About Mathematics Education Trust
The Mathematics Education Trust (MET) was established in 1976 to channel the generosity of contributors through the creation and funding of grants, awards, honors, and other projects that support the improvement of mathematics teaching and learning.
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MET Grants and Awards
MET grants, scholarships, awards—
NCTM Lifetime Achievement Awardsare presented annually to recognize a lifetime of achievement in mathematics education.
awards are presented to individuals or schools after a selective review of proposals submitted by applicants.
Awards range from $1,500 to $24,000 and cover costs such as
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MET Awards, Grants, and Scholarships Summary
MET Board of Trustees
MET is administered by the MET Board of Trustees, which is appointed by the NCTM president and approved by the NCTM Board of Directors. The MET Board is composed of four members who serve four-year terms and chair the Board in their last year. The Board of Trustees establishes policies and procedures for the Mathematics Education Trust; establishes and monitors policy for the investments of MET funds; initiates and monitors MET award programs; selects or oversees the selection of awardees in MET programs; and, oversees the fundraising aspects of the Trust.
Richard Seitz, Trustee
Seitz was a high school teacher in Helena Montana for 42 years. He retired in 2015. He was a member of the writing team for both the "NCSM Great Tasks for Mathematics 7-12" and the "NCSM Great Tasks for Mathematics K-5" as well as a writer for the middle school textbook series
"MathThematics". He has been a member of NCTM for over 40 years and has recently served on the board of directors for both NCTM and NCSM along with other committee work. He is a 1990 Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching and is a National Board Certified Teacher in
Adolescence and Adult Mathematics from 2000 to 2020. He has taught extended workshops across the country, taught summer gifted and talented institutes for two summers in Hong Kong and taught mathematics educators one summer in Shanghai. Currently his focus is on writing high interest mathematics problems for mathematics teachers 7-12.
David M. Shayka is NCTM's Associate Executive Director for Business Services & Chief Operating Officer and Staff Liaison to the MET.
MET Annual Reports
The Mathematics Education Trust produces a report annually that highlights award and grant recipients and acknowledges those who have contributed to MET.
2016 MET Annual Report (PDF)
2015 MET Annual Report (PDF)
2014 MET Annual Report (PDF) 2013 MET Annual Report (PDF) 2012 MET Annual Report (PDF) 2011 MET Annual Report (PDF) 2010 MET Annual Report (PDF) 2009 MET Annual Report (PDF) 2008 MET Annual Report (PDF) 2007 MET Annual Report (PDF) 2006 MET Annual Report (PDF) 2005 MET Annual Report (PDF) 2004 MET Annual Report (PDF)
Mathematics Education Trust
MET Grant Administrator
(703) 620-9840, ext. 2112