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Professional Societies

The following are WWW servers maintained by professional societies and organizations of interest to mathematicians. indicates sites that have a significant amount of materials of interest to mathematics teachers in grades K-12.

African Mathematical Union
The African Mathematical Union (AMU) is the African equivalent of the International Mathematical Union.

American Educational Research Association - Special Interest Group: Research in Mathematics Education
The purpose of SIG/RME is to promote and to disseminate research, development, and evaluative efforts in mathematics education, and to promote and encourage scholarly and productive exchanges among members of all the constituencies that affect, or are affected by, research on the learning and teaching of mathematics.

American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC)
This service is for the members of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges and other interested professionals to review and receive current information on AMATYC's programs and activities and the activities of our AMATYC Affiliates.

American Mathematical Society
The AMS WWW server provides information to further mathematical research and scholarship. Included on this server is a preprint archives with links to other preprint archives, information on publications published by the AMS, carrer development resources for mathematicians, searchable Combined Membership List, information on meetings and conferences and links to other Mathematics Information Servers.

American Statistical Association
The American Statistical Association (ASA) is a scientific and educational society founded in 1839 to foster excellence in the use and application of statistics to the biological, physical, social and economic sciences. ASA's 19,000 members serve the industrial, governmental and academic sectors. The ASA publishes six journals, conducts scientific conferences, fosters a continuing education program, and is very active in bringing statistical education to elementary and secondary schools.

Amesa - Association for mathematics education in South Africa
The aims of the Association are, in general, to promote Mathematics Education and, in particular, to enhance the quality of the teaching and learning of Mathematics in South Africa.

ANZIAM - Australian and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics
ANZIAM is the Division of the Australian Mathematical Society dedicated to Industrial and Applied Mathematics. One of its main activities it to organise the annual AMZIAM Applied Mathematics Conference.

APAME - Association des Promoteurs de l'Avancement de la Math?matique ? l'Él?mentaire

ArizMATYC - Arizona Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges

Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The mission of the Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics is to provide vision and leadership in improving the teaching and learning of mathematics so that every student is ensured of an equitable Standards-based mathematics education and every teacher of mathematics is ensured the opportunity to grow professionally.

Associated Teachers of Mathematics in Connecticut (ATOMIC)
The Associated Teachers of Mathematics in Connecticut (ATOMIC) is a professional organization of K-16 mathematics teachers throughout the state of Connecticut.

Asociaci?n Matem?tica Venezolana

Association des Professeurs de Math?matiques de l' Enseignement Public

Association des statisticiennes et statisticiens du Qu?bec

Association for Computing Machinery
The information available through ACM's Internet services includes details on: conferences, calls for papers, ACM periodicals and books, ACM special intrest groups, members services, chapters, technical outreach programs, and the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest.

Association for Symbolic Logic
The Association for Symbolic Logic is an international organization supporting the presentation, publication, and critical discussion of scholarly work in the field of logic. The Association was founded in 1936, at a time when great advances in the discipline were beginning to be made. Its current membership reflects the longstanding important role of logic in philosophy and in mathematics as well as the newer connections between logic and both computer science and linguistics. The Association aims to promote an awareness and appreciation of advances in the field of logic among all who may benefit.

Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) was established in 1971 to encourage women to study and have active careers in the mathematical sciences. Equal opportunity and equal treatment of women in the mathematical sciences are promoted.

Association Laplace-Gauss
The Laplace-Gauss association is concerned with the promotion of mathematical ideas and methods issued from Newtonian Potential Theory or connected with it in Analysis, Geometry, Probabilities, Physics, by every communication mean (reviews, bulletins, conferences, seminaries, colloquiums, Internet, etc..)

L'Association Math?matique du Qu?bec
L'Association Math?matique du Qu?bec is dedicated to the promotion of mathematics in Qu?bec.

Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences

Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators
The AMTE is a non-profit organization created to promote the improvement of mathematics teacher education in all its aspects.

Association of Mathematics Teachers of New Jersey
The Association of Mathematics Teachers of New Jersey is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics dedicated to the advancement of mathematics education throughout the State of New Jersey.

The Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State
The purpose of A.M.T.N.Y.S. is to insure better coordination of all activities of mathematics groups in New York State, to afford a medium of exchange of view regarding the teaching of mathematics, to further the cooperative study of problems relating to the teaching of mathematics at all four levels, elementary, junior high, senior high and college and to encourage active interest in mathematics and mathematics education.

Association of Mathematics Teachers of the Rochester Area
The Association of Mathematics Teachers of the Rochester Area is an organization dedicated to support of mathematics teachers at all levels.

Association of Swedish Maths Teachers
The aims of the Swedish Mathematics Teachers Association are: to promote development and research, to assist teachers to share and document their knowledge and experience, to share the results of research and classroom experiments in order to improve maths teaching, to promote preservice, inserviceand postgraduated teacher education.

Association of Teachers of Mathematics
The Association of Teachers of Mathematics aims to relate mathematical education more closely to the powers and needs of the learner. The Association was formed in 1950 and has about 4000 members, mainly teachers in primary and secondary schools. It is a registered charity and re-invests all profits back into mathematics education. The ATM provides opportunities to bring together all concerned with mathematical education for all age ranges. It supports local branches, local and national working groups, informal support networks, courses and conferences.

Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Massachusetts (ATMIM)
The purpose of this organization is to provide for the interchange of evolving ideas and current research involving the teaching of mathematics and its applications, to cooperate with other organizations in the improvement of instruction and curriculum, to promote professional and social relations among mathematics teachers in schools and colleges, and to increase interest in mathematics.

The Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England (ATMNE)
The Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England (ATMNE) is a consortium of regional sections from the six New England states. The purpose of ATMNE is to coordinate efforts of the Sections in order to facilitate increased interest in mathematics, to secure improvements in the teaching of mathematics, to establish close relations among teachers and users of mathematics, and to link organizations of mathematics teachers in New England into one cohesive association.

The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers
The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc. is a federation of affilliated associations representing all States and Territories within the Commonwealth of Australia. AAMT acts as a national network and Council of mathematics educators, and is a national professional body in Australia publishing statements on issues affecting mathematics such as Assessment, Calculators and Computers, Curriculum Frameworks, Mathematics, Families and Teachers, Equity and Professional Development.

Australian Mathematical Sciences Council
The Council was formed to give a more cohesive voice to the mathematical sciences. The close connections with its formation and FASTS underpin its aims. FASTS is a political lobby group, and AMSC is the umbrella group by which the mathematical sciences can lobby government. It is also clearly a forum for the exchange of ideas and information across the member societies and for the promotion of the mathematical sciences in the wider community.

Australian Mathematical Society
The Australian Mathematical Society is the national society of the mathematics profession in Australia. Founded in 1956, its constitution lists as its objects the promotion and extension of mathematical knowledge and its applications. This electronic site contains information about the society, its publications and conferences, as well as more general information of interest to mathematicians in Australia and overseas.

Australian Society For Operations Research
ASOR serves the professional needs of OR analysts, managers, students and educators by publishing a National Bulletin and National and Chapter Newsletters. The society also serves as a focal point for operations researchers to communicate with each other and to reach out to other professional societies.

Austrian Mathematical Society - ?sterreichische Mathematische Gesellschaft
The ?MG (Austrian Mathematical Society) is a union of mathematicians. Its goal is to promote mathematics and its applications.

Belgian Mathematical Society

Belgian Statistical Society
The Belgian Statistical Society (BSS) was founded in 1937. The scope of the Society is to contribute to scientific progress in statistics by promoting co-operation between Belgian statisticians and to help the general public to get better understanding of the place of statistics in the modern world.

The Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability
The Bernoulli Society was founded in 1973. It is an autonomous section of the International Statistical Institute, ISI. According to its statutes, the object of the Bernoulli Society is the advancement, through international contacts, of the sciences of probability (including the theory of stochastic processes) and mathematical statistics and of their applications to all those aspects of human endeavour which are directed towards the increase of natural knowledge and the welfare of mankind.

British Columbia Association of Math Teachers
The objective of this association shall be to promote excellence in mathematics education by
  1. Promoting professional development in all aspects of mathematics education.
  2. Contributing to both the development of sound curriculum and the selection of appropriate resources.
  3. Promoting communication with members, and other groups and/or organizations having an interest in mathematics education.
  4. Furnishing recommendations and advice to the BCTF Executive Committee, the Professional Development Advisory Committee, and other committees of the BCTF on mathematics curricula and other matters affecting mathematics teachers.
  5. Supporting actively the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and by encouraging and promoting projects of mutual concern.

British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics
BSRLM is an organisation which acts as a major forum for research in mathematics education in the United Kingdom. It is both an environment for supporting new researchers and also a forum for those more established. It is open to and welcomes membership from anyone involved or interested in mathematics education.

Bulgarian Statistical Society
BSS was founded in the spring of 1991 with the following aims: to disseminate knowledge in the field of statistics; to maintain a high level of professional qualification; to work for the enhancement of the social status of his members; and to work for the improvement of the educational standards.

California Mathematics Council
California Mathematics Council is a professional organization that promotes mathematics education by fostering excellence and leadership in mathematics teaching, curriculum and instruction through teacher awards and conferences. It also promotes student interest in mathematics through scholarships for mathematics students' activities, and provides resources for educators, students and parents.

California Mathematics Council, Community Colleges
The California Mathematics Council, Commuity Colleges represents mathematics instructors at 55 northern California community colleges. CMC3s primary mission is to improve mathematics instruction in California's community colleges.

California Mathematics Council Community Colleges-South
The California Mathematics Council Community Colleges-South (CMC3-S) is committed to promoting communication on pertinent issues as well as professional development for the Community College Mathematics Instructor.

Canadian Applied Mathematics Society
The Canadian Applied Mathematics Society was established in 1979 and has since been serving the applied mathematics community and devoted to the support and development of Applied Mathematics as a distinct discipline in Canada.

Canadian Mathematical Society
The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) was originally conceived in June 1945 as the Canadian Mathematical Congress. The founding members hoped that "this congress [would] be the beginning of important mathematical development in Canada".

Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group
CMESG is a group of mathematicians and mathematics educators who meet annually to discuss mathematics education issues at all levels of learning. The aims of the Study Group are:
  1. to study the theories and practices of the teaching of mathematics
  2. to promote research in mathematics education
  3. to exchange ideas and information about all aspects of mathematics education in Canada
  4. to disseminate the results of its work.

Canadian Operational Research Society

Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics
The Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics, founded in 1974, promotes research and teaching in the history and philosophy of mathematics.

