Like so many of you, we have watched with shock and horror the recent acts of terror in Washington, D.C. centered on the afternoon of January 6th.
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AMTE election season is upon us. As is our tradition, we will hold our election during the month of November. We aren't quite ready to start the election on November 1 as we typically have, but we will begin next week. Please watch your email for instructions. In the meantime, I'd like to fill you all in a little bit about this election, which will be unique in a few ways....
As a community of mathematics teacher educators, and as a part of a wider community of humans, we mourn for the eleven souls killed and six wounded in the vicious hate crime at the Tree of Life synagogue last weekend. Our hearts are with the Jewish community, the City of Pittsburgh, and all of us who are touched by this tragedy. As we see these acts of terror continue to take root in our world, it becomes increasingly difficult to know what to do, what to say, to whom to say it, and how to find the strength to fight for justice and peace. In lieu of a more generic set of platitudes, Randy and Mike offer some thoughts and reflections to you, the membership we are tasked to serve. It is our hope that you find something in our words that gives you comfort, solace, or strength.
As a nonpartisan organization, AMTE does not take positions in presidential elections. We are not, however, blind to the effects that national events have on society in general and schools in particular, and the recent presidential election campaign has had an effect that we believe must be acknowledged. ... by Randolph Philipp & Christine Thomas, President-Elect and President