MƒA Early Career and Master Teacher Fellowship 2018

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Last updated on April 16th, 2018 at 11:20 am

Entries are now been accepted for the MƒA Early Career and Master Teacher Fellowship 2018, Teachers from across the globe are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity

Brief Description

The 2018 applications for the MƒA Early Career Fellowship and MƒA Master Teacher Fellowship are now open. Apply for one of MƒA’s fellowships for mathematics and science teachers. The fellowships offer an incredible array of resources and professional growth opportunities within a community of expert teachers who share a passion for science or mathematics. Qualified candidates must demonstrate knowledge and expertise of their content area, pedagogy, and knowledge of students, as well as a commitment to continued learning and collaboration.

Math for America (MƒA) Organization was founded in 2004 as an organization committed to teachers. MƒA teachers participate in and lead professional growth and enrichment opportunities throughout the year, ranging in focus from mathematics and science content to pedagogical practice and leadership. Below is a sample of our course offerings.

Type:

Fellowships  for teachers

 

 

Eligibility:

  • You are eligible to apply for the MƒA Early Career Fellowship (Math)if you:
  1. Teach mathematics in a public middle or high school (the Early Career Fellowship is not open to elementary school teachers).
  2. By the start of 2017-2018 school year, have completed at least one year, but not more than three years, of full-time classroom mathematics teaching.
  3. Must be the mathematics teacher of record for a minimum of 80 percent of your teaching schedule.
  • You are eligible to apply for theMƒA Early Career Fellowship (Science) if you:
  1. Teach science in a public middle or high school (the Early Career Fellowship is not open to elementary school teachers).
  2. By the start of 2017-2018 school year, have completed at least one year, but not more than three years, of full-time classroom science teaching.
  3. Must be the science teacher of record for a minimum of 80 percent of your teaching schedule (all science courses must be student-credit bearing).

How to Apply:

  • For applying MƒA Early Career and Master Teacher Fellowship, you must take the appropriate Praxis Exam for your application subject area by the exam deadline.  See the Educational Testing Service (ETS) website for specific exam dates. The link is: https://www.ets.org/
  • You have to register yourself to be applying for the fellowships. The link is: https://mfa.force.com/Applicants/CommunitiesSelfReg

Supporting Documents:

MƒA Master Teacher Fellowship

  1. A curriculum vitae (which should include any professional development or relevant conferences attended)
  2. Your most recent formal teacher observation report, signed by your supervisor
  3. Scanned copies of your transcripts (unofficial transcripts from all higher education institutions attended)
  4. The contact information for three references (supervisor, a colleague who can speak about your knowledge of students, and someone who can speak about your content knowledge)

 MƒA Early Career Fellowship

  1. A curriculum vitae (which should include any professional development or relevant conferences attended)
  2. Your most recent formal teacher observation report, signed by your supervisor
  3. The contact information for three references (supervisor, colleague at your school, and someone who can speak about your content knowledge)
  4. Scanned copies of your transcripts (unofficial transcripts from all higher education institutions attended)

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • Up to $60,000 in stipends
  • A robust catalog of professional learning courses and workshops
  • Funding for conferences and materials
  • A community of inspiring K-12 educators

Application Deadline:

Fellowship Application Status Final Praxis Exam Date Written Application Deadline Interview Notification In-Person Interview Dates Acceptance Notification
Early Career Open May 12 May 18 Jun 15 Jun
28 or 29*
(Full Day)
Beginning of July
Master Teacher Open Apr 14 Apr 20 May 18 Jun
9, 10, 16 or 17*
(Full Day)
End of June
Renewal Master Teacher Open N/A Jan 16 Feb 7 Feb 12 – Mar 9
(30 minute)*
Mid-March

*Candidates will be assigned one of the interview dates above. Interviews will be conducted from 9:00AM – 5:00PM.

Link for More Information:

http://www.mathforamerica.org/apply/process

 

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