Kentucky Center for Mathematics

KCM Math Conference with Dr. Jonathan Thomas for PreK-3rd Grade Educators (OCT 2023)
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Eastern
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KCM Math Conference with Dr. Jonathan Thomas for PreK-3rd Grade Educators (OCT 2023)

The Kentucky Center for Mathematics (KCM) is proud to announce a special 1-day professional learning event this October with Dr. Jonathan Thomas! 

This in-person conference is designed for PreK through 3rd Grade mathematics educators, although all math educators are welcome!  

The theme for this conference is Concepts Count: Empowering Math Education.

DAY: Monday, October 23, 2023
TIME: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm Eastern
LOCATION: The Historic Boone Tavern Hotel - 100 Main Street, Berea, KY 40403, 859-985-3700
COST: $150.00 per person
Lunch is included and will be provided by the Historic Boone Tavern Restaurant 

Dr Thomas co-authored the book Teaching Mathematics Conceptually: Guiding Instructional Principles for 5–10-year-olds. Everyone who attends this conference will receive a copy of this book.  

Dr. Jonathan Thomas is a KCM Faculty Associate. He is also an associate professor of mathematics education and the chairperson of the Department of STEM Education at the University of Kentucky. After completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education at the University of Kentucky, Jonathan was a mathematics intervention specialist in public, private, and charter schools in the Cincinnati metropolitan area. While teaching, Jonathan completed a Masters of Arts in Education degree with a focus on education leadership and his Doctor of Education degree in mathematics education, both from the University of Cincinnati. Jonathan’s research focused on responsive and equitable teaching practices in the elementary classroom as well as children’s construction of mental imagery and use of gesture in foundational mathematical experiences. Jonathan has been the principal investigator on several projects, funded by the National Science Foundation, focused on these areas. Jonathan is also an associate editor of the School Science and Mathematics journal. 

The Kentucky Center for Mathematics is located at Northern Kentucky University. Our offices are open from Monday - Friday, 8:15 am - 4:30 pm. The KCM can be reached at 859-572-7690 or Our website is We hope to see you at this special one-day conference or at one of our many other professional learning events including the KCM's annual math conference which will meet in Lexington on March 4 & 5, 2024.  Please save those dates!      

Setting: In-Person
Historic Boone Tavern Hotel
100 Main Street
Berea, KY 40403

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