Ellington, Aimee J.
Director, M.I.S. Interdisciplinary Mathematics and Science Leadership Program
Interdisciplinary mathematics and science leadership/K-8 mathematics specialist track
GRE or MAT
At least three years of successful K-8 mathematics and/or science teaching experience
Three recommendations: at least one from an immediate supervisor or principal and at least one that addresses leadership potential
Interview to develop program of study – program director will contact after initial review of application
See website for detailed discussion of program
The Mathematics and Science Leadership/K-8 mathematics specialist track in the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies program is designed for in-service teachers of mathematics for kindergarten through eighth grades. In designing their individual programs, students, in conjunction with their advisers, may select courses offered by VCU mathematics, science and education departments and courses offered by other collaborating Virginia colleges and universities. The Graduate School, the College of Humanities and Sciences, the School of Education and the departments of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics and Teacher Education administer the program.
In addition to the general VCU Graduate School requirements for admission and the overall requirements for admission to the M.I.S program, applicants to the Mathematics and Science Leadership/K-8 mathematics specialist track must:
Upon review of the application and all supporting documentation, the Mathematics/Science Leadership program coordinator will contact applicants to schedule interviews to develop programs of study that will detail specific courses to be taken and the institutions offering those courses.
Candidates must complete all of the general program requirements of the M.I.S. program. In addition: