SUM Conference

Join us on October 23 – 24, 2017 in Saskatoon for two days packed with professional learning opportunities!

This year, the Saskatchewan Mathematics Teachers’ Society, the Saskatchewan Educational Leadership Unit and the Saskatchewan Professional Development Unit are partnering to co-ordinate a province-wide conference to explore and exchange ideas and practices about the teaching and learning of mathematics. The Saskatchewan Understands Math (SUM) conference is for mathematics educators teaching in Grades K-12 and all levels of educational leadership who support curriculum, instruction, number sense, problem-solving, culturally responsive teaching, and technology integration, and will bring together international and local facilitators to work in meaningful ways with participants in a variety of formats.

This year, SUM is proud to welcome keynote speakers Steve Leinwand of the American Institutes for Research and Lisa Lunney-Borden of St. Francis Xavier University, and featured presenters Kristin Gray (Cape Henlopen School District, Illustrative Mathematics), Glenn Waddell (University of Reno, Desmos Fellow), Egan Chernoff (University of Saskatchewan), and Gale Russell (University of Regina). For more information about this year’s keynote speakers, click here.

Session Descriptions

TCU Place
35 22nd Street E
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Registration is now open on the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation website.

Registration fees are dependent on time of payment. If received:

  • Prior to September 29, 2017 – Early Bird ($315)
  • After September 29, 2017 – Standard ($375)

Payment must accompany registration. The refund deadline is 10 business days prior to the start date. Registrants who withdraw prior to the refund deadline are entitled to a full refund or transfer of their registration fee. If notification of withdrawal is received after the refund deadline and up to the commencement of the session, 50 percent of the registration fee will be refunded. Read more about the STF Refund Policy here.

A block of rooms is being held at the Radisson Hotel until September 29, 2017.  The rate for a standard queen or corner (single or double occupancy) is $139 per night. To make a reservation please call 306-665-3322 or book online. The code is LTS.

A block of rooms is being held at the Hilton Garden Inn until September 22, 2017. The rate for a standard queen or corner (single or double occupancy) is $139 per night. To make a reservation please call 306-244-2311 or book online.

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