FCR-STEMLearn Summer Math Elementary Institute


Professional Development Program in Mathematics for Elementary Teachers

Interested in strengthening your content knowledge, practice,
and confidence in your ability to teach mathematics?


Heartland Educational Consortium and FCR-STEM are offering a six-day program that focuses on effective mathematics teaching and learning in the elementary classroom.

Registration is currently open to K-5 Elementary classroom teachers


Participants' responsibilities:

  1. Attend the 6-day Summer Institute during Summer 2017;
  2. Implement lessons/materials/instructional plans during the 2017-2018 school year; and
  3. Complete required evaluations and surveys during the program.

Participants that fully complete the program will receive:

  1. A stipend of $600;
  2. Curriculum resources, lesson plans, and materials to support the implementation of the content, including classroom sets of MyStemKits.com 3D-printed K-5 geometry kits; and
  3. District inservice points approximately 45 hours from required components;

For more program details, requirements, and frequently asked questions about the FCR-STEMLearn Elementary Mathematics Program, please visit: http://www.cpalms.org/stemlearn/stemlearn_k5hec.aspx


Dates, Times, & Locations

  • Week 1 (Monday-Thursday): June 19-22, 2017 at Heartland Educational Consortium
  • Week 2 (Monday-Tuesday): June 26-27, 2017 at Heartland Educational Consortium
  • The daily meeting times will be 8:00am to 4:30pm. Please plan to arrive prior to 8:00 so that we can start promptly at 8:00.
  • Attendance throughout the 6 day summer institute is required. Participants are expected to attend the institute in its entirety.


Tracks & Program Schedule

  • Grades K-2
    • Week 1: Thinking Mathematics Program for K-2
    • Week 2: Geometry for K-5
  • Grades 3-5
    • Week 1: Thinking Mathematics Program for 3-5
    • Week 2: Geometry for K-5



Costs incurred by the teacher (meals, transportation, etc.) are covered by the stipend, and no other travel costs will be reimbursed.


Additional Program Information

  • Program Flyer

  • Registration is open to K-5 HEC Teachers who did NOT attend the same program in Summer 2016. 20 K-2 and 20 3-5 teachers will be accepted after review of applications, and additional teachers will be placed on a waitlist and will be notified if spots become available.

  • Please review all requirements BEFORE you register!


Registration Information

We have filled the 40 spots for the program; however, you may still register
if you wish to be placed on the waitlist:
Google Registration Form