Elementary Mathematics Specialist Endorsement
Listed below are courses currently needed for the Mathematics Specialist Endorsement. This endorsement may only be added to a valid teaching license in one of these areas (Kindergarten – primary, elementary or early childhood license, or middle childhood, high school, or adolescence to young adult mathematics teaching license). Candidates must have at least three years of successful experience teaching mathematics under a standard teaching certificate or license. Please note that to make the endorsement valid you must take the Praxis II- Middle Childhood Mathematics Content Knowledge Exam (0069).
The Mathematics Specialist Endorsement at Xavier is a 24 credit hour endorsement. All course requirements
must be taken at the graduate level. The program requires 90 hours of documented field hours.
Graduate level coursework taken as part of the Mathematics Specialist Endorsement may be used towards the M.Ed.
in Elementary Education. Please refer to the counseling sheet for Masters in Elementary Education.
Required Mathematics Specialist Courses for the Endorsement – Successful completion requires a B- or above
and meets or exceeds expectations on key assessments. All courses listed below are three (3) semester hours.
EDEL550 Mathematics as a Second Language
EDEL551 Algebra and Functions
(EDEL550 and 551 are prerequisites for the subsequent classes.)
EDEL554 Number Theory for Teachers
EDEL553 Geometry, Measurement and Probability
EDEL557 Statistics, Action Research & Inquiry into Effective Practices
EDEL552 Trigonometry, Algebra and Geometry II
EDEL556 Algebra and Geometry for Teachers III
EDEL555 Mathematics Specialist Practicum
Curriculum is subject to change.