Summer Institutes

 “Hands down the best mathematics professional development experience I ever had.”                                                                             – Past Participant


Mathematics Leadership Programs at Mount Holyoke College offers a variety of summer math institutes for teachers, coaches, and others interested in the learning and teaching of mathematics. These include Developing Mathematical Ideas, Mathematics Coaching, and DMI Facilitation institutes. Our registration goes live on January 1. Check out our offerings below:


Developing Mathematical Ideas Institutes

DMI, a professional development curriculum for teachers, provides one-week content institutes with opportunities for participants to engage with the ideas and activities of each module in sessions led by the authors of the materials, in collaboration with educational leaders who have experience with these materials in their own practice. Participants choose among the following DMI modules:

July 9 – 13

Building a System of Tens: Calculating with Whole Numbers and Decimals K-8

July 16 – 20

Making Meaning for Operations in the Domains of Whole Numbers and Fractions K-8

July 23 – 27

Reasoning Algebraically about Operations in the Domains of Whole Numbers and Integers K-8



Professional Development for Coaching Mathematics (On-Campus and Online Options)

This institute is a must for any math coach, math specialist, or teacher leader looking to develop the craft in supporting adult learners through a math coaching model. This is an intensive professional learning opportunity that is scalable depending on the needs and experience of the participants. Our experienced facilitators customize the experience to target the specific needs and interests of leaders who want to support the improvement of math instruction in their schools and/or districts.

July 16 – 20


Onsite, Customized Professional Develoment

DMI Facilitation Institute

MLP offers a one-week facilitation institute designed to assist teacher leaders in developing skills and knowledge for leading DMI seminars at their own sites. Prior experience with one of our DMI seminars is preferred. Please contact MLP Director Mike Flynn if you are interested in our Facilitation Institute.

July 16 – 20