Please note: ISBE changed their requirements for a Middle Grade endorsement.

Directions for Applying

  1. Complete all sections of the SESAME registration form if you are a new student. If you are a returning student, then you do not have to include your Social Security Number, Date of Birth, and Place of Birth.

  2. Indicate your class choice.

  3. Email your registration to, fax it to the University of Chicago Mathematics Department Office (773) 702-9787, Attn: SESAME or send it via U.S. Mail to
  4. SESAME Program
    University of Chicago, Department of Mathematics
    Eckhart Hall 214
    5734 S. University Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60637

Registration for the spring 2019 quarter will open in February.

After we process your registration, we will email and mail your confirmation of enrollment and an invoice. Participation fees for the winter 2019 quarter are due Wednesday, January 30. Payment arrangements can be made. If you have any questions regarding the SESAME registration, please contact Associate Director Jennifer Zimmerman at or (773) 702-7389.

Seminars for Endorsement of Science and Mathematics Educators
5734 S. University Avenue · Chicago, IL 60637 · Phone: (773) 702-7389 · Fax: (773) 702-9787