MAG agenda

TPSE Mathematics Advisory Group (MAG)
Washington DC
March 25-26, 2016

Agenda & Panelists (printable PDF)

*MAG member

Friday, March 25

8:30-9:00
Welcome
Ralph Cicerone, National Academy of Sciences
Danny Goroff, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

9:00-9:15
TPSE Math Overview
Phillip Griffiths, Institute for Advanced Study & TPSE Math                        

9:15-10:30
Panel 1: Expanded Workforce Demand for Quantitative/Math Skills
Moderator: Danny Goroff, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Panelists:
Sandra E. Black, Member of the Council of Economic Advisers
Anthony Carnevale, Georgetown University
Hal Salzman, Rutgers

11:00-12:15
Panel 2: Growing Demand for Quantitative Skills in Other Disciplines
Introduction: Mark Green, UCLA & TPSE Math
Moderator: Shirley Malcom, AAAS
Panelists:
Michael Faulkender, University of Maryland
Elliot Fishman
, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Louis Gross, University of Tennessee – Knoxville
Don Saari*, University of California – Irvine

1:30-2:45
Panel 3: Lessons from Postsecondary Reform in Other STEM Disciplines
Moderator: Susan Singer, National Science Foundation
Panelists:
Robert Hilborn, American Association of Physics Teachers
John Jungck, University of Delaware
Kim Kastens, Columbia University
Karl Smith, University of Minnesota

3:15-4:30
Panel 4: Role and Perspectives of Administrators
Moderator: Brit Kirwan, University of Maryland & TPSE Math
Panelists:
Linda Braddy*, Tarrant County College
Freeman Hrabowski, UMBC
Peter March, Rutgers University
Rick Miranda*, Colorado State University

4:30-5:30
Open Forum

5:30-6:30
Reception: Remarks by Rush Holt, AAAS

Saturday, March 26

8:30-9:45
Panel 5: New Pathways
Moderator: Uri Treisman, Dana Center, UT Austin & TPSE Math
Panelists:
Dean Allison, University of Northern Colorado
Tristan Denley, Tennessee Board of Regents
Karen Saxe, Macalester College & TPSE Math
Michelle Younker*, Owens Community College 

10:00-10:45
MAG Breakout Groups, Part 1
Groups (with discussion leaders and facilitators/scribes):

  1. National Demand for Better Quantitative Skills (Treisman, Gobstein)
  2. Building Partnerships with Other Disciplines (Green, Leahy)
  3. Sharing Success in Leading Educational Transformation (Friedlander, Kirwan)
  4. Evolving Culture of Teaching and Learning (Saxe, Getz)
  5. Broadening Graduate Training (Holm, Griffiths)

11:00-11:45
MAG Breakout Groups, Part 2
All participants except discussion leaders and facilitators/scribes change groups.

12:00-1:00
Plenary Session
Reports from Breakout Groups
Next Steps: Engaging the Community in Transformation