.26 Mathematics Instructional Leader (Grades 4—9).

To add an endorsement as Mathematics Instructional Leader, grades 49, an applicant shall:

A. Hold a valid, professional certificate with certification in Middle School Mathematics;

B. Complete a minimum of 21 semester hours of post-baccalaureate credit, or Department-approved Continuing Professional Development credits, which include the following areas:

(1) Content knowledge for teaching mathematics, including number and operations, algebra and functions, geometry and measurement, data analysis and probability, calculus, and discrete mathematics;

(2) Pedagogical knowledge for teaching mathematics, including learners and learning, teaching, curriculum, and assessment;

(3) Leadership knowledge and skills; and

(4) At least 3 semester hours or the equivalent in a supervised practicum or school-based internship in which the candidate works with a range of students in grades 49 and adult learners in a variety of professional development settings; and

C. Present verification of 27 months of satisfactory teaching experience including mathematics.