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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Teacher Professional Development Grants (preK-5), (6-8), and (9-12)

Deadline: November 3, 2017

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) is accepting applications to support professional development to improve the competence in the teaching of mathematics of one or more classroom teachers. The proposal must delineate the teacher’s or teachers’ professional development plan and address how the proposed project will improve competence and affect student learning. While the grant does not fund the purchase of technology, proposals including professional development involving the use of technology to enhance student learning are encouraged. Any acquisition of equipment must support the proposed plan but not be the primary focus of the grant.

Amount: Grants of up to $3,000 will be made.

Eligibility: Applicants must be a current (on or before October 13, 2017) full individual or e-member of NCTM or teach at a school with a current (on or before October 13, 2017) NCTM PreK-8 school membership. Additionally:

  • Teachers in grades PreK-5: Must spend half or more of his/her work time teaching in the classroom and have three or more years of teaching experience in grades Pre-K-5
  • Teachers in grades 6-8: Must teach mathematics in grades 6-8 at least 50 percent of the school day and have three or more years of teaching experience in grades 6-8
  • Teachers in grades 9-12: Must teach mathematics in grades 9-12 at least 50 percent of the school day must have three or more years of teaching experience in grades 9-12

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