Fabiana Cardetti awarded State Department’s 2011 Teacher Quality Partnership Grant

Fabiana Cardetti, in collaboration with Mary Truxaw and Megan Staples (Neag School of Education), has been awarded $381,130 by the State Department of Higher Education under the 2011 Teacher Quality Partnership Grant Program. This grant will support the year-long project entitled: “UConn MLA: Mathematics Leadership Academy” to provide professional development in mathematics content and pedagogy for middle and high school mathematics teachers from across four public school districts in Connecticut. The program includes 12 credits of graduate coursework for participating teachers, as well as extensive school-based support for collaborative leadership activities related to mathematics education.