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Critical Issues in Mathematics Education 2023: Mentoring for Equity March 22, 2023 - March 24, 2023
Registration Deadline: March 31, 2023 11 months ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: January 22, 2023 about 1 year ago
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Series: Critical Issues
Location: SLMath: Eisenbud Auditorium, Atrium
Organizers Pamela Harris (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Abbe Herzig (TPSE-Math), LEAD Aris Winger (Georgia Gwinnett College), Michael Young (Carnegie Mellon University)

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  CIME 2023 Journal The workshop Critical Issues in Mathematics Education: Mentoring for Equity aims to reach a broad audience of faculty and students in postsecondary mathematical sciences. Participants will learn about the evidence base for effective mentoring, with a focus on culturally responsive mentoring that supports all students and faculty along their mathematical paths. The workshop includes a combination of discussion of research evidence, review and adaptation of practical tools, and explicit training in effective mentoring, including how to bring these tools back to participants’ home institutions. The workshop intertwines objectives of increasing participants’ knowledge of the scholarship on effective mentoring, and engages participants in interactive activities to develop tangible skills as mentors and as mentor-trainers. Participants should come with a growth mindset, prepared to reflect on their experiences as mentors and mentees, and actively contribute to activities that build skills for implementing best mentoring practices.  This workshop will cultivate local and national mentoring communities that bring effective tools and strategies to mentoring, so that mentees can persist and thrive in research, teaching, education, and throughout their education and careers. One focus will be on addressing the individual mentoring needs of all faculty and students, including those who have been historically-marginalized in mathematics education and careers. Download a PDF flyer to share with your network Funding Opportunities Groups that have been historically underrepresented in the mathematical sciences are particularly encouraged to apply for funding to attend, including women, gender-expansive individuals, minorities, mathematicians not located at research centers, recent PhDs, and graduate students. To apply for funding, you must register by January 22, 2023. Nursing Room: SLMath offers a private room for nursing parents attending on site. Childcare Grants: To allow visitors to fully participate in its scientific activities, SLMath is pleased to be able to offer childcare grants to researchers with children under the age of 17. If you are interested in receiving a childcare grant, please fill out this form. If you have any questions, please email coord@msri.org.  
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Mar 22, 2023
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
  Workshop Overview and Logistics and Welcome from Organizers
Pamela Harris (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Abbe Herzig (TPSE-Math), Aris Winger (Georgia Gwinnett College), Michael Young (Carnegie Mellon University)
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  The Science of Mentoring
Abbe Herzig (TPSE-Math)
05:30 PM - 06:00 PM
  Activity 1: "Reflection: Remembering our Graduate School Experiences"
06:00 PM - 07:15 PM
07:00 PM - 07:00 PM
  Charter Bus departs to Hearst Mining Circle
07:15 PM - 07:15 PM
  'Hill Line' UC Berkeley shuttle departs MSRI to Hearst Mining Circle
07:30 PM - 07:30 PM
  Charter Bus departs MSRI to Hearst Mining Circle
Mar 23, 2023
09:00 AM - 09:15 AM
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Reflect and Review
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Mentoring Experiences through the Lens of a Mentee
Lucy Martinez (Rutgers University)
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  Journal and Group Activity: "Scenarios - What Would You Do?"
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lead into the Working Lunch
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  Working Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Studying Successful Doctoral Students in Mathematics from Underrepresented Groups
Sarah Sword (Education Development Center, Inc.)
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Journal and Group Activity: "Personal Writing and Group Work: What Mistakes Have You Made as a Mentor?"
03:00 PM - 03:15 PM
03:15 PM - 04:15 PM
  Activity 2: "Scenarios - Systemic Issues"
04:15 PM - 05:00 PM
  Wrap-Up for the Day & Assignments for Tonight
Mar 24, 2023
09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
  Check-In & Activity Follow Up
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Building Institutional Support for Mentoring
David Manderscheid (National Science Foundation)
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  Activity 3: "Scenarios - Systemic Issues"
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lead into the Working Lunch
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Knowledge-GAP: the Impact of Mentoring on the Graduate School Application Process
Tim McEldowney (West Virginia University)
02:00 PM - 02:15 PM
02:15 PM - 03:30 PM
  Activity 4: What are You Going to do When You Get Back?
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM