Mathematics (Primary & Junior) Specialist

Mathematics (Primary/Junior) Part 3 builds on Parts 1 and 2 and focuses on leadership in Primary/Junior mathematics at the board or district level.

Explore strategies to implement large scale projects and initiatives in mathematics, and to support teachers' professional learning as they implement the 2020 Mathematics curriculum and improve students' mathematic skills. You'll have the opportunity to undertake a Board- or District-focused action research project in mathematics and practice research techniques: completing a literature review, setting the problem, designing and implementing the methodology, gathering data, writing, then presenting the research. Learning from your own and others' research, you'll leave the course with knowledge and skills to undertake mathematics leadership in K-6 schools.


Prerequisites for Specialist:

  1. Completion of Part 1 and Part 2:
    A current Ontario College of Teachers' Certificate of Qualification showing successful completion of Part 1 and Part 2 of the three-session qualification. 

  2. Certificate of Teaching Experience – 2 Years:
    Evidence of at least two (2) years of successful teaching experience, including one (1) year of experience in the subject in which the qualification is being sought. This experience must be certified by the appropriate Supervisory Officer on the OISE Certificate of Teaching Experience Form.

Please Note:

Any exceptions and additional requirements are noted below.

  • We do not have the authority to determine whether or not candidates meet the teaching experience prerequisite for Part 2 and Part 3 AQs. We are responsible only for collecting the Certificate of Teaching Experience once it has been signed by the appropriate authority. Please direct all inquiries regarding teaching experience to your employer.


Successful completion is a final grade of B-

Upon successful completion of the course, a recommendation will be sent to the Ontario College of Teachers.


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