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New Kansas Commissioner of Education

Following a nationwide search, the Kansas State Board of Education (KSBE) today announced its selection of Dr. Randy Watson, Superintendent of McPherson Unified School District 418, to become Kansas’ next Commissioner of Education.   
New Information Page


In this section you will find NEW information in the field of mathematics. Just because the infomation is listed it does not necessarily mean that KSDE endorses the content. This is just a collection of math related information that is being accessed by educators across Kansas.

To access this page on our website hover over the Resources tab at the top of the page and select NEW Infomation in the Field of Mathematics.

KATM Nominations

Call for Nominations!!!

The KATM Board is currently taking nominations to fill the following positions in the upcoming Board election. We are looking for educators that are interested in taking a leadership role in the field of Math Education throughout the State of Kansas. You can nominate yourself or someone that you know that has demonstrated a passion for advancing math in our state as well as someone that has a lot to offer in the way of supporting teachers.  Please email Fred Hollingshead, Past President (hollingsheadf@usd450.net), with nominations and contact info of the nominee or fill out the online nomination form found at http://www.katm.org/baker/pages/katm/call-for-nominations.php. Regular members in good standing are eligible for positions on the KATM Board.  Nominations need to be completed by February 8th. Elections will be held online at www.katm.org starting March 1st and ending March 7th. A notice will be sent to remind you to vote.

 Positions available for the upcoming election:

President-elect * 4-year term

The president-elect will serve for one year before then becoming president for a year, and then past-president for two years. The president-elect will assume the duties of president when needed. As president, the elected individual will preside over all KATM events and business meetings.  The president will conduct the business of KATM as directed by the Executive Board and will represent KATM at a variety of functions, meetings, and conferences. The president is responsible for the overall functioning of the organization with assistance from the officers and Board members. As the past-president taking office in even-numbered years, this position will serve as the community relations representative for 2 years. This person shall be responsible for assuring communication between the Association and legislative, executive, and administrative branches of the government of Kansas.

 Vice President – College * 2-year term

The vice president for college will attend all meetings and conferences and will assist the president in conducting the business of KATM.  Each vice president will also encourage membership and will promote issues of special interest to their level represented in addition to serving on various committees as assigned. The person elected to this position will act as a liaison to college teachers. 

 Vice President – Middle School * 2-year term

The vice president for middle school will attend all meetings and conferences and will assist the president in conducting the business of KATM.  Each vice president will also encourage membership and will promote issues of special interest to their level represented in addition to serving on various committees as assigned. The person elected to this position will act as a liaison to middle school teachers. 

Contact Information

 

Melissa Fast  
Math and Assessment Program Consultant   
mfast@ksde.org   
785-296-3486   
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