The 2018 conference was held on March 17, 2018 at Eastern Michigan University. The conference theme was The Teacher Development Continuum: Preservice through Early Career. The AMTE Standards for Preparing Teachers of Mathematics start from the assumption that the development of teachers' content and teaching knowledge, skills, and dispositions occurs over a career-long trajectory, known as the Teacher Development Continuum. This conference examined and discussed this continuum, with a focus on the time frame from Preservice through Early Career.
Multiple participants attended the conference.
The plenary speakers were:
- Tim Boerst (Professor of Clinical Practice, University of Michigan) who gave a talk titled AMTE's Standards for Preparing Teachers of Mathematics: Questions, Challenges, and Opportunities.
Kristen Bieda (Associate Professor, Michigan State University) who gave a talk titled Supporting Early Career Elementary Teachers' Enactment of Ambitious Mathematics Instruction.
Mark Hoover (Associate Research Scientist, University of Michigan) and Amy Parks (Associate Professor, Michigan State University) who gave a talk titled Preparation Standards for Elementary Mathematics Teaching in Michigan.
For more information, see the conference website.