Networking Opportunities

Math Walk through Chicago

Thursday, September 26, 2024  
11:00 AM

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Learn more about teaching mathematics beyond the walls of our classrooms, put on a comfortable pair of shoes and head to the Bean for a math trail in Millennium Park (limited shuttles available from McCormick place). In this active learning session led by Ron Lancaster, you will learn firsthand how to develop a math walk of your own to help your students see mathematics everywhere and to relate mathematics to the world around them.

Shuttle service limited to the first 50 respondents. Sign up required

NOTE: Shuttle Service is currently sold out. Additional participants must provide their own transportation.


Affinity Group Meet-Up

Thursday, September 26, 2024 
5:15–6:15 PM

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The event is meant to be informal, and participants are welcome to interact with multiple groups. A cash bar and light snacks will be available.

Affinity Groups include:

  • AAPI, African American, Latine, Indigenous
  • Rural, Urban, Suburban
  • Elementary, Middle, High, Higher Ed
  • District Math Coaches, Coordinators, Administrators, Special Education, Neurodivergent educators
  • Early Career, Pre-Service, Veteran 

New Teacher Celebration

Friday, September 27, 2024 
2:45–4:00 PM  
Come and celebrate the progress and possibilities as new and early-career teachers, or as a teacher still in training. Meet and network with the NCTM Board, leadership, and other new and early-career teachers. We’ll have refreshments and prizes, too!

Teacher Appreciation Reception

Friday, September 27, 2024 
4:30–5:30 PM  

Hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

All attendees are welcome to join the fun at this complimentary reception in advance of IGNITE! as we celebrate you and all you do to engage and support students and advance their learning and opportunities. Relax, network, and enjoy light refreshments.   

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

The Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox are pleased to provide NCTM Annual Meeting attendees with access to discounted tickets for select baseball games during and after the meeting.