Math After High School: What to Expect in Iowa Colleges Now

Grand View University

June 18 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


How do we ensure smooth transitions from high school to college mathematics for all students? This conference aims to illustrate current college math expectations and discuss recommendations related to high school course selection, college math placement, and expectations of entry-level courses in college mathematics. Join the conversation to help shape the future of Iowa mathematics.


  • Entry-level college math demonstration lessons
  • Updates, discussion, and recommendations
  • In-person and online attendance 

Who should attend?

Math teachers, professors, chairs and deans, principals and curriculum directors, student success staff, counselors, administrators, and other mathematics education leaders.

Conference Agenda:

8:30 a.m. - Light breakfast & socializing
9:00 a.m. - Calculus 1 lesson demonstration
9:45 a.m. - Expectations of colleges for high school mathematics preparation
10:15 a.m. - Break
10:30 a.m. - Intro Statistics lesson demonstration
11:15 a.m. - Math placement throughout the state
11:45 a.m. - Lunch (provided)
12:30 p.m. - IHEMTAC update and plans
12:45 p.m. - College Algebra lesson demonstration
1:30 p.m. - High school recommendations
2:00 p.m. - Intro Data Science lesson demonstration
2:45 p.m. - Break
3:00 p.m. - Break out groups
4:00 p.m. - Next Steps and conclusion
4:30 p.m. - Closing

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