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WKU offers state’s first elementary mathematics specialist endorsement

WKU offers state’s first elementary mathematics specialist endorsement

WKU now offers an elementary mathematics specialist endorsement, the first program of its kind in the state. Through a partnership between WKU School of Teacher Education and WKU Online Learning, the Elementary Math Specialist (EMS) Endorsement provides teachers, teacher leaders and math coaches with instruction in math pedagogy, problem solving and assessment with a concentration in technology and diverse learners.

The EMS Endorsement is designed to give professionals both a deep and practical knowledge of the content and pedagogy of elementary mathematics and skills for working with other professionals to develop their mathematical knowledge for teaching in P-5 settings. The program is ideal for math professionals responsible for supporting effective math instruction and student learning at the classroom, school, district or state levels.

According to Cindy Troutman, assistant director of distance learning, the program is 100 percent online, giving math educators flexibility to fit the program into their busy schedules. “Online courses are extremely flexible and convenient,” Troutman said, “so this program is perfect for those who teach full time.”

This 15 credit-hour program may be earned as a stand-alone endorsement, or incorporated into the MAE in Elementary Education, the Planned 5th year program in Elementary Education, the Planned 6th year/Rank I or the EdS in Elementary Education. Students wishing to pursue the endorsement as part of a master’s program must meet the admission criteria for that program.

Applicants must be certified in Elementary Education to qualify and have or be eligible for a teaching certificate for Elementary Education, Grades P-5. The GRE is not required for this program.

Students can begin coursework this summer, but courses are available throughout the year. For information, visit www.wku/edu/online/ems.

Contact: Cindy Troutman, (270) 745-4087 or cindy.troutman@wku.edu

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