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APPENDIX C

Overview of NSF-MSP Partnerships

AWARD TYPE/COHORT/ GRANT No./TITLE PRIMARY INSTITUTION DISTRICT PARTNERS IHE PARTNERS/ CLASSIFICATION CODE* OTHER PARTNERS PRIMARY GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION FORMAL AGREEMENT PRELIMINARY PATRNERSHIP SELF-ASSESSMENT OR EVALUATION ACTIVITIES** NOTES

COMPREHENSIVE: Cohort I

 
  1. North Carolina Partnership for Improving Mathematics and Science (NC-PIMS)

University of North Carolina

  1. Beaufort County
  2. Bladen County
  3. Brunswick County
  4. Columbus County
  5. Craven County
  6. Cumberland County - ( Dr. William C. Harrison, Co-PI )
  7. Duplin County
  8. Edgecombe County
  9. Greene County
  10. Hoke County
  11. Jones County
  12. Martin County
  13. Onslow County
  14. Pitt County
  15. Sampson County
  16. Wayne County
  17. Wilson County
Total No. Districts: (17)
Grade Level: K-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts:368
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 368
District Description:The school districts have a student population in excess of 204,000 (40% classified as minority) and share common characteristics of being rural and poor relative to state averages.
  1. East Carolina University; ( Dr. Sidney L. Rachlin, Co-PI; Professor -Math Education) 10
  2. Fayetteville State University  13
  3. North Carolina State University; (Dr. David Haase, Co-PI, Professor of Physics, Director of The Science House) 8
  4. UNC Chapel Hill ( Dr. Verna L. Holoman, PI, Executive Director, NC Math & Science Education Network ) 8
  5. UNC at Greensboro 9
  6. UNC at Pembroke; (Dr. Joseí J. DíArruda, Co-PI; Chair – Department of Chemistry & Physics ) 12
  7. UNC Wilmington 11
Total IHEs: (7)
State:
  1. North Carolina Department of Public Instruction; (William J. Tucci, Co-PI )
Total Other: (1)
Eastern North Carolina Articles of Collaboration None listed Total No. of partners: (25)
  1. New Jersey Math Science Partnership

Rutgers University

  1. Union City
  2. Roselle
  3. Phillipsburg
  4. Asbury Park
  5. Bound Brook,
  6. New Brunswick,
  7. Plainfield
  8. South Bound Brook
  9. Toms River
  10. Bridgeton
  11. Millville
  12. Vineland
Total No. Districts: (12)
Grade Level: preK-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts:110
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities:110
District Description: The 12 districts are characterized as small and medium-sized urban districts with poor, high minority, and low-achieving student populations. The schools enroll over 75,000 students of whom 27% are African American and 31% are Hispanic.
  1. Rutgers University, New Brunswick ( William Firestone, PI, Professor, Graduate School of Education ) 8
  2. Rowan University ( Janet Caldwell, Co-PI, Professor of Mathematics ) 11
  3. Kean University ( Sharon Brendzel, Co-PI, Professor of Science Education ) 11
Total IHEs: (3)
None listed State of New Jersey None listed None listed Total No. of partners (15)
8 of the 12 school districts were among the 30 plantiffs in NJ's 20-year long Abbott vs. Burke litigation, and have recently benefitted from remedies ordered by the State Supreme Court.
  1. Appalachian Mathematics and Science Partnership

