The Wisconsin Math Leadership Council (WiMLC) is a group of administrators, coaches, and teachers who serve as leader in their respective districts

Join WiMLC for the Fall 2019 Meeting on Detracking

The Fall 2019 meeting will feature three guest speakers who have a great deal of experience and expertise on efforts towards detracking mathematics in schools and districts.  DPI Consultant Mary Mooney will also share updates regarding the standards review process.

 Date: Friday, December 6, 2019

Location: Mathematics Institute of Wisconsin, Waukesha, W

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Registration Cost: $25 (includes breakfast items, snacks, and lunch)

Select the link above to register. 


 Guest Speakers

Brian Lawler, Associate Professor, Kennesaw State University - During his 25+ year career as a mathematics educator, Dr. Lawler has supported teachers, schools, and districts to de-track mathematics instruction and transform teaching practices. He is a contributing author to the internationally acclaimed high school mathematics curriculum Interactive Mathematics Program (IMP).

Nicole Louie, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison - Nicole Louie studies how people define intelligence and who is allowed to be seen as "smart." She is especially interested in teachers’ efforts to challenge narrow, exclusionary discourses of intelligence, and to support students to relate to one another as intellectual equals. Her research is fueled by her experiences as a teacher and learner in the San Francisco Bay Area, El Paso, and Chicago. She is a co-editor of Mathematics for Equity: A Framework for Successful Practice

Bryan Meyer, Escondido School District - Bryan Meyer is a former high school math teacher currently serving as a Teacher on Special Assignment in the Escondido School District in Escondido, CA whose detracking efforts have been highlighted in an NCTM Catalizing Change Case Study. Bryan is the author of Mathematics and/of Ourselves. 


Join the WiMLC Google Group

If you have not already done so, below are the directions to join our group.  Please remember to use the Google Group to communicate with our community.  You can post to the group either through the web interface or by sending an email to wimlc@googlegroups.com

  1. Log in to your Google Account. 
  2. Go to: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/wimlc
  3. Click on the ‘Apply for membership' link. The Join group dialog box appears. 
  4. Fill in the options on the Join Group dialog box. Please include your mathematics leadership role in this form.
  5. Click the Apply to Join this group button. As soon as one of the group administrators approves your membership, you will be added to the group.

Note:  Many Google Apps for Education (GAFE) accounts do not allow Google Groups, so you may need to use a different account from your school account if you are a GAFE school/district.  You can use any email to create one if you don’t already have one.

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