Endorsement in Middle Level Math

Next Start
October 2024
Format
Online
Total Credits
18
Price per Credit
$460

Inspire Young Students to Love Math

If you have a passion and aptitude for math, consider a career as a math teacher for grades 4-9. The Endorsement in Middle Level Math program at City University of Seattle provides an in-depth exploration into various high-level math concepts, as well as the teaching and classroom management skills you need. This program is designed for certified teachers with a solid math background.

This middle school math endorsement is available completely online, so you can work around your schedule. You will also have the opportunity to work closely with faculty who have extensive teaching experience. Class sizes are kept small, so you can receive plenty of personalized learning opportunities.

Vision

Teacher Certification Programs at City University of Seattle strive to recruit, retain, and support a diverse educator workforce that mirrors the diversity of the PK-12 student population in schools. We aim to cultivate learning spaces in which all community members feel connected to and rooted in relationships within themselves, each other, and the environment. Our vision is to help future teachers align their instructional practices in culturally sustaining ways that foster the development of conscious, global citizens of the world who are at home in their place, environment, and communities.

Mission

Teacher Certification Programs at City University of Seattle provide relevant, relationship-based learning experiences rooted in culturally sustaining and identity affirming practices for future PK-12 teachers. We equip future teachers with tools, strategies, and awareness to effectively and equitably facilitate humanizing, healing-centered, and high-quality learning experiences for PK-12 students in the school setting.

In the teaching Endorsement in Middle Level Math program, you’ll gain in-depth content knowledge with courses in number sense, linear algebra, geometry, statistics, discrete mathematics, and calculus. Then you’ll work on pedagogy in courses that cover teaching skills, student assessment, and classroom management.

This program is designed for certified teachers with a solid college-level math background, but if you need initial teacher certification, you can earn your middle level math endorsement along with our Bachelor of Arts in Education. By completing this program, you’ll be prepared for the Washington Educator Skills Test (WEST-E®) Middle Level Mathematics endorsement exam.

Learning Outcomes

Throughout the Endorsement in Middle Level Math program, you’ll learn:

  • Operations, number systems, ratios, and proportional relationships
  • Geometric properties and relationships as they apply to congruence, similarity, geometric figures, and the Cartesian Coordinate System
  • Common Core State Standards in mathematics for content and pedagogy
  • Algebra concepts emphasizing functions
  • Statistics and probability
  • Integration, instructional strategies, and assessments of mathematics in a secondary or middle school classroom

Note: Statement on 34 CFR 668.43(a)(5)(v) and 34 CFR 668.43(c). Candidates of City University of Seattle Teacher Certification Programs, complete requirements to be recommended for certification or endorsement in the state of Washington. Except for Washington State, CityU has made no determination if this program will lead to licensure in another state. Please reference the resources below to determine licensure requirements and/or transfer policies in states other than Washington. The National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) have negotiated licensure reciprocity agreements among states. This means that if you earn licensure in Washington you may be able to gain licensure in another state based on proof of a valid Washington license. NASDTEC agreements can be found by clicking the following link. Requirements for licensure can change without notice, therefore it is important to contact the State Department of Education to confirm reciprocity in another state.

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