University of Kentucky

  1. Bath County
  2. Breathitt County
  3. Carter County
  4. Casey County
  5. lark County
  6. Clay County
  7. 7. Clinton County
  8. Corbin Independent
  9. Estill County
  10. Floyd County
  11. Frankfort Independent
  12. Garrard County
  13. Harlan County
  14. Jackson Independent
  15. Jessamine County
  16. Johnson County
  17. Knott County
  18. Lee County
  19. Letcher County
  20. Lewis County
  21. Lincoln County
  22. Madison County
  23. Martin County
  24. McCreary County
  25. Montgomery County
  26. Morgan County
  27. Owsley County
  28. Paris Independent
  29. Pike County
  30. Pikeville Independent
  31. Powell County
  32. Pulaski County
  33. Rockcastle County
  34. Rowan County
  35. Washington County
  36. Wayne County
  37. Whitley County
  38. Woodford County
  39. Alvin C. York Agricultural Institute
  40. Anderson County
  41. Campbell County
  42. Cumberland County
  43. Grainger County
  44. Harriman City
  45. Johnson County
  46. Oneida Special School
  47. Scott County
  48. Dickenson County
  49. Russel County
  50. Scott County
  51. Tazewell County
  52. Wise County
Total No. Districts: (52)
Grade Level: preK-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts:478
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 478
District Description:The Appalachian regions of the three states are characterized by low socio-economic status (income rates are 62-81% of national average) with over one-third of children living in poverty. The student achievement for the almost 170,000 students is significantly lower than state averages.
  1. Eastern Kentucky University 11
  2. Kentucky State University 15
  3. Morehead State University 11
  4. Pikeville College 14
  5. Union College 12
  6. University of Virginia  College at Wise 14
  7. University of Tennessee, Knoxville 8
  8. Prestonsburg Community College 2
  9. Somerset Community College 1
  10. University of Kentucky ( Paul Eakin, PI, Professor of Mathematics ); ( Ronald Atwood, Co-PI, Professor of Science Education ); ( Carl Lee, Co-PI, Professor of Mathematics ) 8
Total IHEs: (10)
  1. Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation (Appalachian Rural Systemic Initiative) ( Stephen Henderson, Co-PI, Director )
Total Other: (1)
Central and Eastern Kentucky; Eastern Tennessee; Western Virginia None listed None listed Total No. of partners (63)
Donald Long is also a Co-PI, although his institution and title are not named.
  1. El Paso Math and Science Partnership

University of Texas El Paso

  1. Anthony Independent
  2. Canutillo Independent
  3. Clint Independent
  4. Dell City Independent
  5. El Paso Independent
  6. Fabens Independent
  7. Ft. Hancock Independent
  8. San Elizario Independent
  9. Sierra Blanca Independent
  10. Socorro Independent
  11. Tornillo Independent
  12. Ysleta Independent
Total No. Districts: (12-all core)
Grade Level: K-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts:39
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 39
District Description: Three urban school districts that encompass El Paso and nine rural districts in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties.
  1. El Paso Community College (core) 6
  2. University of Texas at El Paso ( Susana Navarro, PI, Executive Director, The El Paso Collaborative for Academic Excellence ); ( Stephen Riter, Co-PI, Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Electrical Engineering ) 9
Total IHEs: (2)
Region 19 Education Service Center (core), ( James Vasquez, Co-PI, Executive Director )
  1. Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce (supporting)
  2. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (supporting)
  3. Black Chamber of Commerce (supporting)
  4. Texas Business & Education Coalition (supporting)
  5. El Paso Interreligious Sponsoring Organization (supporting)
  6. Mayor of El Paso (supporting)
  7. El Paso County Judge (supporting)
Total Other: (8)
 El Paso, Texas and surrounding rural areas None listed None listed Total No. of partners (22)
  1. Mathematics and Science Partnership: FOCUS Faculty Outreach Collaborations Uniting Scientists, Students and Schools

University of California-Irvine

  1. Compton Unified
  2. Santa Ana Unified
  3. Newport-Mesa Unified
Total No. Districts: (3)
Grade Level: preK-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts:125
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities:125
District Description: The three districts serve 106,695 students of whom 82% are Hispanic and 11% are African American.
  1. University of California-Irvine ( Ronald Stern, PI, Dean, School of Physical Sciences, Prof. of Math; Susan Bryant, Co-PI, Prof., Developmental & Cell Biology, School of Biological Science; Manuel Gomez, Co-PI, Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs, Interim VP; Juan Francisco Lara, Co-PI, Asst. Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Services, Director, Center for Educational Partnerships ) 8
Total IHEs: (1)
None listed Los Angeles, California and surrounding areas None listed None listed Total No. of partners (4)
  1. SUPER STEM Education

Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS)

