Welcome to the Department of Mathematics


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Professional Societies

American Educational Research Association

AERA is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.

American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges

The AMATYC is the only organization exclusively devoted to providing a national forum for the improvement of the instruction of the mathematics in the first two years of college.

American Mathematical Society

The American Mathematical Society was founded in 1888 to further mathematical research and scholarship. It fulfills its mission through programs that promote mathematical research, increase the awareness of the value of mathematics to society, and foster excellence in mathematics education.

American Statistical Association

The American Statistical Association (ASA) is a scientific and educational society founded in 1839 with the following mission: To promote excellence in the application of statistical science across the wealth of human endeavor.

Association for Women in Mathematics

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) is a non-profit organization founded in 1971 whose continuing goal is to encourage women in the mathematical sciences.

Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators

The AMTE is a nonprofit organization created to promote the improvement of mathematics teacher education in all its aspects.

Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics

The purposes of ICTM, as stated in the By-laws, are to encourage an active interest in all areas of mathematics and mathematics education, to afford a medium of interchange of views regarding the teaching of mathematics and related disciplines, and to further the study of problems relating to the teaching of mathematics and computer science.

Illinois Mathematical Association of Community Colleges

IMACC is an Illinois version of AMATYC.

Illinois Section of the Mathematical Association of America

The purpose of the Illinois Section of the Mathematical Association of America is to assist in the improvement of education in the mathematical sciences at the collegiate level by carrying out the purpose of the national organization (MAA)within the State of Illinois.

Institute for Mathematics and its Applications

This is a National Science Foundation funded site reporting on applications of mathematics to other sciences. Listing of programs, workshops, lectures, other.

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

INFORMS represents professionals in the fields of Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education

The chief aims of the PME are (a) to promote international contacts and the exchange of scientific information in the psychology of mathematics education; (b) to promote and stimulate interdisciplinary research in the aforesaid area, with the cooperation of psychologists, mathematicians and teachers; (c) to further a deeper insight into the psychological aspects of teaching and learning mathematics and the implications thereof.

Mathematical Association of America

The MAA is devoted to college-level teaching of mathematics.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

The NCTM's purpose is to provide the vision and leadership necessary to ensure a mathematics education of the highest quality for all students.

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

SIAM is the organization of applied mathematicians and computational scientists.

Special Interest Group/Research in Mathematics Education

The purpose of SIG/RME is to promote and to disseminate research, development, and evaluative efforts in mathematics education, and to promote and encourage scholarly and productive exchanges among members of all the constituencies that affect, or are affected by, research on the learning and teaching of mathematics.