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Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader Specialization/Certificate

You can earn:

  • An Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader (EMIL) Specialization that meets the Oregon Elementary Math Specialist (EMS) standards for the TSPC Specialization.
    • To receive the specialization from TSPC requires
      • 24 credits of EMIL coursework (eight WOU courses)
      • Passing score on the commission-approved multiple subjects exam
      • 3 years of teaching experience
    • A WOU EMIL Graduate Certificate

To begin, you need:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Valid Oregon teaching License to apply for a TSPC EMIL Specialization

Get the details on admission requirements, processes, and timelines

Where you will take classes:

  • Online
    • fall, winter, spring, and summer terms

Where this EMIL Specialization can take you:

What you will learn:

Elementary Mathematics Instruction Leader students will:

  • Know and deeply understand the K-8 Common Core Standards for Mathematics
  • Develop their mathematical pedagogical knowledge
  • Be prepared to take on collegial non-evaluative mathematics leadership roles within their schools and districts
  • Have a broad view of many aspects and resources needed to support and facilitate effective mathematics instruction and professional growth for themselves and their colleagues

Your plan of study:

Once admitted to the EMIL Specialization/Certificate Program, you will work with an advisor to plan the courses you will take and how you will complete the academic requirements of the program. By filing this Program Plan (PDF form), you will have a road map for completing your degree and clarity on what to expect.

CONTACT US

You can rely on the people behind the EMIL program to help you become a professional in the field of mathematics education. Ask us questions-about the process, about the field, or about your career. We look forward to your contributions to this field.

Ready to get to know us better? Request more information or start the application process.

 

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If you haven’t found the information you need or are still not sure where to direct your question, contact Dr. Rachel Harrington- phone: 503-838-8831 harringr@wou.edu