2010 NCSM Annual Conference

Tuesday Sessions

Session information last updated: 4-16-2010

Tuesday Sessions, April 20, 2010
201  7:30 AM to
8:30 AM
Douglas CD

Tuesday Breakfast - Sponsored by Tom Snyder Productions/Scholastic, Inc., Changing the Math Trajectory of Underperforming Students
Too many of our students are caught in a cycle of math failure. What does the emerging cognitive and behavioral research say about why? And what resources and approaches does the research suggest we should bring to bear to begin to turn these students around?


Lead Speaker: David Dockterman

202  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Manchester GHI

Teaching, Learning, and Culture: Implications for Diverse Learners in Mathematics
This interactive session is designed to share with participants the complexities of how culture influences learning for diverse students. The session will include culturally relevant concepts and principles that can have applicability for math teachers and learners. The session will pay particular attention to various knowledge, skills, and aptitudes that can that can be useful in helping to close the achievement gap facing many culturally diverse students.


Lead Speaker: Tyrone Howard

203  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Elizabeth FGeneralEquity and Access

The Intersection of Mathematics and Response to Instruction: The Role of Teaching and Learning
Denver Public Schools Response to Instruction (RtI) for mathematics is grounded in our common core mathematics programs. In this session, join our journey to explore our successes, challenges, and tools we have created, including protocols for progress monitoring, individual record of RtI, and teacher guide for differentiating classroom instruction.


Lead Speaker: Cathy Martin
Co-Presenter: Kris O'Clair

204  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Molly ABGeneralDeveloping Coaches - Developing Teachers

Case Studies in Elementary-Level Instructional Teacher Leadership
This session focuses on elementary-level, school-based math coaches drawing upon case studies from urban elementary schools. Participants will engage in activities that explore the enactment of these roles. The activities utilize instructional materials that promote reflection and discussion, using theoretical framing and critical inquiry methods.


Lead Speaker: Sara Stoelinga
Co-Presenter: Melinda Mangin

205  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Elizabeth ABGeneralPutting PRIME into Practice

In Pursuit of Equity: The Three Secrets of a PRIME Leader!
In this motivational and insightful session, we will explore the three most essential leadership practices necessary to lead a sustained erosion of inequities in our school mathematics programs. Specific leadership connections to recommendations from the PRIME leadership Framework will also be provided.


Lead Speaker: Timothy Kanold

206  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Elizabeth HIntermediate
(3 - 5)
Assessment Leadership

Guiding Local Leaders in Formative Assessment Within the Context of Existing Practice: Partners for Mathematics Learning
This interactive session leads participants through the process of creating professional development to support classroom assessment, including techniques that blend on-going assessment for instructional planning with existing school practices such as benchmarks tests and pacing guides. Session draws on work of Partners for Mathematics Learning, a North Carolina MSP project.


Lead Speaker: Jeane Joyner
Co-Presenter: Katherine Mawhinney

207  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Edward CDSecondary
(9 - 12)
Equity and Access

The Teacher Algebra Network: Building a Community of Educators Within Rural NC School Districts
The Teacher Algebra Network (TAN) joins Alleghany, Ashe, and Avery County school districts and Appalachian State University in addressing algebra-readiness needs of students. In this talk, project leaders will share how the rural context informs the design and implementation of TAN to the benefit of underrepresented students.


Lead Speaker: Tracie McLemore Salinas
Co-Presenter: Katherine Mawhinney

208  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Madeleine ABSecondary
(9 - 12)
Curriculum Leadership

Promoting Reasoning and Sensemaking in High School Curriculum
A brief overview of the Focus in High School Mathematics document will be given by members of the writing group. A series of discussion questions will then be posed, covering different areas of impact; and small groups will discuss the questions, with a brief report back at the end.


Lead Speaker: Gary Martin
Co-Presenter: Judith Quander

209  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
(9 - 12)
Teaching and Learning Leadership

A Lesson Study Project: Connecting Theory and Practice Through the Development of an Exemplar Video for Algebra I Teachers and Students
Houston Independent School District's Exemplar Video Project was a collaboration with the Rice University School Mathematics Project. The project's goal was to close the gap between theory and practice in the Algebra I classroom. Learn about its development, implementation, and impact, examine the mathematics, and preview parts of the video.


