The Math for America Fellowship is a highly selective, five-year program where recent college graduates and mid-career professionals make a commitment to teach mathematics in public secondary schools. The Fellowship includes one year earning a master’s degree in education and four years teaching math and participating in MƒA corps activities and professional development. MƒA Fellows are mathematically sophisticated individuals who are new to teaching and use their talents to make a difference in students’ lives. Successful applicants demonstrate the following qualities:
- Know and love math
- Enjoy interacting with young people
- Possess excellent communication skills
- Able to work with students and have ideas on how to create constructive learning environments
- Take personal responsibility for themselves and their actions
The MƒA Fellowship is available in Boston, Los Angeles, New York City, Utah and Washington, DC. Visit these pages in MƒA Locations for more details about each program site’s MƒA Fellowship program.
Current full-time teachers are not eligible for the MƒA Fellowship. See our MƒA Early Career Fellowship or MƒA Master Teacher Fellowship pages for applicable opportunities.