The CRR is now seeking MEAD Sessions


(Proposals are due November 5th, 2021)

The UArizona Center for Recruitment and Retention of Mathematics Teachers (CRR) has begun preparations for the 18th Annual Mathematics Educator Appreciation Day (MEAD) Conference, to be held on Saturday, January 22, 2022.
This year, the MEAD Conference will be remote and the content of this conference extends from PreK to Grade 14. If you, or a teacher you know, has an excellent idea to share, please submit proposals to be a presenter at this year's MEAD Conference right away. Please be sure to read the CALL FOR PROPOSALS and then complete the GOOGLE FORM.

Please join us for MEAD 2022 (fully online)

Saturday, January 22, 2022

(Conference registration opens in November 2021)

We are excited to announce that the MEAD 2022 keynote speaker will be Fawn Nguyen, a master teacher with over 30 years of teaching experience and a math leader with an impactful online presence. You can learn more about Fawn at and please visit her websites for teachers:

Previous Year's MEAD Conferences

Thank you to those who joined us to celebrate our 20th year of serving teachers and schools at MEAD 2021.

MEAD 2021 was FREE for ALL Arizona Teachers.

More than 1400 educators registered to attend over 220 sessions!

We were fortunate to have our keynote speaker be Dr. Jennifer Bay-Williams, author of Math Fact Fluency and co-author of Teaching Student Centered Mathematics.

MEAD 2021 Keynote Address video and slides below


MEAD Sponsors

Special thanks to the MEAD Steering Committee, volunteers, local businesses, and our sponsors for making MEAD possible: