Adjunct Instructor Simons, Program Director, 516-463-6468
This Advanced Certificate program prepares elementary school teachers for on-site positions as elementary school mathematics specialists who serve as resources to their peer teachers. They will be prepared in mathematics content, pedagogical alternatives, reform-based curriculum, multiple assessment methodologies and leadership skills.
This program is intended for teachers who have a master’s degree, are currently certified in elementary education and who are seeking continued professional development. Students who complete this program will:
- Know mathematics, elementary curriculum and pedagogy;
- Understand students as diverse learners of mathematics with a variety of learning styles; and
- Be proficient in the procedures and practices of professional development.
On average, students complete this program in one and one-half academic years.