Featured Speakers Dr. Gloria Ladson-BillingsDepartment of Educational Leadership Policy Studies Opening Keynote Wednesday, April 3, 2019 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Gloria Ladson-Billings is Professor Emerita in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction and Faculty Affiliate in the Departments of Educational Policy Studies, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and Afro American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ladson-Billings was the 2005-2006 President of the American Educational Research Association and is the current president of the National Academy of Education. Her research examines the pedagogical practices of teachers who are successful with African American students. She also examines critical race theory applications in education. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and holds 5 honorary degrees from institutions in the US and Europe. Talithia Williams Associate Professor of Mathematics Closing Keynote Saturday, April 6, 2019 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Talithia Williams, Associate Dean for Research and Experiential Learning, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College Renowned for her popular TED Talk, "Own Your Body's Data", Dr. Talithia Williams takes sophisticated numerical concepts and makes them understandable to a wide audience. She demystifies the mathematical process in amusing and insightful ways, using statistics as a way of seeing the world in a new light and transforming our future through the bold new possibilities inherent in the STEM fields. José Vilson New York Department of Education/ EduColor Iris M. Carl Equity Address Friday, April 5, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. José Luis Vilson is a math educator, blogger, speaker, and activist in New York City, NY. He is the author of This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education, and has spoken about education, math, and race for a number of organizations and publications, including The New York Times, Education Week, The Guardian, Al Jazeera America, Huffington Post, Edutopia, GOOD, and El Diario / La Prensa, NY. He is the founder of EduColor, a Math for America master teacher and a National Board Certified teacher. What our previous NCTM attendess are saying! Hear what makes the NCTM annual meeting a must-attend event year-after-year from fellow attendees and your colleagues in the classroom, then make your plans to join us in 2019! “ If you're thinking about going to the annual meeting next year, definitely go. You'll be able to talk with your peers, people who have knowledge about mathematics, research, research knowledge, practitioner knowledge…You'll be able to find what you're looking for. “ It's so awesome and great to be around so many like-minded people who want to do well for their students and we're all teaching the same content and we all have the same goals in mind. Follow #NCTMSD2019 to get the latest updates and engage with others about NCTM's annual meeting on social media.