Welcome To CAMTE

The mission of the California Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (CAMTE) is to promote and support excellence in the preparation and professional development of K-12 mathematics teachers throughout California. CAMTE represents the collective voice of California's mathematics teacher education community at the state and national levels.

In addition to providing professional development and networking opportunities for its members, CAMTE's professional engagement includes the following:

  • Having three representatives at the statewide Algebra Forum (2012)
  • Having representation at meetings of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing–CCTC (2009-Present)
  • Assisting the California Department of Education in outreach efforts for the Common Core State Standards
  • In collaboration with CCTC, examining the credential and subject matter authorization process for mathematics teachers in the state (2009-Present)
  • Providing input at the national level to the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) regarding elementary mathematics specialists (2009-Present)
  • Hosting representatives from the University of California (UC), California State University (CSU), and Community College systems at the CAMTE membership meeting in December 2006 to provide information and updates on their systems' major new statewide mathematics and science teacher recruitment initiatives (and providing time for updates at CAMTE meetings since that time)
  • Co-sponsoring the California State University (CSU) Mathematics and Science Teacher Recruitment and Preparation Summit in March 2006
  • Collaborating with the California Mathematics Council in January 2006 on a letter to the Curriculum Commission regarding the qualifications of Content Review Panel (CRP) members during the last mathematics textbook adoption process
  • Having representation at the Curriculum and Instruction Steering Committee (CISC) meetings of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (2005-Present)



    If you are involved in the professional development, training, or coaching of preservice or inservice educationof K-12 mathematics teachers, you are encouraged to join and become an active member of CAMTE. See why!

    CAMTE Meet and Greet at Cal State LA - coming this fall!  look for info as it becomes available. 





    • CAMTE President Joi Spencer is the recipient of the Benjamin Banneker Association's Exemplary Mathematics Teacher of African American Students - Post Secondary Award!                                       Make sure to congratulate Joi and thank her for the  outstanding model she is for all of us.
    • CAMTE is establishing a Communications and Website Committee.  Interested members please write to Diane Kinch at dokinch@gmail.com