Meets the content requirements for the TSPC Specialization: Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader (EMIL) for Oregon for instructors teaching elementary math.
To start, you need:
- A bachelor’s degree
- Valid Oregon teaching License
Get the details on admission requirements, processes, and timelines
To receive an Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leader Specialization from TSPC takes:
- 2 years
- 24 credits
- Completion of Practicum
- Passing score on the Commission-approved multiple subjects exam
Begin your EMIL Specialization program:
Where you will take classes:
Must hold a valid Oregon teaching license
Where this endorsement can take you:
What you will learn:
Elementary Mathematics Instructional Leaders will know and deeply understand the mathematics of elementary school, how mathematics concepts and skills develop through middle school, will have foundation in pedagogical content knowledge and will be prepared to take on collegial non-evaluative leadership roles within their schools and districts. These math specialists will have a broad view of many aspects and resources needed to support and facilitate effective instruction and professional growth.
- Know and understand deeply the mathematics of elementary school and how it develops through middle school, including knowledge teachers need in order to understand and support student learning of elementary mathematics.
- Have a foundation in pedagogical content knowledge as specified by the NCATE/NCTM Standards for Elementary Mathematics Specialists.
- Be prepared to take on collegial non-evaluative leadership roles within their schools and districts. Graduate will have a broad view of many aspects and resources needed to support and facilitate effective instruction and professional growth.