Student Learning Outcomes - For the graduate of the Educational Specialist degree in Elementary Math Specialist are based upon National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) NCATE Standards:
Content Knowledge (NCATE Principle B - Content) Effective elementary mathematics specialists demonstrate and apply knowledge of major mathematics concepts and procedures.
Impact of Student Learning (NCATE Principle C- Instructional Practice) Effective elementary mathematics specialists provide evidence demonstrating student growth as a result of their instruction
Professional Knowledge and Skills (NCATE Principle D - Professional Responsibility) Effective elementary mathematics specialists demonstrate mathematics-focused instructional leadership.
The following admission requirements apply to the Ed Spec. in Elementary Math Specialist program: Candidates must have a current certification in Elementary and/or Middle School in the state of Missouri, a 2.50 minimum undergraduate GPA, a Master’s degree in any area, a minimum of one year of classroom teaching experience, and a recent teaching evaluation.