2013 ICTM-ISTS Math Science Fall Conference

Taking place at Scheman Center at Iowa State University. To learn more and register, click here

This is the first joint conference between ICTM and ISTS. Below you can read the goals and purposes of each organization. This conference intends to partially meet these goals and purposes while working together.

The purposes of the Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics are:

  1. To encourage an active interest in mathematics and its teaching, and work toward the improvement of mathematics education programs in Iowa.

  2. To provide a medium for exchange of views and facts about current problems, techniques, and experimental programs in the teaching of mathematics.

  3. To provide cooperative experimentation and study of problems relating to the teaching of mathematics at all levels, and to assist in the development, coordination, and carrying out of a sustained program for improving instruction in mathematics through the provision of such aids as meetings, bulletins, research studies, and informative services.

  4. To encourage and assist other state and national organizations concerned with mathematics education at all levels.

ISTS Goal Statements
  • Influence policy as it relates to science education.
  • Promote professionalism in science education through standards, collegial relationships, continuous education and an involved membership.
  • Enhance student learning through the explorations of productive avenues for student learning, the promotion of elementary science, and provide an information clearing house for science education.