Mathematics and Our Children's Future

May 11, 2009

The Evergreen State College Presents "Mathematics and our Children's Future" with Dr. Ruth Parker

(Olympia, Wash.) Ruth Parker, a nationally recognized expert on mathematics instruction will speak on changes needed in the teaching of mathematics so our communities’ children will have greater access to opportunities.

The event takes place on Thursday May 14, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Olympia High School’s Performing Arts Center, 1302 North Street, Olympia, WA. The presentation, sponsored by The Evergreen Center for Educational Improvement at The Evergreen State College and the Mathematics Education Collaborative ( is designed for parents, educators, and community leaders — or anyone else who would like to learn how to better prepare children in essential skills for the workplace of today and tomorrow.

For more information contact:

Lynne Adair:
Anita Lenges:, (360)867-6150