American Mathematical Society

30,000 members
Education staff lead: AMS Education Committee,
The mission of AMS is to further the interests of mathematical research and scholarship, serves the national and international community through its publications, meetings, advocacy and other programs, which
  • promote mathematical research, its communication and uses,
  • encourage and promote the transmission of mathematical understanding and skills,
  • support mathematical education at all levels,
  • advance the status of the profession of mathematics, encouraging and facilitating full participation of all individuals,
  • foster an awareness and appreciation of mathematics and its connections to other disciplines and everyday life.

The AMS supports programs for both the pre-college and college levels that nurture mathematical talent in the United States:

Premier Contribution to Faculty Development

AMS organizes Mathematical Research Communities (MRCs) they intend to nurture early-career mathematicians (those who are close to finishing their doctorates or have recently finished) and provides them with opportunities to build social and collaborative networks to inspire and sustain each other in their work.

The structured program is designed to engage and guide all participants as they start their careers. For each topic, the program includes a one-week summer conference, a Special Session at the national meeting, a discussion network, ongoing mentoring, and a longitudinal study of early career mathematicians. A wide range of topics have been covered so far.

Additional Undergraduate Education Activities of AMS

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