Scholarships for Summer Professional Development

Summer break is a great time for teachers to learn new teaching strategies and fulfill their required professional development credits. If you are interested in learning more about movement-based learning for Kindergarten through 6th grade classrooms, consider attending the National Math Foundation/Math & Movement Summer Institute. Not only is New York a great place to visit during the summer but Math & Movement is providing 10 scholarships (valued at $595 each) to attend the Summer Institute.

What Makes the National Math Foundation Summer Institute so Unique?

The National Math Foundation has a distinctive, creative solution to teaching children who have been entrenched in a sedentary lifestyle. We invite you to attend the Summer Institute to learn new ways to inspire your students and improve retention. We will focus on the Math & Movement program, an approved program of the National Foundation, and will also have speakers and sessions covering a wide variety of educational topics. You will learn new strategies to strengthen your students’ math and reading ability, improve classroom management, increase critical thinking, support students with special needs, improve the health and well-being of you and your students, increase parental involvement, decrease the cost of RTI, and boost students’ understanding of “hard to learn” concepts.

To learn more and view our list of speakers, visit the our page on the Summer Institute or download the 2019 NMF Summer Institute Brochure.

Location:  Old Mill Road School, 1775 Old Mill Rd, North Merrick, NY

Schedule:  Monday, July 29 – Thursday, August 1     

Monday – Wednesday   9am – 2pm; Thursday 9am – 1pm

To Apply for the Scholarship:

Please fill out this form and email a 500-word response that answers the following question. Please also share a few times that work for you to have a quick phone call.

Why is the Math & Movement program a good fit for your students, your school, and your teaching philosophy?

Application deadline: July 22, 2019

*Please note: This scholarship only covers your admission to the Summer Institute. It does not cover travel, housing, or any other expenses.

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