This post was written by NYSSPE Executive Director Anthony Fasano, P.E.
This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the 2013 New York State Mathcounts Competition at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). My goal was to help our volunteer members to successfully run the event, which they did.
For those of you not familiar with MATHCOUNTS, it is a national middle school coaching and competitive mathematics program that promotes mathematics achievement through a series of fun and engaging “bee” style contests. The program exists in all 50 states plus U.S. territories and the Department of Defense and State Department schools. [Read more…]