The Instructional I Certificate program in Mathematics Education offers students a rigorous course of instruction in teaching Mathematics in grades 7-12. The program combines methodological course-work and practical experience student teaching in a public-school classroom. Our program is focused on research-based best practices that support all children to learn and is committed to fostering practices that further social justice. Candidates graduate satisfying the requirements to earn a Pennsylvania Instructional I Certificate. It requires 30 credit hours and an intensive student teaching experience, both of which are completed over the course of two semesters, fall and spring.