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Professional Learning

IM Certified™ IM Professional Learning™

High-quality, engaging learning experiences certified by the authors of the IM curriculum

IM Certified Professional Learning is developed and continuously refined by the curriculum’s authors, who work hand-in-hand with IM Certified Facilitators to create high-quality learning experiences for mathematics educators.

Why IM Professional Learning?

Learning is a lifelong experience for any educator, new or experienced. That’s why IM Professional Learning is more than a one-time experience… we’re dedicated to facilitating your ongoing quest for improved classroom effectiveness with live and virtual events, a growing library of resources, and a thriving community of like-minded educators.

About IM Professional Learning

IM Certified Facilitators Ensure Superior Learning

Our expertly trained facilitators provide exceptional guidance and training

To improve mathematics teaching and learning, and close achievement gaps, teachers need access to high-quality professional learning.

IM Certified Professional Learning is expert-authored and deeply integrated with the curriculum, guiding teachers and leaders through instructional and practice shifts to provide long-term, sustainable support for improving instruction and boosting student achievement.

IM Certified Professional Learning is delivered through our partner network by IM Certified Facilitators, who undergo a rigorous qualification and training process to gain mastery in delivering impactful professional learning experiences based on the author’s intent.

IM Certified Professional Learning Features

Designed to support shifts in instructional practice

Moving to a problem-based mathematics curriculum represents a significant practice shift for many educators. IM Professional Learning certified by IM guides teachers through the meaningful paradigm shifts that lead to improved student outcomes.

Delivered by master educators

IM Certified Facilitators undergo a rigorous qualification and training process to gain mastery in delivering impactful professional learning experiences based on the author’s intent.

Sustainable, scalable learning

IM Certified professional learning is tailored to meet teachers where they are on the learning continuum, allowing educators at every level to develop their skills over time. Districts select the professional learning experience that best meets their needs—from an introductory session, to year-long support, to a three-year development package that builds teacher, coach, and leader capacity.

Proven to boost educator effectiveness

Our suite of professional learning helps teachers develop the skills and confidence to implement standards-aligned instruction, ensure curricular coherence within and across grade levels, facilitate meaningful mathematics discussions, and implement instructional routines that engage students and improve their learning.

Delivery Options

IM Certified Professional Learning Delivery Options

A flexible variety of access options for IM Certified Professional Learning

We work with a growing list of IM Certified partners to deliver the professional learning resources educators need, in a variety of formats, including onsite academies and live virtual classrooms. 

IM Certification

Become an IM Certified Facilitator

Support educators and administrators in teaching IM Certified Curriculum

IM Certified Facilitators undergo a rigorous, application-based qualification process and attend intensive, ongoing trainings to gain mastery in delivering impactful professional learning experiences from the authors of the curriculum. The program reflects the latest research on best practices for supporting professional learning for mathematics educators.

Acceptance is reserved for educators with considerable expertise in teaching or coaching mathematics, active interest in leading high-quality PD, and the ability to commit to an ongoing, intensive course of study.

“We consider a facilitator’s ‘IM Certified™’ stamp shorthand for quality and expertise, both in mathematics and in delivering the very best professional learning experiences to teachers and coaches.”

—Katie Martin, Lead Secondary Math Teacher, New Hanover County Schools, Wilmington, NC

“To impact mathematics teaching and learning at scale and close the achievement gap, teachers need access to both high-quality curriculum materials and complementary professional learning.”
—Dr. Bill McCallum, President, Illustrative Mathematics

Professional Learning Partners

IM Professional Learning Partners

Dedicated to delivering IM Certified™ Professional Learning

Our network of IM Certified partners connects motivated educators with IM Certified Facilitators who are specially trained to deliver high-quality professional learning to teachers, coaches, and district leaders in districts that have adopted IM’s curriculum.

  • Centerpoint Education Solutions
  • Mathematics Institute of Wisconsin
  • McGraw-Hill