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.
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MMSA Title: STEM Education Specialist Susannah joined MMSA in January of 2020 and primarily serves as a designer on STEMports. Trained as a lab scientist, she transitioned to education when she realized that her true enthusiasm lay in finding ways to teach and excite people about all things STEM related. She is particularly interested in… [Read More]
MMSA Title: Program Assistant Erin joined MMSA in January 2020 as a Program Assistant. She completed her B.S. in Business Administration from Husson University with a concentration in Hospitality Management. She was previously the Community Outreach Manager at the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce in Lewiston coordinating and planning events, marketing, and member relations…. [Read More]
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On January 24th, 2020, Mrs. Marci Train, a teacher at the two-room Long Island School in Maine’s Casco Bay, set sail for the Southern Ocean as part of a partnership between MMSA and the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences team. Marci joined Senior Research Scientist Barney Balch and several other Bigelow Laboratory scientists on this… [Read More]
AR Girls registration is open for the summer 2020 workshop program which will run in three art centers across Maine: Fiddlehead Art and Science Center in Gray, Wintergreen Art Center in Presque Isle and Waterfall Arts in Belfast. The AR Girls project is the first of its kind in the nation aimed at increasing the participation… [Read More]
Looking for high-quality, open-source, NGSS-designed middle school science units? OpenSciEd will be releasing the second round of open-source, NGSS-designed middle school science units in February! OpenSciEd (www.openscied.org) was launched to ensure that any science teacher, anywhere can access and download freely available, high quality, locally adaptable full-course science instructional materials. Each OpenSciEd unit undergoes an… [Read More]
Through our professional learning opportunities and research/evaluation activities MMSA has been building capacity to meet the challenges we see ahead for STEM education in Maine and across the country. Check out these highlights and join us as we work together to create lasting systemic reform for STEM education! Census of Community-Based Environmental Learning… [Read More]
The MIT Alumni Club of Maine invites Maine middle school and high school science, engineering, and math teachers to apply for a Club scholarship to the MIT Science and Engineering Program for Teachers (SEPT) July 5 – July 11, 2020. SEPT is a one-week residential program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA…. [Read More]