ICTM 2023 Annual Conference Information Page

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The Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics meets every October, gathering pre-K through College educators from across the state of Illinois for an inspirational time of professional development, collaboration, and community.  This year is the 72nd annual ICTM conference!

Date: Saturday, October 7, 8:30 - 4:30

Location: This will be a fully in-person conference at the NIU conference center in Naperville

Conference Theme: Seeing Every Learner

Keynote Speaker: We are very excited to have Pam Seda joining us for the conference! Pam is the lead author of "Choosing to See: A Framework for Equity in the Math Classroom".

Speaker Proposals: Speaker proposals are OPEN through May 31! Here is a PDF of the proposal form for your planning purposes. Here is a message from the ICTM President with more detail about proposals.

Conference Program:  The conference program will become available by the end of the summer.

Conference Pricing (Will be posted shortly! Registration will open in the Summer): 

  • $XX for ICTM Members, $XXX for non-members (non-member registrations will receive a 1-year complimentary membership)
  • $XX for ICTM Student Members (College students studying to be teachers); $XX for college student non-members (includes a 1-year complimentary membership).
  • If you are not a member, you will have the option of becoming one during registration to receive member pricing.
  • Payments can be made by credit card, check, or a school purchase order.
  • Note: Registration is free for lead speakers. They should register using the special link that will be e-mailed to them.

Food Included with Registration: There will be lite breakfast items, a variety of boxed lunches, afternoon snack, and beverages.

Group Registrations: If you are a school personnel and want to register a group of teachers at one time and pay all at once, please e-mail [email protected] and we will do that with you. There are no group discounts for this conference.

Conference Scholarships: Educators working in high-needs districts can apply for one of our Jerry Becker Equitable Access Conference Scholarships.  Details coming soon!

IL Professional Development Hours: All attendees who attend the full conference are eligible to receive 7 IL PD hours. Attendees must follow the posted check-in/check-out procedures that will be posted at the conference.

Tentative Conference Schedule

  • 7:30 - 8:30       Registration & Lite Breakfast
  • 8:30 - 10:00     ICTM Welcome & Keynote
  • 10:10 - 11:00   Session 1
  • 11:10 - 12:00   Session 2
  • 12:00 - 1:00     Lunch (Boxed Lunch included) 
  • 1:00 - 1:50       Session 3
  • 2:00 - 2:50       Session 4
  • 3:00 - 3:50       Session 5
  • 4:00 - 4:30       Closing and Reflections


Awards Ceremony: The ICTM Annual awards ceremony will be held directly after the conference in the same location. There will be a social time from 4:30 to 5:00, and the ceremony will go from approximately 5:00 - 6:30. We will honor our ICTM award winners, college scholarship recipients, and recent presidential award winners. All are welcome!

Exhibitor Hall: There will be many conference exhibitors that you can visit throughout the conference and during lunch. If you are an exhibitor looking for details on participating, click HERE!

Hotels/Accommodations: There are 18 different hotels in the immediate Naperville area. To see a list of these hotels, click here.  There is not a specific hotel or hotel block for this year's conference.  Choose accommodations that work best for you!

Questions?: Email [email protected] 

Registration Will Open in The Summer!