Kentucky Center for Mathematics

Event Registration - Kentucky Center for Mathematics
Explorations in 4th & 5th Grade Fractions - Georgetown, KY - Cindy Aossey (2024-25)
11/7/2024 - 1/28/2025
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST

Location: Holiday Inn Express - Avalon Room , 140 Osborne Way , Georgetown, KY 40324

Registration ends on 10/1/2024
There are currently 25 spots remaining out of 25

If you are having trouble registering for an event, please contact the KCM at 859-572-7690 or at
Event Description
Explorations in 4th & 5th Grade Fractions - Georgetown, KY - Cindy Aossey (2024-25)
If your students struggle to make sense of fractions, join KCM Director Cindy Aossey for this 3-day professional learning event that will change the way you think about - and teach - fractions and fractions operations! Too often fractions are considered scary or difficult; but, fractions are numbers! By helping students understand that fractions are numbers that expand our number system, we can help them connect their understanding of whole number operations to fraction operations.

During this 3-day course, teachers will: 
1. Explore instructional strategies such as the use of manipulatives, fraction models (including number lines) and rich tasks that help students see fractions as numbers and understand fraction operations.
2. Deepen their understanding of the Kentucky Academic Standards for Mathematics, particularly the grades 4 and 5 fractions standards, seeing them as part of a progression starting in first grade and continuing into middle school.
3. Receive ready-to-use materials and manipulatives, including Pattern blocks, Cuisenaire Rods, books and games.  

COST: $300 per participant

1. Thursday, November 7, 2024: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Eastern 
2. Friday, November 8, 2024: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Eastern
3. Tuesday, January 28, 2025: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Eastern

PLEASE NOTE: All 3 days meet during the school year and participants are expected to attend all 3 days. Your school is responsible for any sub needed for your classroom on those days. 

LOCATION: This cohort will meet in Georgetown, KY, which is in Scott County. 
Venue: Holiday Inn Express - in the Avalon Room (140 Osborne Way, Georgetown, KY, 40324) 

REGISTRATION CLOSE DATE = Tuesday, October 1, 2024. Registration will close at 11:59 pm on 10/1/24 or when this cohort becomes full.    

1. DUE DATE: Your $300 registration fee for this course should be paid by the course start date - November 7, 2024.

A) KCM invoices are emailed to the registered participant only. The KCM does NOT mail invoices.
B) KCM emails containing invoices almost always go to the recipient's spam or junk folders, so please check those folders after you register for a KCM event. Please move any KCM emails you find in your spam or junk folders to your inbox and add the KCM to your safe contact list.     
C) You must give a copy of your invoice to the person at your school, school district or organization responsible for paying it. 
D) Anyone who needs a copy of a KCM invoice can contact the KCM at 859-572-7690 or to request one be emailed to them.
E) Because participants may register during the 2023-24 fiscal school year, but this course meets during the 2024-25 fiscal school year, the KCM can change the date on any invoice if needed to be July 1, 2024. Please email the KCM at or call us at 859-572-7690 if you need that change made.  

A) The KCM does not require educators to have a PO before registering for one of our events; however - many school districts require their teachers obtain a PO before registering. Also, some school districts will not pay an invoice that does not have a PO# on it.   
B) If your school, school district or organization requires you to obtain a PO, please email a copy of that PO to, or add the PO# to your registration at the time you register. The KCM is happy to add a PO# to any registration if you obtain one after you registered.
C) Please note that a Purchase Order does not pay an invoice. A PO shows that the purchase has been pre-approved. The registration fee is only paid once a check is received or the fee is paid online via credit card. 

A) Please contact the KCM at 859-572-7690 or as soon as possible.
B) Contact your employer and notify them that you are unable to attend. The KCM encourages your school, school district or organization to send someone to attend in your place as your registration fee will not be waived or refunded once materials have been ordered for you.