Lead Speaker: Anne Papakonstantinou
Co-Presenter: Richard Parr
Co-Presenter: Monica Kendall

210  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM

Carnegie Learning Technology Showcase: Launch of Carnegie Learning's New Geometry Curriculum Featuring the Cognitive Tutor Proof Tool
Come experience the new Carnegie Learning® Geometry Curriculum that incorporates the common strands of geometry throughout the lessons. It strengthens conceptual understanding using proofs, construction of shapes, and drawing algebraic connections. The instructional software provides embedded proof and construction tools for students to create proofs, diagrams, and complete problem solving tasks.


Lead Speaker: Sandy Bartle

211  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM

Math Solutions Sponsor Showcase: Helping Teachers Help Children Build Mental Math and Computation Strategies
This session introduces a new resource and DVD, Number Talks: Helping Children Build Mental Math and Computation Strategies. Meet Sherry Parrish, author, and learn about strategies teachers can use to create a classroom environment and routine that supports students' mental math and computation. Complimentary copies to the first 50 attendees.


Lead Speaker: Carolyn Felux
Co-Presenter: Sherry Parrish

212  8:45 AM to
10:15 AM
Windsor BCGeneralEquity and Access

Turn Research into Action: Let the Position Papers Be Your Guide
We will investigate how equity issues are addressed in the other position papers as seen in the implementation steps for building collaborative teams, working with students with special needs, and leading effective assessment practices. Participants will develop action steps to initiate in their local settings.


Lead Speaker: Kit Norris

213  8:45 AM to
10:15 AM
Elizabeth GGeneralDeveloping Coaches - Developing Teachers

Connecting Arithmetic to Algebra: An Online Course for Teachers in Grades 1-6
Integrating early algebra into instruction strengthens elementary students' understanding of the operations and builds a foundation for algebra. We will provide examples of teacher work from a course focused on articulating, representing, and justifying generalizations about arithmetic and will discuss how teachers incorporate learning about this content into their classroom practice.


Lead Speaker: Susan Jo Russell
Co-Presenter: Virginia Bastable
Co-Presenter: Deborah Schifter

214  8:45 AM to
10:15 AM
Randle BGeneralAssessment Leadership

Beyond Average: Analyzing Assessment Data
Analyzing student assessment data provides a wealth of information that can be used to improve instructional practices and student achievement. In this session, attendees will examine data from standardized and classroom assessments using data analysis methods that can be used in their schools and classrooms.


Lead Speaker: Eric Moyer
Co-Presenter: Robert Greenburg

215  8:45 AM to
10:15 AM
Randle AIntermediate
(3 - 5)
Curriculum Leadership

A Menu of Strategies: Building Flexible Thinking into the Curriculum
This session focuses on the role of flexible computation strategies in a K-5 mathematics curriculum. Specific areas of discussion will include the interplay between conceptual models and numerical algorithms, the teaching of varied strategies to meet individual student's needs, and the balance between invented and learned strategies.


Lead Speaker: Timothy Stoelinga
Co-Presenter: Georganne Marsh

216  8:45 AM to
10:15 AM
Randle DMiddle
(6 - 8)
Equity and Access

Facilitating Professional Development to Improve Math Instruction for Middle School Students with Learning Disabilities
Experience activities from a PD (Professional Development) course for helping math teachers and special educators provide high-quality, accessible math instruction to students with disabilities. Learn about the findings of case study research on how five diverse districts implemented the PD with their teachers. Leave with ideas and materials to apply in your district.


Lead Speaker: Amy Brodesky
Co-Presenter: Emily Fagan

217  8:45 AM to
10:15 AM
Randle ESecondary
(9 - 12)
Teaching and Learning Leadership

Technology and Teaching and Learning Mathematics at the Secondary Level: Implications for Teacher Preparation and Development
Across grades, students often struggle with basic concepts such as area or reasoning about geometric relationships. Building from research on teaching and learning, using dynamic interactive technology as a tool for learning, and asking the right questions can engage students in reasoning about these concepts in ways that develop understanding.