Canberra Mathematical Association
The Canberra Mathematical Association (Inc) (CMA) is a professional body with the following goals:-- to enhance the mathematical confidence of teachers, to act as a network and forum for discussion of issues related to the teaching of mathematics, to provide professional stimulation and resources for mathematics teachers and educators, and to encourage the learning of mathematics by fostering a range of activities for students of all ages.

Chinese Mathematical Society

CLAME - Comit? Latinoamericano de Matem?tica Educativa

Combinatorial Mathematics Society of Australasia
By way of correspondence, electronic mail, publications, meetings, conferences, personal communications, financial assistance and interaction with other learned societies and the community at large, the Society shall, throughout Australia, New Zealand and their neighbouring countries, facilitate, encourage, foster and cherish the branch of mathematics known as combinatorics.

Computer Algebra in Mathematics Education
Computer Algebra in Mathematics Education is an open, international organisation for those interested in the use of computer algebra software in mathematics education.

Council of Presidential Awardees in Mathematics (CPAM)
The Council of Presidential Awardees in Mathematics (CPAM) is an organization whose members are recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching.

Croatian Mathematical Society

Danish Mathematics Teachers Association (Danish)

Danish Society for Theoretical Statistics

Dansk Matematisk Forening (Danish Mathematical Society)
Dansk Matematisk Forening was founded in 1873 with the purpose of acting for the benefit of mathematics in science and education.

Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung
The Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung e. V. (DMV) is the German National Mathematical Society. Its goal is to promote mathematics and its applications: DMV furthers mathematical research and scholarship and the use of mathematics. DMV fosters the awareness and appreciation of mathematics in the public, DMV represents issues of mathematics wherever science and education are concerned.

Dutch Mathematical Society (Dutch)

Edinburgh Mathematical Society
The Edinburgh Mathematical Society was founded in 1883 for "the mutual improvement of its members in the Mathematical Sciences, pure and applied" and is firmly established as the principal mathematical society for the university community in Scotland. Its membership is drawn from all the Scottish universities and other educational institutions as well as from mathematicians in industry and commerce both at home and overseas.

Estonian Mathematical Society

EURO - Association of European Operational Research Societies

The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry
Realizing the need of interaction between universities and research groups in industry, the European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry (ECMI) was founded in 1986 by mathematicians from ten European universities. The aims of ECMI are

European Mathematical Society
The purpose of the European Mathematical Society is to promote the development of all aspects of mathematics in the countries of Europe, with particular emphasis on those which are best handled on an international level. The EMS concentrates on those activities which transcend national frontiers. In particular, the EMS, in the European context, aims to promote mathematical research (pure and applied), assists and advises on problems of mathematical education, concerns itself with the broader relations of mathematics to society, fosters the interaction between mathematicians of different countries, establishes a sense of identity amongst European mathematicians, and represents the mathematical community in supra-national institutions.

European Society for Research in Mathematics Education
ERME was formed to promote communication, cooperation and collaboration in mathematics education research in Europe.

European Women In Mathematics
This organization is an affiliation of women bound by a common interest in the position of women in mathematics. Our purposes are:

Finnish Mathematical Society
Finnish Mathematical Society (SMY) is the society for professionals, appliers and students of mathematics. Its purpose is to advance mathematical thinking and research and overall interest in mathematics in Finland.

Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The Purpose of FCTM: to promote the improvement of instructional programs of mathematics in Florida, to promote cooperation and communication among the teachers of mathematics in Florida, and and to affiliate with national organizations when such affiliation seems beneficial to the interest of teaching of mathematics.

Florida Two-Year Mathematics Association (FTYCMA)
The Florida Two-Year Mathematics Association is a non-profit, education association. The purpose is to encourage the development of effective mathematics programs; to afford a state forum for interchange of ideas; to further develop and improve the mathematics education and the mathematics-related experiences of students in two-year colleges; to promote the professional welfare and development of its members.

Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The mission of the Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics is to promote a high quality mathematics education for all students encourage an active interest in mathematics and in mathematics education, promote ongoing professional development for mathematics education, and promote and reward excellence in the teaching of mathematics in the state of Georgia.

Gesellschaft f?r Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (GAMM)
Society for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

GMATYC, the Georgia Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges
The Georgia Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, is the official Georgia state affiliate of AMATYC.

Gesellschaft für Didaktik der Mathematik (GDM)
This German society has as its major theme the teaching of mathematics.

Grand Valley Mathematics Association
As a volunteer organization, GVMA's goal is to promote excellence in Mathematics Education. Professional development conferences, seminars, research and publications, student competitions and scholarships assist GVMA to achieve their goals. The Association endeavours to facilitate interaction among teachers and teacher candidates at elementary, secondary and tertiary levels.

Greek Mathematical Society

GRMS - Groupe des Responsables en Math?matique au Secondaire

Hawaii Council of Teachers of Mathematics

The Hong Kong Mathematical Society
The aims of the Society are to foster the academic research and information exchanges amongst colleagues and to provide favorable conditions for mathematics educations, both in theory and practice.

Hong Kong Statistical Society
The Hong Kong Statistical Society was found in 1977 with the aim of promoting the development of statistics by providing a medium for advancing knowledge and enhancing appreciation of the theory and application of statistics. It provides a forum for practising statisticians in Hong Kong to exchange research findings and opinions. It also has a keen interest in promoting the correct use and interpretation of statistics among non-professional statisticians in the community.

