a list of the conference strands, descriptions
and guiding questions for each of the strands, proposal review information,
and speaker policies and procedures. Please read through the entire document
before completing the online proposal submission.
Strands for the 2014 NCSM Annual Conference
Word limits are as follows: Session Title (10 words), Proposal Description (70
words) and Proposal Detailed Description (300 words)..
Teacher Evaluations and Teacher Quality:
Theorectically-informed and Research-Informed Based Practices to
Support Quality Instruction.
Formative Assessment Driving Instruction:
Planning and instructional strategies that allow teachers to collect evidence
of student thinking to inform practice both individually and collaboratively
STEM and Career/College Readiness:
Leader Practices that Build Knowledge for an Infrastructure to Support Mathematics
for Career and College Readiness
Teaching and Learning in the Era of the
Common Core State Standards and Assessments: Aligning Lesson Planning,
Instruction, and Assessment in Light of CCSS and Mathematical Practices
Understanding and Teaching CCSS Standards
here for Strand Descriptions and Questions
At least two members of the Proposal Review Committee will review each proposal using the criteria listed below. It is the responsibility of the proposer to ensure that her/his proposal addresses these criteria.
There are two session types:
- Proposal clearly indicates that the session:
- Addresses the intent of the strand selected
- Aligns to one or more of the guiding questions from the strand
- Involves topics important to leaders in mathematics education
- Integrates current research and effective practices in mathematics education
- Addresses the educational needs of diverse populations
- Involves audience participation
- Lead speaker provides documentation of previous regional,
state, provincial, or national speaking experience
- Regular Sessions (60 minutes)
- Extended Sessions (90 minutes)
- Primary (PK - 2)
- Intermediate (3 - 5)
- Elementary (K-5)
- Middle (6-8)
- High School (9 - 12)
Proposal Deadline: Midnight, June 3, 2013, PST.
The online proposal process will not be available after this date.
Below you will find important information related to the proposal submission
process. Please take a moment to review the following before submitting your
• A letter
from Valerie L. Mills, NCSM President
A letter from Kathleen A. Rieke, NCSM First Vice President & 2014 Program
2014 Submission Guidelines