WMEF has always sought to fund activities focused on mathematics education. These include grants for professional development opportunities to support high quality, rigorous mathematics instruction in classrooms in Wisconsin. Since our beginning in 2011, WMEF has awarded 59 grants ranging in size from $500 to $4,000 and totaling nearly $115,000.
Grants are due on December 1st and July 1st
Dr. Julie Stafford Professional Development Grant for Teachers
WMEF awards grants of up to $1,500 each to encourage and support the efforts of an individual or teams of mathematics educators to take course work or to attend conferences or workshops.
Dr. Henry Kepner Long Term Professional Development Grant
WMEF awards grants of up to $4,000 to support sustained professional learning that engages teachers in deepening their mathematical knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge of mathematics, knowledge of students as learners of mathematics, and in improvement of instructional practices.
WMEF awards up to $750 to financially assist Wisconsin teachers, grade level groups and school districts in the purchase of classroom material to support in the development and implementation of innovative teaching strategies or projects in the field of mathematics.