Research and Special Programs
The initiatives in mathematics education at City College include:
The Dr. Charlotte K. Frank Center for Mathematics Education
Promoting Excellence in Mathematics Education and Professional Development
The Dr. Charlotte K. Frank Center for Mathematics Education is devoted to professional development in mathematics and mathematics education. The Center is located on the campus of the City College of New York, in Room 3/218 of the North Academic Center . The Center is an educational partnership supported by the New York City Department of Education, the School of Education of the City College of New York, and a generous gift, donated by Dr. Charlotte K. Frank, who has been a prime supporter of the Teachers Network, and presently serves as Vice President of Research and Development for McGraw-Hill Education, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies.
Mathematics in the City
(Professors Despina Stylianou)
Mathematics in the City (MitC) is a national center of research, curriculum development, and professional development for K-8 mathematics education. The center was MitC was established in 1995 by Professor Cathy Fosnot, as a collaboration between the City College of New York and the Freudenthal Institute, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. It has received funding by the National Science Foundation, the Exxon-Mobil Foundation, and the Department of Education of New York City. Through the years the project has expanded; today it functions as a think tank and center of professional development for mathematics education. To date, thousands of teachers from across the nation have participated in our institutes and workshops at CCNY. Teachers and schools also seek MitC's support and guidance in their year-to-year operations. Staff developers and consultants from the project provide on-site in-classroom work.