
Prospective Secondary School Mathematics Teachers  
Queens College is pleased to announce the TIME2000 Project, an undergraduate program specially designed for prospective secondary school mathematics teachers. The Project will admit 35 members of the fall 1999 freshman class.
Objectives
The Teaching
Improvement through
Mathematics Education ( TIME ) Project will prepare prospective
secondary school mathematics teachers for the 21st century by
engaging them in activities that will increase their knowledge
and appreciation of:
Program
Course Work
All participants
will be enrolled in mathematics and education courses at Queens
College. The courses comprising this interdisciplinary program
center around mathematics, the learning of mathematics, and the
teaching of mathematics. Students will investigate the relation
between ideas in collegelevel mathematics and the school
mathematics curriculum. They will also relate their own experiences
in learning mathematics to current theories of learning and
motivation.
Seminars
Participants will meet with Project staff on a regular basis
to share learning experiences and to clarify ideas. Staff will
also be available for individual conferences as needed.
Financial Support
The TIME2000 Project will provide
graphing calculators, textbooks and other materials
for all Projectrelated courses (maximum of 5 courses).
Eligibility
High school seniors graduating in June 1999
are eligible to apply. Applicants should have received a grade of
at least B in each high school mathematics course, have a cumulative
gradepoint average of at least B, and have taken four years of high
school mathematics. They also should have a special interest in and
a commitment to the teaching of mathematics, and should be highly
recommended by their mathematics teacher or chair.
Application Procedure
1. File a CUNY Freshman Application
and list Queens College as your first choice.
( For more
information, please call the Queens College Undergraduate
Admissions Office at 7189975600 )
2. Print or type all information requested in Sections 1 through 4 of the attached application completely and accurately. Then mail the application to the TIME 2000 project.
3. A letter must be written by your mathematics teacher or chair verifying your competency in mathematics and noting the reasons for recommending you as a prospective mathematics teacher. This letter of recommendation should include your name and address and it should be written on school stationery. It should be sent, under separate cover, to the TIME 2000 project.
TIME2000 Project
Queens College , CUNY
Dept. of Secondary Education
6530 Kissena Boulevard
Flushing,
New York 113671597
All applications for the TIME2000 Project should be received by March 1, 1999. (Late applications will be accepted. Admittance will be determined on a firstcome, firstserve basis.)
Applicants will be notified of their acceptance to the TIME2000 Project by April 30, 1999. Late applicants will be notified in a timely fashion. For further information contact Dr. Alice Artzt: Phone: 7189975169; Fax: 5166267252; email: qcartzt@aol.com
Project Staff
Dr. Eleanor ArmourThomas
Dr. Alice F. Artzt
Dr. Elliott Mendelson
Dr. Claire M. Newman
Dr. Alan Sultan
Dr. Carol Tittle
In the operation of the program and in selecting individuals for participation in, and for administration of, the program, Queens College will not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, alienation or citizenship, religion, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran or marital status.
Answers to optional questions on the application form are collected to meet research and federal reporting requirements. Such answers are confidential and will not be released except in the form of statistical summaries in which individuals are not identified. Response is entirely voluntary. Such information has no bearing on either admissions or academic decisions.