The Icelandic Mathematical Society

Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The purposes of ICTM are to encourage an active interest in all areas of mathematics and mathematics education, to afford a medium of interchange of views regarding the teaching of mathematics and related disciplines, and to further the study of problems relating to the teaching of mathematics and computer science.

Illinois Mathematics Association of Community Colleges

Indiana Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Indiana Regional Mathematics Consortium (IRMC)

INFORMS - The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) serves the scientific and professional needs of OR/MS investigators, scientists, students, educators, and managers, as well as the institutions they serve, by publishing a variety of journals that describe the latest OR/MS methods and applications and by organizing professional conferences. The Institute also serves as a focal point for OR/MS professionals, permitting them to communicate with each other and to reach out to other professional societies and to the varied clientele of the profession's research and practice.

Institute of Mathematical Statistics
The purpose of the Institute is to foster the development and dissemination of the theory and applications of statistics and probability.

Institute of Mathematics and its Applications
The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications is the British professional association for qualified and practising mathematicians which has 6000 members worldwide and is based in Southend, England. The IMA is a charitable organisation and aims to promote the interests of mathematics in industry, commerce, education, the public sector and research.

International Association for Cryptologic Research
The International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) is a non-profit scientific organization whose primary purpose is to further research in cryptology and related fields.

International Association for Mathematical Geology (IAMG)
The aim of the IAMG is to promote international cooperation in the application and use of mathematics in geological research and technology.

International Association for Statistical Computing
IASC is the only international organization caring about the theory, methods and practice of statistical computing.

International Association of Mathematical Physics
The International Association of Mathematical Physics (IAMP) was founded in 1976 in order to promote research in mathematical physics.

International Association of Statistics Education
IASE is the first society devoted to strengthening statistical education at all levels and in all settings.

International Society for Bayesian Analysis
The International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) was founded in 1992 to promote the development and application of Bayesian statistical theory and methods useful in the solution of theoretical and applied problems in science, industry and government.

International Society for Geometry and Graphics
The objective of the International Society for Geometry and Graphics is to foster international collaboration and stimulate scientific research and teaching methodology in the fields of geometry and computer graphics.

International Federation of Nonlinear Analysts
The International Federation of Nonlinear Analysts (IFNA) was established in August 12, 1991 as a professional society with ambitious goals. It is a transdiciplinary society which seeks to promote common understanding of related nonlinear problems and approaches to solutions from all disciplines.

International Federation of Operational Research Societies
IFORS is an international organization of national societies whose primary object is the advancement of Operational Research. Its aims are the development of Operational Research as a unified science and its advancement in all nations of the world.

International Linear Algebra Society
ILAS - The International Linear Algebra Society - was founded in 1989 as the successor to the International Matrix Group which was established in 1987. The general goal of ILAS is to encourage activities in linear algebra. ILAS has also established the electronic ILAS INFORMATIONCENTER (IIC). The system provides information on international conferences in linear algebra, on other linear algebra activities, on linear algebra journals, and on ILAS-NET notices.

International Mathematical Union
The International Mathematical Union is an international non-governmental and non-profit making scientific organization, with the purpose of promoting international cooperation in mathematics. It belongs to the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU). The objectives of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) are 1. to promote international cooperation in mathematics; 2. to support and assist the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) and other international scientific meetings; and 3. to encourage and support other international mathematical activities.

International Quantum Structures Association
The International Quantum Structures Association (IQSA), founded in 1991, is a non-profit scientific association for the advancement and dissemination of quantum logics and structures based theron in their mathematical, philosophical, physical and interdiciplinary aspects.

The International Society for Boundary Elements
The International Society for Boundary Elements (ISBE) is a professional organisation for all researchers in Boundary Elements. It provides research literature from the field, information on international meetings and publications, and general news on the Boundary Element community.

International Society for the Arts, Mathematics, and Architecture - ISAMA
ISAMA was founded to further interdisciplinary education relating the arts, mathematics, and architecture.

International Society of Dynamic Games
The International Society of Dynamic Games (ISDG) was founded in August 1990. The primary goals of the Society are: To promote interactions among researchers interested in the theory and applications of dynamic games, To facilitate dissemination of information on current activities and results in this area, and To enhance the visibility of dynamic games research and its vast potential applications.

The Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Irish Mathematical Society
The Irish Mathematical Society aims to further Mathematics and Mathematical research in Ireland.

Irish Mathematics Teachers' Association
The aims of the IMTA are to further the study and teaching of Mathematics and to foster co-operation between teachers of Mathematics at all levels.

Irish Statistical Association
The Association aims to promote the development of Statistical Science, the good use of Statistics and the role of the Statistician in Ireland (and elsewhere).

ISGEm - International Study Group on Ethnomathematics

Israel Association for Computational Methods in Mechanics
The objectives of the Association are to promote science and its applications in the field of computational methods in mechanics, emphasizing Israeli needs.

Israel Mathematical Union
The Israel Mathematical Union is the professional association of mathematicians in Israel, which works actively to encourage advanced mathematical research and teaching.

J?nos Bolyai Mathematical Society

The Japan Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (JSIAM)
JSIAM was formed to promote interdisciplinary work in sciences and engineering.

Japan Society of Mathematical Education
Started as an organization for secondary mathematics teachers, The Japan Society of Mathematical Education (JSME) was established in 1919. Now members of JSME are located in all areas of Japan, and include teachers from kindergartens to universities, administrators and researchers.

