OCTOBER 6 & 7, 2008 - Marriott Wardman Park, WASHINGTON, DC



Monday, October 6

5:00-6:00 p.m.                   REGISTRATION – Thurgood Marshall Registration B                    


6:00-7:00 p.m.                   PLENARY SESSION – Thurgood Marshall Ballroom, SW


-        Welcome, William McCallum

-        National Math Panel Overview, Larry Faulkner

-        Teachers Topic Area, Deborah L. Ball

-        Question and Answer Session                                      


7:00-8:00 p.m.                   RECEPTION – Thurgood Marshall Southwest Foyer


Tuesday, October 7      

7:00-8:00 a.m.                   REGISTRATION – Thurgood Marshall Registration B


8:00-9:15 a.m.                   PLENARY SESSION – Thurgood Marshall Ballroom

-        Future of Math Panel’s Findings and Recommendations, Ray Simon,  Deputy Secretary of Education  

-        Research Topic Area, Joan Ferrini-Mundy

-        Instructional Materials Topic Area, Robert Siegler

-        Learning Processes Topic Area, A. Wade Boykin

-        Question and Answer Session                                      


9:15-9:30 a.m.                   BREAK


9:30-11:30 a.m.                  BREAK OUT SESSIONS (see packet for assignments)

-        Introductions and Sharing of Team Goals

-        Individual Team Time - Refine Action Plans


11:45-1:00 p.m.                  LUNCH – Thurgood Marshall Ballroom

-        Keynote Remarks, Margaret Spellings, U.S. Secretary of Education

-        Introduction to Doing What Works website National Math Panel Report-based Content, Jennifer Ballen Riccards

-        Announcements


1:00-1:15 p.m.                   BREAK


1:15-2:30 p.m.                   BREAK OUT SESSIONS (Continuation of Morning Session)

-        Individual Teams Report Out

-        Finalizing Team Reports

-        Prepare Slide for Forum Report Out


2:30-2:45 p.m.                   BREAK


2:45-4:00 p.m.                   PLENARY SESSION – Thurgood Marshall Ballroom

-    Reports from the Break Out Groups

-        Next Steps


Financial Support From:

ExxonMobil Foundation & National Science Foundation



OCTOBER 6 & 7, 2008 - Marriott Wardman Park, WASHINGTON, DC





OCTOBER 6           


(In order of              William McCallum, Chair of the Conference Board of Mathematical Sciences

appearance)            (CBMS); University Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Director of the Institute for Mathematics and Education at the University of Arizona


Larry Faulkner, Chair of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel; President of the Houston Endowment; President Emeritus of The University of Texas at Austin – Overview


Deborah L. Ball, Dean of the School of Education and William H. Payne Collegiate Professor at the University of Michigan; Member of the National Math Panel – Teachers Topic Area




Morning Plenary:   Ray Simon, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education; Ex Officio

(In order of              Member of the National Math Panel


Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Division Director of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings at the National Science Foundation; Ex Officio Member of the National Math Panel - Research Topic Area


Robert “Bob” Siegler, Teresa Heinz Professor of Cognitive Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University; Member of the National Math Panel - Instructional Materials Topic Area


A. Wade Boykin, Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in the Department of Psychology at Howard University; Member of the National Math Panel - Learning Processes Topic Area


Lunch:                   Margaret Spellings, Secretary, U.S. Department of Education     


Jennifer Ballen Riccards, Doing What Works Website Manager, U.S. Department of Education





Francis “Skip” Fennell, Professor of Education, McDaniel College; Past President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics


Hung-Hsi Wu, Professor of Mathematics, University of California at Berkeley