Participants will be paid an $800 stipend, half of which will be paid at the end of each semester.
Participants will attend monthly Saturday sessions throughout the school year. These sessions provide a format to share ideas, materials, and concerns, deepen mathematical knowledge, model good teaching, and promote collegiality.
The Saturday seminar dates for the 2016-2017 school year are-
These seminars will run 8:30 AM -12:30 PM unless otherwise noted or notified.
Sometimes game days require time adjustments.
In addition to the Saturday sessions. each participant is assigned to a coach from the University of Arizona. These coaches are all former middle or high school teachers. Coaches will meet with you several times a semester to help plan lessons, observe, collaborate on concerns including classroom management, best practices, motivation, maximizing classroom participation and time on task, assessment techniques and more. The coaches will also participate in the monthly Saturday sessions.
A maximum of 10 teachers will be accepted. Preference will be given to teachers from partnering districts. Teachers who teach math exclusively will be given priority over teachers with split assignments.