Lead Speaker: Tom Dick
Co-Presenter: Gail Burrill

218  10:15 AM to
11:15 AM
Manchester GHIGeneral

When the Bell Rings . . . Beyond the Label of PLC
The incredible journey of a district working to shift its culture from isolation to collaboration will be discussed from the viewpoint of the day-to-day faces and stories that have moved this district forward. Beyond just the label of PLC, this discussion will include the successes, as well as the difficulties, encountered


Lead Speaker: Cindy Douglas

219  10:15 AM to
11:15 AM
Molly ABGeneralAssessment Leadership

Using Growth Data to Improve Mathematics Teaching and Learning
This session discusses how using student growth models for large-scale mathematics assessments can contribute to effective changes in classroom, school, and district practices. Participants will engage in a discussion of how these models can improve the way educators at the state, regional, district, and school level rethink and improve mathematical learning.


Lead Speaker: Pamela Paek

220  10:15 AM to
11:15 AM
Elizabeth ABGeneralTeaching and Learning Leadership

Intriguing Lessons About How Math is Taught and Assessed in High Performing Asian Countries
It's really not an accident that countries like Singapore and Hong Hong significantly outperform the U.S. We'll take a look at some of the features, some of the instructional approaches, and some of the assessment items that can inform and guide our own efforts to improve out outcomes.


Lead Speaker: Steven Leinwand

221  10:15 AM to
11:15 AM
Madeleine ABGeneral

The Ten Most Pressing Challenges Facing the Mathematics Education Community
There is general agreement that strong K-12 mathematics programs are necessary for our children and country to succeed and flourish. This session will highlight the challenges and opportunities for continual improvement of school mathematics programs.


Lead Speaker: Barbara Reys

222  10:15 AM to
11:15 AM
Elizabeth FIntermediate
(3 - 5)
Developing Coaches - Developing Teachers

Elementary Mathematics Specialists -- An Important Aspect of Teacher Leadership
The concept of an elementary mathematics specialist is not new. However, it is finally being seriously considered by many states. Many questions need answers. Many challenges come with establishing the role of elementary specialist. From coach to classroom teacher, let's look at some of the issues and share ideas.


Lead Speaker: Linda Gojak

223  10:15 AM to
11:15 AM
Elizabeth HIntermediate
(3 - 5)
Equity and Access

Teaching Math to English Language Learners
Teachers of English Language Learners need to have two goals in teaching ELLs—mathematical understanding and proficiency in English. Participants will consider how to support teachers that teach ELLs in meeting these two goals.


Lead Speaker: Marji Freeman

224  10:15 AM to
11:15 AM
(3 - 5)
Curriculum Leadership

Developing a Singapore Math Curriculum: From Theory to Practice
The latest TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) results show Singapore students performing very well at Grade 4 Math. This presentation shows a Singapore math program based on theory to practice and its uniqueness in teaching math. The talk will substantiate with examples and video clips how to help students master math.


Lead Speaker: Ho-Kheong Fong
Co-Presenter: Lim Soke Hwee

225  10:15 AM to
11:15 AM
Edward CDMiddle
(6 - 8)
Equity and Access

Ideas for Differentiating Instruction - Everyone Learns and Succeeds!
Participants will learn ways that mathematics supervisors can help their teachers move beyond the traditional test and quiz to find ways to accurately assess student progress. Informative research and current methodology will be discussed.


Lead Speaker: John Neral

226  10:15 AM to
11:15 AM

CASIO America, Inc. Technology Showcase: Do you speak "CASIO"?
Learn how intuitive operating CASIO's low-cost graphing calculator is. Become "bi-lingual" with the latest calculator technology to serve your entire student population by incorporating CASIO & TI in the classroom. Review popular modules as well as CASIO-specific teaching apps. Receive a "CASIO Calculator Phrase Book", fx-9750GII and fx-Manager PLUS Software. .


Lead Speaker: John Neral

227  10:15 AM to
11:15 AM

ETA/Cuisenaire Sponsor Showcase: Comprehensive Solutions for Algebra Success
Learn about new resources and solutions for ensuring every child is ready for Algebra I and for supporting each learner to successfully complete Algebra I. Resources include hands-on tools for students, new interactive White Board resources, and teacher support materials, including lesson plans and assessments.


Lead Speaker: Sara Delano Moore

228  10:30 AM to
12:00 PM
Windsor BCGeneralCurriculum Leadership

Implementing Curriculum: What It Takes
Selecting a curriculum is only a part of what districts need to consider when they examine how to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics. We will describe and discuss the many factors and components of implementation that leadership teams need to consider as they plan for successful implementation.


