Mathematics Instructional Leader Grades 4-9

​​To add Mathematics Instructional Leader Grades 4-9 as an endorsement to an existing professional license, an educator must:

(a) Hold a valid, professional license in Middle School Mathematics;
(b) Complete a minimum of 21 semester hours of post-baccalaureate credit, or Department-approved continuing professional development credits, which include the following areas:
(i) Content knowledge for teaching mathematics, including number and operations, algebra and functions, geometry and measurement, data analysis and probability, calculus, and discrete mathematics;
(ii) Pedagogical knowledge for teaching mathematics, including learners and learning, teaching, curriculum, and assessment;
(iii) Leadership knowledge and skills; and
(iv) At least 3 semester hours or the equivalent in a supervised practicum or school-based internship in which the candidate works with a range of students in grades 4—9 and adult learners in a variety of professional development settings; and
(c) Present verification of 27 months of satisfactory teaching experience involving mathematics.