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.

IML Call for Editor Applications - Now Open!

The official journal of RCML, Investigations in Mathematics Learning, is soliciting applications for the position of Editor of Investigations in Mathematics Learning, for the term June 1, 2023, to December 31, 2026. The Executive Board of RCML plans to select the new Editor during the spring of 2023, followed by a six-month Editor mentorship with the current editorial team. Details regarding the application process and deadlines can be found on the IML Call for Editor Applications web page.

Elections for Board and Committee Members

RCML needs you! Consider nominating yourself or someone else for the board position of VP of Publications, Treasurer, Secretary, as well as a member of the Publications and Conference Committees. CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR SELF-NOMINATION (Note: You need to be logged in to access the form.) If you have any questions about the election process or ballot information, please contact Sarah Pratt ([email protected]), RCML President-Elect (2022-2023), who serves this year as the election manager.

2023 RCML Conference

It's almost time to get together and celebrate our 50th annual meeting! The early bird discount rate expires next Friday, January 20, so register now! Hotel rooms are at a great rate for now, so hurry and book so you can pick out your favorite suite. Make sure to follow the instructions to receive the deep discount. Also, a draft of the program is available for you to view. See you all on March 2!

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