Greater Cleveland Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Deep Learning Series 2022-2023

Book Study: Math Games with Bad Drawings by Ben Orlin

Please join us to read this book, play its games and discuss both; with a focus on using them in the classroom.

  • Eight 90-minute meetings on 11/17, 12/1, 12/15, 1/12, 1/26, 2/9, 2/23, & 3/2. (Six of these on Zoom.)

  • Contact hours/PDUs available for each meeting, no cost.

If you have questions, email or or call/text us (440) 249-4289.

Registration Link:

For more fun, join our friends at Crooked River Math Teachers' Circle:

Join the math. Join the fun.

CRMTC meetings count as gifted PD. You will focus on fun and help spread the joy of math.

Future dates are Jan 19, Mar 16, May 18 — mark your calendar. More info.

The GCCTM Outstanding Educator Awards Banquet
was held 5/5/22, Keynote Speaker: Mike Lipnos

Congratulations to the Following Awardees!


Christina Hamman
Medina City Schools

Steve Miller
Summit County ESC

Elementary School

Annemarie Newhouse
South Euclid-Lyndhurst City Schools

Jolene Reese
Crestwood Local Schools

Middle School

Rachel Boyle
Green Local Schools

Adrea Fusco
Chardon Local Schools

Sarah Swearman
Kenston Local Schools

High School

Laura Kraker
Cleveland Metropolitan Schools

Eric Oberster
Orange City Schools

Jennifer Smillie
Oberlin City Schools

The Lynn Aring Lifetime Contribution Award

Frederick L. Dillon
Strongsville City Schools, retired; NCTM Conference Chair, Presenter, and Author


some advantages of a GCCTM membership


  • we provide a wide variety of great local resources at a low cost of membership


  • student engagement​is as important to us as it is to you, so we help you find the resources you need to build that engagement, no matter how mathe​matics​ touches your classroom


  • we can help you build a strong professional network, ​with our membership that spans pre­ to post­service education professionals from k12 and higher education; across all areas that touch mathematics education


  • we help you n​avigate changing rules and standards ​by keeping you informed about the newest developments in math education at the local, state, and national level — so that you can focus on essentials


supporting local educators for quality teaching and learning of mathematics

To all educators who touch math education in the Greater Cleveland area, GCCTM offers the professional resources and support to help you provide quality teaching and learning in mathematics for the benefit of all students, from pre-K to university, and for the benefit of all educators, from pre-service, in-service and post-service teachers, and all teachers who touch mathematics education in their classroom whether their primary subject is math or not.