New Jersey Mathematics Coalition Calendar

(updated 7-28-98)

Call (732) 445-2894 for more information

July 13-August 7.
Young Scholars Program In Discrete Mathematics at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

High School Teachers: if you know of a sophomore or junior who could become interested in a career in mathematics you should contact Lisa Estler at 732/445-4065. The students will participate in an intensive one-month academic program where they will meet mathematicians and computer scientists, learn about discrete mathematics, work on a research project, be engaged in computer activities, participate in workshops on careers in the mathematical sciences, and go on field trips. This program is sponsored by the Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS) and the Rutgers Center for Math, Science, and Computer Education. Major funding is provided by the AT&T Foundation. For more information contact, or call Lisa at 732/445-4065 or check out the WEB site (

August 10-12.
Connected Math Workshop, Busch Campus, Rutgers University.

The curriculum material in this program, sponsored by SSI, is primarily designed for middle school students. For further information call Bonnie Lehet at 732/445-2539.

August 10-14.
Institutes for New Mathematics Teachers, New Science Teachers, and New Elementary Teachers. Busch Campus, Rutgers University.

Three parallel programs for those who will be teaching mathematics, science, or elementary school for the first time in the fall of 1998 or those who have at most two years of prior teaching experience. To help prepare and orient new teachers toward emphasizing problem-solving, discovery learning, conceptual understanding, hands-on demonstrations, math & science integration, and experimental inquiry throughout the curriculum. This is a residential program at Rutgers University, New Brunswick New Jersey. The fee is $900 per participant. For more information, contact Christine Allen at 732/445-4065, or e-mail, or check out the WEB site (

August 12-13.
A Crash Course in Discrete Mathematics for High School Teachers, Busch Campus, Rutgers University.

For Information call Bonnie Katz at 732/445-4065.

August 17-21.
Helping ALL Students Succeed in Mathematics (7-12): 1998 Institute for Experienced Teachers, Busch Campus, Rutgers University.

Designed for those with classroom experience, this week-long institute for mathematics teachers of grades 7-12 will focus on strategies to motivate students and help them to succeed in math. The fee is $500 per participant. For more information, contact Christine Allen at 732/445-4065, or e-mail or check out the WEB site (

October 22-23 1998.
AMTNJ Annual Conference.
New Location, Ocean Place Hilton - LongBranch.
Supervisors Conference - October 21.
For further information call Nancy Schultz at 973/790-6184.

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