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Baltimore, MD 21218
Graduate Certificate in Mathematics Instructional Leader (PreK-6)
The Mathematics Instructional Leader (PreK-6) certificate program at JHU was designed to prepare an exceptional cadre of mathematics teacher leaders to serve teachers of PreK-6 grade students and in direct and indirect ways their students. Instructional Leaders are specially trained to lead educational contexts to develop powerful mathematical learning contexts that support the development of beginning and veteran teachers of mathematics.
Participants in this certificate program will explore research-informed methods for effective mathematics teaching and effective leadership including policy, practice, emerging research, theory, culturally responsive education, and legislation/advocacy.
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This program is designed for current teachers seeking to enhance their professional qualifications through graduate study. This program does not lead to initial teacher certification. For more information on initial teacher certification programs, please visit our Master of Arts in Teaching or Master of Science in Special Education program webpages.
Individuals who hold teaching certification in the state of Maryland and complete this certificate program will be eligible for Maryland teaching endorsement as a Mathematics Instructional Leader in grade levels PreK-6.
Individuals not residing and not certified to teach in Maryland are not eligible for the endorsement, and should enroll in one of two leadership recommended courses in place of the internship course.
Courses are delivered fully online in an asynchronous format that features small interactive groups, whole-class participation, and individual preparation. The expected timeframe for completion is between 12 and 24 months. This program incorporates active project-based learning, where you will develop and use skills in pedagogy, analysis, problem solving, and critical thinking.
This 18 credit, fully online certificate program is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) for those seeking the Mathematics Instructional Leader (PreK–6) endorsement. Pre-requisites are Bachelor’s degree in elementary education or a related field with certification in a elementary education. Refer to the Admissions page for program admissions requirements and application instructions.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: No
# of Credits Required: 18
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 850 USD
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999