## Programs of Past Congresses |

First Congress Inaugural Session: Comparison of curricula, texts, departmental organizations and instructional methods; plans for the presentation of formal papers at the second congress. In attendance: from Humboldt State College: Charles Biles, Ronald Levine, Nick Mousouris, Marshall Ruchte, Roy Ryden, Charles Snygg; from Southern Oregon College: Art Clemmons, Richard Montgomery, Sheldon Rio, Bob McCoy, Ron Steffani, Dana Sudbourough. Organizers: Richard Montgomery, Roy Ryden |

Second Congress
Open Forum; Mini-Topics: - Honors Courses in Your Curriculum: Yes, No and Where?
- Keeping Mathematically Alive (or Maintaining Mathematical Momentum) in the State of Jefferson
- Mathematics for ‘Others’
- Is There a Computer in Your Program?
Campfire Activities. Organizers: Richard Montgomery, Roy Ryden |

Third Congress
Informal Session; Suggested topics: - Academic-Administration Subversion.
- Maintaining Mathematical Momentum in the State of Jefferson.
- The State of Jefferson was lost on the Playing Fields of Carson City, Sacramento, and Salem.
- What can we do about High School Mathematics at the College Level?
- You name it!
Annual Business Meeting and Campfire Activities. Organizers: Richard Montgomery, Roy Ryden |

Fourth Congress
Informal Session—a discussion of curriculum, honors courses, capstone courses, textbooks, finances, etc.—anything which comes to mind. Annual Business Meeting. Campfire Activities. Organizers: Richard Montgomery, Roy Ryden |

Fifth Congress
Informal Session—a discussion of curriculum, honors courses, capstone courses, textbooks, finances, etc.—anything which comes to mind. Annual Business Meeting. Campfire Activities. Organizers: Richard Montgomery, Roy Ryden |

Sixth Congress
Informal Session—a discussion of curriculum, honors courses, capstone courses, textbooks, finances, etc.—anything which comes to mind. Annual Business Meeting. Campfire Activities. Organizers: Richard Montgomery, Roy Ryden |

Seventh Congress
Informal Roundtable Session: Open discussion of common concerns. Annual Business Meeting & Worthwhile Campfire Activities Organizer: Richard Montgomery |

Eighth Congress
The usual “informal roundtable session” which is an open discussion covering common concerns. Organizer: Roy Ryden |

Ninth Congress
Open “under the oaks” discussion on mathematics and mathematics education at universities and colleges in the State of Jefferson. Bonfire, etc. Organizer: Roy Ryden |

Tenth Congress
Informal Discussion: Topics include teaching of undergraduate mathematics, textbooks, curricula, subterfuge, etc. Campfire Activities—Annual Business Meeting. Organizer: Roy Ryden |

Eleventh Congress
“Under-the-oaks”: Informal, spontaneous sharing of the concerns and status of mathematics and mathematics education in the State of Jefferson. Campfire: Annual “business” meeting of the Congress. Organizer: Richard Montgomery |

Twelfth Congress
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Under-the-Oaks: Open discussion of the concerns & status of mathematics & mathematics education in the State of Jefferson. Campfire: Annual “business meeting.” Organizer: Buck Ware. |

Thirteenth Congress
Under-the-Oaks: Open discussion of the concerns & status of mathematics & mathematics education in the State of Jefferson. Organizer: Buck Ware |

Fourteenth Congress
Under-the-Oaks. Open discussion of the concerns & status of mathematics & mathematics education in the State of Jefferson. Campfire: Annual “business meeting.” Organizer: Buck Ware. |

Fifteenth Congress
Under-the-Oaks: Open discussion of the concerns & status of mathematics & mathematics education in the State of Jefferson. Theme this year: the standard calculus sequence. Campfire: Annual “business meeting.” Organizer: Buck Ware. |

Sixteenth Congress
Under-the-Oaks: Open discussion of the concerns & status of mathematics & mathematics education in the State of Jefferson. Theme this year: calculators and computers in the classroom. Campfire: Annual “business meeting.” Organizer: Jack Ladwig. |

Seventeenth Congress
Under-the-Oaks: Open discussion of the concerns & status of mathematics & mathematics education in the State of Jefferson. Postponed from last year: Calculators and Computers in the Classroom. Campfire: Annual business meeting. Organizer: Jack Ladwig. |

Eighteenth Congress
Under-the-Oaks: Open discussion of the concerns & status of mathematics & mathematics education in the State of Jefferson. This year: The availability, quality, and utility of mathematical software. Campfire: Annual business meeting. Organizer: Jack Ladwig. |

Nineteenth Congress
Under-the-Oaks: Open discussion of the concerns & status of mathematics & mathematics education in the State of Jefferson. This year: Follow up to “Challenges of the Nineties.” Campfire: Annual business meeting. Organizer: Jack Ladwig. |

Twentieth Congress
Under-the-Oaks. Topic: The State of Jefferson. Rummaging through political fact and 19 years of Congress memorabilia. Campfire—annual business meeting. Organizer: Richard Montgomery. |

Twenty-First Congress
Under-the-Oaks. Campfire (annual pseudo-business meeting). Organizer: Richard Montgomery. |

Twenty-Second Congress
Under-the-Oaks. Campfire (annual pseudo-business meeting). Organizer: David Ellis. |

Twenty-Third Congress
Discussion Under-the-Oaks. Campfire (annual pseudo-business meeting). Organizer: Richard Montgomery. |

Twenty-Fourth Congress
Under the Oaks with Art Clemons moderating a panel discussion of mathematics as a general education requirement. Family Campfire and annual pseudo-business meeting. Organizer: Richard Montgomery. |

Twenty-Fifth Congress
Under the Oaks: Discussion of issues and events affecting the teaching and practice of mathematics in the State of Jefferson. Family Campfire and annual pseudo-business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Twenty-Sixth Congress
Under the Oaks—Discussion of issues and events affecting the teaching and practice of mathematics in the State of Jefferson. This year: Is calculus being reformed or deformed? Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Twenty-Seventh Congress
Discussion Under the Oaks led by Andrew Phelps, Humboldt State University. Personal reminiscences of the new math, and implications for today. Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Twenty-Eighth Congress
Discussion Under the Oaks led by Eric York, Southern Oregon University.
Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Twenty-Ninth Congress
Discussion under the Oaks led by Jack Ladwig, Chico State University. Topic: What math do we expect our entering freshman to know, and how will it change in the future? Some work from the joint UC/CSU partnership Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project is presented, and a discussion follows. Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Thirtieth Congress
Discussion Under the Oaks led by Jeff Haag. Topic: How has technology changed what we do in the classroom? Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Thirty-First Congress
Discussion Under the Oaks led by Will Bagnall, Arcata High School. Topic: “A Day in the Life of a High School Math Teacher—i.e., I Should've Got My PhD.” Dave Barry once said, “How can we expect today's young people to understand mathematics when so many of them can't even point their baseball caps in the right direction?” Have you ever wondered what's going on in the high school math classes? What are some of the challenges that teachers of mathematics at the K-12 level face? What would middle/high school math teachers like to say to their college math professors after teaching in the public schools for a while? Here's your chance to discuss subject competence, curriculum, teacher training, public school politics, students, ... with a REAL high school math teacher! Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Thirty-Second Congress
Discussion Under the Oaks led by Kemble Yates, Southern Oregon University. Topic: “Senior Capstones: Meaningful Closure to the Undergraduate Experience.” Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Thirty-Third Congress
Discussion Under the Oaks led by Rapti de Silva, Chico State University.
Topic: Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Thirty-Fourth Congress
Discussion Under the Oaks led by Jorgen Berglund, Chico State University.
Topic: Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Thirty-Fifth Congress
Discussion Under the Oaks led by Brigitte Lahme, Sonoma State University.
Topic: Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Thirty-Sixth Congress
Discussion Under the Oaks led by Elizabeth Burroughs, Humboldt State University.
Topic: Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Thirty-Seventh Congress
Discussion Under the Oaks led by Marianna Bogomolny, Southern Oregon University.
Topic: Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Thirty-Eighth Congress *This meeting was cancelled because of inclement weather. The entire program was moved to the following year. |

Thirty-Eighth Congress
Discussion Under the Oaks led by Dale Oliver, Humboldt State University.
Topic: Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Thirty-Ninth Congress
Discussion Under the Oaks led by Brad Ballinger, Humboldt State University.
Topic: Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Fortieth Congress
Discussion Under the Oaks led by Francie Bostwick, Southern Oregon University.
Topic: Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Forty-First Congress
Discussion Under the Oaks led by Irving Lubliner, Southern Oregon University.
Topic: Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |

Forty-Second Congress
Discussion Under the Redwoods led by Nick Franceschine, Sonoma State University.
Topic: Family Campfire and annual five minute business meeting. Also a memorial tribute for David Meredith. Organizers: Jeff Haag, Kemble Yates. |