Lead Speaker: Karen Economopoulos
Co-Presenter: Keith Cochran

229  10:30 AM to
12:00 PM
Randle AGeneralEquity and Access

Equity—A Constant in the Mathematics Professional Development Equation
Knowing mathematics content is important. Understanding how to teach content to students is critical. Facilitating an experience where diverse students can access this content is essential. Participants will experience activities that address content, pedagogy, and equity in ways that allow teachers to create a classroom culture that supports student achievement.


Lead Speaker: Karen Mayfield-Ingram
Co-Presenter: Grace Coates

230  10:30 AM to
12:00 PM
Randle EGeneralDeveloping Coaches - Developing Teachers

Moving Students from Procedure to Thinking
One way in which to encourage students to think deeply about word problems is to remove the numbers. Participants will solve and discuss problems without numbers, examine some student and teacher solutions, and explore ways in which they can use such problems to enhance both students' and teachers' mathematical reasoning.


Lead Speaker: Patsy Wang-Iverson
Co-Presenter: Richard Askey
Co-Presenter: Marian Palumbo

231  10:30 AM to
12:00 PM
Randle DGeneralDeveloping Coaches - Developing Teachers

Using a Coach Collaborative to Develop a Common Model for Coaching
Coaches are often insulated and isolated. While creating collaborative coaching communities is one way to support and develop coaches, mere conversations about coaching will not necessarily shift or deepen practice. In our coach collaborative, we use intervisitation and co-coaching to develop a common language and specific, critical tools for improving instruction.


Lead Speaker: Antonia Cameron
Co-Presenter: Carol Mosesson-Teig
Co-Presenter: Stephanie Slabic
Co-Presenter: Sally Dyson

232  10:30 AM to
12:00 PM
Elizabeth GIntermediate
(3 - 5)
Equity and Access

Building Cultural Congruity for African American Learners of Mathematics
This session focuses on helping teachers to utilize the strengths of African American culture in mathematics classrooms. Facilitators will share suggestions for what should be components of teachers' "toolkits" for building cultural congruity for African American learners of mathematics and engage participants via video of African American children learning mathematics.


Lead Speaker: Thomasenia Lott Adams
Co-Presenter: Emily Bonner

233  10:30 AM to
12:00 PM
Randle BMiddle
(6 - 8)
Assessment Leadership

Accelerate Learning with SMART Goals for Students and Staff
The New York City Department of Education has formalized a quality review system linked to SMART Goals for all schools. The co-presenters will elaborate on the five stages and descriptors, use of data analysis, the implementation of the core curriculum with professional development and the logistics of the evaluation process.


Lead Speaker: Elaine Carman
Co-Presenter: Donna Davis

234  12:15 PM to
2:15 PM
Douglas CD

Tuesday Luncheon - Sponsored by Texas Instruments: PRIME Time for Technology: What Research Should Every Math Leader Know?
Many varied technology tools and interventions are available to improve students' mathematics achievement. This session will provide research that every mathematics leader should know when supporting educators as they integrate technology into the teaching and learning of mathematics


Lead Speaker: Jeremy Roschelle
Co-Presenter: Melendy Lovett

235  2:30 PM to
4:00 PM
Windsor BCGeneralPutting PRIME into Practice

PRIMING for Professional Learning Communities
Have professional learning communities flourished, floundered, or flopped in your region or district? Come and learn how we have used the PRIME framework to slowly and methodically move districts toward working in professional learning communities. Activities will include work in the areas of assessment, teaching, and learning.


Lead Speaker: Michele Burgess
Co-Presenter: Andrea Miller

236  2:30 PM to
4:00 PM
Randle AIntermediate
(3 - 5)
Assessment Leadership

Assessment Tools to Identify and Address the Individual Needs of Learners: From Research to Practice
Assessment tools will be presented that mathematics leaders can use with teachers to evaluate student progress based on a developmental framework and observable performance criteria. Applying the tools to sample work and videotaped student interviews, participants will identify and address individual needs to improve content knowledge and problem solving skills.


