Attendee Info

65th Annual FCTM Conference

Oct. 11-13, 2018

Online Registration for the 2018 FCTM Conference is now closed. Moving forward, attendees will need to plan to register and pay for this year’s conference in person at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort at the FCTM registration table. If you have any questions regarding registration, please let us know!



If you need to register multiple people, please use the following form. Once it’s completed, e-mail it to us here.

Opening Session Speaker - Jonathan Wray

Jonathan Wray’s passion for mathematics education has led to his involvement and leadership in a number of organizations and projects. His interests include the leadership roles of mathematics coaches/specialists, access and equity in mathematics classrooms, the use of engaging and effective instructional models to deepen student understanding, and the strategic use of technology in mathematics to improve teaching and learning.

Featured Speaker - Jessica Solano

In 2016, Jessica was selected as the Polk County Teacher of the Year as well as the 2017 Florida Teacher of the Year. She has traveled throughout the state delivering motivational speeches and workshops focused on empowering teachers to create impactful learning experiences for their students. Jessica piloted the Extending Excellence Peer Program in 2016 and a teacher leadership program called Leading from the Classroom in 2017. Both programs promote teacher leadership by making instructional practices public and place an emphasis on teacher-to-teacher collaboration and mentorship.

Featured Speaker - Laurie Boswell

Laurie Boswell, Ed.D., is the former Head of School at Riverside School in Lyndonville, VT. Dr. Boswell received her Ed.D. from the Univ. of Vermont in 2010. She is a recipient of the PAEMST award and is a Tandy Technology Scholar. Laurie has taught math to students at all levels, elementary through college. She has served on the NCTM Board of Directors and as a Regional Director for NCSM. Laurie has co-authored numerous math programs and has become a popular national speaker.

Featured Speaker - Jenise Sexton

Jenise began her education career in Prince George’s County, Maryland in 2004 as an elementary school teacher. For her entire career, she has worked in Title I schools striving to maintain her social emotional approach to teaching and learning within every setting. For the past 5 years of her career, she has worked as a middle school mathematics teacher, math instructional coach and is now a district middle school math specialist.

Featured Speaker - Dr. Lynnell Matthews

Lynnell is currently the Director of STEM Professional Learning Content for Discovery Education.  She is a seasoned educator with 20 years of experience in mathematics education. She carries with her a diverse range of teaching experiences as a mathematics professor at community, state, private, and Ivy League universities. Dr. Matthews earned her doctorate in 2001, placing her in the first 100 African American women to have earned a Ph.D. in mathematics.

Featured Speaker - Patrick Vennebush

Patrick Vennebush is the Director of Mathematics at Discovery Education. To show kids (and teachers) how much fun math can be, he wrote Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks and More Jokes 4 Mathy Folks. And to make sure that all kids have fun while learning math effectively, he led the development of not one, but two, groundbreaking, award-winning digital curricula. He is extremely passionate about problem solving and effective instruction.

Closing Session Speaker - Graham Fletcher

Graham Fletcher has served in education as a classroom teacher, math instructional lead, and currently as a math specialist. Graham’s work with the math progressions and problem-based lessons has led him to present throughout North America and beyond. He is continually advocating for best practice in elementary mathematics by seeking new and innovative ways to support students and teachers in their development of conceptual understanding.