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McGatha, Davis, & Stokes; Research on the impact of mathematics specialists—specifically coaches—on teachers and students.

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    • National Mathematics Advisory Panel Recommendations (2009)
    • Everybody Counts (1989)
    • Principles and Standards (2000)
    • Adding it Up (2001)
    • The Mathematical Education of Teachers (2001)


Rapacki & Francis (2014); A teacher’s ultimately empowering experience of transitioning into an ill-defined, unanticipated leadership position.

Knapp (2017); A voice from the classroom: An autoethnographic study of a mathematics teacher's development to teacher leader.

Ball, Hill, & Bass (2005);

Stump (2013); Elementary and middle school teachers in a graduate class learned to use the PRIME Leadership Framework to focus on established principles, engaging with their colleagues, and specific tasks and challenges that math coaches face.

Dossey (1984); A plea is made for the mathematics education community to support the need for elementary school mathematics specialists. Roles of such specialists in primary as well as intermediate grades are listed.

Wu (2009);

Reys & Fennell (2003) providing an argument for identifying and supporting mathematics specialists in elementary schools.

Nicole Rigelman • Maggie Mcgatha