Mathematics Teacher Leadership Graduate Certificate (Non-Degree)

College of Natural and Health Sciences

Certificate Requirements — 18 Credits

The courses for this certificate provide K-12 in-service mathematics teachers the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions to take leadership for improving K-12 mathematics education. The coursework supports teachers in learning 1) how to work with other teachers through coaching and professional development, 2) about the role of culture in mathematics, teaching, learning and leadership, 3) how to support the development of teachers’ mathematics content knowledge and 4) how to negotiate and lead change and manage conflict.

Prerequisites: Must be an in-service, credentialed K-12 math teacher or math teacher leader.

Degree Requirements

Required credits:

Three of the following (9 credits):

MED 680Teaching Math for Understanding I

3

MED 681Teaching Math for Understanding II

3

MED 682Implementing Mathematics Curriculum

3

MED 684Mathematics Coaching

3

Take one of the following combinations (6 hours):

MED 685Math Teacher Leadership I

2

MED 686Math Teacher Leadership II

2

MED 687Math Teacher Leadership III

2

OR

MED 685Math Teacher Leadership I

2

MED 687Math Teacher Leadership III

2

MED 688Math Teacher Leadership IV

2

Three of the following (3 hours):

MED 683Seminar in Equity and Diversity Issues in Mathematics Education

1 - 3

Subtitle: Exploring the role of gender in mathematics education

Subtitle: Exploring the role of identity and agency in mathematics education

Subtitle: Exploring the role of race in mathematics education

Subtitle: Exploring the role of socio-economic status in mathematics education

MED 683: Repeatable under different subtitles