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Welcome to the 2016 MidSchoolMath National Conference!

Session scheduling is limited to registered attendees - all attendees should receive schedule access via email by Jan. 4 or within two business days of registering. Click on the "More Information" link for detailed directions on accessing SCHED and signing up for concurrent sessions.

Programming begins each morning at 8:15 am sharp, ending at 4:30 pm on Friday, followed by a social hour from 5:00 - 6:30 pm; and ends at 4:15 pm on Saturday.

Please note, schedule is subject to change.

To learn more about MidSchoolMath or register to attend the conference, please visit www.midschoolmathnationalconference.com or email conference@midschoolmath.com.

 

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General Conference [clear filter]
Thursday, February 18
 

3:00pm MST

Early Check-In - Pick up your Attendee Packet!
Planning to arrive in Santa Fe on Thursday afternoon? Stop by the Convention Center between 3:00 and 5:45 pm to pick up your attendee packet!

Enter using the Marcy Street or Grant Avenue entrances. 10 minute parking is available in the Grant Avenue Loading Zone.  

Thursday February 18, 2016 3:00pm - 5:45pm MST
Lobby Santa Fe Community Convention Center
 
Friday, February 19
 

7:00am MST

Arrival & Check-in
Check-in with the MidSchoolMath Team, pick up your conference packet, then meet and mingle with fellow attendees while enjoying complimentary coffee, tea and light refreshments!

Friday February 19, 2016 7:00am - 8:15am MST
Lobby Santa Fe Community Convention Center

8:15am MST

CONFERENCE OPENING: "Two Trains and Three Acts" & Keynote: "Curiosity - Part 1" with Gladys Graham
Moderators
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Ashley Kendall

Teacher, Carlos Gilbert Elementary 
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Kevin Simpson

Managing Director, KDSL Global
Kevin Simpson launched KDSL Global, an education consulting company in 2016 in the USA and in the UAE. The company focuses on empowering educators and education businesses globally. Mr. Simpson has served 500+ schools and thousands of educators worldwide in 20 countries. The majority... Read More →

Presenters
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Scott Laidlaw

Co-founder, MidSchoolMath
Scott Laidlaw is a math teacher-turned-game designer. With 14 years of in-classroom teaching experience at the elementary, secondary and university levels since earning his doctoral degree from the University of Northern Colorado, Scott has focused on research into how students learn... Read More →
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Megan LeBleu

Director of Curriculum, MidSchoolMath
Megan LeBleu is a National Board Certified teacher with 14 years' experience teaching math at a high-poverty middle school in Albuquerque, New Mexico. During those years she became a master at collaborating with fellow teachers, making math curriculum engaging and accessible to students... Read More →

Keynote Speakers
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Gladys Graham

VP of Strategic Partnerships, MidSchoolMath
Gladys Graham's life’s work has been in supporting the development and sustainability of positive school culture, high student academic performance and effective leadership. She excels at designing and facilitating professional development for teachers, students and school leaders... Read More →


Friday February 19, 2016 8:15am - 9:30am MST
Grand Ballroom Santa Fe Community Convention Center

9:30am MST

Break
Help yourself to coffee and tea in the Lobby or Main Hall!

Friday February 19, 2016 9:30am - 9:50am MST
Lobby & Main Hall Santa Fe Community Convention Center

11:05am MST

Break
Help yourself to coffee and tea in the Lobby and Main Hall!

Friday February 19, 2016 11:05am - 11:25am MST
Lobby & Main Hall Santa Fe Community Convention Center

12:10pm MST

Lunch on Your Own
Enjoy lunch on your own - and enjoy getting out and about in Santa Fe - at one of the many nearby cafes!

A list of suggested resturants and walking directions are provided in your conference packet. Please make sure to make your way back to the Convention Center to be at your next session and ready to start at 1:40 pm.

Friday February 19, 2016 12:10pm - 1:40pm MST
Downtown Santa Fe

2:55pm MST

Afternoon Snack Break
Enjoy light snacks, refreshments and networking in the lobby and main hall!

Friday February 19, 2016 2:55pm - 3:15pm MST
Lobby & Main Hall Santa Fe Community Convention Center

5:00pm MST

Celebration in Honor of You, the Teacher

Join us at the LaFonda on the Plaza for a Celebration, in honor of You, the Teacher!

Free Drink + Cash Bar

Chips & Salsa

Live Music 

The LaFonda on the Plaza is located just a short walk from the Convention Center, at 100 E San Francisco St. The Celebration will be held in the Lumpkins Ballroom


Sponsors
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Nusenda Credit Union

Nusenda Credit Union isn’t your typical banking experience; we look for ways to go above and beyond to serve you. We’re proud to offer you all the high quality banking tools and solutions that you’d receive from a big bank. And because we’re a not-for-profit, we pay back... Read More →



Friday February 19, 2016 5:00pm - 6:30pm MST
La Fonda on the Plaza 100 E San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, NM
 
Saturday, February 20
 

7:00am MST

Arrival
Meet and mingle with fellow attendees while enjoying complimentary coffee, tea and light refreshments!

Saturday February 20, 2016 7:00am - 8:15am MST
Lobby & Main Hall Santa Fe Community Convention Center

8:15am MST

Keynote: "Mindset and the Math Teacher" with Carol Dweck
Saturday February 20, 2016 8:15am - 9:15am MST
Grand Ballroom Santa Fe Community Convention Center

9:15am MST

Group Photo & Break
Head straight to the lobby after the keynote to join in our annual attendee group photo! Then, help yourself to coffee, tea and water in the lobby and main hall. 

Saturday February 20, 2016 9:15am - 9:45am MST
Lobby Santa Fe Community Convention Center

11:00am MST

Break
Help yourself to coffee, tea and water in the Lobby and Main Hall!

Saturday February 20, 2016 11:00am - 11:20am MST
Lobby & Main Hall Santa Fe Community Convention Center

12:05pm MST

Box Lunch, sponsored by the 2016 MSM Digital Toolset
Enjoy a box lunch, sponsored by The 2016 MSM Digital Toolset, while we share implementation success stories about Empires and the MSM Digital Toolset, from the teacher perspective.

Saturday February 20, 2016 12:05pm - 1:05pm MST
Grand Ballroom Santa Fe Community Convention Center

2:25pm MST

Afternoon Snack Break
Enjoy tea, coffee, water and light refreshments in the Lobby and Main Hall!

Saturday February 20, 2016 2:25pm - 2:45pm MST
Lobby & Main Hall Santa Fe Community Convention Center

3:40pm MST

CONFERENCE CLOSING Keynote: "Curosity - Part Two" with Gladys Graham
Saturday February 20, 2016 3:40pm - 4:15pm MST
Grand Ballroom Santa Fe Community Convention Center