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Nebraska Association of Teachers of Mathematics
An affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)


Mission Statement


The mission of the Nebraska Association of Teachers of Mathematics is to enhance the teaching and learning of mathematics by fostering professionalism, cultivating leadership and facilitating communication among educators.

2015 Annual Conference


2015 Annual Conference
Monday, September 14, 2015

 Holiday Inn, Kearney, NE
Keynote Speaker:
Alex Kajitani


Alex Kajitani is the 2009 California Teacher of the Year, and a Top-4 Finalist for 
National Teacher of the Year.  He is known around the country as “The Rappin’ 
Mathematician,” and his CDs and workbooks are being used in classrooms and 
homes around the world to engage students in math.  A highly sought-after speaker, 
he is also the author of the acclaimed book, Owning It: Proven Strategies for Success 
in ALL of Your Roles as a Teacher Today, recently named “Recommended Reading” 
by the United States Department of Education.  He has been honored at the White 
House, has a popular TED Talk, and has been featured in many media outlets, 
including the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric.
Visit for all he does (and raps!).


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NATM Philosophy


Encourage and promote professionalism among math teachers wherein math teachers realize that they are an important part of education and should be proud to be teachers.

Encourage math education in the areas of content and instruction by working in conjunction with NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics).

Develop a cohesive link between various levels of math education (elementary, middle school, junior hight, high school, and college) through communication, resources, networking, curriculum development, and outreach programs.

What can NATM do for you?

  • Annual state conference
  • An executive board of math people elected by you who represent elementary, secondary, and college-level mathematics
  • Supports Expanding Your Horizons conferences and JUMP program
  • Pre-Professionals Conference
  • Newsletter 3 times per year with activities and resources
  • Website to renew memberships or register for conferences
  • Recognition awards:  Donald W. Miller Distinguished Service Award, Milton M. Beckmann Lifetime Achievement Award, Rookie of the Year Award

Upcoming Events

Monday, September 14, 2015
Holiday Inn - Kearney

Kearney, NE