Japanese Association for Mathematical Sociology (JAMS)
The Japanese Association for Mathematical Sociology (JAMS), founded in 1986, aims at contributing to the development of sociology and the related disciplines, through advancing mathematical, quantitative, and theoretical sociology.

Kansas Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (KAMATYC)

Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The mission of KCTM is to provide support and professional development for teachers of mathematics students from kindergarten and beyond.

Kentucky Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges
Objectives of KYMATYC as stated in the original constitution were as follows:
  1. To establish and maintain consistency in course content and placement;
  2. To share opinions of particular library holdings and systems of grading;
  3. To report the success and/or failure of innovations;
  4. To expose the members to new material through "hands-on" workshops;
  5. To exchange information about available positions and applicants;
  6. To become acquainted with teachers of mathematics in all two-year colleges in Kentucky; and
  7. To establish and maintain articulation with four-year colleges.

Korean Mathematical Society
The Korean Mathematical Society with more than 2,500 mathematicians actively working in all fields of mathematics strives to promote mathematics in Korea and to contribute to the development of Korea

The Kurt Gödel Society
The Kurt Gödel Society is an international organization for the promotion of research in the areas of Logic, Philosophy and the History of Mathematics, above all in connection with the biography of Kurt Gödel, and in other areas to which Gödel made contributions, especially mathematics, physics, theology, philosophy and Leibniz studies.

London Mathematical Society
The Society was founded in 1865 and was granted a Royal Charter in 1965. The Society was established for the promotion and extension of mathematical knowledge. To this end the Society undertakes various publications and holds regular meetings, conferences and symposia.

Los Angeles City Teachers' Mathematics Association
LACTMA is an organization of math educators affiliated with the California Mathematics Council and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Louisiana Association of Teachers of Mathematics (LATM)
The purpose of LATM is to promote excellence in the teaching and learning of mathematics in Louisiana's schools; to assist other organizations promoting interest in mathematics in Louisiana; and to collaborate with other organizations of teachers of mathematics.

Maryland Council of Supervisors of Mathematics

Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The goal of MCTM is to support teachers in professional endeavors that help them become agents of change in mathematics education. The organization encourages an active interest in Mathematics and its teaching and works toward the improvement of mathematics education programs in Maryland.

Maryland Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges
The purpose of MMATYC is to encourage an active interest in mathematics and its teaching at the two year college level and to work towards the improvement of mathematics education. This is done by providing for an exchange of views and information about mathematics and the teaching of mathematics at meetings and by means of the newsletter, MMATYC News.

The Mathematical Association
The Mathematical Association was formed in 1871 to work for the improvement mathematical education. Its members are teachers in primary and secondary schools, further and higher education, advisers, inspectors, practising mathematicians and students.

Mathematical Association of America
The Mathematical Association of America is the largest professional society of college and university mathematics teachers in the world. The original 1915 charter of the MAA declared that the purpose of the Association is to "assist in promoting the interest of mathematics in America, especially in the collegiate field." Three-quarters of a century later, that charter still shapes the mission of this organization: Mission: To advance the mathematical sciences, especially at the collegiate level.

Mathematical Association of New South Wales
The Mathematical Association of New South Wales (MANSW) provides support for mathematics teachers K - 12 and encourages participation from tertiary educators to share their skills and expertise.

The Mathematical Association of South Australia
The aims of the Mathematical Association of South Australia are to promote interest in mathematics and mathematics education, encourage approaches to teaching and learning in mathematics which promote excellence and the maximisation of potential of all students, provide means of intercommunication between mathematical students and teachers for this purpose, provide services, professional development and publications that cater for the needs and interests of members, provide a voice in relation to mathematics teaching and the work of mathematics teachers.

Mathematical Association of Victoria
The Mathematical Association of Victoria was founded in 1906. It is a non-profit Subject Association with 1800 members (comprised of individuals, and learning of mathematics, and represents generally the views of persons connected with the teaching of mathematics.

Mathematical Association of Western Australia
This site will be dedicated to enhancing mathematics teaching and learning in Western Australia.

Mathematical Programming Society
The Mathematical Programming Society is an international organization dedicated to the support and development of the applications, computational methods, and theory of mathematical programming in its widest sense. The society holds the triennial International Symposium on Mathematical Programming and sponsors many meetings, throughout the world.

Mathematical Society of Japan [in Japanese]

Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges in Connecticut (MATYCONN)
MATYCONN is an organization devoted to providing a forum for the improvement of mathematical instruction in the first two years of college.

Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges of New Jersey

Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teachers' Association
MCATA believes in providing leadership to encourage the continuing enhancement of teaching, learning and understanding mathematics through a variety of activities.

Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia
Aims: to encourage and promote quality research in all areas related to the teaching and learning of mathematics at all levels particularly in Australasia; to provide permanent mans for sharing of research results and concerns among all members through regular publications and conferences; to seek means of implementing research findings at all decision levels to the teaching of mathematics and to the preparation of teachers of mathematics; and to maintain liaison with other organisations with similar interests in mathematics education or educational research.

Mathematics Education Society of Japan
The aim of this Society is to study and develop Mathematics Education.

Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy Society of Slovenia

Mathematics Teachers Association of the Northern Territory
MTANT came into being around 1980 as a collective of teachers with a common interest in promoting good teaching of mathematics supported by professional development.

