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. 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 11 – 15

– Building a System of Tens

July 18 – 22

– Making Meaning for Operations 



Professional Development for Coaching Mathematics

This institute, designed for math coaches, administrators, and teacher leaders, offers customized professional development that targets the specific needs and interests of leaders who want to support the improvement of math instruction in their schools and/or districts.

July 18 – 22


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 required. Please contact MLP Director Mike Flynn if your are interested in our Facilitation Institute.

July 18 – 22