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THE APPALACHIAN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE PARTNERSHIP. The Partnership’s primary support is a $22 million dollar grant over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Partners include 52 Rural School districts in KY, TN and VA 9 Higher education institutions in the region.

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The Partnership’s primary support is a $22 million dollar grant over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF).


Partners include grant over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

  • 52 Rural School districts in KY, TN and VA

  • 9 Higher education institutions in the region


AMSP seeks to reform and strengthen math and science instruction in pre K-12 classrooms in the Central Appalachian region.



Part of AMSP’s strategy is to establish an integrated elementary, secondary and higher education system.


The system will feature a continuum of learning as partners at all levels capitalize on opportunities to be both teachers and learners.


The four major related program initiatives are: at all levels capitalize on opportunities to be both teachers and learners.

  • Pre-service and administrator education

  • Professional development of pre K-12 personnel

  • Student learning opportunities, including parent/community engagement

  • Research to advance the understanding of rural education reform



SUMMER INSTITUTES development activities.

  • They benefit from planning and development of pre-service coursework that has occurred.

  • They will be followed by implementation in participants’ classrooms.


Evaluation of the institutes and follow-up implementation will help inform pre-service courses for teachers, in-service education and instruction in K-12 classrooms.


A statement of AMSP’s very ambitious vision and benchmarks for success may be found on the AMSP website

http://www.appalsmp.org/

along with other information about AMSP.


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