# News

Mathematics education doctoral student Samuel “Luke” Tunstall is one of three editors of *Shifting Contexts, Stable Core: Advancing Quantitative Literacy in Higher Education*, a book recently published by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). (The book is available through MAA; the e-book version is free to MAA members.)

Gail Burrill was awarded the 2019 Ross Taylor/Glenn Gilbert National Leadership Award at the final conference luncheon of the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA on April 3, 2019.

The Mathematics and Statistics Associations Summit at MSU on Saturday, March 23^{rd} drew over 60 speakers and attendees from around the country to address the opportunities and challenges for the future of mathematics and statistics education.

Members of the MSU Mathematics Education community will be presenting at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting starting Friday, April 5th. This year’s AERA conference will be held April 5^{th} – April 9^{th} in Toronto, Canada at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Several MSU Mathematics Education faculty members will be presenting at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Research Conference and Annual Meeting next week. This year the events will be held in San Diego, bringing together classroom teachers, administrators, mathematics teacher educators, mathematicians, and researchers from around the world.

** Gail Burrill, Elizabeth “Betty” Phillips, Alden “AJ” Edson, and Yvonne Grant** will be presenting their research at the 2019 National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) Annual Conference. This year is the 51st NCSM Annual Conference and it will be taking place April 1-3 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina.

This Saturday, March 16, the 2019 Michigan Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (MI-AMTE)__ __Conversations Among Colleagues Conference will take place at the Maas Conference Center at Hope College in Holland, Michigan.

You are cordially invited to attend the Co-Integrate Math Seminar Series talk on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. * Monica Karunakaran* will be presenting

*A Strategy for Addressing Elementary Pre–Service Teachers’ Mathematics Anxiety,*from 12:00-1:00 pm in 133F Erickson Hall.

Several mathematics education faculty and doctoral students will be sharing their research with members of the Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME) community on February 28 – March 2, 2019 in Oklahoma City.

The 2019 Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) Users’ Conference will be held on February 22 – 23, 2019 on the campus of Michigan State University. The theme is **deepening students’ mathematical understanding in inquiry-based classrooms.**

In a recent survey of mathematics education programs across the country, more faculty recommended MSU than any other university as the place to get a doctorate in mathematics education. Furthermore, MSU ranked #2 in the number of graduates currently serving as faculty in mathematics education doctoral programs nationwide.

You are cordially invited to attend the upcoming Mathematics Education Colloquium, on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 2:00-3:30 pm in 252 Erickson Hall, Michigan State University. Paul Dawkins from Northern Illinois University will be presenting *The use(s) of "is" in Mathematics.*

Several mathematics education faculty and graduate students will be traveling to Orlando, Florida to present at the 23^{rd} Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE).

Several PRIME faculty and doctoral students will be sharing their research with members of the mathematics community at the 2019 Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM), January 16-19, in Baltimore.

Ralph Putnam, mathematics education faculty member from the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education, has been named Director of the Program in Mathematics Education (PRIME), effective January 1, 2019.

Congratulations to Darlene Kohrman, PRIME mathematics education doctoral student who graduated with her PhD in Fall Semester 2018.

You are cordially invited to attend the last Co-Integrate Math Seminar Series talk of the semester on Friday, December 7, 2018. Dr. Corey Drake from MSU and Dr. Kimberly Jansen from the University of Virginia will be presenting *Novice Elementary Teachers’ Enactment of Ambitious Instruction in Mathematics: Challenges and Responses, *from 12:00-1:00 pm in 133F Erickson Hall.

You are cordially invited to attend the Mathematics Education Colloquium on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 1:30-3:00 pm in 252 Erickson Hall, Michigan State University. Darryl Yong from Harvey Mudd College will be presenting *Active Learning 2.0: Being Intentionally Inclusive.*

Jon Gregg began pursuing his Ph.D. in Mathematics Education at Michigan State University in the fall of 2018. As far as traveling goes, Jon says that parenthood is enough of an adventure for him.

Several PRIME doctoral students and faculty members will be presenting at the 40th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA) in Greenville, South Carolina on November 15-18, 2018.