Your help could further MMSA’s vision of a brighter STEM future for the State of Maine and the nation. Today, I ask you to support MMSA and become a part of the movement to support exciting new ways for our youth to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math.
Alexandria Brasili, Sue Allen, Maggie Foster August 2017 For more information: Email firstname.lastname@example.org Or visit www.mmsa.org Background Beginning in 2014, the Maine Mathematics has received a series of grants from the Noyce Foundation, STEMNext, the Davis Family Foundation, and the NSF AISL program, to create a coaching system for supporting out-of-school (OST) educators such as… [Read More]
Alexandria Brasili, Sue Allen, Margaret Foster June 2017 For more information: Email email@example.com Or visit www.mmsa.org Background Beginning in 2014, the Maine Mathematics has received a series of grants from the Noyce Foundation, STEMNext, the Davis Family Foundation, and the NSF AISL program, to create a coaching system for supporting out-of-school (OST) educators such as… [Read More]
Cohort Code (for registration): 18PQ02 Virtual Skill Session: 8/7/2018 12:00pm Virtual Coaching Session I: 9/11/2018 12:00pm Virtual Coaching Session II: 10/9/2018 12:00pm Asking Purposeful Questions is the first module in the series and is required for educators before taking other ACRES courses.
Fall 2018 Introduction to ACRES Coaching September 6 (12:00pm to 2:00pm ET) You will meet in a cohort of new coaches and learn coaching skills and logistics to prepare you to coach your own cohort. During the time following this meeting, you will recruit afterschool educators to participate in your practice cohort. ACRES Cohort Session… [Read More]
Become a STEM Coach through the ACRES project Improve your program or network and move the needle on STEM in afterschool. Code for Registration: 18CO01 How it works: As a STEM coach, you will receive professional development in a community of peer coaches, under the leadership of an expert STEM coach. You will apply your… [Read More]
We know you and your students have worked amazingly hard all year on STEM. MMSA would like to highlight some of this work with a Best of STEM in Maine Photo Contest. It’s a super simple contest with some small prize packages. The rules are simple: Send up to 3 photos showing your students participating… [Read More]
This June MMSA said goodbye to one of our STEM educations specialists, Lisa Marchi as she embarked on the new chapter known as retirement. Lisa was with MMSA for 8 years after a long career as a middle and high school science teacher. In her work at MMSA Lisa was driven by the passion to… [Read More]
The Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance was selected as one of the National Afterschool Association’s (NAA) “Most Influential in Research and Evaluation” honorees. This distinction recognizes individuals and organizations who have been strong contributors of research and evaluation related to afterschool programming. MMSA’s research team received this recognition, in part, due to ongoing work and… [Read More]
On May 17th and 18th Funtown Splashtown USA debuted their newly updated STEM days. Last year, Funtown elicited the help of MMSA to expand their highly successful Physics Day program to include broader Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) topics. The foucs was on developing an innovative, exciting and standards-based program at the park for… [Read More]