CMC Central Symposium

Making Mathematics Accessible for all Students

March 13 & 14, 2020
Bakersfield, CA


Proposals to speak on Saturday at the CMC Central Symposium, March 13-14, 2020, in Bakersfield are being accepted through December 1. The breakout sessions will focus on mathematics pedagogy, content knowledge or students' mathematical thinking in one of four strands: Students with Disabilities, Social Justice, Emergent Bilinguals, and Culture and Climate. Submit your proposal online. 

CMC Central is excited to have Fawn Nguyen as our Key Note speaker on Saturday.  Fawn has spent the last 30 years in the classroom and has been a featured speaker at many math conferences through out her career. Learn more about Fawn at  In addition, there will be a focus on continuous improvement in the 21st Century Classroom on Friday afternoon. A group of Oak Grove fifth graders will take part in the lesson, and will serve as facilitators for the session. Participants will get to experience a real world math task and see first hand how students respond to productive struggle through group collaboration. This session will be led by 5th grade teacher, Mario Valdez and principal, Troy Hayes of Oak Grove Elementary in Porterville, California.