Metropolitan Mathematics Club of Chicago

Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) Mission: encourages active interest in mathematics and its teaching; provides a medium for exchange of views and facts about current problems, techniques, and experimental programs in the teaching of mathematics; furthers cooperative experimentation and study of problems related to the teaching of mathematics at all levels; assists in the development, coordination and implementation of a sustained program for improving instruction in mathematics; encourages young people in the learning of mathematics and in preparing for a career in mathematics education; provides meeting, bulletins, research studies, and information services; encourages and assists other state and national organizations concerned with mathematics education at all levels; and, works toward the improvement of mathematics education programs in Michigan.

Michigan Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges
MichMATYC was founded to provide a venue for interaction between the mathematics faculties at community colleges across the State of Michigan. An opportunity to share ideas, consolidate resources, and plan for the futrue need of community college students in the state became primary functions of MichMATYC.

Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Philosophy of MCTM is to develop an active interest in the science of mathematics, to help provide opportunities for the exchange of ideas and materials regarding instruction in mathematics, to further the study of problems relating to the teaching of mathematics at the elementary, secondary, and college levels, to work for the improvement of mathematics instruction at the elementary, secondary, and college levels in Minnesota, and to work for the improvement of employment and service of members of the Council and members of the profession in general.

MinnMATYC - Minnesota Mathematical Association of Two-year Colleges

Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Purpose of MCTM: to encourage an active interest in mathematics, to afford a medium of interchange of views regarding the teaching of mathematics and to further the cooperative study of problems relating to the teaching of mathematics at all five levels of instruction - elementary, junior high, senior high, junior college, senior college.

Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics is a not-forprofit organization dedicated to supporting and improving mathematics teaching and learning at all levels.

Missouri Mathematics Association for the Advancement of Teacher Training
The Missouri Mathematics Association for the Advancement of Teacher Training is an organization of college professors in the state of Missouri concerned with issues involving the education and preparation of mathematics teachers (at all levels).

Missouri Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges

NADE Math Spin
This is a special interest group of the National Asssociation of Deveopmental Education.

Nassau County Mathematics Teachers Association
The purpose of NCMTA is to promote an active interest in mathematics education by providing a forum for the interchange of ideas, and by encouraging research to improve the teaching of mathematics at all levels, elementary through college.

National Association of Mathematicians
From the onset, NAM, a non-profit professional organization, has had as its main objectives, the promotion of excellence in the mathematical sciences and the promotion of the mathematical development of underrepresented American minorities.

NCSM - National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics
A resource site for those interested in leadership in mathematics education.

NCTM - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Founded in 1920 as a not-for-profit professional and educational association, NCTM is the largest organization dedicated to the improvement of mathematics education and to meeting the needs of teachers of mathematics.

Nebraska Association of Teachers of Mathematics
Mission: To enhance the teaching and learning of mathematics by fostering professionalism, cultivating leadership, and facilitating communication among educators.

NEOMAST - Northeast Oregon Mathematics and Science Teachers

NEVMATYC - Nevada Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges
The Nevada Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges is a non-profit, educational association for those interested in mathematics education within the Nevada two-year colleges.

New England Mathematical Association

NEMATYC - New England Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges

New Mexico Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges

New York State Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges

The New Zealand Mathematical Society
The New Zealand Mathematical Society (Inc.) is the representative body of professional mathematicians in New Zealand, and was founded in 1974. Its aims include promotion of research in the mathematical sciences, the development, application and dissemination of mathematical knowledge within New Zealand, and effective cooperation and collaboration between mathematicians and their colleagues in New Zealand and in other countries.

New Zealand Statistical Association
The mission of the NZSA is to lead New Zealand to value and make intelligent use of statistical thinking and good statistical practice.

North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics

North Carolina Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges
The North Carolina Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges is an association serving the instructors of the first two years of college mathematics, especially at the 58 community colleges in North Carolina.

North Dakota Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges
The North Dakota Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, NDMATYC, is the official North Dakota state affiliate of AMATYC, the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges.

Norwegian Mathematical Society

Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Ohio Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges (OhioMATYC)
The Ohio Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges (OhioMATYC) is a state-wide organization composed of two-year college mathematics educators interested in the teaching and learning of mathematics.

Oklahoma Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The mission of the Oklahoma Council of Teachers of Mathematics is to provide vision and leadership in improving the teaching and learning of mathematics so that every student is ensured and equitble STANDARDS-based mathematics education and every teacher of mathematics is ensured the opportunity to grow professionally.

Ontario Association for Mathematics Education
The Ontario Association for Mathematics Educators is the professional organization for everyone interested in Mathematics Education in Ontario.

Ontario Colleges Mathematics Association
The mission of the Ontario Colleges Mathematics Association is to promote and facilitate communication among individuals with an interest in mathematics education in the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology of the Province of Ontario.

Operational Research Society of Italy
AIRO (founded 1961) promotes in Italy the interchange of practice in Operational Research.

Operational Research Society of New Zealand
he Operational Research Society is a nationwide body comprising of academics and public servants, consultants and people in industry. The Operational Research Society exists to promote Operational Research and Management Science in New Zealand in both academic and industrial aspects.

Operational Research Society of Singapore
The Operational Research Society of Singapore (ORSS) was registered as a professional association on 21st November, 1975. The society was formed in response to the need for such an association to promote the field of Operational Research in Singapore.

