NCTM Announces New Grant for High School Mathematics Educators
Reston, Va. - September 12, 2018 - The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has announced a new scholarship for educators currently teaching grades 9-12.
The scholarship, Advanced Mathematics Education Course Work Scholarship for Grades 9 - 12 Teachers, will provide financial professional learning support to improve competence in the teaching of mathematics by supporting students completing advanced course work in mathematics education. Advanced course work may include graduate courses or senior level undergraduate courses.
NCTM's Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All suggests that creating effective classrooms and learning environments requires leaders committed to supporting sustained professional development that engages teachers in continual growth of their mathematical knowledge for teaching, pedagogical content knowledge, and knowledge of students as learners of mathematics.
The scholarship of $3,000 will be awarded in February 2019. NCTM is seeking applicants who are interested in enhancing their knowledge and competence in teaching mathematics and making an impact on their students' learning. The deadline for applications is November 2, 2018.
This scholarship is jointly supported by the Carol A. Edwards Fund and NCTM. For more than 55 years, Dr. Edwards's passion for mathematics education inspired mathematics students and teachers through mentorship and leadership.
For more information about applying or other funding opportunities, please visit https://www.nctm.org/Grants/.
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is the public voice of mathematics education, supporting teachers to ensure equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality for each and every student through vision, leadership, professional development, and research. With 50,000 members and more than 230 Affiliates, it is the world's largest organization dedicated to improving mathematics education in prekindergarten through grade 12. NCTM is dedicated to ongoing dialogue and constructive discussion with all stakeholders about what is best for students and envisions a world where everyone is enthused about mathematics, sees the value and beauty of mathematics, and is empowered by the opportunities mathematics affords.
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