  1. Baltimore County Public Schools ( Christine Johns, Co-PI, Deputy Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction , Hays Lantz, Jr., Co-PI, title not given )
Total No. Districts: (1)
Grade Level: K-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 170
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 8
District Description:Located in the suburban region around Baltimore, BCPS enrolled 107,322 students during the 2001-2002 academic year. The county is rapidly shifting in ethno-racial characteristics such that in the most recent census indicates that the white students have decreased from 84.9 % in 1990 to 74.4% in 2000. Within BCPS, 33.7% of the students are African American, 59.7% are white, 4.0% are Asian American, and 2.0% are Hispanic.
  1. University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC); ( Anne Spence, PI, Assistant Professor , Mary Rivkin, Co-PI, title not given, Susan Blunck, Co-PI, title not given ) 9
Total IHEs: (1)
None listed Suburban areas around Baltimore, Maryland. MOU between Council of Administrative and Supervisory Employees (CASE) and the BOE of BCPS, MOU is an addendum to the BCPS-CASE Negotiated Agreement The partnership is providing documentation of what works and information about how to construct such a partnership to a wide audience of policy makers and university and school leaders. Total No. of partners (2)
COMPREHENSIVE: Cohort II  
  1. System-Wide Change for All Learners and Educators (SCALE)

University of Wisconsin Madison

  1. Denver Public ( Sally Mentor Hay, Co-PI,  title not given ; Rosanne Fulton, Co-PI, Executive Director )
  2. Los Angeles Unified ( Ronnie Ephraim, Co-PI, title not given )
  3. Madison Metropolitan ( Mary Ramberg, Co-PI, title not given )
  4. Providence Public ( Thomas Ramirez, Co-PI, title not given )
Total No. Districts: (4)
Grade Level:K-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 927
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities:927
District Description:Districts range from mid-size to large central cities.
* Los Angeles and Providence are the largest districts in their respective states, Denver and Madison are the second-largest districts in their states.
  1. University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin Center for Education Research ( Terrence Miller, PI, Project Director, Assoc. Dean for the Physical Sciences Graduate School ) 8
  2. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Campus, Learning Research and Development Center ( Lauren Resnick, Co-PI, Director and Senior Scientist; Christian Schunn, Co-PI, Asst. Professor, Instruction and Learning School ) 8
  3. California State University-Dominguez Hills 11
Total IHEs: (3)
None listed Madison, Wisconsin;
Denver, Colorado;
Los Angeles, California; and
Providence, Rhode Island
None listed None listed Total No. of partners (7)
Andrew Porter is also a Co-PI and is the Director of the Learning Sciences Institute. (not a SCALE partner)
  1. Puerto Rico Math and Science Partnership

University of Puerto Rico- Rio Piedras

  1. Puerto Rico Department of Education
Total No. Districts: (1)
Grade Level:K-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 1532
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 1532
District Description:PR MSP will impact directly more than 305,000 K-12 students, and all the other students in the Island's public system through sustained efforts by core partners.
  1. University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras ( Josefina Arce, PI, Professor of Chemistry ), Mayaguez ( Moises Orengo, Co-PI, Physics ), Cayey and Humacao campuses 9
  2. Inter American University of Puerto Rico System 17
Total IHEs: (2)
  1. Arecibo Observatory
  2. informal science education centers and industry partners (Texas Instruments, Inc., and Ford Motor Companies)
Total Other: (2)
Throughout Puerto Rico None listed None listed Total No. of partners (5)
The Puerto Rico Department of Education is the only district in Puerto Rico, with a student enrollment of 596,502.
Edwin Vazquez is also a Co-PI, although his organization is not named.
  1. Promoting Rigorous Outcomes in Mathematics/Science Education (PROM/SE)

