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Mathematical Teaching for Instruction

Jonathan Brendefur, STEM program, Education, Explore magazine, cq

Preparing and building skills of individuals who are interested in becoming better elementary and middle school teachers, mathematics coaches or teacher leaders.

Education Building
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725-1745

Program Director:
Jonathan Brendefur, PhD

Program Administrators:
Keith Krone
(208) 426-4650

Jackie Ismail, PhD



The Graduate Certificate Mathematical Teaching for Instruction is focused on preparing and building the skills of individuals who are interested in becoming mathematics coaches and teacher leaders.

Degree Programs

Graduate Certificate in Mathematical Teaching for Instruction  G.C.

Admission Requirements

  1. Apply to the Graduate College and satisfy the minimum admissions requirements of the Graduate College. International applicants must satisfy the international admissions requirements.
  2. A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions Office. Applicants should have an undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.00 on a 4-point system.
  3. A letter of interest.
  4. Current teaching credentials.
  5. Contact information for two individuals who can supply academic or professional recommendations.