Scholarships

Are you interested in attending a mathematics conference or professional meeting? NNMC provides several scholarships yearly. Look below for specifics and application dates.

NOTE: Scholarship recipients are responsible for paying all expenses for the conference. Recipients will be reimbursed after the conference by submitting receipts and a review of the conference and/or a conference activity for the NNMC newsletter.

Deadline is October 1 or February 1 of each year.

Questions?? Contact Jenny Salls at Clayton Middle School.

Download a copy of the cover form that needs to accompany each application here. Return all completed applications to:

Jenny Salls
Clayton Pre-AP Academy
1295 Wyoming Ave.
Reno, NV 89503
Fax: 775/746-5864
  

Dave Logothetti Memorial Asilomar Scholarship

Dave Logothetti from Santa Clara University was that all too rare combination--a great mathematician and a great mathematics educator; he was very instrumental in developing the California Mathematics Council, especially CMC-North, into the strong viable voice for teachers that it is today. In his memory, CMC-North gives free registration to the annual Asilomar Conference, including room and board and a one-year CMC membership to a new or student teacher from each of its affiliates. Each affiliate is responsible for choosing the recipient of the award and sets up its own requirements. NNMC is the administering affiliate of this scholarship.

Criteria for Selection:
  • One Dave Logothetti Memorial Asilomar Scholarship will be awarded yearly. Each scholarship is a one-time honor.
  • Asilomar is held in Monterey on the first weekend in December.
  • NNMC will not pay for substitute expenses.
  • Registration and room and board on the Asilomar grounds will be provided by the California Mathematics Council.
  • Recipients must be members of the Northern Nevada Mathematics Council.
  • Priority will be given to member teachers or a student teacher who has not previously attended a mathematics conference.
  • Recipients selected for this scholarship will be asked to write a review of the Asilomar Conference for the NNMC newsletter prior to reimbursement. This could include an activity from the conference.
  • Scholarship applicants must include a short description of the following information along with the application on the cover form:
    1. Information about yourself.
    2. Your interest in mathematics.
    3. What you hope to gain by attending this conference.

Previous Logothetti Scholarship Winners:

      Libby Hoops, Bailey Charter
     
Denise Trakas-Wendt, Hunsberger Elem
Spencer Adkisson, High Desert Montessori School
Brittany Culbertson, Clayton Middle School
Michon Boucher, Clayton Middle School
  

  

NNMC Yvonne Shaw Memorial Scholarship

In honor of Yvonne Shaw, a long-time mathematics educator in Washoe County School District, NNMC has established the Yvonne Shaw Memorial Scholarship. Since Yvonne made a special effort to mentor newer teachers and involve them in professional activities, priority is to mentor newer teachers.

Criteria for Selection:
  • Scholarships are available for actual expenses incurred at a conference up to $200.00. The recipient is responsible for all expenses. NNMC will provide reimbursement upon submission of itemized receipts following this conference.
  • NNMC will not pay for substitute expenses.
  • Recipients must be members of the Northern Nevada Mathematics Council. See the Membership page for details.
  • Recipients selected for this scholarship will be asked to write a review of the conference for the NNMC newsletter prior to reimbursement.
  • This scholarship can be received once every 3 years.
  • Recipients may select from the following conference opportunities:
    • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conferences.
    • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics National Conferences.
    • California Mathematics Council section conferences.
    • Any Nevada mathematics conference.
  • Priority for scholarship selection will be:
    • First time to any conference on the list of eligible conferences.
    • Not previously receiving the award.
    • New or junior teachers.
    • Presenting at the conference
    • Demonstrated leadership in the mathematics education community.
  • Scholarship applicants must include a short description of the following information along with the application on the cover form:
    1. The conference you are interested in attending.
    2. Information about yourself.
    3. Your interest in mathematics and/or attending a particular conference.
    4. What you hope to gain by attending this conference.

Previous NNMC Shaw Scholarship Winners:

      2000 Joe Albisu Alice Taylor Elementary
      2000 Sue Gonyou Caughlin Ranch Elementary
      2001 Jessica Fischer Dilworth Middle School
      2004 Janda Lannigan-Piekarz Glenn Duncan Elementary
      2004 Cathie Oppio TMCC High School
      2005 Janet Frost UNR Graduate student
  

Grants for Teachers

Grants are available to help teachers implement an innovative idea that requires an expediture of funds. The number of grants will be determined by the amount of money received for ads in the newsletter. Applications must be received by the first day of each month in order to be considered at the board meeting that month. The maximum grant amount will be $50. Individual teachers are eligible for one grant per school year. Teachers must submit a receipt for material purchased either with the grant application or after receipt of the grant money.

For more information, contact Jenny Salls jsalls@washoeschools.net

Download a copy of the grant application here.

  

Mailing address of NNMC is P.O. Box 50875, Reno, NV 89513
Direct membership questions to Jenny Salls, Clayton Middle School, 1295 Wyoming Ave, Reno, NV  89503  jsalls@washoeschools.net