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**Past, Present, & Future Events**

**Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Ceremony**

The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching is highest honor bestowed to a K-12 mathematics or science educator in the United States. Congratulations to Kristin Gray (Cape Henlopen) Kimberly Simmons (Capital), John Scali (MOT Charter) & Robin Corrozi (Cape Henlopen) for being selected as Delaware’s 2014 & 2015 PAEMST awardees. The teachers were recognized at the PAEMST Awards Ceremony held on Thursday December 1, 2016 at Delaware State University’s Martin Luther King Center.

Also honored at this year’s dinner were the finalists for the 2016 PAEMST Award. They include Brandy Cooper (Milford), Christa Ferdig (Indian River), Leona Williams (Brandywine), & Wendy Turner (Brandywine).

2017 PAEMST GRADES 7-12 APPLICATION

**TRU-Math Equity Conference: December 10, 2016 Featured Keynote: University of California Berkeley Mathematician, Author, and Leader of Mathematics Reform Alan Schoenfeld **

On December 10, 2016, the Delaware Mathematics Coalition (DMC) Community welcomes internationally known leader of mathematics reform Dr. Alan Schoenfeld. Dr Schoenfeld will be the featured keynote for the TRU-Math Equity Conference. The conference supports K-20 mathematics and science instructors, coaches, administrators, and other community members in understanding the five essential components for creating robust mathematics (and science) learning environments.

Dr. Schoenfeld has authored, co-authored, and served as editor for over 200 publications including the groundbreaking book *Mathematical Problem Solving* (1985), served as a lead for the Balanced Assessment Project and the mathematics content specifications for the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, was one of the key leaders of the NSF-sponsored Diversity in Mathematics Education (DiME) Project, and a recipient of the Felix Klein Medal for Lifetime Achievement from the International Commission on Mathematics Instruction. This award is the highest international distinction for mathematics education. To register for the event, please visit the following link: TRU-Math Equity Conference Registration DMC Member Registration: $50/person or Teams of 8 for $300; Non-Members: $75/person