Professional Development Grants

Teachers

The Wisconsin Mathematics Education Foundation (WMEF) awards grants of up to $1,500 each to encourage and support the efforts of an individual or teams of mathematics educators in the development and implementation of innovative teaching strategies or projects in the field of mathematics.  The grant can be used to support course work or attendance at conferences or workshops.  WMEF strives to encourage creativity in the classroom, enhance instructional methods, promote the effective teaching of mathematics at all levels to improve student interest and scholastic achievement.

Project Descriptions should address the following:

  • What is (are) the project objective(s)?  What need, problem, or opportunity does the project address?
  • What are the project activities?  How will these activities fulfill the stated objectives?
  • Approximately how many students will be directly involved in the project?  What grade level(s) will be involved?
  • What will happen to the project at the conclusion of the grant?  If it is continued, what are future funding plans?
  • Have you tried to address the need(s) described in this proposal in the past?  If so, how successful were these efforts?

The deadline for these applications are July 1 and December 1.

Click here to download the application form.

Students

The Wisconsin Mathematics Education Foundation (WMEF) awards up to $500 to encourage the involvement of students in mathematics activities beyond their regular classrooms.  These projects may include, but are not limited to, creating a math club, forming a weekend math circle, holding a family math night, or any other student-centered activity that promotes student involvement.  

Project Description should address the following:

  • What is (are) the project objective(s)?  What need, problem, or opportunity does the project address
  • What are the project activities?  How will these activities fulfill the stated objectives?
  • Approximately how many students will be directly involved in the project?  What grade level(s) will be involved?
  • What will happen to the project at the conclusion of the grant?  If it is continued, what are future funding plans?
  • Have you tried to address the need(s) described in this proposal in the past?  If so, how successful were these efforts?

The deadline for these applications are July 1 and December 1.

Click here to download the application form.


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