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2018 Rates and Dates
April 25-28, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
Presentations will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center:
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC 20001
Dress for this event is business casual. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
Yes, shuttle buses from official NCTM Annual Meeting hotels will be available. Check back soon for the shuttle schedule and routes.
Due to the size and nature of the NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition, this event is not an appropriate setting for children under 16 years of age. Children under age 16 will not be permitted in the Exhibit Hall. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation. Children 16 years and over will need to register as nonteaching guests. To register a nonteaching guest, please visit the Registration Area.
NCTM Research Conference integrates research and practice in mathematics education and offers researchers, teachers, and school-level educators the opportunity to collaborate and learn from, and with, each other. Registration for this event is separate from the NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition and can be added as an optional event via the online registration form.
No. In the program book that you receive onsite, there is a certificate of attendance that may be used to demonstrate attendance at the NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition.
Yes. Register a group by using the online group registration button at the top of this page or download the group registration form available below.
Yes. NCTM offers groups of five or more a significant discount. Groups receive a 15% discount off the individual rate. Each group registration must include a primary contact and separate email addresses for each attendee. Groups paying for their conference registration with a purchase order can register online and upload the purchase order form to expedite the process.
Speakers should have received an invitation to register. Instructions will be provided with the letter. If you do not receive the letter, please send a note to
Registration is available by mail, fax, or email. NCTM accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, checks, money orders, and purchase orders. All payments must be submitted in U.S. dollars and drawn on U.S. bank accounts, money orders, or credit cards. Credit card payments will be subject to the appropriate exchange rate.
NCTM accepts approved and signed purchase orders—please submit a scanned/electronic copy with your online or emailed registration, or mail/fax a copy with your registration form.
Please print and complete the appropriate form:
Send the completed form to NCTM Conference Registration via:
NCTM Conference Registration
P.O. Box 844277
Dallas, TX 75284-4277
1 (888) 289-9844 (toll-free)
1 (514) 289-9844 (international)
If you have questions or would like to register by phone, please call (800) 561-6691 or (514) 228-3172 (international), Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.– 6:00 p.m. ET.
Individuals paying with a purchase order can register online and upload the purchase order form to expedite the process. Purchase order can also be mailed to NCTM Conference Registration, P.O. Box 844277, Dallas, TX 75284-4277 or faxed to 1 (888) 289-9844 (toll-free) / 1 (514) 289-9844 (international).
Members need to supply their member number to receive their discount. If you do not know your member number or would like to renew your membership, please
log on to My NCTM. You can also contact NCTM Customer Care at (800) 235-7566 or (703) 620-9840 Monday–Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. eastern time, or email
Nonmembers are offered a
one-year e-membership with NCTM with a nonmember full conference registration. Please ensure you select Nonmember with Membership when you register. Your membership includes an online subscription to one of NCTM's school journals. When you register, you will need to select which journal you would like to receive.
Student members are automatically offered the student member discount when registering online.
Student nonmembers are offered a one year
Student e-membership and can become a member of NCTM with a Student Nonmember with Membership Registration. Student nonmembers will need to provide their advisor's name and email address to qualify for the student rate.
Send all cancellations via email to
Exhibitor contacts are emailed an invitation to register. A link to their registration record is included in the email. Each exhibitor is entitled to six registrations per 10x10 booth (e.g. a 10x20 booth receives 12 registrations). Each registration exceeding the entitled amount will cost $150.00.
Individuals traveling from outside of the United States to attend an NCTM event may request a Letter of Invitation to the event. The letter may be used to support an individual's request for organizational or governmental clearance to attend the event.
Individuals requesting a Letter of Invitation to an NCTM event must be fully registered - including payment in full - for the NCTM event for which they are requesting an invitation. Individuals do not have to be a member of NCTM to request a Letter of Invitation.
A Letter of Invitation issued by NCTM will:
All letters of invitation will be sent via email. If you require a printed letter, please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional fees may apply.
NCTM is committed to ensuring that our events are fully accessible to all persons. For any ADA requirements, please contact NCTM Conference Services at 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191, or email
email@example.com. We must receive ADA requests before March 23, 2018.
American Sign Language Interpreters
If you require an interpreter please submit your request before March 23, 2018. After this date, NCTM cannot guarantee requests for interpreters can be fulfilled; however, we will make every effort to accommodate requests. Please note: On-site requests for interpreters cannot be guaranteed without advance notice. Send your requests to
If you are blind or visually impaired and require an aide or personal assistant to help you navigate the Annual Meeting, NCTM will register your aide as a complimentary guest (if the aide is not a teacher).
First Aid Station
A first aid station will be located at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and will be staffed during conference hours. Medical technicians will be available to assist with minor medical problems. However, if you have a medical emergency, please call 911.
Wheelchair and Scooter Rentals
Due to the large size of this event, distances between sessions can be considerable. If you can get along without a wheelchair but feel that you may need one to navigate the distances at the conference, electric scooters can be rented from
We encourage you to review the materials and links in this section to gain a greater understanding of the event, to communicate the value of participation, and to help gain funding for your attendance.
2018 Justification Toolkit
Use the tips in this toolkit to define and clearly communicate conference benefits to your district, supervisor, and colleagues.
The toolkit includes the following:
The Mathematics Education Trust (MET) channels 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.
See the listings of current Grants, Scholarships, and Awards »
Watch presentation videos, see recaps, and more.
2017 Annual Meeting Resources