The Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). The organization is made up of classroom teachers from pre-school to graduate school in addition to non-teachers who share an interest in mathematics education in the state of Pennsylvania.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT:
★ To encourage an active interest in mathematics and mathematics education.
★ To provide a wide range of opportunities for the exchange of views about current problems, issues, teaching strategies, teaching techniques, and educational activities relevant to mathematics education.
★ To encourage and assist national, state, and local mathematics organizations to promote mathematics education at all levels.
★ To encourage educators of mathematics to develop into social support groups to share ideas and dialogs about mathematics specifically and education in general.
★ To provide resources to aid in the professional development of mathematics educators and to assist them in making connections to students.
★ To serve as a voice of mathematics education professionals in Pennsylvania to influence the governing authorities to promote quality mathematics education for all students.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP:
Members receive a wide array of benefits, including awards for exemplary teachers, connection to a network of teachers and leaders in mathematics education and access to regular PCTM publications.