Goals & Objectives
The objectives of the organization as stated in the constitution are:
To facilitate the exchange of information and ideas relative to supervision in mathematics education.
To inform NYSAMS members of New York State Education Department trends and developments in mathematics curriculum, mathematics teacher certification, and other issues affecting the supervisory function of members.
To familiarize the membership with national and state developments in mathematics education, and to publicize innovative development in mathematics education in New York State.
To provide a channel for communication among supervisors and mathematical educators of different levels of mathematics education.
To provide a channel for communication between members and the New York State Education Department.
To work cooperatively with the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS), the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM), and any other organization concerned with improving mathematics education.
To represent the interests of mathematics supervisors and mathematics educators on the state and national levels as determined by the Executive Board.
To hold an annual meeting in the Fall and an annual conference in the Spring.
To issue position papers on pertinent topics in mathematics education.