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Release: #24-04
January 18, 2024
Contact: Communications
Phone: 916-319-0818

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond and the CDE to Host “Proven Professional Development in Mathematics” Convening on January 26, 2024

SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond is calling all math educators and leaders, curriculum experts, researchers, industry professionals, and ed-tech innovators to a Mathematics Convening. The California Department of Education (CDE) will host “Proven Professional Development in Mathematics” on Friday, January 26, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the CDE Board Room at 1430 N Street in Sacramento.

This is a pivotal opportunity to improve California students’ math proficiency and align education with the evolving demands of the jobs of tomorrow.

Interested participants are invited to contribute by submitting innovative and effective professional development modules, training programs, and curricula. The submissions should emphasize proven strategies for increasing student proficiency and engagement in mathematics.

“All of California’s students should have access to effective, high-quality math instruction that will prepare them for the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow,” Thurmond said. “We need to engage students in developing a love for math while supporting those on an accelerated path. Convenings like this are vital to help our educators to meet these goals.”

All are welcome to attend, engage, and learn. Register for Proven Professional Development in Mathematics External link opens in new window or tab. to submit proposals and to participate in the event. Attending in-person is strongly encouraged. The event will also be livestreamed on the CDE Facebook page External link opens in new window or tab.. More information about California’s newly adopted Math Framework is available on the CDE Mathematics Framework web page.

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Tony Thurmond — State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Communications Division, Room 5602, 916-319-0818, Fax 916-319-0100

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