Michigan State University

  1. East China
  2. Algonac
  3. Capac
  4. Memphis
  5. Marysville
  6. Yale
  7. Port Huron
  8. Cincinnati (Terry Joyner, Co-PI, Asst. Superintendent)
  9. Deer Park Community City
  10. Fairfield City
  11. Finneytown Local
  12. Forest Hills Local
  13. Kings Local
  14. Lakota Local
  15. Loveland City
  16. Madeira City
  17. Mason City
  18. Princeton City
  19. Reading Community City
Total No. Districts: (19*)
Grade Level:K-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts:229
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities:229
District Description:Represent broad range of social, economic, and cultural characteristics found in the US as a whole since they are situated in large urban cities (Cleveland and Cincinnati), and  in their suburbs, in medium- sized cities with large minority populations such as Lansing, and in very rural areas such as St. Clair and Calhoun Counties.
*In addition to the 19 partner districts, the grantee includes 2 school consortiums in Michigan and 1 consortium in Ohio. School district names and the number of schools in the consortium were not provided in the grantee report.  The report did state that of the 69 districts that originally signed up to participate, 63 are still engaged.
  1. Michigan State University ( Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy, PI, Prof. of teacher Ed. and Math, Assoc. Dean for science and Math Ed in the College of Natural Science, outreach and Director of the Div. of Science & Math Ed.;Peter Bates, Co-PI, Prof., Dept. of Math ; George Leroi, Co-PI, Dean, College of Natural Science; William Schmidt, Co-PI, University Distinguished Prof. ) 8
Total IHEs: (1)
  1. Manpower Research Corporation (external evaluation partner)
  2. Ohio Aerospace Institute
  3. National Science Foundation
Total Other: (3)
Cleveland and Cincinnati, Ohio;
Lansing, Michigan
Subcontractors None listed Total No. of partners (23)
  1. Milwaukee Mathematics Partnerships: Sharing Leadership for Student Success

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  1. Milwaukee Public Schools ( Henry Kranedonk, Co-PI, Computer Science Teacher, Rufus King High School, Part-time Instructor at Alverno College )
Total No. Districts: (1)
Grade Level:PreK-16
Total No. of schools in partner districts:218
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities:218
District Description:100,000 K-12 Milwaukee Public Schools students
  1. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (core),  ( DeAnn Huinker, PI, Director, Center for Math and Science Ed. Research, Kevin McLeod, Co-PI, Assoc. Prof. ) 9
  2. Milwaukee Area Technical College ( Kimberly Farley, Co-PI, Assoc. Dean ) 6
Total IHEs: (2)
None listed Milwaukee, Wisconsin None listed Plan to measure the degree to which a true effective partnership was established and identify the defining attributes of such a partnership. Total No. of partners (3)
  1. Math and Science Partnership of Southwest Pennsylvania

Allegheny Intermediate Unit

  1. Albert Gallatin
  2. Central Greene
  3. Fort Cherry
  4. Frazier
  5. Avonworth
  6. Baldwin-Whitehall
  7. Chartiers Valley
  8. Deer Lakes
  9. Duquesne City
  10. East Allegheny
  11. Fox Chapel
  12. Gateway
  13. Hampton Township
  14. Highlands
  15. Northgate
  16. Penn Hills
  17. Quaker Valley
  18. Riverview
  19. South Allegheny
  20. South Fayette Township
  21. Steel Valley
  22. Sto-Rox
  23. Wilkinsburg Borough
  24. Woodland Hills
  25. Farrell Area
  26. Mohawk Area
  27. Seneca Valley
  28. Sharon City
  29. Derry Area
  30. Franklin Regional
  31. Greensburg Salem
  32. Monessen City
  33. Beaver Area
  34. Big Beaver Falls Area
  35. Freedom Area
  36. Hopewell Area
  37. Riverside Beaver
  38. Rochester Area
  39. South Side Area
  40. Indiana Area
Total No. Districts: (40)
Grade Level: K-16
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 185
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 185
District Description:The 40 districts are also known as Intermediate Units:
1). Intermediate Unit 1
2). Allegheny Intermediate Unit 3
3). West Moreland Intermediate Unit 7
4). Beaver Valley Intermediate Unit 27
The project will involve 134,000 students in the districts and 8,500 students in higher education.
  1. Carlow University ( Roberta Schomburg, Co-PI, Prof. of Ed. ) 12
  2. Chatham College ( Mary Kostalos, Co-PI, Biology Professor) 12
  3. Robert Morris University ( Allen Lias, Co-PI, Asst. Dean, Engineering, Math & Science Professor) 11
  4. Saint Vincent College 14
Total IHEs: (4)
  1. Allegheny Intermediate Unit ( Nancy Bunt, PI, Program Director–Math & Science Collaborative, Carnegie Science Center; Sam Shaneyfelt, Co-PI, K-12 Project Director )
  2. Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, a critical participant for sharing of their National Academy of Curriculum Leadership;
  3. The Education Development Center (provided off-site training to share their Developing Mathematical Ideas professional development curricula) 
  4. West Ed, which shared its VideoCases for Mathematics Professional Development;
  5. Rand Corporation, serving as an outside evaluator of the Partnership's activities
  6. Carnegie Science Center
Total Other: (6)
Southwest Pennsylvania None listed None listed Total No. of partners (50)
AIU is a publicly-funded service agency intermediary between local school districts and the State Dept. of Education
In Years 4 and 5, project will broaden by adding 12 school districts and replicate the intervention efforts in two more Intermediate Units; in these latter two years a yet unselected college in the vicinity of these new K-12 additions will also be included.
Total No. of partners (50)
  1. Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics (PRISM)

Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia

  1. Atlanta Public Schools
  2. Clarke
  3. Jackson
  4. Oconee
  5. Bulloch
  6. Evans
  7. Screven
  8. Effingham
  9. Chatham
  10. Byran
  11. Camden
  12. Candler County
  13. Glynn County
  14. Toombs County
  15. Vidalia City
Total No. Districts: (15)*
Grade Level: PreK-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 291
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 291
District Description: The PRISM partner districts enroll 170,000 plus students, within the districts, 39% of the students are African American, 54% are White,
* In April 2004, Liberty County District withdrew and was replaced by Candler, Toombs, and Vidalia Districts.
  1. Georgia State University (core), (Nydia Hanna, Co-PI, Asst. Professor of Science Education;  Ronald Henry, Co-PI, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Provost ) 9
  2. Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (Georgia Institute of Technology outreach center) 8
  3. University of Georgia (core),  ( Michael Padilla, Co-PI, Director, Office ofEducator Partnerships ) 8
  4. Georgia Perimeter  College 4
  5. Georgia Southern University (core), ( Frederick Rich, Co-PI, Professor of Geology ) 10
  6. Armstrong Atlantic State University (core), ( Sabrina Hessinger, Co-PI, Assoc. Professor of Math & Regional Co-PI, Southeast Georgia Region ) 11
  7. Coastal Georgia Community College 2
Total IHEs: (7)
State: Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia ( Jan Kettlewell, PI, Assoc. Vice Chancellor, P-16 initiatives )
  1. Georgia Department of Education
Total Other: (2)
State of Georgia None listed None listed Total No. of partners (24)
TARGETED: Cohort I  
  1. Mathematical ACTS

University of California - Riverside

  1. Jurupa Unified
Total No. Districts: (1)
Grade Level: 4-8
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 24
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 5
District Description: The partner district has a student population of over 19,000 students of whom 57% are Hispanic and 5% are African American.  Further, the district has sizeable English Learner (24%) and Free/Reduced Price Meals (52%) student populations.
  1. University of California-Riverside ( Richard Cardullo, PI, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Biology; Pamela Clure, Co-PI, Executive Director for the Alpha Center, Lecturer in Mathematics Education ) 8
  2. Utah State University 9
  3. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 8
  4. University of Wisconsin - Madision 8
  5. California State University–Fullerton 11
  6. University of California—Irvine 8
Total IHEs: (6)
None listed Riverside, California None listed None listed Total No. of partners (7)
  1. Stark County Math and Science Partnership

Stark County Educational Service Center

  1. Alliance City
  2. Canton City
  3. Canton Local
  4. Fairless Local
  5. Jackson Local
  6. Lake Local
  7. Louisville City
  8. Marlington Local
  9. Massillon City
  10. Minerva Local
  11. North Canton
  12. Northwest Local
  13. Osnaburg Local
  14. Perry Local
  15. Plain Local
  16. Sandy Valley Local
  17. Tuslaw Local
Total No. Districts: (17)
Grade Level: 5-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 125
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 125
District Description: The program will impact over 40,000 students in the districts.
  1. Kent State University, Stark Campus 15
  2. Malone College ( Christine Krol, Co-PI; Dean–School of Education ) 13
  3. Mount Union College 14
  4. Walsh University 13
  5. Stark State College of Tech 1
Total IHEs: (5)
Business/ Industry:
  1. Stark Education Partnership (a business and community organization)
Other:
  1. Stark County Educational Service Center ( Robert Bayer, PI, Mathematics Consultant; Richard Dinko, Co-PI, K-12 Administrator
Total Other: (2)
State of Ohio None listed None listed Total No. of partners (24)
  1. Teachers and Scientists Collaborating

