Apply for Teacher-in-Training Grant
Deadline: January 1, 2019

The West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics will award a $600 grant to an outstanding West Virginia student enrolled in a West Virginia college or university and expecting to graduate by August of 2020. It will be given to a student who is training to become a mathematics teacher and who has intentions of teaching in West Virginia. The award winner will be introduced during the banquet at the annual conference. The successful applicant will be notified by February 1, 2019. Unsuccessful applicants will not be individually notified. SAVE THE DATE - We would like the awardee to join us at our banquet on March 17, 2017.

Eligibility Requirements
The applicant must be:
  1. A West Virginia resident
  2. A full-time student of a college or university in West Virginia
  3. Expected to graduate by August of 2020
  4. Pursuing an undergraduate degree or certification as a mathematics teacher; or as an elementary teacher specializing in mathematics

Additional Materials
In addition to submitting this form, the applicant must submit:
  • An official college transcript
  • A letter of recommendation from a college faculty member
  • A letter of recommendation from a person of your choice
  • All materials must be postmarked by Deadline: January 1, 2019

    Send Materials to:
    Sheila Ruddle
    PO Box 476
    Franklin, WV 26807


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    A personal statement of your talents and abilities, especially in teaching and in mathematics, and of your professional goals. Include any other evidence indicating that you are a qualified candidate for this grant.

    I declare that all information exported is true, correct, and complete and that I fully intend to teach mathematics in West Virginia.

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Walter E. Regula

The Teacher-in-Training grant is given each year in memory of Dr. Walter E. Regula. Dr. Regula was a professor of mathematics education at Marshall University and an active member of WVCTM at the time of his death in 1975.

Dr. Regula began his teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse in rural Ohio. He eventually taught junior high and high school mathematics, a job he left to pursue his doctorate at Ohio State University. Regula joined the Marshall faculty in 1962. While there, he was instrumental in the development of a mathematics laboratory and he wrote the lab manual that was used by pre-service teachers for several years. He not only taught on campus, but reached teachers in the southern part of the state by teaching extension classes in Logan and Williamson.

Dr. Regula was a dedicated WVCTM member, taking on a leadership role in planning the 1972 annual conference at Marshall University, and serving as NCTM representative (1969 栱970) and president (1972-1974.)