Welcome to ATOMIC!

2015 Annual Meeting and Conference

Questions? Please contact: atomicmathconfreg@gmail.com

Look for Resources links on the Program Page for downloadable Presenter Materials.

 We had a great conference!


We are the Connecticut affiliate of the  

and we are here to support students and teachers in our state!

Mission Statement

The ATOMIC Mission is to ensure that every Connecticut student receives world-class education in mathematics by providing vision, leadership and support to the K-16 mathematics community and by providing every teacher of mathematics the opportunity to grow professionally. 

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The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) – is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 mathematics and science (including computer science) teaching.  Awardees serve as models for their colleagues, inspiration to their communities, and leaders in the improvement of mathematics and science education.

Anyone--principals, teachers, parents, students, or members of the general public--may nominate exceptional mathematics or science teachers who are teaching grades K - 6 for the 2015-2016 school year. Secondary school teachers (grades 7-12) will be eligible to apply during a future cycle. Teachers may also apply directly at www.paemst.org.

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (#PAEMST) is launching its 2016 Nomination Drive and needs your help! Do you know an outstanding math or science teacher? Submit your nominations this week to be included in the drive. Together, we can work to make 2016 a great year for outstanding teachers!

#PAEMST launches 2016 Nomination Drive! Submit your nominations this week and make 2016 a great year for outstanding teachers!

Nominations are being accepted now through April 01, 2016. Completed applications are due May 01, 2016. Contact Charlene Tate Nicholswith any questions.

News from NCTM


Pre-K-Grade 5 | Grades 6-8 | Grades 9-12 | School Administrators

Five Reasons to Register Today

Still looking for a reason to register for the NCTM Interactive Institute Effective Teaching with Principles to Actions: Implementing College- and Career-Readiness Standards? Don't worry - we've got five:

  1. Focused. NCTM Institutes are an opportunity for deep learning on a specific topic. Join us in Dallas to get hands-on with the research-based strategies detailed in Principles to Actions.
  2. Collaborative. With three grade-band specific Institutes - each featuring individual focus strands - and a fourth Institute with content developed specifically for administrators and school leaders, you'll have the opportunity to share your most successful teaching strategies with peers and learn what works for them. 
  3. Respected. Keynote speakers include several Principles to Actions co-authors, and all facilitators and presenters are recognized in the field of math education for their leadership and innovative thinking.
  4. Practical. You'll gain classroom-ready strategies with the potential to transform teaching practices to meet rigorous standards.
  5. Effective. Return to your classroom, school, or district with insights, tools, and practical strategies that can immediately be put to use.

Registration includes a copy of NCTM's landmark publication Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All. Register now to deepen your knowledge of how to implement high-quality standards for mathematical education in your classroom and school.

Register as an Individual

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Principles to Actions has a new Toolkit that can be used by members for sharing with others.  This toolkit consists of a series of grade-band-specific modules that are focused on a subset of the effective teaching practices identified in Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All as well as professional learning resources that support implementation of the five guiding principles, highlighted in the publication. http://www.nctm.org/PtAToolkit/





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