❈ About us
The purpose for the formation of this organization is to assist in promoting teaching effectiveness of mathematics by: holding meetings for the presentation and discussion of papers; conducting public discussion groups, forums, panels, lectures, or other similar programs; by conducting or promoting investigations for the purpose of improving the teaching of mathematics; by the publication of papers, journals, books, and reports; holding conferences and bringing the interests of mathematics to the attention and consideration of the larger educational community in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
❈ Board Members
President: Velma Sanchez, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD
Vice President/NCTM Representative: Kim Keebaugh, Mcallen ISD
Secretary: Veronica Galvan, Harlingen CISD
Treasurer/Past President: Dr. Frank Rivera, La Joya ISD
Editor: Adriana Dominguez, Edinburg CISD
University Director: Dr. Olga Ramirez, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Public Relations/College Director: Mario Morin, South Texas College
Elementary Director: Annahiz Cortez, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD
High School Director: Maria M. Reyna, La Joya ISD
Middle School Director: Rashad Rana, Donna ISD
Early Childhood Director: Marcia Ziegler, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD
2018 Keynote Speaker: Cassondra Corbin-Thaddies
Cassondra Corbin-Thaddies is a passionate leader committed to creating a shift in mind-set and educational practices to positively impact student learning. She has been an educator for over 22 years in various sectors including government and non-profits. Prior to joining McGraw Hill, Cassondra worked as a Regional Director managing educational programs serving underserved students in K-12 schools. In addition, she worked as the Director of Professional Learning at Redbird Advanced Learning where she collaborated with Stanford University's Graduate School of Education as a contributor to the design and course development of the Redbird Professional Learning Platform that provides innovative online professional development to thousands of teachers and leaders across the country. As the National Consultant, Blended Learning, for McGraw-Hill Education, Cassondra travels nationally and internationally supporting district and school leaders to implement 21st century teaching strategies that transform learning experiences for students.