Mathematics Education Conferences

AERA (American Educational Research Association)

AMTE (Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators)

AMS International Joint Conferences

CMP (Connected Mathematics Project)

Users’ Conference, Leadership Conference, and Getting to Know CMP Workshops:

Conversations Among Colleagues Conference

This statewide conference offers a rich opportunity for interactions around emerging issues and research in the preparation of mathematics educators, and mathematics teaching across the K-20 continuum. The conference is arranged voluntarily by different university teams and is operating on an alternate year schedule. The next CAC conference will be  March 18, 2017 at Michigan State University!

ICME: International Congress on Mathematical Education

The International Congress on Mathematical Education is held every four years in a different country (the same country as the International PME). The most recent meeting was July 24-31, 2016 in Hamburg, Germany and information is available at The next ICME conference will be ICME-14 in 2020.

Joint Meeting of the Mathematical Association of American and the American Mathematical Society

Conference held each January. Information about future annual (and regional) conferences can be found at or

Math in Action Conference

Math in Action is of interest to K–12 inservice and prospective teachers of mathematics; curriculum directors; administrators; parents; and college and university mathematics education, mathematics, statistics, and education faculty. It is held at Grand Valley State University in February of each year. Visit the department website for more information: The next conference is Saturday, February 25, 2017.

MCTM (The Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

MCTM has its conference in late July/early August and the proposals are usually due in January. Dates and locations of upcoming conferences:

NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) Annual Meeting and Regional Conferences, as well as the NCTM Research Conference

NCSM (National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics)

PME (International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education)

PME-NA (Psychology of Mathematics Education-North American Chapter)

Michigan State University hosted in 2015

SIGMAA on RUME (Special Interest Group of the MAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education)

SIGMAA on RUME (formerly known as the Association for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education) sponsors an annual conference as well as sessions at the annual Joint Meetings of the Mathematical Association of America and the American Mathematical Society. More information can be found at