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Become a teacher leader in K-8 settings

Mathematics specialists are teacher leaders based in elementary and middle school settings who have strong preparation and background in mathematics and instructional strategies specific to grades K-8 and are prepared to serve in leadership roles.

Mathematics specialists serve as resources for professional development for teachers, curriculum development and implementation, and parent and community education.

Have Questions? Contact:

Dr. Ann Wallace

Dr. Ann Wallace
Program Coordinator
wallacah@jmu.edu 



Cohort Group

Program consists of 36 hours: 15 hours of coursework in mathematics education and 6 hours of an externship. Each cohort group is restricted to 25 participants.

Prerequisites
  • Three years teaching mathematics
  • Six hours of mathematics courses
  • Complete Praxis II for middle school mathematics
To Apply

Complete the online graduate admissions application and submit to Dr. Ann Wallace the following items:

  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement indicating why you want to enroll in the program (2-3 pages)

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