The next Creating Balance Conference will be held in 2018!

CO-SPONSORS
image_miniThe UCLA Mathematics Project Center X is committed to supporting math teachers’ social justice work. We have been co-sponsors of the Creating Balance Conference since 2013 when it was hosted in Los Angeles, CA. We continue to collaborate with and co-sponsor the Creating Balance Conference to support this work and look forward to seeing you in San Francisco in January 2016.

Announcements

Post-doctoral research opportunity:
Postdoctoral Scholar: Community-Based Approach to Teacher Noticing
Apply Here: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03954

 

2018 Conference Request for Proposals

We are now accepting requests for proposals.  Proposal summaries (your contact information and answers to numbers 1-2) are due June 17, 2017. The full workshop proposals are due July 1, 2017. Return to your application and answer questions 3 through 10. With the google form you may edit it after you submit it. Or you may submit a full new proposal with answers 1-10. Note that you may still submit your full proposal by July 1st even if you did not submit a summary. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to us at info@creatingbalanceconference.org.

 

2016 Conference Resources

Check out the resource page for shared 2016 conference resources.  Thank you to our 250 conference participants, keynote speaker Rico Gutstein, panelists, school visit sites/teachers and workshop presenters.

 

 

Goals of the conference

  • Bring together educators, researchers, parents, activists, and students to collectively discuss social justice and math education
  • Foster new and innovative partnerships and collaborations
  • Create a space to share resources, lesson plans, best practices, and other classroom materials
  • Develop structures for ongoing discussion and working groups about math and social justice
  • Organize a national voice in the ongoing debate over math education reform
  • Plan actions, advocacy, future meetings, etc.