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.
MMSA Title: Administrative Coordinator. Jeanne Strole started at MMSA in May of 2017 as Administrative Coordinator focused on program events planning and organizational operations. She holds a BA in Communications and has worked in the non-profit field for almost 20 years, including 8 years as Executive Director of an NYC-based grant foundation, the AJ Muste… [Read More]
MMSA Title: Technology Education Specialist. Gemma Perretta Scott joined MMSA as Technology Education Specialist in February, 2018. She earned her B.A. in Visual and Media Arts from Emerson College, her Certificate in Film and Media Preservation from George Eastman House, and her M.Ed in Instructional Technology from the University of Maine. Gemma worked as Director… [Read More]
MMSA Title: Communications Assistant. Natalie joined MMSA in September 2017. She has a B.A. in English from the University of Florida and a M.Ed. in Elementary Education from the University of Maryland. She taught elementary school for 6 years before working as an elementary school math specialist. Prior to coming to MMSA she ran a… [Read More]
FREE 2-week Digital Storytelling Intensive (Aug 6-17) 8:30am-3:30pm for girls ages 12-16 at Waterfall Arts -256 High St., Belfast Sign up Here for Digital Storytelling Intensive The summer intensive launches a brand new digital storytelling club for girls that will be available from Sept – December. Work with other girls and community members to create… [Read More]
Have you heard the buzz about all of the computer science professional development this Summer? You will not want to miss out on these opportunities to integrate computer science, coding, and more into your curriculum or afterschool program next year!
“More Figuring Out”: 3-D Teaching of Science and Engineering (3D-TSE) Click for Larger Map Some seventy-five percent of Maine school districts have adopted a set of science and engineering standards that are focused on three-dimensional (3-D) teaching and learning that integrates the three dimensions of disciplinary core ideas, crosscutting concepts, and science and engineering practices…. [Read More]
Renee Charette joined MMSA in March of 2017 as Experiential Math Specialist. Her focus is in math coaching and experiential mathematics, as a member of the Gear Up Interschool Collaborative team and as a math consultant.
Alexandria Brasili joined MMSA in April 2017 as a Research Associate. She holds a Master’s degree in Science Education from Oregon State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Bowdoin College.
A select group of teachers from Telstar High School, the Maine Academy of Natural Sciences, and Gifft Hill School, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, are developing and implementing inter-school project-based STEM curricula aimed at increasing proficiency of students in science and math learning outcomes. The cohort meets virtually, holding regular collaborative meetings and discussing… [Read More]