Welcome to RCML

The Research Council on Mathematics Learning (RCML) is a professional community of researchers interested in mathematics education who value collaboration and interdisciplinary research efforts. A key focus of this research is to understand and/or influence factors that affect mathematics learning. 

RCML focuses on promoting research-based advancements in PK-20 mathematics learning and PK-16 teacher preparation and professional development. Target audiences include mathematics education faculty, mathematics faculty, and PK-12 school leaders.

Goals of RCML define the activities and products of RCML:

  • Developing and sustaining a professional learning community of researchers and school leaders.
  • Advancing research about PK-20 mathematics learning, PK-16 teacher preparation and teacher professional development.
  • Informing practice through dissemination of scholarly works through professional fellowship, conference presentations and publications.

Awards and Scholarships

The RCML Memorial Scholarship Award, in honor and memory of the organization’s longtime members who are living or deceased, was established to provide faculty and doctoral students financial support to attend the RCML annual conference. Each year one junior faculty member at a college/university employed in a tenure-track position and one doctoral student will receive $750 to offset the cost of attending the annual RCML conference. 

2021 Conference 

The 2021 RCML Conference call for proposals has been issued. The deadline to submit is September 6, 2020. Details and proposal form can be found here.

Congratulations to the Newly Elected RCML Officers and Committee Members:

President-Elect: Travis Olson

Vice President for Conferences: Sarah Pratt

Treasurer: Lynn Columba

Interim Secretary: Colleen Eddy

Conference Committee Members: Natalia Bailey & Tony Thompson

Publications Committee Members: Georgia Cobbs & Katrina Nelson

Membership and Communication Coordinator (Ex-Officio): Natalia Bailey