Fall 2023 ArizMATYC @ CGCC

The 5 C’s of AZ Math: Cohesion, Community, Conceptual, Connections, Culture

Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) will host the Fall 2023 ArizMATYC Conference on Friday, October 6. The conference will be held on the Pecos Campus (2626 East Pecos Road, Chandler AZ, 85225).

Tentative Schedule

  • 7:30-9:00am | Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:00-10:00am | ATF Meeting
  • 9:00am-9:50am | Breakout Sessions #1
  • 10:00am-10:50am | Breakout Sessions #2
  • 11:00-12:00pm | Welcome + Keynote
  • 12:10-1:30pm | Lunch & Campus Reports
  • 1:40-2:30pm | Breakout Sessions #3
  • 2:40-3:30pm | Breakout Sessions #4
  • 3:40-5:00pm | ArizMATYC Board Meeting

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Patrick Kimani, Mathematics Faculty, Glendale Community College

Dr. Patrick Kimani has taught mathematics at both university and community college settings over the past two decades. He has also been engaged in the professional development of mathematics teachers through various funded projects. His research interests are on teacher learning and the mathematics knowledge needed to teach teachers. He is currently serving as a PI for an NSF-funded project aimed at creating instruments for assessing mathematics knowledge for teaching at the community college level. He was trained as a high school teacher in Kenya before receiving his Ph.D from Syracuse University.

The keynote is titled “Instructional Strategies for Meeting Students Where They Are”. Our students’ backgrounds are increasingly more diverse in terms of academic preparation, cultural backgrounds, social economic status, and ability level. This diversity adds to the complexity of teaching mathematics for understanding. In this session I will share some of the strategies I am trying in my classes to get my students more engaged in mathematics. 

Call for Presenters

Proposals to present are now being accepted! Presentations should align to the conference theme and connect with one or more of the following: cohesion, community, conceptual, connections, and culture. Presentations can focus on topics such as instruction, online and remote teaching and learning, equity and inclusive teaching practices, history of mathematics, applied math, technology, strategies for success, opportunities for growth, and/or student success. Presenters can choose between 50 minute or 25 minute presentation lengths.

The deadline for proposals is Friday, September 15.

Presenter Application Form


Registration for the conference is open! Registration for the conference is $30 for faculty and $5 for students.



Vendor registration for the conference is open!

Vendor Registration


You are free to find your own hotel for the conference. However, if you are interested in enjoying the town of Chandler, AZ we recommend the following hotels in Downtown Chandler:

Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Phoenix – Chandler Golf Resort
One S San Marcos Pl, Chandler, AZ 85225

Hilton Garden Inn Chandler Downtown
150 S Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ 85225


For questions about the conference,
contact Pam Woodbury (pamela.woodbury@cgc.edu).

Arizona Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges