Student Learning Outcomes - Learning outcomes for the Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in Elementary Mathematics Specialist are based upon National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Standards:
Content Knowledge- Effective elementary mathematics specialists demonstrate and apply knowledge of major mathematics concepts and procedures.
Impact of Student Learning- Effective elementary mathematics specialists provide evidence demonstrating student growth as a result of their instruction.
Professional Knowledge and Skills- Effective elementary mathematics specialists demonstrate mathematics-focused instructional leadership.
The following admission requirements apply to the Ed.S. in Elementary Mathematics Specialist program.
Current state teaching certificate
Minimum 2.50 undergraduate GPA
Master’s degree in any area
Graduates of the EMS program who hold a Missouri state teaching certificate will be eligible for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary (DESE) add-on teaching certificate in Elementary Mathematics Specialist.