NCSM – Leadership in Mathematics Education
PO Box 3406
Englewood CO 80155-3406
NCSM is an organization for leaders in mathematics education, pre-K through adult, in the United States and Canada. Its purpose is to support mathematics education leadership at the school, district, college/university, state or province, and national levels through a cadre of well-trained, broadly informed, and perceptive leaders of mathematics education at all levels. NCSM believes that these leaders must be empowered and held accountable for overseeing and facilitating the implementation of substantive reform of school mathematics for all students.
The approximately 2,500 members of NCSM constitute a worldwide force of school, district, and state or province mathematics coordinators, supervisors, department chairs, and resource personnel as well as mathematics education faculty at colleges and universities, and mathematics editorial personnel from publishing companies.
Mission Statement: NCSM is a mathematics education leadership organization that equips and empowers a diverse education community to engage in leadership that supports, sustains, and inspires high quality mathematics teaching and learning every day for each and every learner.
Vision Statement: NCSM is the premiere mathematics education leadership organization. Our bold leadership in the mathematics education community develops vision, ensures support, and guarantees that all students engage in equitable, high-quality mathematical experiences that lead to powerful, flexible uses of mathematical understanding to affect their lives and to improve the world.
The Council was founded in 1969 and its annual meetings are held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.