Blog: Accessibility and Inclusion
December 21, 2023
return of in-person conferences, NCTM has been actively focused on making our
events more accessible and inclusive. We appreciate those who have taken the time
to share their observations, concerns, and ideas on how we can continue to
improve and address the specific needs of all attendees. In response to your
suggestions, we made changes for this year’s meeting in Washington, DC based on
feedback received after the 2022 Annual Meeting in Los Angeles. We plan to make
additional changes in response to comments made after the Annual Meeting in
Washington in October. We include our Accessibility
and Inclusion policies and practices in all NCTM conference materials.
changes made after 2022 Annual Meeting feedback:
changes being made after 2023 Annual Meeting feedback:
addition to following best practices, the NCTM Conference Services staff have
been attending conferences of other education professional organizations, in
part to see how they approach accessibility and inclusion.
again for helping the Council and the mathematics education community grow in
our knowledge of how to develop and present events that are more accessible and
inclusive. We are committed to continually growing and learning.
Kevin DykemaNCTM President@kdykema