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August 2006 
KCM Updates
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Oakland Elementary receives Math Grant

Update to Mathematics Support Assistant - MOA
The Kentucky Department of Education, Office of Teaching and Learning, Division of Curriculum Development, in Frankfort (Franklin County) has an opening for a Mathematics Support Assistant.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Support Assistant will provide administrative support to the Committee for Mathematics Achievement.
  • Conduct research related to mathematics intervention programs and diagnostic intervention strategies.
  • Provide written reports on Committee activities and use of grant funds.
  • Conduct a statewide needs assessment of resources needed in schools to help students achieve proficiency in mathematics.
  • Administer oversight of Mathematics Achievement Fund grants to include application, review, implementation, and evaluation of the Mathematics Achievement grants and will collaborate with the KY Center for Mathematics and the Committee for Mathematics Achievement on administration of Professional Growth Funds to train mathematics coaches and mentors.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be a graduate of a bachelor's degree in education or mathematics. Must have at least one year of mathematics teaching experience.
  • This position will be filled through a Master Agreement (MA). The applicant selected for this position must be an employee of a Kentucky local school district or institution of higher education. Employment contract will be for one year, renewable up to a maximum of three years.
  • Resumes and letters of interest for this position should be directed to: Vanessa Corrente, Division of Human Resources, 500 Mero Street, 16th Floor, Capital Plaza Tower, Frankfort, KY 40601; fax: 502-564-6771. E-mail: Vanessa.Corrente@education.ky.gov
  • To obtain a state application, go to: LINK (http://personnel.ky.gov/employment/onlineap.htm)
    This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been selected.
    An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D

Posted August 17, 2006
Updated August 08, 2006

CMA Reviews Mathematics Intervention Programs
The Committee for Mathematics Achievement is reviewing intermediate and middle school mathematics intervention programs and will complete their review at their September 8, 2006 meeting in Frankfort, KY. If your company has a program that you would like the Committee to consider, please contact the Committee chair, Dr. Bill Bush (bill.bush@louisville.edu), before Friday, September 1, 2006.

Posted August 15, 2006

Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics (KCTM) Conference
Go to http://kctm.org to register by September 8th to attend the Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics (KCTM) Annual Conference, 9/30/06, in Georgetown and the awards banquet (optional) on Friday night, 9/29/06.

Speaker proposals are still being accepted. MITs are required to attend and Coaches are expected to attend the Saturday conference. Registration cost of $75 (only $15 for presenters) must be paid by districts.

Posted August 09, 2006

Kentucky Core Content
Kentucky Core Content 4.1, final version, is now available on the KDE website: link (http://education.ky.gov)

Posted August 07, 2006

Math Recovery Training
  • When: July 31 - August 4, 2006
  • Location: Eastern Kentucky University, room to be announced
  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Housing: Hampton Inn Richmond, 859-626-1002, $66.60 per night, queen, non-smoking. Confirmation #82084709. Mention Eastern Kentucky University Math Recovery training.
  • Training Cost: To be paid by the Kentucky Center for Mathematics—5 days in summer and 5 days during the school year.
  • Materials Cost: $1000 per teacher plus $100 shipping
  • Centra Cost: $1000 per year per teacher for materials, training and support
  • Materials, stipend, mileage, housing, and meal allowance to be paid by the district.
  • Schools must provide a digital video camera, playback system, 2 wireless microphones, and tapes for daily use by each intervention specialist.
  • Schools must also provide substitute teachers as necessary for 5 intervention specialist training days during the school year.
  • AGENDA: Download the schedule for Math Recovery training for Mathematics Intervention Teachers. .doc (24 KB)   or  .pdf (6 KB)