Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School Editorial Panel (MTMS)

  • MTMS, an official journal of the NCTM, is a resource for middle school mathematics educators. Articles and departments in the journal focus on activities that help students develop a strong conceptual basis.

    Committee Charge

    Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School Editorial Panel (MTMS) is charged to: 

    1. set the tone and direction for the journal by defining the scope, style, the general format and the balance of material, including the nature and number of sections and departments, and identifying priority topics;
    2. set the standards for acceptance and guidelines for publication of materials;
    3. select section and department editors and coordinators and define their duties and terms;
    4. define the process for the receipt, refereeing, acceptance, and publication of articles;
    5. approve the process for recruiting, engaging and evaluating referees;
    6. suggest strategies, including data collection, intended to make the journal more useful to its readers;
    7. work with the journal editor and editorial services staff to develop procedures for processing materials, maintaining records, and communicating with other NCTM staff concerned with the production of the journal, with other NCTM committees, and with other editorial panels;
    8. prepare an annual report for the Board of Directors, formulate a budget request for the editorial panel, and monitor the expenditures for the journal. (February 1994)

    Committee Members

    Clayton Edwards - Chair
    Cedar Falls, IA
    2015-2018

    DeAnn Huinker - Board Liaison
    Milwaukee, WI
    2017-2020

    Alessandra King - Member
    Bethesda, MD
    2017-2020

    Travis Lemon - Member
    Lehi, UT
    2015-2018

    Rebecca R. Robichaux-Davis - Member
    Starksville, MS
    2016-2019

    Aaron Rumack - Member
    Renton, WA
    2016-2019

    Laurie Speranzo - Member
    Quincy, MA
    2014-2017

    Erik Tillema - Member
    Indianapolis, IN
    2014-2017

    Peter Wiles - Member
    Charleston, IL
    2015-2018

    Beth Skipper - Staff Liaison 
    Reston, VA