Oregon Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The mission of the Oregon Council of Teachers of Mathematics is to promote a comprehensive math education community and to support educators in implementing the vision of the standards set forth by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

ORMATYC - Oregon Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges
Purposes are: to encourage the development of effective mathematics programs, to afford a state forum for exchange of ideas, to further develop and improve the mathematics education and the mathematics-related experience of students in two-year colleges, to promote the professional welfare and development of its members, and and to afford a forum for input at the state level concerning mathematics education.

Pacific Islands Mathematics Association of Two Year Colleges (piMATYC)
Pacific Island Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, is a non-profit educational association for teachers of mathematics. The objectives of the organization are to encourage the development of effective mathematics programs at all levels throughout schools in the Pacific Island community, to provide a forum for the interchange if ideas, to further develop and improve the mathematics education and mathematics related experiences of students in the first two years of college, to provide members with the opportunity to study and keep abreast of new trends in the teaching of mathematics, and to promote support for and involvement in the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges.

Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics is a professional organization dedicated to providing the best mathematics education possible at all levels in the Keystone State. The PCTM is involved in promoting math education in a variety of arenas, from the very classrooms where students learn to the places where decisions are made affecting how they are taught.

Portuguese Mathematical Society
The Society was founded in 1940 for the promotion and extension of mathematical knowledge. The main activities of the SPM are the publication of Periodicals, and the organization of meetings and conferences. The Society also organizes the "Olimp?adas Nacionais de Matem?tica" for young people and promotes the participation of portuguese teams in " The International Mathematical Olimpics" and "Olimp?adas Ibero-Americanas de Matem?tica"

Psychology of Mathematics Education
The major goals of the group are: to promote international contacts and the exchange of scientific information in the psychology of mathematics education; to promote and stimulate interdisciplinary research in the aforesaid area, with the cooperation of psychologists, mathematicians and teachers; to further a deeper insight into the psychological aspects of teaching and learning mathematics and the implications thereof.

PME in Japan (in Japanese)

Queensland Association of Mathematics Teachers
The aims of the Queensland Association of Mathematics Teachers are to promote interest in mathematics education at all levels, to speak and act on matters related to mathematics education, to provide opportunities for the enhancement of the professionalism of teachers of mathematics, to provide professional development opportunities for teachers to support the teaching and learning of mathematics and to encourage and promote research into the teaching of mathematics.

Real Sociedad Matem?tica Espa?ola
Spanish Mathematical Society

Research Council on Mathematics Learning
The Research Council on Mathematics Learning seeks to stimulate, generate, coordinate, and disseminate research efforts designed to understand and/or influence factors that affect mathematics learning.

Rhode Island Mathematics Teachers Association
The purposes of the Rhode Island Mathematics Teachers Association are: to promote an active interest in mathematics and its applications; to provide opportunities for the exchange of ideas and materials related to the instruction of mathematics; to work for the improvement of mathematics instruction at all levels; and to further the cooperative study of problems related to the teaching of mathematics at the elementary, middle school, secondary, and college levels.

The Royal Society of Edinburgh
Unique among the learned societies in Great Britain, the interests of the Royal Society of Edinburgh encompass all branches of learning. Established during the Scottish Enlightenment and continuing in the spirit of those times, the Fellowship and the Society represent excellence in Science, Arts, Letters, the Professions, Technology, Industry and Commerce.

Royal Statistical Society
The Royal Statistical Society provides a forum for all who are interested in statistics. It has over 6000 members, over a quarter of whom are outside the UK. With its wide range of activities and publications, it offers stimulation and communication, whether one is a user of statistics in everyday professional or social life, a statistician practising in industry, commerce, government, education or research, or a student of the subject.

Saskatchewan Mathematics Teachers' Society
Goal: To promote excellence in mathematics

School Science and Mathematics Association
The School Science and Mathematics Association is dedicated to improving instruction at all levels in and between science and mathematics by providing leadership in the field. Its primary work and publications address the needs of all of those involved in the science and mathematics teaching and learning processes.

Scottish Mathematical Council
The main objectives of the Council are to foster and improve mathematical education at all levels, and to encourage the advancement and application of mathematics throughout Scotland. For this purpose the Council collaborates with educational, technological and industrial organizations

SFDS - Société Française de Statistique

SIAM - Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
The SIAM Server has been established to provide information about activities and issues of importance to applied and computational mathematicians and to engineers and scientists who use mathematics and computers. There is also information about SIAM's products and services. Contents of current files includes information about SIAM, recent book reviews from SIAM Review, selected commentaries and articles from SIAM News, a conference calendar and calls for papers and advance programs for current conferences, information on all SIAM books, and articles about student opportunities

Singapore Mathematical Society
The Singapore Mathematical Society (SMS), a constituent body of the Singapore National Academy of Science, is a non-profit organization set up in 1952 for the promotion of mathematics and mathematical education in Singapore. Currently the Society has over 500 individual and institutional members. Over the years, SMS has organized various annual mathematical competitions at the national level, undertaken the training of the national team to the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), sponsored many international as well as regional conferences in mathematics held in Singapore, and presented numerous public lectures by local and foreign mathematicians.

Slovak Mathematical Society
The principal goal of the SMS is to promote the advancement of mathematics and its applications. The SMS is a voluntary nonprofit organization serving mathematical institutions and their representatives as well as the whole mathematical community.

