Nov 14, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog

Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader Certificate


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs

Mission

Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leaders will know and deeply understand the mathematics of elementary school, how mathematics concepts and skills develop through middle school, will have foundation in pedagogical content knowledge and will be prepared to take on collegial non-evaluative leadership roles within their schools and districts. They will have a broad view of many aspects and resources needed to support and facilitate effective instruction and professional growth.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Know and understand deeply the mathematics of elementary school and how it develops through middle school, including knowledge teachers need in order to understand and support student learning of elementary mathematics.
  2. Have a foundation in pedagogical content knowledge as specified by the NCATE/NCTM Standards for Elementary Mathematics Specialists.
  3. Be prepared to take on collegial nonevaluative leadership roles within their schools and districts. They will have a broad view of many aspects and resources needed to support and facilitate effective instruction and professional growth.

This program is appropriate for individuals who work or plan to work, in a K-8 school system or any field where teaching and learning are integral to the mission. The EMIL certificate can be embedded within the MS Ed: Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader degree at WOU and qualifying candidates may also apply for a TSPC Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader Specialization.

Students with a completed Baccalaureate degree and a valid K-12 teaching license may enter the 24-credit certificate program after meeting university requirements for graduate admission.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs