Virginia Council for Mathematics Supervision

VCMS Fall Meeting 2019

October 24 - 25, 2019
Richmond Marriott Short Pump

Featuring Juli Dixon

Five Instructional Shifts for Supporting Rigorous Standards

Explore five essential instructional shifts that emphasize mathematical content and practices. Engage with high cognitive demand tasks and how to support them during instruction. Enhance your understanding of the shifts through the use of authentic video in classrooms.

Juli Dixon is professor of mathematics education at the University of Central Florida (UCF). Dr. Dixon is focused on improving teachers’ mathematics knowledge for teaching so that they support their students to communicate and justify mathematical ideas. She is a prolific writer who has published numerous books, textbooks, and articles. Dr. Dixon delivers keynotes and other presentations throughout North America. She is co-author of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Into Math and Go Math for K-8 Mathematics and AGA and Integrated Mathematics for High School. She is also co-author of Solution Tree’s Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching book and video series. Especially important to Dr. Dixon is the need to teach each and every student. She often shares her personal story of supporting her own children with special needs to learn mathematics in an inclusive setting. Juli published A Stroke of Luck: A Girl’s Second Chance at Life with her daughter, Jessica Dixon.

Conference Agenda

Thursday, October 24, 9:30 - 4:00

Friday, October 25, 8:30 - 12:00

Full agenda coming soon!

Registration Information

Registration for all attendees is $50.

Registration includes lunch on Thursday and breakfast on Friday.

Go here to register

Hotel Information

Richmond Marriott Short Pump
4240 Dominion Boulevard
Glen Allen, VA 23060
(800) 228 - 9290 or (804) 965-9500

Group rate: $153.00

Rooms must be booked by October 3.

Vendor Information

We are grateful for the support of our exhibitors!

Please go here for more information and to reserve your spot in our exhibit hall.

If you would like more information about exhibiting at our conference, please contact Kimberly Bender at

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