Professional development for teachers

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY MATHEMATICS 

FOR TEACHERS AND COACHES

Our innovative model is affordable, effective, practical and sustainable

Math Matters in Partnership with Kids Play Math and Colorado Department of Education, is offering an initiative, Enhancing Early Mathematics, for Colorado early childhood educators. The initiative provides professional development in early mathematics learning and teaching, and will be offered in 6 locations around the state. It is intended for preschool and kindergarten teachers and their coaches and/or administrative supervisors. It consists of a one-day workshop followed by four webinars.


  • HEAD START AND PRESCHOOL
  • EARLY MATH COACHING
  • KINDERGARTEN AND FIRST GRADE
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    WORKSHOPS AND WEBINARS
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    PLANS FOR RURAL AND SMALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS
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    PLANS FOR MEDIUM AND LARGE SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Jenny Lerner has a master’s degree in Educational Technology with concentrations in Bilingual Education and Early Childhood. She has more than 30 years experience working for National, Regional, Migrant, and local Head Start programs. She is nationally known for her expertise in English Language Learners, Early Literacy, and Early MathematicsEnter your text here...

Jeff Farmer has a Ph.D in mathematics and has done research in mathematics and mathematics education.  He has been providing professional development in mathematics for 25 years, working with teachers at all levels (Pre-K to 16). He is Research Professor of Mathematics at the University of Denver

Alvaro Arias has a PhD in Mathematics and is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Denver. He does research in Pure Mathematics and Mathematics Education. He designs innovative educational software and serves as the coordinator of Kids Play Math and founder of Math Matters