Why choose Middle Grades Education- Mathematics at Saint Leo?
Do you want to inspire and shape future generations? Do you love mathematical thinking? School districts across the country need qualified math teachers who can make this fundamental and challenging subject accessible to all students. Saint Leo University prepares you to meet that demand.
Build a foundation in geometry, algebra, calculus and statistics, and learn innovative methods to teach these subjects to middle grade students—including ESOL, special education, multicultural and at-risk populations.
Accumulate more than 800 hours of field experience by the end of your senior year—almost double the hours recommended by the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. By the time you graduate, you’ll be well equipped to command a classroom of your own as a certified math teacher.
In 2011, Saint Leo’s Education department was named a national finalist for the Distinguished Program in Teacher Education Award. And, according to a recent survey, between 92-98% of school principals who've had a Saint Leo graduate as a first-year teacher at their school report that they'd provide a positive recommendation for rehiring.
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