K-5 Math Endorsement

(150 Contact Hours, 15 PLUs, Certification Add-on)
  
Middle Georgia RESA GA PSC approved K-5 Math Endorsement for a total of 15 PLUs.  The target audience for this class are math teachers who desire to increase their professional practice and efficiently within the K-5 setting. This program endeavors to abide by and provide expertise in accordance with PSC rule 505-3-.92 K-5 MATHEMATICS ENDORSEMENT PROGRAM .
         
Candidate admission to the MGRESA Endorsement Program requires the following:

1. A valid, level 4 or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, in one of the following fields:

(i) Early Childhood Education (P-5); (ii) Middle Grades Mathematics (4-8); (iii) Special Education General Curriculum/Early Childhood Education (P-5); or (iv) any of the following certificates combined with a core academic content concentration in mathematics: (I) Special Education General Curriculum (P-12); (II) Special Education Adapted Curriculum (P-12); (III) Special Education Behavior Disorders (P-12); (IV) Special Education Learning Disabilities (P-12); (V) Special Education Deaf Education (P-12); (VI) Special Education Physical and Health Disabilities (P-12); (VII) Special Education Visual Impairment (P-12); or (VIII) Gifted Certificate (P-12); 

2. a minimum of one year of teaching experience. 

 
Candidates must register online under Online Registration for each course of the K-5 Math Endorsement and follow the link to print the application for system approval.
 
Endorsement Application
 
This is a job-embedded program. Candidates must practice skills with students.   

Course Descriptions
  
Course 1: Increasing Content Knowledge and Pedagogy in K-5 Number and Operations  

This course endeavors to increase content knowledge in numbers and operations, and prepares candidates to effectively utilize best practice strategies and methods for teaching the Georgia Performance Standards in the K-5 setting.

Required Texts for all three Courses: 
Bundle ISBN: 9780133261844 (for both books)

  • Textbooks- Error Patterns in Computation by Robert Ashlock & Elementary and Middle School Mathematics-Teaching Developmentaly, 8th Edition, by John Van De Walle,Karen S. Karp, and Jennifer M. Bay-Williams

 

Course 2: Understanding Geometry and Measurement

 

This course endeavors to increase content knowledge in geometry and measurement, and prepares candidates to effectively utilize best practice strategies and methods for teaching the Georgia Performance Standards in the K-5 setting.

 

Course 3: Increasing Content Knowledge and Pedagogy in K-5 Algebra, Data Analysis and Probability
 
This course endeavors to increase content knowledge in algebra, data analysis and probability, and prepares them to and prepares candidates to effectively utilize best practice strategies and methods for teaching the Georgia Performance Standards in the K-5 setting.  




Dr. Juli Alligood, Executive Director
jalligood@mgresa.us
MGRESA 80 Cohen Walker Drive, RM228, Warner Robins, GA 31088
Phone: 478-988-7170 Fax: 478-988-7176       E-Verify #: 470112