Friday, February 11, 2011

Math for America Training Outstanding Math Teachers

One U.S. program seems to be doing its part to help America rank higher in math and science on the international scale. The Math for America fellowship program is part of an initiative launched in 2004 aimed to improve secondary mathematics education by recruiting, training, and retaining outstanding math teachers.

The fellowship provides intensive preparation and support for new teachers. Successful applicants to the five-year program earn a master’s degree at no cost and continue to get mentoring, regular professional development, and other support. They also get generous annual stipends that over five years can total up to $100,000.

Read the full article at Education Week
Will the Math for America fellowship bring a greater number of qualified math teachers to the classroom?

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