The new NSF-funded initiative, Preparing Mathematicians to Educate Teachers (PMET), will be awarding minigrants each year to faculty for efforts to improve the curriculum and individual courses for future K-12 teachers of mathematics. Awards will be in the range of $2000 to $5000. Applications are due by October 15th. For further details, go to the PMET website www.maa.org/pmet and click on Minigrants in the left column.
Please consult the MAA web site http://www.maa.org/awards/haimo.html for information on the Haimo awards, including the nomination form to be used, and the eligibility and guidelines for nomination.
The Haimo Awards committee requested this
deadline (which has been approved by the Board of Governors at their
meeting prior to Mathfest in
Help out your section by taking the time to nominate a candidate deserving of the MAA section teaching award!
If you have questions, please contact Doris Schattschneider, Chair, Haimo Awards Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org.
In January 2003 the MAA established the Henry
Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Beginning College or University
Mathematics Faculty Member to honor beginning college or university
whose teaching has been extra ordinarily successful and whose
teaching undergraduate mathematics is shown to have influence beyond
classrooms. An awardee must have taught full time in a mathematical
We hope you plan to join us for the 2004 Joint
Mathematics Meetings in
The MAA Liaisons Breakfast will be held on Saturday morning. Look for more information in a later bulletin.
NSF has recently announced a new Assessment of Student Achievement track for the CCLI program. See http://www.nsf.gov/pubsys/ods/getpub.cfm?nsf03584.
NSF has expanded the scope of the Director’s Award for Distinguished Teaching Scholarship. See http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2003/nsf03591/nsf03591.htm.
Applications for travel grants to attend the Tenth International Congress on Mathematical Education are now being solicited. See http://www.maa.org/icme/.