The Inaugural Kentucky Mathematics Educator Development Conference

About KMED
The Kentucky Mathematics Educator Development (KMED) group is a newly established group of stakeholders in mathematics teacher preparation in Kentucky. The group’s purpose includes disseminating research and effective mathematics teacher education practices, establishing collaborative working groups of mathematics teacher education professionals, informing mathematics education policy, and advocating for high quality mathematics education for all. The inaugural KMED conference will serve as the commencement of the group and its activities, which are currently supported by the Kentucky Center of Mathematics.

Featured Speaker


Dr. Maggie B. McGatha is an associate professor of mathematics education in the Department of Middle and Secondary Education in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville. She is a former middle school mathematics teacher. At the university level, she has taught elementary and middle school mathematics methods courses and currently teaches courses on coaching and mentoring. Dr. McGatha works with coaches, teacher leaders, and administrators as a Training Associate for Cognitive Coaching℠ and an Agency Trainer for Adaptive Schools. She is a co-author of Mathematics Coaching: Resources and Tools for Coaches and Leaders, K-12 (Pearson, 2014) and Mathematics Activities to Build Financial Literacy, Grades 6-8 (NCTM, in press). She received her doctorate from Vanderbilt University (Tennessee), her master’s degree from Austin Peay State University (Tennessee) and her bachelor’s degree from Morehead State University (Kentucky).


Conference Schedule
8:30am Continental breakfast & check-in.
9:00am - 4:00pm Conference sessions.
Lunch will be provided.
No onsite registration.

Deadline: April 22, 2015
Fee: $50
Student Fee: Free
No onsite registration.

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The due date for proposal and poster submissions is March 25, 2015, 5:00pm.

KMED Proposal Submissions

Faculty, administrators, and other stakeholders are invited to share teaching and/or research experiences related to preparing, developing, and supporting preservice and inservice mathematics teachers.

KMED Poster Submissions

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to present posters that highlight their experiences related to the preparation, development and support they have received as teachers of mathematics.