Full course description
The University of Tennessee Department of Mathematics is hosting a state-approved training for teachers of Algebra I and Integrated Math I. Trainees must complete 40 hours of training over two weeks.
Trainees are required to attend online meetings Mondays through Fridays, July 20-31, 2020, from 9am EDT to noon EDT, with one-hour modules to be completed between meetings.
Note: On July 31st, trainees will be given a post-test, on which a minimum score must be earned to have satisfied the training requirements.
Training format: 100% online. Trainees must have internet access and a machine that is equipped with a microphone and camera. For exam day, trainees must have a secondary device with a camera, such as a cell phone or tablet, for exam-proctoring purposes.
Algebra I, at any grade level, may be taught either by a licensed teacher with the appropriate 7-12 math endorsement OR by a teacher with:
(i) a professional license pursuant to State Board Rule 0520-02-04-.01(2)(c),
(ii) an endorsement to teach through at least grade 8,
(iii) a passing score within the last 5 years on the middle school math PRAXIS 5169 or the NES Mathematics (Middle Grades and Early Secondary) test 105 test. (Note: 0146 and 0069 do not apply.)
(iv) completion of a state-approved training, such as this one.