TQP MATH-UP Program

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Welcome to our Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) Mathematics Achievement with Teachers of High need Urban Population (MATH UP) website.

Lehman College’s School of Education recently received over 7.6 million dollars in ARRA funding to prepare 125 pre-service teachers over five years with specialized expertise in mathematics and teaching English language learners and students with special needs.  The Lehman College MATH-UP pre-service teachers will be placed in one of the five participating  South Bronx schools to complete a year-long clinical internship (5 days a week, 5 hours a day) while completing their 42 credits graduate program.

The TQP MATH UP program targets college seniors studying in any major area, with interest and competency in mathematics who have a desire to teach at the elementary school level. MATH-UP participants engage in a one-year internship in a South Bronx school while taking courses toward a BA/MSED in Childhood Education with a specialization in mathematics and/or with a certification extension in bilingual Education {if qualified}. We participate with 5 Bronx schools and provide two years of mentoring and professional development throughout this innovative graduate program.

The 5th year TQP MATH-UP teacher preparation program begins in the senior year as students complete their undergraduate studies and graduate with a baccalaureate degree in one of the liberal arts and sciences.

 

The 5th year TQP MATH-UP program of study comprises of 5 semesters of graduate study resulting in initial and professional certification in childhood education (grades 1 - 6) with an optional certification extension in bilingual education.

 

For further information on the MATH UP program, please feel free to visit us in Carman B26 or contact Arlene D. Weinstein, Project Director.

 

Last modified: Sep 15, 2014

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