• Workshops
  • Number Sense
  • Kindergarten
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Place Value
  • Geometry
  • Printable Brochure

Why Choose Us?

  • We limit the scope of each workshop to specific Common Core State Standards and Principals and Standards of School Mathematics to insure an in-depth understanding of concepts and transfer of knowledge to the class-room.
  • We guarantee the outcomes identified in each workshop description through research-validated methods and materials.
  • Materials are field tested and mapped to Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, Common Core State Standards and expectations.
  • We increase student achievements, generate teacher enthusiasm, and change attitudes towards the teaching and learning of mathematics.
  • We give participants professionally prepared materials which are listed in workshop descriptions.
  • We offer graduate credit and CEU's.

About Us:

Thinking Strategies for Mastering Math®, a leading educational consulting company, provides professional development workshops in mathematics for kindergarten through fourth grade educators.


Jean Valer and Jane Haught, authors of Thinking Strategies for Mastering Math® along with Dr. David Harpster, math educator serving as consultant, have written research-validated classroom materials that are known for their practicality. Jean and Jane are respected authors of elementary textbooks focusing on clear and accurate terminology and hands-on modeling for developing concepts.


Thinking Strategies for Mastering Math® workshops will significantly increase your students basic math skills as deemed important by:

  • Research Validated Studies (See research.)

  • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

  • Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, 2000


Since 1993, over 14,000 teachers have attended Thinking Strategies for Mastering Math® workshops.