CPM Educational Program is a California nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to improving grades 6-12 mathematics instruction.
CPM’s mission is to empower mathematics students and teachers through exemplary curriculum, professional development, and leadership. We recognize and foster teacher expertise and leadership in mathematics education. We engage all students in learning mathematics through problem solving, reasoning, and communication.
CPM envisions a world where mathematics is viewed as intriguing and useful, and is appreciated by all; where powerful mathematical thinking is an essential, universal, and desirable trait; and where people are empowered by mathematical problem-solving and reasoning to solve the world’s problems.
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Academy of Best Practices
Our second annual “Academy of Best Practices: New Math Teacher Institute” will be held August 1 - 5, 2016 at beautiful Seattle Pacific University! This 5-day retreat is designed to help new math teachers develop into future leaders, to aid their professional growth both in the classroom and in the field of education, to increase their resources, and to form a countrywide network of teacher support.
Space is limited. Don't wait. Apply today for this unique opportunity! Completed applications due by May 1, 2016. For more information, visit our Academy of Best Practices page.
Research Grants for Mathematics Education
CPM Educational Program announces a new funding opportunity for educational research that will contribute to the understanding of how to improve mathematics teaching and learning broadly. CPM Educational Program is a California nonprofit corporation dedicated to improving mathematics curriculum and instruction in grades 6-12 in the United States. This request for funding proposals invites mathematics education doctoral students and faculty to propose projects that advance the field of mathematics education through research that includes CPM classrooms, professional development, or curriculum materials. This grant program supports 1-year CPM Dissertation Fellowship Awards and 1-year Exploratory Grants. Proposals are due May 6, 2016 and details and submission guidelines can be found by clicking here. Questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2016 National Conference was a success!
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CPM Educational Program presents a National Conference of, by, and for Mathematics Educators who Empower their Students! February 25, 26, and 27, 2016.
Creating Collaborative Classrooms Traveling Workshop Series
Join CPM for a day of free professional learning! Our new traveling workshop series, "Creating Collaborative Classrooms" is coming to a city near you. Visit the workshops page to see the dates, locations, details, and registration information.
CPM has created weekly tips for teachers, parents and students, written to help everyone be successful in math. Teachers can follow the teacher tips and post parent and student Tips of the Week to their personal webpages or include them in newsletters or updates sent out regularly. Each tip highlights events and ideas that are relevant during the given week they are distributed. For instance, at the start of the school year, the tips discuss effective team work, while mid year, the tips might discuss how best to prepare for a midterm exam. You can find these tips here:
SPANISH TRANSLATIONS OF OUR CORE CONNECTIONS COURSES ARE AVAILABLE!The Parent Guide with Extra Practice translated to Spanish are now available for free download. Click TEXTBOOK RESOURCES, select your child's textbook and click on "Guía para padres" from the menu. Teachers will have access to assessment materials in Spanish through their eBooks.