VCMS Spring Meeting 2021
March 26, 2021
8:30 Visit and Getting Settled
8:45 Business Meeting
9:00 VDOE Updates
10:00 Mona Toncheff
12:00 Lunch and Learn
1:00 Mona Toncheff
3:00 Next steps
$25.00 - Registration has closed
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Equitable Learning Opportunities: Make your Vision a Reality
Mona Toncheff, NCSM President
Attention BOLD Mathematics leaders, teacher leaders and coaches! To meet the vision of each and every student learning mathematics at high levels, an understanding of the framework for leadership and how to effectively lead mathematics programs are critical. We will collectively explore how to build a culture of learning for all, discuss our beliefs about mathematics learning, and have impactful conversations on how to align practices and policies with productive beliefs.
In this session, participants will address the following essential questions:
Mona Toncheff, MEd, a mathematics education consultant and author, works with educators and leaders nationwide to build collaborative teams - empowering them with effective strategies for aligning curriculum, instruction, and assessment to ensure all students receive high-quality mathematics instruction. A passionate educator working with diverse populations in a Title 1 District, she previously worked as both a mathematics teacher and as a mathematics content specialist for the Phoenix Union High School District in Arizona. In the latter role, she provided professional development to high school teachers and administrators related to quality mathematics teaching and learning and working in effective collaborative teams.
Mona is also the President of NCSM and has served NCSM in the roles of secretary (2007–2008), director of Western Region 1 (2012–2015), Second Vice-President (2015-2016), First Vice President (2016-2017), Marketing and eNews Editor (2017-2018), and President-Elect (2018-2019). In addition to her work with NCSM, Mona is also the current past-president of Arizona Mathematics Leaders (2018-2019). She was named 2009 Phoenix Union High School District Teacher of the Year and in 2014, she received the Copper Apple Award for leadership in mathematics from the Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics.
Lunch and Learn
Please plan to stay on-line with us during lunch to hear information from our exhibitors! Our generous sponsors Legends of Learning and Carnegie Learning will be providing all lunch and learn participants with a $20 GrubHub gift card. Indicate on the registration form whether you would like to receive this gift card. Note that if you opt-in, your email address will be shared with our lunch sponsors so that they can e-mail you the gift card.
We are grateful for the continued support of our exhibitors and sponsors. Please visit our virtual exhibit hall to learn more about how these great companies can support your work.
Resources for this and all of our past meetings are available for VCMS members here.