Sunday, December 16, 2007

Math Education Conference in Long Island

Join educators, parents, students, activists, and community members from around the country for the 2008 Creating Balance in an Unjust World conference on math education and social justice. The conference will be at Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY from Friday, April 4th - Sunday, April 6th.

In April 2007 over 500 educators and students from 28 states attended the first 'Creating Balance' conference. Through workshops, panels, Keynote speakers, networking sessions, Action Groups, local chapter meetings, and school visits, 2008 conference participants will explore questions, challenges, and opportunities to work for social and economic justice through mathematics and math education.

Registration Open
Conference Registration is now open. The registration fee is on a sliding scale from $25 - $300. Click here to learn more.

Conference Schedule
Friday, April 4th
· School Visits (limited space available)
· Kickoff Event, Vanguard High School (details TBA)

Saturday, April 5th
· Workshops (3 sessions)
· Networking Lunch
· Keynote Speaker (TBA)

Sunday, April 6th
· Panel (speakers TBA)
· Action Groups

Request for Proposals
Reminder: the Abstract's for the RFP's are due on January 7th and the final proposal is due January 21st.

Youth Travel Grants
We strongly value the input and expertise of young people, and are offering travel grants for student groups to attend the conference. To learn more about how your group could qualify for a travel grant click here.

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