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Lemelson Foundation Elementary Education Math & Science Master's Cohort

Funded By Lemelson Foundation
Elementary Education Math & Science Master's Cohort


Mrs. Dorothy Lemslson is offering TWELVE K-6 teachers in the Washoe County School District the opportunity to complete a Master's degree in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Math and Science at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her gift will cover the cost of tuition for the duration of the program.

Please note that this K-6 Math/Science Cohort is specifically designated as a teacher research cohort. If you are admitted to this cohort, you will automatically be signing up to (a) be thinking about your current classroom practice and making changes through action research (b) be a part of a larger UNR teacher research project emphasizing math and science education, (c) be willing to take on a leadership role in math/science to help other teachers improve their instruction in school or district.

Goals of the Program

  • Develop teacher leaders in Math/Science
  • Develop capacity to improve math/science learning of students in the distract
  • Provide teachers with cutting edge research and tools to improve instruction


Spring 2009 to Spring 2010

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