ICTM offers recognition to outstanding mathematics educators in Iowa.  These awards are presented at our annual conference.

  • The Friend of Mathematics Award honors an individual who has shown support of mathematics education over an extended period of time.

  • The Lifetime Achievement Award honors an individual who has served at least twenty years in Iowa in mathematics education at the PK-12 or post-secondary level and has actively promoted mathematics education through published articles, presentations at mathematics conferences, or through state leadership work.

2018 Awardees:

  • The Friend of Mathematics Award: April Pforts, Iowa Department of Education

  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Julie Hukee, Heartland AEA

Previous recipients of these awards can be found here.

Know an individual who exemplifies these awards? Contact us with your nomination!


ICTM salutes recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.  Previous Iowa finalists can be found here.