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Recordings of the symposium can be found on our Youtube Account.  


Time of Event

8:00am - 8:25am


8:25am - 9:25am

9:25am - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:15am

10:15am - 11:15am

11:15am - 11:30am

11:30am - 12:00pm


12:00pm - 12:30pm


12:30pm - 1:15pm


1:15pm - 1:20pm


1:20pm - 2:20pm


2:20pm - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:15pm


3:15pm - 3:20pm

3:20pm - 4:25pm


4:25pm - 4:45pm

4:45pm - 5:00pm




Opening Remarks

Keynote Address


Breakout Session 1

Keynote Address

Mid-Morning Remarks



Lunch Recess Activity






Breakout Session 2


Keynote Address






Breakout Session 3



Breakout Session 4

Coming Soon

Closing Remarks


Presenter and Event Information


Patricia Rucker, California State Board of Education Member

Carolyn Pfister, California Early Math Project Coordinator

Rachel Lambert and Sara Lev, Access to Meaningful Mathematics for Students with Disabilities in Early Childhood


Breakout 1A
Put Some Zing in Your Zoom: Making the Most of Online PD.
Paul Reimer, Bev Ford and Brook Williams

Breakout 2A
Bringing Language and Math Instruction Together: How Best to Support Young Dual Language Learners in their Mathematical Journey.
Rebecca Itzkowich and Jill Sapoznick

Breakout 3A
Math is in the (Light)house!
Barbara Daniel and Matilda Soria

 Douglas H. Clements and Julie Sarama, What Counts in Teaching and Early Math? - Learning Trajectories for Young Children

California Early Math Initiative Partners sharing Initiative Resources and Message from Ilene Straus, California State Board of Education Member


Check out the Early Math Project's Reviews and Activities for 5 of Stuart Murphy's Math Start Books

Aileen Rizo and Scott Nielsen, Mobius Mysteries. Please have on hand:

paper, scissors, tape and a pen/pencil

Breakout 1B
Developing Early Math Skills in Infants and Toddlers.
Arlene Paxton and Paulina Escamilla Vestal

Breakout 2B
Let’s Play and Learn Together! Games Engage ALL Children and Families in Math Thinking.
Veronica Castro and Donna Johnson

Breakout 3B
The Math and Literature Connection.
Luna, Malia Gonsalves, Dana McVey, Lisa Grant and Carolyn Pfister


Stuart J. Murphy and Jon Dueck, The Power of Stories and Visual Models in the Teaching of Mathematics.

Debut of the I’m Ready videos from the creative team of
Les Mayfield and Bill Rus

Breakout 1C
Art and Math.
Dana McVey

Breakout 2C
“More, More, More,” Said the Baby: How Language and Math Work Together in the Thinking

of Infants and Toddlers.
Mary Hynes-Berry and Rakhee Dodia


Breakout 3C
Engaging Families in Early Math:

A Family Math Night.
Osnat Zur, Sophie Savelkouls, Lisa Grant and Barbara Daniel


Breakout 1D
Playing with Math in Everyday Life.
Osnat Zur and Jennifer Marcella-Burdett

Breakout 2D
What’s the Big Idea? Foundational Math for 3- to-6-year-olds.
Lisa Ginet and Joanna Skourletos


Breakout 3D
Math for Preschool.
Jon Dueck

The Early Math Application

Closing Remarks and Evaluation

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