Slovenian Society of Mathematics, Physics, and Astronomy (Slovenian)

SMAI - Société de Mathématiques Appliquées & Industrielles
The objectives of this society, formed in 1983, are to contribute to applied mathematical research, applications in industries and the training of researchers and engineers.

SMF - Société Mathématique de France

Sociedad Chilena de Estadística

Sociedad Colombiana de Matem?ticas

Sociedad Espa?ola de Matem?tica Aplicada
La Sociedad Espa?ola de Matematica Aplicada (SEMA) was founded in 1991 through the initiative of a small group of teachers from university faculties and engineering schools with the aim of contributing to the development of both applied mathematics and its practical applications.

Sociedad de Estad?stica e Investigaci?n Operativa
Spanish society which promotes the study of Statistics and Operations Research.

Sociedad Iberoamericana para la Promoci?n de la Matem?tica

Sociedad de Matemática de Chile

Sociedad Matemática Mexicana

Sociedade Portuguesa de Matem?tica
The Society was founded in 1940 for the promotion and extension of mathematical knowledge. The main activities of the SPM are the publication of Periodicals, and the organization of meetings and conferences. The Society also organizes the "Olimp?adas Nacionais de Matem?tica" for young people and promotes the participation of portuguese teams in " The International Mathematical Olimpics" and "Olimp?adas Ibero-Americanas de Matem?tica"

Societ? Italiana di Matematica Applicata ed Industriale

Societ? Italiana di Statistica

Societat Catalana de Matemàtiques

Soci?t? Belge des Professeurs de Math?matique d'expression fran?aise
The main objective of this society is to contribute to the promotion and the improvement of mathematics teaching.

Societe Francaise de Statistique

Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences
The Society is an international forum bringing together researchers, theoreticians, and practitioners interested in applying dynamical systems theory, far-from-equilibrium thermodynamics, self-organization, neural nets, fractals cellular automata, and related forms of chaos, catastrophes, bifurcations, nonlinear dynamics, and complexity theories to psychology and the life sciences.

Society for Judgment and Decision Making Homepage
The Society for Judgment and Decision Making is an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to the study of normative, descriptive, and prescriptive theories of decision.

The Society for Mathematical Biology
Our society is committed to attracting members from all countries, and from a wide spectrum of interests. We hope to be able to provide a forum for discussion of research in biology, mathematical-biology, and mathematics applied to or motivated by biology. Interdisciplinary research such as biophysics, computational biology, and many other similar realms are a growing part of our mandate.

South African Mathematical Society
The South African Mathematical Society was founded in 1957 and has the advancement of mathematics in South Africa as its main objective. It has a membership of about 300, publishes the journal Quaestiones Mathematicae and Notices of the SA Math. Society, and holds an annual congress.

South African Statistical Association
The mission of the Association shall be to foster the study and knowledge of statistical theory and its application towards improving the quality of life of all South Africans.

South Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics

South Carolina Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges (SOCAMATYC)

St. Petersburg Mathematical Society
The St. Petersburg mathematical society was organized in 1890 and was the third mathematical society in Russia after the Moscow (1867) and the Khar'kov (1879). Lectures of leading mathematicians held at the Society meetings on a regular basis is the major direction of its activity.

Statistical Society of Australia Inc
SSAI is a national umbrella organisation representing Australian statisticians made up of state-based Branches. The overall objective of the Society and its Branches is to further the study and application of statistical theory and methods in all branches of learning and enterprise.

Statistical Society of Canada

Svenska matematikersamfundet (Swedish Mathematical Society)

Swiss Mathematical Society

Swiss Association of Teachers of Mathematics and Physics (VSMP)

TOTOM - Teachers Of Teachers Of Mathematics
TOTOM is dedicated to providing a forum for people involved in the training of mathematics teachers.

The Tennessee Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (TMATYC)

Tennessee Mathematics Teachers Association
TMTA serves all mathematics teachers at all levels throughout all of Tennessee.

Texas Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges

Tidewater Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The mission of the Tidewater Council of Teachers of Mathematics is to provide leadership and support in the continuing efforts to improve mathematics education for every student and every teacher.

Turkish Mathematical Society

Unión Matemática Argentina

Union of Bulgarian Mathematicians

Union Matematica de America Latina y el Caribe

Unione Matematica Italiana

Utah Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges
UMATYC Mission Statement:. to promote professional development for mathematics teachers in the two-year schools in Utah, to work with other professional associations and institutions concerned with mathematics at all levels and to provide the best possible mathematics curriculum and instruction in the two-year schools.

Virginia Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges

WAMATYC - Washington Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges
WAMATYC is a non-profit, educational association affiliated with AMATYC, the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges. WAMATYC was established in 1985 to unite community college math instructors throughout Washington state.
Washington State Mathematics Council
Dedicated to quality mathematics education through teacher workshops, professional conferences, student competition, and engaging publications.

Washington Statistical Society
The Washington Statistical Society (WSS) is the chapter of the American Statistical Association (ASA) that serves the metropolitan Washington, DC area. With some 900 members, the WSS may be the largest local statistical society in the world.

West Central Council of Teachers of Mathematics

West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics

West Virginia Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges

Western Ontario Mathematics Association

Wisconsin Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges (WisMATYC)

Wisconsin Mathematics Council Inc.
Leadership and service for Wisconsin mathematics educators.

Wiskundig Genootschap

Wyoming Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (WYMATYC)

A list of Mathematical societies in Europe is maintained by the European Math. Society.
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