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. Complete the Application Process and email to Daniel Brahier ([email protected]) - The deadline is November 15, 2019.

2020 Conference Registration

Registration for the 47th annual conference to be held in Las Vegas is now open. View details here.

Robert Ashlock

RCML is sad to announce the loss of one of our Founding Members, Dr. Robert Ashlock.  He passed away on March 28, and his obituary can be read here.

Call for Nominations - Positions to Begin February 2020


Vice President for Conferences

Conference Committee Member (2)

Publications Committee Member (2)