Lead Speaker: Catherine Kelso
Co-Presenter: Jennifer Leimberer

237  2:30 PM to
4:00 PM
Randle DIntermediate
(3 - 5)
Curriculum Leadership

From Techno-Cool to Techno-Tool: Time to Chart a New Course
Technology can have a big WOW factor but not impact learning. Use NMAP-aligned guidelines to analyze instructional technology efficacy, especially for use with students of diverse backgrounds. Use research-based best practices to turbo-charge lesson design with new technology that motivates, differentiates, and develops deep mathematical understandings, building competence and confidence.


Lead Speaker: Linda Catanzaro

238  2:30 PM to
4:00 PM
Elizabeth GMiddle
(6 - 8)
Teaching and Learning Leadership

Using VideoCases to Develop Teachers' Conceptual Understanding of Mathematics
How do teachers deepen their understanding of mathematics in ways that apply directly to their teaching? We will examine how videocases and lesson "warm-ups" can be used in professional development to unpack the concept of similarity, including connections to geometric transformations, proportional reasoning, slope, and the role of definition.


Lead Speaker: Nanette Seago
Co-Presenter: Mark Driscoll
Co-Presenter: Johannah Nikula

239  2:30 PM to
4:00 PM
Randle BMiddle
(6 - 8)
Teaching and Learning Leadership

Using Singapore Math Model Drawing to Help Special Education Students and Struggling Learners Become More Capable and Willing Problem Solvers
Model Drawing is a powerful tool for helping students translate words in problems to visual models. They understand problems better and apply computational skills to real world applications and contexts. Participants will learn the eight steps of Model Drawing, work sample problems, and see examples of students' progress over a two year period.


Lead Speaker: Patty Smith

240  2:30 PM to
4:00 PM
Randle ESecondary
(9 - 12)
Equity and Access

Toward "Pedagogical Equity" in the Mathematics Classroom Through Real World Context, Business-Industry Input, Leadership, and Strategic Professional Learning Processes
The presenter will share teachers' successful experiences in efforts to reach all students with meaningful mathematics. A well crafted professional learning process on the REACT (Relating, Experiencing, Applying, Cooperating, and Transferring) contextual teaching methodology, supported by strong leadership, led teacher to successfully incorporate business-industry input into their everyday practice. Come and get ideas for lessons' plans.


Lead Speaker: Agustin Navarra

241  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
Manchester GHIGeneral

Reasoning and Sense Making is Required for All Students in a Common Core
Participants will receive an update on NCTM initiatives and activities, with emphasis on teacher support from NCTM and other professional organizations' involvement in standards, assessment, and curriculum interactions.


Lead Speaker: Hank Kepner

242  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
Elizabeth HGeneralTeaching and Learning Leadership

Supporting Mathematical Proficiency for All Students
How can mathematics education leaders foster and support mathematical proficiency for all students? How can research inform instructional practices? How do we advocate for high-quality instruction and assessment? Examples responding to these questions draw on the work of the California Algebra Forum that proposes a clear vision and action plan.


Lead Speaker: Susie Hakansson
Co-Presenter: Jivan Dhaliwal
Co-Presenter: Patricia Duckhorn

243  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
Molly ABGeneral

NCSM Business Meeting and State of the Organization Report
NCSM President Diane J. Briars will present the State of the Organization Report, including progress on the 2009-2010 NCSM projects and initiatives, newly released position papers, enhancements to the NCSM website, and anticipated strategic priorities for 2010-2011. Treasurer Randy Pippen will describe the current financial status of the organization.


Lead Speaker: Diane Briars

244  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
Elizabeth ABGeneralAssessment Leadership

From Individual Assessments to Instructional Decisions: A Focus on Number and Operations in Grades K–6
The primary purpose of classroom assessments is to use the data collected to improve teaching and learning. This session focuses on the role and benefits of individual interviews and how the information can be used to inform teaching decisions.


Lead Speaker: Marilyn Burns

245  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
MohsenGeneralAssessment Leadership

Come Climb the Vertical Team Ladder with Us!
Embark on the three-year journey of our K-8 school's Vertical Teaming process. All our gleanings will be shared from analyzing the data, to creating and implementing the K-8 math assessment, and finally to implementing supporting strategies. Learn how to use this assessment vehicle to drive your own school's math instruction.


