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Center for the Mathematics Education of Latinos/as
About CEMELA
¥The Center for the Mathematics Education of Latinos/as is a Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT) funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF, Award No. ESI-0424983).

¥The CenterÕs main goal is to understand the interplay of mathematics education and the unique language, social, cultural, and political issues that affect Latino communities.

¥One focus area of the Center is teacher education, especially in the growth and professional development of middle school teachers of mathematics.

¥The Center has developed a series of five professional development mathematics courses for middle school teachers, and this course is the first one in the series.