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Welcome to the newly redesigned OCTM website! 
Thank you for your patience in our transition!  We are excited to share our vision and work in this new format.
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The OCTM Executive Board has endorsed and shared this statement from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics regarding the events of January 6, as well as this statement from American Educational Research Association leaders regarding anti-Asian violence.  Please see below for ways that you can be involved in OCTM's work to promote equitable policies and practices that support all students and educators.

Current and upcoming activities

OCTM 71st Annual Conference - Register NOW!
October 4 - 23 (All virtual)

Join us for fantastic sessions throughout October.  Find all information and register here!

OCTM Contest for students in HS courses
September 20 - October 8
Register your students now, and administer the contest at school!  The cost is at most $5 per student!
Find all information and register here.

Book study: Building Thinking Classrooms in Mathematics
Began August 17; ends in May 2022
Find all information here.  Free to members!

Ins(pi)reUP 2.0 (new cohort)

Apply now!
This energetic group is structured to promote collaborative learning and mentoring for early career/pre-service teachers via the wisdom and support of veteran educators.  Find all information here.

Book study: Why Rural Schools Matter
Begins October 26; ends in February 2022
Find all information here.  Free to members!

Network for Educators of Color
This group is for all educators who are interested in creating equitable, antiracist teaching and learning structures for all.  Find more information and a link to join here.

An important statement from OCTM

As educators, one of our most important roles is helping others see perspectives beyond their own. Racism has impacted the lives of African Americans and Black people in our country for over 400 years. They continue to suffer, along with people of color and other marginalized people in our country as their voices and lives are oppressed by those with privilege. Staying silent in our society when injustice occurs promotes continued oppression. OCTM is committed to actively supporting, including, and engaging educators representing all of the diversity in our communities. We see you; we need you, and we are better with you. We assume responsibility for working to welcome and elevate all and to allow your important voices to be heard. We must work together to create a future for our children where no voices are silenced and where all lives are equally cherished and valued.

Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

Are you interested in working with OCTM to promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in our organization, in mathematics education, and in mathematics-related careers?  If so, please contact Charles Bowman, our Director of Diversity and Inclusion, at .  This Task Force was created in the spring of 2019 as a first step -- there is much to be done.  Find out more about our Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity work here.

Get involved

OCTM grows stronger and makes a greater impact because of the involvement of our members.  Click here to learn about 10(+) ways that you can be engaged with the OCTM community.

Find an affiliate

OCTM has 14 local affiliate groups throughout the state. We all work together to lead a thriving mathematics education network in Ohio.  Find out more about an affiliate near you at this link.

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OCTM is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

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