Lead Speaker: Roseanna Gonzales
Co-Presenter: Jamie Robarge
Co-Presenter: Jamie Beecham
Co-Presenter: Jennifer Fletcher

246  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
Edward CDIntermediate
(3 - 5)
Developing Coaches - Developing Teachers

Effective Conversations That Lead to Effective Instruction: Using a Portfolio Process to Structure Teaching and Learning of Mathematics
Listen as one school shares its journey from using mathematics portfolios as a monitoring system to developing a portfolio system that serves as a vehicle to focus mathematics instruction and improve student learning. Participants will watch video clips of conversations with teachers and students and walk away with resources.


Lead Speaker: Beth Schefelker
Co-Presenter: Joanie Marchillo
Co-Presenter: Melissa Hedges

247  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
Madeleine ABMiddle
(6 - 8)
Equity and Access

Problem Solving and Technology Implementation in an Inclusion Classroom
Learn how a math coach is helping a middle school math teacher create a problem solving environment in classrooms which include English language learners and special education students. We'll discuss problems and accompanying activities (some of which involve Sketchpad®, applets, and other technology) that can support students as problem solvers.


Lead Speaker: Annie Fetter

248  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
Elizabeth FCollegePutting PRIME into Practice

Putting Pre-Service Teachers on the Right Course with PRIME
The PRIME document has the power to create Stage 1 leaders both during student teaching and as they begin their careers. Come learn how two mathematics educators put the principles into the classroom and with student teachers. Plan to share activities that you use to help candidates start as leaders.


Lead Speaker: Connie Schrock

249  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM

Explore Learning Technology Showcase: Using Online Simulations to Catalyze Better Math Instruction
We will summarize the research showing that computer-based simulations are powerful instructional aids and introduce the audience to ExploreLearning Gizmos that promote inquiry and understanding in Mathematics. The audience will work hands-on with Gizmos. An extended free trial will be offered at the end of the session.


Lead Speaker: Thom O'Brien

250  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM

Pearson Sponsor Showcase: Changing the Way Students See and Learn High School Math
Reach today's digital generation with the support of engaging technology. Be among the first to see Pearson's new suite of High School Math programs – seamlessly blending print and digital curriculum. See the thinking, reasoning, and sense-making come alive; help your high school students achieve full conceptual understanding.


Lead Speaker: Cathie A. Dillender

251  4:00 PM to
5:30 PM
Elizabeth H

NCSM Past Presidents Caucus
NCSM Past Presidents


Lead Speaker: Larry Bradsby

252  4:00 PM to
5:30 PM
Molly AB

Canadian Regional Caucus
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon


Lead Speaker: Donna Karsten

253  4:00 PM to
5:30 PM
Edward CD

Central Region 1 Caucus
Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio


Lead Speaker: Steve Viktora

254  4:00 PM to
5:30 PM
Madeleine AB

Eastern Region 2 Caucus
Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia


Lead Speaker: Diana Kendrick

255  4:00 PM to
5:30 PM

Southern Region 1 Caucus
Bermuda, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Virginia, Virgin Islands, Military State AA (Armed Forces America)


Lead Speaker: Susan Birnie

256  4:00 PM to
5:30 PM

Central Region 2 Caucus
Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin


Lead Speaker: Connie Schrock

257  4:00 PM to
5:30 PM
Windsor BC

Eastern Region 1 Caucus
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, Military State AE (Armed Forces Africa, Canada, Europe, and Middle East)


Lead Speaker: Laurie Boswell

258  4:00 PM to
5:30 PM
Randle A

Southern Region 2 Caucus
Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas


Lead Speaker: Suzanne Mitchell

259  4:00 PM to
5:30 PM
Randle B

Western Region 1 Caucus
Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming


Lead Speaker: Richard Seitz

260  4:00 PM to
5:30 PM
Randle E

Western Region 2 Caucus
California, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Military State AP (Armed Forces Pacific)


Lead Speaker: Sara Munshin

261  4:00 PM to
5:30 PM
Randle D

International Attendees Caucus
Anyone from outside the United States and Canada


Lead Speaker: Sandie Gilliam

262  5:45 PM to
7:00 PM
Douglas CD

Tuesday Reception - Sponsored by Pearson
Pearson is an international company with world-wide businesses in education, business information, and consumer publishing. The company helps children and adults to learn, business people to make good decisions, and readers to enjoy a good book.