2021 Schedule and Cost

July 5 – July 9:

DMI: Building a System of Tens


July 12 – July 16:

Developing Mathematical Ideas: Making Meaning for Operations

Professional Development for Mathematics Coaching


July 19 – July 23:

Developing Mathematical Ideas-Facilitation Training (DMI-F)

Daily Schedule

Each institute runs from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Monday – Thursday and from 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM on Friday. Lunch is provided daily.

Fee for Non-Credit Option

The non-credit price for a one-week summer institute is $549.

Fee for Credit Option

The 2020 for-credit price for a one-week summer institute was $1,550. Participants will receive two graduate credits from Mount Holyoke College.

DMI courses have MATH designations while our coaching and facilitation courses have MTHED (Math Ed) designations.

Partner District Discount: Schools that contract with Mike Flynn and/or Sarah Bent for professional learning are considered partner districts. Teachers from partner districts receive a 50% discount on for-credit registrations.

Meals and Accommodations 

If we are able to offer on-campus participation as an option in 2021, all lunches will be provided. Please check back for updates on how the course will be held. *All 2021 summer courses will be held online.*


If you are accepted into an institute and cannot attend, refunds will be offered only if your place in the program can be filled either by another educator at your site or through our wait list.

Course Materials

Each participant is responsible for purchasing the course materials.

For Developing Mathematical Ideas institutes (DMI), purchase the casebook for the appropriate DMI module. See DMI Materials for more information about the description, cost, and purchasing information. Plan to order well in advance to receive the book in time to bring with you.

For DMI-Facilitation Institutes, purchase the Facilitator Package for the appropriate DMI module. This includes the facilitator guide and videos. You will also need the corresponding casebook.

All MLP institutes are subject to cancellation in the event of insufficient enrollment.  In such cases, full refunds will be offered.

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