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2022 MAA Professional Development Leadership Symposium

2022 Professional Development Leadership Symposium; Recordings Available

The Professional Development Leadership Symposium aimed to nurture the community of practice composed of individuals who create, organize, and facilitate teaching-focused professional development in the mathematical sciences. The Fall 2022 meetings focused on the pivot to online professional development, including the particular challenges and benefits of this form of delivery. Each meeting included time for breakout discussions.



Why Be a Leader of Professional Development?

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

4:00-6:00pm ET

led by Sandra Laursen, University of Colorado - Boulder

In this session, we discussed the importance of teaching-focused professional development (TPD), the shift to online TPD in particular, and what research, resources, and networks would strengthen the community of TPD providers.

 Zoom Recording


OPEN Math Workshop Leaders' Symposium

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

4:00-6:00pm ET

led by Stan Yoshinobu, University of Toronto

In this session, we heard from teams who led OPEN Math workshops in 2022 who shared lessons learned from delivering TPD in an online setting, emphasizing the benefits and challenges of online vs face-to-face delivery. Group discussions focused on strategies for mitigating the challenges in the future.

 Zoom Recording


Develop a Workshop for Online Delivery

Thursday, October 6, 2022

4:00-6:00PM ET

led by Doug Ensley, Independent MAA Consultant

In this session, we discussed all of the aspects of the OPEN Math 2023 Request For Proposals, including designing a workshop, recruiting a leadership team, and crafting a proposal. There is no recording available for this session.