Lindenwood University offers an Education Specialist in Instructional Leadership with an emphasis in K-6 Mathematics Education degree. The degree is designed to train teacher leaders to enhance the teaching, learning, and assessing of mathematics in order to improve achievement in the classroom.
Through this program, you will develop an extensive and comprehensive knowledge of mathematics content, proficiency in using and helping others use effective instructional practices, and the ability to support efforts that help all K-6 students learn imperative mathematics. Furthermore, you will study mathematics concepts, teaching pedagogy, and leadership strategies in a program focused on four major content strands: numbers and operations; geometry and measurement; algebraic reasoning; and data, statistics, and probability.
This is a certification program requiring 21 credit hours of coursework at the 60000 level. This program is open to educators certified in early childhood, elementary, middle school, secondary, or K-12. Prerequisites from the program include a minimum of 10 credit hours of mathematics [link to catalog page 47]. EDU 57000 Educational Research and EDU 520000 Curriculum Design (or similar courses) are also prerequisites to the program.
For more information, please contact Dr. Sherrie Wisdom at (636) 949-4478.