CPM Educational Program is a California nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to improving grades 6-12 mathematics instruction.
CPM’s mission is to empower mathematics students and teachers through exemplary curriculum, professional development, and leadership. We recognize and foster teacher expertise and leadership in mathematics education. We engage all students in learning mathematics through problem solving, reasoning, and communication.
CPM envisions a world where mathematics is viewed as intriguing and useful, and is appreciated by all; where powerful mathematical thinking is an essential, universal, and desirable trait; and where people are empowered by mathematical problem-solving and reasoning to solve the world’s problems.
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Research Awards for Mathematics Education
CPM Educational Program offers funding opportunities for educational research that will contribute to the understanding of how to improve mathematics teaching and learning broadly. CPM Educational Program is a California nonprofit corporation dedicated to improving mathematics curriculum and instruction in grades 6-12 in the United States.
This request for funding proposals invites mathematics education doctoral students and faculty to propose projects that advance the field of mathematics education through research that includes CPM classrooms, professional development, or curriculum materials. This grant program supports 1-year CPM Dissertation Fellowship Awards, 1-year Exploratory Grants, and 2-3-year Extensive Research Grants.
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CPM has created weekly tips for teachers, parents and students, written to help everyone be successful in math. Teachers can follow the teacher tips and post parent and student Tips of the Week to their personal webpages or include them in newsletters or updates sent out regularly. Each tip highlights events and ideas that are relevant during the given week they are distributed. For instance, at the start of the school year, the tips discuss effective team work, while mid year, the tips might discuss how best to prepare for a midterm exam. You can find these tips here: