The purpose of the Florida Association of Mathematics Supervisors (FAMS) is to promote effectiveness in the supervision, coordination, and teaching of mathematics through such activities as:
A) Assuming leadership for coordianting and implementing mathematics programs throughout the state of Florida.
B) Supporting and supplementing the work of the State Department of Education, the Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics (FCTM), the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), and the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM).
C) Publishing and disseminating pertinent materials.
Furthermore, the purpose of FAMS is to promote effective research and experimentation for the improvement of mathematics curricula and to offer its members an opportunity to act as a professional group in matters pertaining to mathematics education in Florida.