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Attention Teachers: Math Boot Camp January 17 and 18

Oswego County BOCES has teamed up with Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES and the Central New York/Oswego County Teacher Center to offer ‘Math Boot Camp’ for kindergarten through grade nine math teachers.

Math Boot Camp is a compact and intensive professional development opportunity that is focused on the math that is in the Common Core Learning Standards. ‘Boot Camp’ will take place on January 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. and January 18 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Central Square Middle School.

Math teachers will learn math and experience the math in that grade-level (and contiguous grades) with featured presenter Andrew Chen. This includes breakout sessions by grade levels and intensives with Chen.

Chen is the president of EduTron Corporation.

Before founding EduTron he was a professor and a principal research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

He frequently consults with education research institutions including the Institute for Education Science at the U.S. Dept. of Education, and Achieve, Inc.

Chen is on the Common Core State Standards Development Team in Mathematics; he is also on the Advisory Board of the National Council on Teacher Quality. Andrew provides high-quality professional development in mathematics and science to teachers at all levels through Intensive Immersion Institutes.

Registration for the ‘Boot Camp’ is required and can be made through OCM BOCES at http://tinyurl.com/mgtrbkn.

Deadline to register is January 14.