K-3 Mathematics Specialist


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Graduate Certificate Program Summary

Description

The K-3 Mathematics Specialist Certificate is offered through Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education with support from the NebraskaMATH grant. This certificate is especially helpful for starting the careers of new teachers, but experienced educators can also benefit from the specialized instruction in math education.

This certificate is for educators in the NebraskaMATH program looking to enhance their credentials in mathematics education. Educators who earn this certificate can continue as a generalist, teaching in all subjects or move into the role of a math specialist.

All courses are taught on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln city campus or at NebraskaMATH approved sites.

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Contacts

This graduate certificate is offered by the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education.

Graduate Chair

Dr. Kathy Wilson

Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education

402-472-5970

kwilson3@unl.edu

Staff Contact

Shari Daehling

402-472-3098

sdaehling1@unl.edu

Faculty Contact

Dr. Ruth Heaton

402-472-5970

rheaton1@unl.edu

Department Address

118C Henzlik Hall

Lincoln NE 68588-0385

Application checklist and deadlines

Required by the Office of Graduate Studies


See also: steps to admission.

Required by the department for this certificate

  • Applicants must be admitted to the NebraskaMATH program.
  • Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5

Application deadline
Deadlines will be posted on the NebraskaMATH website

Courses

The K-3 Mathematics Specialist Certificate is a 15 credit hour program.

To earn the certificate, participants must first be admitted to the program and then complete the five designated courses, which are 3 credit hours each.

  • MATH 801P: Geometry, Measurement, and Algebraic Thinking for K-3 Mathematics Specialists
  • MATH 802P: Geometry, Measurement, and Algebraic Thinking II for K-3 Mathematics Specialists
  • TEAC 808A: Improvement of Instruction in Elementary School Mathematics
  • TEAC 808J: Improvement of Instruction in Elementary School Mathematics
  • TEAC 907: Seminar in Elementary School Mathematics

More course information

The Course Catalog in the Graduate Bulletin provides course descriptions and prerequisites, grouped by subject area.

The Schedule of Classes specifies dates, times, locations, and instructors for courses being offered in current and near-future terms.

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