Welcome to RIMTA

**NEW**: RIMTA is providing a Math Education Job Opportunity resource.  District personnel can post information about potential openings in math education in the RIMTA/Southern New England area and certified math teachers can view the job opportunities.

Have a great summer! RIMTA is beginning to plan their Professional Development for next year.  Watch for more details as they develop!

For now, SAVE THE DATES for:
  • RIMTA Fall Meeting: October 26, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at New England Institute of Technology, EG
  • RIMTA Trivia Night: Monday, November 7 (Tues. is Election Day so no school for most), at 6:30 p.m. at Doherty's Ale House in Warwick (NOTE DATE CHANGE)
  • RIMTA Spring Meeting: May 11, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Radisson Hotel PVD Airport, Warwick
  • Elementary Math Leaders Group Tentative Meetings: 
    • September 15 9:00-3:00 Using PARCC and other Data and Revisiting Visual Models
    • December 2 9:00 - 3:00 RtI and Materials Breakouts (i-Ready Diagnostic, Eureka Math, Addvantage Math/Other Interventions)
    • An evening offering and Winter and Spring sessions still to be scheduled

Thursday, September 15 –Think Tank - How to Use PARCC and other Data AM

             PM - Revisit Visual Models to finalize for use 

            NEIT or Warwick Library


Friday, December 2

            Brief - Reflect on Data Use based on Sept. Meeting

            RtI – Kristen Mathis

            Pm ? i-Ready, Eureka, Addvantage/Intervention 


We have lots of great professional reading for you for the summer! Check out (click to link):
Be sure to "like" Rhode Island Mathematics Teacher Association on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @RIMTAMath!
Some people were interested in the Random Name Generator used for the raffle. It is a free site at http://primaryschoolict.com/random-name-selector/# 

When you join RIMTA, you automatically became a member of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England (ATMNE).  ATMNE members receive two annual newsletters, the New England Mathematics Journal (NEMJ), invitations to regional conferences and more.  All ATMNE publication have gone GREEN so make sure you keep your email up to date.  

You will receive discounts on RIMTA and ATMNE conferences and events, access to the RIMTA listserv, a quarterly RIMTA newsletter, ATMNE newsletter and journal providing you with information on what's new in math education, RIMTA contests and grants, Math League results, conferences, math sites, and much, much more!

Membership in a professional organization is also helpful on Teacher Evaluations!

The purposes of the Rhode Island Mathematics Teachers Association are:

  • to promote an active interest in mathematics and its applications
  • to provide opportunities for the exchange of ideas and materials related to the instruction of mathematics
  • to work for the improvement of mathematics instruction at all levels
  • to further the cooperative study of problems related to the teaching of mathematics at the elementary, middle school, high school, and college level