Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance develops and applies research and best practices in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. MMSAs special strength is rooted in building relationships among schools, organizations, individuals and communities to advance STEM education in Maine and the nation.
Our Primary Purpose
To enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education for the purpose of raising student aspirations and achievement, so that all students will connect with and become proficient in these content areas.
All activities of Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance are based on five core beliefs:
- Strong STEM content knowledge and the skills of inquiry and problem solving
- Data-informed planning and decision making
- Research based instructional practice and professional development
- Equity of opportunity
- Rigorous alignment with state and national standards
MMSA stands for leadership in STEM education: Providing educational leadership, promoting educational excellence.