Deepen your mathematical knowledge for teaching and strengthen your use of research-informed, high-leverage teaching practices in a cohort-based program at one of the nation’s top research universities. Earn a master’s degree, graduate certificate, or both!
Note: This cohort is still accepting applications. You can join the cohort in progress and we will work with you to adjust the program to fit your needs.
If interested, please contact Peggy Kuhnz, firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to schedule an individual conversation with Dr. DeAnn Huinker.
Program Information Sessions
Please reach out to Peggy Kuhnz, email@example.com with questions about the program.
This program is designed for:
- PK-8 classroom teachers
- Math interventionists
- Instructional coaches
- Specialists and other education professionals
- Cohort model: Learn together with colleagues throughout the
- Two years to degree: A cohesive sequence of courses linking
research to practice.
- Focused learning: One night per week during the school year.
Summer courses offered as two-week institutes.
- Hybrid design: Courses combine face-to-face and online sessions.
- All courses off-campus: Held in the Milwaukee area.
- Capstone: Implement an action research project in your school setting.
- Nationally recognized faculty: Learn with leaders in the field.
Key learning outcomes:
- Focus on the teaching and learning of mathematics in diverse settings.
- Use research to inform classroom and school practice.
- Study learning progressions in mathematics.
- Strengthen professionalism and build your network.
- Develop skills for coaching and leading instructional improvement in
How to Apply
Complete the UWM Graduate School Online Application. Refer to the Curriculum tab for more information regarding the program. This is a focus area in the Curriculum and Instruction MS degree program. See C&I Master’s degree program.
Complete the UWM Graduate School Online Application. Refer to the Curriculum tab for more information regarding the program.
For more information or questions about the program and admissions, or for individual appointments.
Mathematics Teacher Leadership Cohort Program Sequence
- CURRINS 720: Teacher Leadership: Standards & Curriculum
Face-to Face Meeting Dates/Times: September 2 – October 14, Wednesdays from 5:00 – 8:30 pm
- CURRINS 626: Math Focus: Early Number & Algebraic Reasoning
Face-to Face Meeting Dates/Times: October 21 – December 16, Wednesdays from 5:00 – 8:30 pm
- CURRINS 714: Teacher Leadership: High-Leverage Math Instruction
Face-to Face Meeting Dates/Times: January 27 – March 17, Wednesdays from 5:00 – 8:30 pm
- CURRINS 730: Math Focus: Number & Operations
Face-to Face Meeting Dates/Times: March 24 – May 19, Wednesdays from 5:00 – 8:30 pm
- CURRINS 716: Teacher Leadership: Equitable Math Instruction
Face-to Face Meeting Dates/Times: June 21 – 24 & June 28 – July 1, Monday – Thursday from 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
- CURRINS 624: Math Focus: Fraction Concepts & Operations
Face-to Face Meeting Dates/Times: July 12 – 15 & July 19 – 22, Monday – Thursday from 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
- CURRINS 761: Teacher Leadership: Content-Focused Coaching
Face-to Face Meeting Dates/Times: September 8 – October 20, Wednesdays from 5:00 – 8:30 pm
- CURRINS 625: Math Focus: Geometry & Measurement
Face-to Face Meeting Dates/Times: October 27 – December 15, Wednesdays from 5:00 – 8:30 pm
- CURRINS 705: Action Research Part 1: Project Design
Face-to Face Meeting Dates/Times: January 26 – March 16, Wednesdays from 5:00 – 8:30 pm
- CURRINS 800: Acton Research Part 2: Project Implementation
Face-to Face Meeting Dates/Times: March 23 – May 11, Wednesdays from 5:00 – 8:30 pm
Graduate Program Options
- Programs can be stacked by applying credits to multiple programs.
- Graduate Certificate requires 15 credits, four courses of your choice and CURRINS 761.
- Master’s Degree requires 30 credits, an additional five courses.
- Individuals interested in a Doctoral Degree can use many of the courses on their pathway to degree.