Courageous Actions in Leadership: Turning Talk Into Meaning
July 26-29, 2021

         Join online for this virtual event!

About The Event 

Join us Online!

Leadership; advocacy; and equity, access, and empowerment will drive a virtual conference that supports mathematics education leaders’ ability to grow while transitioning conversations into actions. This summer’s conference once again offers rich learning and collaboration among diverse leaders with time for planning. Come with ideas and leave with a supported action plan to address your specific needs. The NCTM Virtual Leadership Conference is developed by the Membership and Affiliate Relations Committee.   

Special track for NCTM Affiliates! Find support through an additional track dedicated to planning, sharing accomplishments, and addressing challenges connected with affiliate leadership.  


Monday to Thursday
July 26-29



Join us online for this virtual event. 




Robert Q. Berry, III
Mark Freed
Paul Gray
Greg Lakey
Sean Nank
Jessica Stovall
Trena Wilkerson



Monday, July 26, 2021
Theme: Leadership 

3:30 - 4:45 p.m. ET
Affiliate Planning Time  

5:00 - 6:15 p.m. ET
Innovative Elements of Leadership: Three Little Known Traits that Can Make or Break Your Endeavors    

6:30 - 7:45 p.m. ET
Leading Math Education from the Heart: Humanizing Change from Personal to Systemic    

8:00 - 8:45 p.m. ET
Presidential Welcome and Happy Hour         


Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Theme: Equity and Access 

5:00 - 6:15 p.m. ET
Social Justice in Mathematics Teaching and Learning   

6:30 - 7:45 p.m. ET
Facilitating Transformative Conversations about Race in Education  

8:00 - 8:30 p.m. ET 
Happy Half Hour  


Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Theme: Advocacy 

2:45 - 4:45 p.m. ET
Affiliate Planning Time  

5:00 - 6:15 p.m. ET
How Might We Leverage the Power of Advocacy?  

6:30 - 7:45 p.m. ET
How Do You Purposefully Advocate with Your Mathematical Curriculum?   

8:00 - 8:30 p.m. ET
Happy Half Hour         


Thursday, July 29, 2021 

5:00 - 6:15 p.m. ET
Leading in Advocacy for Teaching and Learning Mathematics

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. ET 
MARC Closing Session: Making Meaning and Supporting your Endeavors  


Registration is closed. If you have questions or need assistance please contact [email protected]

NCTM Member Registration Fees  
Membership renewal not included.
Premium Member Registration
Essential Member Registration
Emeritus & Life Members  
Student Members  
Non-member Individual Registrations  
Non-member Full Registration



  • This is a fully virtual event  and is designed to bring individuals together to grow their professional network, spark thoughtful conversations and build leadership skills that translate in and out of the classroom. Developed by NCTM's Membership and Affiliate Relations Committee, this year, the Leadership Conference will include four days of educational sessions, learning opportunities and networking experiences that you can access online.

  • We encourage all educators to attend this virtual conference to enhance your leadership skills and participate in meaningful conversations.

  • There is a certificate of attendance that may be used to demonstrate attendance at the NCTM Virtual Leadership Conference.

  • NCTM is committed to ensuring that our events are fully accessible to all persons. Individuals with disabilities as defined by ADA, should send requests by email to [email protected]. To ensure your request is fulfilled, please send the request before July 9, 2021.

  • Registration is online only and closes July 24. 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. Cancellation requests must be received in writing on or before July 9, 2021. NCTM will issue a full refund. No refunds will be honored after July 9, 2021. 

  • Sessions will not be recorded. 

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