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Opportunities for Initial Implementation. How to Fund that Great Idea! Martha Cyr, Ph.D. Director K-12 Outreach Worcester Polytechnic Institute [email protected] Seed to Germination. Critical components: Real partnership between education and engineering/math faculty

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Opportunities for initial implementation

Opportunities for Initial Implementation

How to Fund that Great Idea!

Martha Cyr, Ph.D.

Director K-12 Outreach

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

[email protected]


Seed to germination
Seed to Germination

Critical components:

  • Real partnership between education and engineering/math faculty

  • Understanding of local teacher needs

    • Content areas, grade level, availability, resources

    • Motivation

  • Planning a well timed sequence

  • $$ for resources and time


Commonalities in successful programs
Commonalities in Successful Programs

  • Committed faculty & administration

  • Good communication

  • Start small and learn your strengths

    Find a good funding source!


State level funds
State Level Funds

State Department of Education

  • State appropriations of MSP (math-science partnership) funds

  • Summer content institutes

    • Many subject areas

  • Perkins grants

    • Technical workforce


Corporate support
Corporate Support

Local ‘high tech’ companies

  • Build workforce

  • Community relations

  • Often have a university relations person

  • Don’t overlook your development office!


Federal level funds
Federal Level Funds

National Science Foundation

  • Teacher Enhancement

  • Curriculum Development

  • Advanced Technological Education

  • Centers for Learning and Teaching

  • Math and Science Partnership (MSP)

  • Graduate Teaching Fellows in K-12 Education

  • Robert Noyce Scholarship program


Federal level funds1
Federal Level Funds

US Department of Education

  • Transition to Teaching

  • Eisenhower Regional Mathematics and Science Education Consortia

  • Tech-Prep Demonstration Program

  • Upward Bound Math-Science

  • Women’s Educational Equity


Bearing fruit
Bearing Fruit

Good partnerships take planning, patience, and persistence!


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