2017 Carnegie Math Pathways National Forum

FAC4:30 PM July 21 – 12:45 July 23, 2017

Mark your calendars for our annual Carnegie Math Pathways National Forum event this July. We are excited to highlight the achievements we have collectively made to transform math education over the last year and to look ahead to our next challenges and opportunities. As the Carnegie Math Pathways network grows, we know there is still more we can do to positively impact the learning and success of all of our students. Join us to learn, connect, and be inspired to continue to improve student success!

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San Francisco, CA 94102

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Registration Fees

  • General Attendees: $950.00 | Early Bird Rate (until May 1): $850.00
  • NIC Members: $850.00 | Early Bird Rate (until May 1): $750.00
  • Registration for Groups of 4 or More (click the drop-down button below for instructions): General Attendees: $750.00 each | NIC Members: $650.00 each
Instructions for Group Registration

Groups of four or more from the same organization registering together at the same time will automatically receive a discounted rate of $750 per person for General Attendees or $650.00 per person for NIC members. The group discount cannot be applied retroactively so be sure to register your entire group together in one registration session. To access this rate, have the primary contact register first by filling in the registration information page. On the Registration Summary page, select “Add Person for Group Registration” to register another person from your organization. Add as many people from your organization as you wish, then select “Finish Adding People.” On the Submit Payment page you will see the deduction from each person’s registration rate. The Group Rate will supersede the Early Bird Rate. For assistance or questions, email pathways@carnegiefoundation.org.

Refund Policy

Refunds are limited to conference fees paid, and do not include any travel, lodging, transportation, or other fees paid independently of conference registration. To qualify for a full refund less a $50 processing fee, your cancellation must be received by the Carnegie Foundation no later than 11:59 PM PST on July 1, 2017. No refunds will be given beginning 12:00 AM PST on July 2, 2017, nor will they be granted for no-shows. Substitutions are available at any time for no processing fee, and must be submitted by the original attendee through the online registration system.

Pre-Conference Sessions

Click on the drop-down buttons below for more information about our Pre-Conference Sessions.

New Faculty Preparation Workshop (9:30am July 20 - 3:00pm July 21)

What is the New Faculty Workshop?

The New Faculty Workshop is a two-day training for faculty who are preparing to teach Quantway or Statway for the first time ever. This workshop will provide community-building with your cohort of new faculty and your Faculty Mentor, as well as in-depth training on how to prepare for your first course.

Who is the New Faculty Workshop designed for?

The New Faculty Workshop is designed for attendees who:

Topics covered:

  • Course overview
  • Simulated lessons
  • Community building
  • Starting Strong
  • CarnegieHub and Student Surveys

Cost: $150.00

Administrator Workshop (9:00am - 12:00pm July 21)

What is the Administrator Workshop?

The Administrator Workshop will provide attendees an opportunity to think through effective Pathways implementation and scaling at the system-level within their own institution. Led by Carnegie Math Pathways staff and Pathways network Administrative Coaches, this session will share lessons and insights from across the NIC and provide attendees with planning tools.

Who is the designed Administrator Workshop for?

The Administrator Workshop is designed for attendees who have an administrator role at their institution such as student adviser, dean, president, and so forth (regardless of whether the attendee is also a faculty member). This workshop is open to administrators both in and outside of the Carnegie Math Pathways Networked Improvement Community (NIC).

Topics Covered:

  • Student recruitment and marketing
  • Building a leadership team
  • Faculty recruitment and development
  • Curricular approval and articulation

Cost: Free

Explorer Orientation (12:30pm - 3:30pm July 21)

What is the Explorer Orientation?

The Explorer Orientation is an introduction to Carnegie Math Pathways. Led by Carnegie Math Pathways staff and Pathways network faculty, this interactive session will provide an overview of the design principles behind Statway and Quantway and what's been learned about effective implementation of math pathways across our network.

Who is the Explorer Orientation designed for?

The Explorer Orientation is designed for attendees who:

Topics Covered:

  • Design principles and learning outcomes of the Carnegie Math Pathways
  • Latest success and completion results
  • Quantway and Statway curriculum sampling
  • Student support activities
  • Professional development offerings and network support

Cost: Free

Call for Proposals

Deadline extended to March 31! Every year, we accept proposals from faculty and administrators from Carnegie Math Pathways Network institutions to present on their innovations around implementing Quantway and Statway.

Learn more here about how to submit your proposal

Keynote Speakers

We are fortunate to have four distinguished speakers at the 2017 National Forum who will share their research on equity, community college reform, and effective active classroom instruction. Click on the drop-down buttons below to learn more about them.


J. Luke Wood, PhD Associate Professor of Community College Leadership, San Diego State University

J. Luke Wood, PhD, is Associate Professor of Community College Leadership and the Director of the Doctoral Program in Community College Leadership at San Diego State University (SDSU). He is also Co-Director of the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3), Chair-Elect for the Council on Ethnic Participation (CEP) for the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Director of the Center for African American Research and Policy (CAARP), and Co-Editor of the Journal of Applied Research in the Community College. Wood's research focuses on factors affecting the success of men of color in the community college. To read Dr. Wood's full bio, click here.


Tom Bailey, PhD Professor of Economics and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

Tom Bailey is the George and Abby O'Neill Professor of Economics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is also director of the Community College Research Center (CCRC), the Center for Analysis of Post-secondary Education and Employment (CAPSEE), and the Center for the Analysis of Post-secondary Readiness (CAPR). His papers have appeared in a wide array of education, policy-oriented, and academic journals. He has also written many books on the employment and training of immigrants and the extent and effects of on-the-job training. To read Dr. Bailey's full bio, click here.


Danny Martin, PhD Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

Danny Bernard Martin is the Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. His research focuses on understanding mathematical and racial identity development among African-American learners in middle school, high school, and community college contexts. He is also a professor in UIC's Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science. Martin is the author of Mathematics Success and Failure Among African American Youth and editor of Mathematics Teaching, Learning, and Liberation in the Lives of Black Children. To read Dr. Martin's full bio, click here.


Christopher Danielson, PhD Instructor, Normandale Community College

Christopher Danielson has worked with math learners of all ages, from teens in his former middle school classroom to his own children, from calculus students to elementary teachers to families who visit his Math On-A-Stick learning space at the Minnesota State Fair. Danielson has a PhD in Mathematics Education from Michigan University, and has been an educator for 21 years. To read Dr. Danielson's full bio, click here.