Special Recognitions

In addition to the Innovator Award, Rankin Award, Outstanding Teacher Recognition, and Outstanding Student Recognition, NCCTM recognizes accomplishments related to mathematics education achieved by mathematics educators in North Carolina.


  The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching is a national award administered for the White House by the National Science Foundation. Each year the program recognizes outstanding mathematics and science teachers from across the United States and four U.S. jurisdictions for their contributions in the classroom and to their profession. In addition to honoring individual achievement, the goal of the Awards is to expand and exemplify the definition of excellent science and mathematics teaching.

2019 North Carolina Mathematics Presidential Awards Finalists

Tyler Erb, Community House MS, Charlotte-Mechlenburg

Cheryl Gann, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics

Adria Hardy, Brevard Senior High School, Transylvania County

2018 North Carolina Mathematics Presidential Awards

Awardee: Elizabeth Gillikin

Finalists:

  • Rebecca Criste
  • Sarah Patterson

2017 North Carolina Mathematics Presidential Awards

Awardee: Wendy Bartlett

Finalists:

  • Suzanne Gibbons
  • Christina Pennington

2015 North Carolina Mathematics Presidential Awards

Awardee: Lauren Baucom

Finalists:

  • Maureen Fitzsimmons
  • Sara Vaughn

2014 North Carolina Mathematics Presidential Awards

Awardee: Kayona Pitchford

Finalists:

  • Heather Landreth
  • Meredith Stanley

2013 North Carolina Mathematics Presidential Awards

Awardee: Julie Riggins

Finalists:

  • Brian Frees
  • Katie Salter

2012 North Carolina Mathematics Presidential Awards

Awardee: Tonya Kepley

Finalists:

  • Kay Pitchford
  • Meredith Stanley

More information: DPI Wikispace

A Message From Our President

Kathy Jaqua
Western Carolina University

You have the power to change the future of Mathematics Teaching in North Carolina.

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NCCTM Statement on Equitable Access to Quality Mathematics Instruction

Students need to experience mathematics in ways that allow them to be successful and that give them the power to change the world. This experience needs to be delivered with both excellence and equality while resonating with the lives of Black, Latinx, Indigenous, Asian, and all marginalized peoples. Racism cannot be tolerated, and we as teachers must be vigilant that we do not tolerate nor contribute to racism, bias, hate, or violence in our classrooms.

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