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CMC Central Awards

Margaret DeArmond Scholarship Information

The California Mathematics Council-Central Section supports two annual scholarships honoring Margaret DeArmond, who dedicated her career to supporting mathematics teachers and improving the quality of mathematics education. This award enables two CMC Central Section teachers with fewer than six years of teaching experience to attend the annual Common Core Mathematics Symposium. The Margaret DeArmond Scholarship reimburses each of these teachers up to $500 for the Symposium and provides a one-year CMC membership, including a subscription to the ComMuniCator.


Margaret DeArmond Application

Please submit the following information online.

  • Date

  • Full Name

  • Home Address & Phone

  • Email Address

  • School Name, Location and Phone

  • Grade Level & Teaching Assignment

  • Application shall include a letter from the applicant stating the projected benefits of attending the Symposium.

  • Application shall include a letter of recommendation from a supervisor addressing the applicant’s encouragement of students to pursue mathematical excellence.

  • Applicant’s signature on this statement:

    • I certify that I meet the scholarship requirements.

  • Supervisor’s Signature on this statement:

    • I certify that the above teaching assignment is correct and that I will provide this teacher the necessary release time for conference travel and attendance.

  • Supervisor’s name and position

  • Please note the due date for applications is February 15 of each year.


Be sure to include all requested information, your letter, and the recommendation letter.


Incomplete applications will not be considered.


In order to receive reimbursement for the Symposium expenses, applicants must complete a questionnaire regarding the benefits of the Symposium and CMC membership.


CMC-Central consists of 16 counties: Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Fresno, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Mono, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne.

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