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2022 MAA Professional Development Leadership Symposium

2022 Professional Development Leadership Symposium; Register Now for this FREE event

The Professional Development Leadership Symposium aims to nurture the community of practice composed of individuals who create, organize and facilitate teaching-focused professional development in the mathematical sciences. The Fall 2022 meetings will focus on the pivot to online professional development, including the particular challenges and benefits of this form of delivery. Each meeting will include time for breakout discussions.


Registration for the symposium is FREE. After registering, attendees will be able to attend any and all of the three sessions. Teams are particularly encouraged to register.

Registration has closed for this event. Please contact [email protected] if you are still interested in attending a session.



Why Be a Leader of Professional Development?

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

4:00-6:00pm ET

led by Sandra Laursen, University of Colorado - Boulder

In this session, we discuss the importance of teaching-focused professional development (TPD), the shift to online TPD in particular, and what research, resources, and networks would strengthen the community of TPD providers.


OPEN Math Workshop Leaders' Symposium

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

4:00-6:00pm ET

led by Stan Yoshinobu, University of Toronto

In this session, we will hear from teams who led OPEN Math workshops in 2022 to hear lessons learned from delivering TPD in an online setting, emphasizing the benefits and challenges of online vs face-to-face delivery. Group discussions will focus on strategies for mitigating the challenges in the future.


Develop a Workshop for Online Delivery

Thursday, October 6, 2022

4:00-6:00PM ET

led by Doug Ensley, Independent MAA Consultant

In this session, we will discuss all of the aspects of the OPEN Math 2023 Request For Proposals, including designing a workshop, recruiting a leadership team, and crafting a proposal.