Professional Development is an integral part of successful Singapore math adoption. We recommend the following trainers.
Professional Development and Training Providers
Cassandra Turner & Associates, LLC has offered hand-crafted professional development services since 2008. They have helped dozens of schools implement Singapore math curriculum, and thousands of teachers who use it as a supplement. By teachers, for teachers, Cassandra Turner & Associates firmly believes that “math is not a spectator sport.” Based in Colorado, they are available for training across the United States and internationally, working with school administrators and teachers, throughout an adoption from consultation through parent engagement events.
SMARTTraining has teachers available across the U.S., all of whom have taught Singapore math programs in classrooms for grade levels from kindergarten through middle school. The depth of their trainers’ experience allows them to share insights and to relate easily to teachers because they’ve “been there” themselves. Many of their trainers are nationally-known speakers for BER, SDE, NCTM, CAMT and many charter groups on the Singapore Method.
Bill Jackson offers professional development for educators using Singapore math programs, as well as Japanese Mathematics, Lesson Study, and Common Core Standards. Bill was one of the first educators to implement Primary Mathematics on a large scale, and he will customize a professional development plan for your team.
Core Math Training Solutions offers highly customized onsite and online professional development. For nearly two decades, Founder and Lead Trainer, Beth Curran, has been inspiring thousands of teachers, administrators, and parents. She is the go to person for numerous schools and communities making step change improvements in education. Beth has worked extensively with all Singapore style curricula currently available in the US. She is a co-author and reviewer for Dimensions Math, as well as the Dimensions Math Video instructor. Beth lives in Virginia and travels around the world sharing her passion for making math make sense.
SingaporeMathSupport provides training for educators – and implementation support for schools – across the U.S., in Europe, Central and South America. Founded in 2014 by long-time Singapore math professional development partner Sherri Adler, SingaporeMathSupport services include, but are not limited to, model lessons, parent night hosting, and classroom observations; they also have a middle school specialist to help with grades 5-8. Each school training is customized to best meet the unique needs of that school, and all training sessions offer a hands-on, interactive experiences.
Primavera Professional Development LLC specializes in on-site instructional coaching for schools adopting Singapore math curriculum. All of their coaches are experienced teachers that have used Singapore math curriculum in their own classrooms, and have the practical and pedagogical experience required to expertly teach others the concrete-pictorial-approach unique to Singapore math curriculum. They provide professional development experiences that include teacher workshops, classroom visits to provide model lessons, classroom observation/feedback and one-on-one instructional coaching. Based in the New York metro area, Primavera Professional Development LLC provides professional development services nationwide.
Aspire Learning Academy, is based in Vancouver, Canada and provides consulting services and training to teachers using Singapore math curriculum across Canada, the United States, and internationally. They offer curriculum adoption and implementation consulting, training programs for teachers, administrators, and school districts. Singapore math content knowledge is key to allowing teachers to effectively deliver the curriculum in a positive manner. Parent information seminars are also available to allow parents to understand and help their children with Singapore math content and assignments. Aspire Learning Academy’s Tara Haddad and Taylor Cordeiro, both Singapore math trainers, are available for training and consultation.
East West Math LLC offers engaging and interactive Singapore Math teacher training on schools’ sites and online to meet the needs of modern educators across the United States and abroad. Topics covered include all essential and advanced topics of the curriculum, including CPA, number sense, bar modeling, fractions, and others. We specialize in virtual learning and helping teachers create engaging math instruction that meets the needs of diverse learners and honors all the essentials of the Singapore model in a virtual environment. Ideas are exchanged, thinking is influenced, and through this, learning happens. This is what we mean by designing instruction specifically for the online environment.
East West Math LLC is based in Harrison, NY and the company is approved by the New York State DOE and State University of New York to provide CTLE courses and CEUs.
The Pi Project has been conducting teacher training for 12 years, across the US and abroad. They are two teachers who have taught the Singapore method in K-8th grade classrooms in Singapore, Germany, and the US for a combined 55 years.
Teachers with Singapore Math experience
– Cassandra Turner – Email Cassy
– Kathleen Jalalpour – Email Kathleen
– Dr. Kevin Mahoney – Email Kevin
– Johnette Roberts Ballard – Email Johnette
– Tricia Salerno – Email Tricia