About the Program

The Teaching Improvement through Mathematics Education, TIME 2000 Program, is designed to expose participants to the exciting world of mathematics and teaching. By working closely with professors and peers, students engage in course work, seminars, and extra curricular activities.

application procedure
1. File a CUNY Freshman Application and list Queens College as your first choice. ( For more information, please call the Queens College Undergraduate Admissions Office at 718.997.5600)
2. Type all information requested in Sections 1 through 4 of the online application completely and accurately. Then send the application to the TIME 2000 Program.
3. A letter must be written by your mathematics teacher or chair verifying your competency in mathematics and noting the reasons for recommending you as a prospective mathematics teacher. This letter of recommendation should include your name and address and it should be written on school stationery. It should be sent, under separate cover, to the TIME 2000 Program.
TIME 2000 Program
Queens College , CUNY
Dept. of Secondary Education
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Flushing, New York 11367-1597

TIME 2000 accepts applications year round for rolling admittance. (Admittance will be determined on a first-come, first-served basis.)

Applicants will be notified of their acceptance to the TIME 2000 Program in a timely fashion. For further
information, call 718.997.5377; fax: 718.997.5173; e-mail qcartzt@gmail.com
the program

Course Work
TIME 2000 participants stay together for their
mathematics and education courses, taught by
a team of professors dedicated to improving the
teaching and learning of school mathematics.
Students take approximately 45 credits
in mathematics and 24 credits in secondary education.

Participants and professors meet for breakfast on a monthly basis for special events that include guest speakers, performances, student presentations, peer advisement, and Program updates.

Financial Support

The TIME 2000 Program will provide scholarships towards tuition.


High school seniors graduating in June are eligible to apply. Applicants should have received at least a B average in each high school mathematics course, have a cumulative grade-point average of at least B, and have taken four years of college preparatory mathematics. They also should have a special interest in and a commitment to the teaching of mathematics, and should be highly recommended by their mathematics teacher or chair. Above all, students must have a strong work ethic. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.