Julie Stafford Professional Development Grants

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.

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Student Activity Grants

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.  

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Materials/Resources Grants

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.The purpose of this grant is to provide financial assistance to teachers, grade level groups and school districts for the purchase of classroom material to support in the development and implementation of innovative teaching strategies or projects in the field of mathematics.  Grants up to a maximum of $750 will be awarded at the appropriate time related to the use of the classroom material.  This material could include but not limited to new technology, manipulatives needed to support student learning or teacher resources. 

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Henry Kepner Long Term Professional Development Grants

The purpose of this grant is to provide financial assistance to teachers, grade level groups, or school districts for long-term professional development pertaining to mathematics education.  Grants of a maximum of $4000 will be awarded to help support sustained professional learning that engages teachers in deepening their mathematical knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge of mathematics, knowledge of students as learners of mathematics, and in improvement of instructional practices. 

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