EDUC 662 Leadership for Math Specialists

Online Course 3 semester hours graduate credit
Instructor: Sara Turansky

Fall: October 2 - December 1, 2017

Tuition, Due Dates, and Registration

What You Will Learn

Strategies to improve and support PK-12 mathematics instruction and student learning at the classroom, school, or district level. 

Who Should Enroll

Designed for educators who are interested in becoming a math specialist or math educators seeking professional development.

  • PK-12 teachers
  • Lead/mentor mathematics teachers
  • Title I math teachers
  • Special education teachers
  • Math coaches
  • Mathematics resource teachers
  • Math interventionists

You may enroll in this course to meet your goals for

  • professional development
  • continuing education
  • license renewal
  • graduate credits
  • transfer to another university.

This is one of the required courses for individuals pursuing the Math Specialist Certificate.

This course is an approved elective in the Master of Science in Education online degree program.

Course Description

Using theory, research-based evidence, data and organizational change principles to develop, lead, evaluate, and improve PK-12 mathematics programs.

Textbook to Purchase

Purchase the following paperback from an online book store such as or the publisher.

Bay-Williams, J., & McGatha, M. (2014). Mathematics coaching: Resources and tools for coaches and leaders, K-12. Pearson.
ISBN: 978-0133007008

You will be provided a second book as an e-textbook. When you login to the course, you will access the e-textbook to read online from your tablet, laptop or desktop.

Van de Walle, J., Karp, K., and Bay-Williams, J. (2013). Elementary and middle school mathematics: Teaching developmentally: The professional development edition for mathematics coaches and other teacher leaders. Pearson.
ISBN: 978-0133006469

If you need a copy of the syllabus for your district to approve enrollment in the class, email: Online Professional Development
Phone: 715-232-2693

The class is highly interactive with a significant discussion component.

All discussion postings, projects, and assignments will be submitted via the course discussion board and Dropbox.

Activities are conducted according to a schedule with specific due dates each week; there are no required "live" chat sessions. This is not a self-paced course.


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The School of Education reserves the right to cancel classes that do not meet minimum enrollment requirements.

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