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Announcing ATMNE Conference 2023: Portland, Maine

Thank you to everyone who attended the

ATOMIC Annual Meeting and Conference 2023!

Conference Flyer                 Conference Program

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and resources from presenters.
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Questions?  E-mail atomicmath@gmail.com

Equity in Mathematics Education:

A Joint Position Statement for Connecticut

The full statement includes important details, which can be accessed via the button below:

Joint Position Statement for Connecticut

Math Teachers' Circles

  Math Teachers' Circle for Social Justice is a professional development group that was established to support math teaching for social justice in Connecticut.  MTC4SJ is part of the national Math Teachers' Circle network.  The goal is to provide a platform for math teachers to engage in problem solving that displays the power of mathematics in promoting critical conversations.


If you or your colleagues are interested, please visit the MTC4SJ website and fill out

the registration and interest form

Grants are available for teachers

  We are accepting applications for $500 teaching grants and $250 professional development grants.  The deadline is December 31 for the current school year.  Any applications submitted after December 31 will be considered during the following school year.

YOU could be a recipient to help your class and contribute to the math community! 

Follow the GRANTS link above to find out about these exciting opportunities.  





Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or 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 educators who are teaching during at least 50% of their contractual time in math, science, technology, computer science, or engineeringTeachers may also apply directly at paemst.org This site has more information about when nominations are open, and which grade levels are included for the current school year.  For 2023-2024, the nomination/application period has launched and includes teachers working in elementary grades K-6.  Nominations close on January 8, 2024.  Applications must be completed by February 6, 2024.  [Secondary grade 7-12 teachers will be eligible to apply during the 2024-2025 cycle.]

For additional information, please contact Sue Palma and Stacie Broden, the State PAEMST State Co-Coordinators, at atomicmathpaemst@gmail.com.   


2017 – 7-12 Awardee – Peter Shanazu – Fairfield Warde High School – Fairfield

2018 – K – 6 Awardee – Kimberly Moran – Rogers Park Middle School – Danbury

2019 – 7 -12 Awardee – Stephanie Quarato – Jared Elliot Middle School – Clinton

The 2020 K-6 Awardee has not yet been announced, but the state finalists are:

Mallory Gorry – Peck Place School, Orange

Katherine Mauro – Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown

The 2021 grades 7-12 Awardee has not yet been announced, but the state finalists are:

Barbara Budaj – Capital Prep Magnet School, Hartford

Christopher Kerr – Newington High School, Newington

Merryl Polak – Scotts Ridge Middle School, Ridgefield



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Connecticut State Department of Education

Mathematics Homepage

Use this link to access updated resources, forms, and contact information from the State Department of Education.

We are the Connecticut affiliate of the


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

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We are an affiliate of NCSM, the premiere mathematics education leadership organization.


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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