Community Outreach

For more than 25 years, the Cornell Mathematics Department has been engaged in outreach and building solid partnerships with local teachers and schools.  Outreach activities fall into three broad categories:

Contact Person

Dr. Mary Ann Huntley
Director of Mathematics Outreach and K-12 Education Activities
(607) 255-5529

2017-2018 Event Calendar

Events will be added throughout the year, so please check back regularly.

Dates Events
September 23 Saturday workshop for teachers (MATH 5080) (agenda)
Cutting, Pasting, and the Difficulties of Counting (Inna Zakharevich), The Decimal System and Other Ways to Represent Numbers (Julia Gordon), The Mathematics of Queueing Theory (Jamol Pender), Beware of the Bombardier Beetle (Richard Rand)
November 4 and 11 Fall 2017 Math Explorer’s Club, Topic: Groups Around Us
November 11 Saturday workshop for teachers (MATH 5080) (agenda) Tablecloth Math (Beverly West), TI Tips for Building Math Confidence and Regents Success (Dana Morse)
March 10 Saturday workshop for teachers (MATH 5080) (poster) Ensuring Success for All in Secondary Mathematics (W. Gary Martin & Marilyn Strutchens, Auburn University) 
April 7 Saturday workshop for teachers (MATH 5080)(agenda) - Jody Magner & Sue McMillen (SUNY-Buffalo State, Mathematics Department) have recently been recognized for their work with ~100 teachers and 14 administrators from Buffalo schools that resulted in improved student test scores. Come learn from this amazing team of mathematics educators! Please sign up by March 24
April 14 John Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth Family Mathematics Program for Grades 7–10
April 20 Mathematics Awareness Month public lecture, Bobby Kleinberg, Cornell University - Card Games, Inevitable Patterns, and Computation (poster)
April 21 and May 5 Spring 2018 Math Explorer’s Club, Topic: Invariants (poster)
April 29 Girls' Adventures in Math (GAIM) (poster) - A team-based Math Competition for girls in grades 3-8.

Volunteers Sought for Mathematics Outreach Opportunities

This semester there are numerous mathematics outreach opportunities for Cornell faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students to become involved in. For information and to indicate your interest and availability, please go to Completing a questionnaire at this site indicates your interest in volunteering but in no way obligates you.