Duke University

  1. Orange County Schools
  2. Harnett County Schools
  3. Iredell/Statesville Schools
  4. Alamance/Burlington Schools
  5. Nash Rocky Mount Schools
  6. Chatham County Schools
  7. Public Schools of Robeson County
  8. Roanoke Rapids Graded
  9. Lee County
Total No. Districts: (9)*
Grade Level: K-8
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 203
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 169
District Description: The project will serve 352,800 students in the districts.
* Roanoke Rapids Graded District and Lee County Schools became partners in July 2004.
  1. Duke University, Pratt School of Engineering; (Gary Ybarra, PI; Director of the Duke University Engineering K-Ph.D. Program, Associate Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies Duke University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering ) 8
Total IHEs: (1)
Business/Industry:
  1. Progress Energy
  2. Glaxo SmithKline (not in original proposal)
State:
  1. North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
  2. North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center

Other:

  1. (Teacher Internships)
Total Other: (5)
North Carolina None listed None listed Total No. of partners (15)
To become a partner, school system must commit for at least 1 year and pay fees for at least 45 teachers per year and provide access to student performance data.
Faced challenge in linking teachers and scientists for collaboration. (Year 2 Annual Rpt)
GSK is shipping curriculum units at no charge, up to $30,000 in value for up to the lifetime of the project.  GSK is also providing  3500 sq. feet of warehouse space, with  forklift, 3 training rooms, office space and phone service for 4 staff.
  1. Vermont Mathematics Partnership

Vermont Institute for Science and Math

  1. Barre City
  2. Hartford
  3. Milton Id
  4. South Burlington
Total No. Districts: (4)
Grade Level: preK-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 15
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 5
District Description: TBD
  1. Castleton State College 13
  2. Norwich University 12
  3. University of Vermont ( Kenneth Gross, PI, Director of Vermont Mathematics Initiative, Professor of Mathematics and Education ) 9
Total IHEs: (3)
State:
  1. Vermont Department of Education
Other:
  1. Vermont Mathematics Initiative
  2. Vermont Institute for Science and Math
  3. IBM Corporation ( Douglas Harris, Co-PI, Executive Director, VT Institute for Science and Math Technology )
Total Other: (4)
Vermont None listed None listed Total No. of partners (10)
  1. Cleveland Math and Science Partnership

Cleveland Municipal School District

  1. Cleveland Municipal School District ( William Badders, PI, Project Director )
Total No. Districts: (1)
Grade Level: 6-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 129
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 129
District Description: The Cleveland Municipal District is the largest school system in Ohio, enrolling over 74,000 preK to 12th grade students of whom 71% are African American and 8% are Hispanic. Majority of the teachers are not properly qualified and do not have the certification to effectively teach math and science.
  1. John Carroll University ( Linda Gojak, Co-PI, title; Norman Schmidt, Co-PI, title ) 11
  2. Cleveland State University ( Joanne Goodell, Co-PI, title ) 10
  3. Case Western Reserve University ( James Bader, Co-PI; Director-Center for Science and Mathematics Education College of Arts & Sciences ) 8
Total IHEs: (3)
  1. Education Development Center ( Marian Pasquale, Co-PI )
Total Other: (1)
Cleveland, Ohio None listed Partnership survey was developed by Victorian Health Promotion Foundation and was sent to PI, Co-PI's, and involved faculty.  Survey results are contained in evaluation report. Total No. of partners (5)
CMSD has allocated funds for one mathematics teacher specialist and one science teacher specialist who will assist the Principal Investigator as program coordinators and be a link between the university coursework and the classroom.
The Martha Holden Jennings Foundation is a Cleveland foundation that supports educational activities.  They have committed monies to support a limited number of mentor teachers and are awarding an additional $50,000 in Year 3 of the grant.
  1. Alliance for Improvement of Mathematics Skills PreK-16

Del Mar College

  1. Agua Dulce Independent
  2. Calallen Independent
  3. Flour Bluff Independent
  4. Gregory-Portland Independent
  5. Kingsville Independent  ( Evanita Ramos, Co-PI, Director of Instruction )
  6. Robstown Independent
  7. Sinton Independent
  8. Taft Independent
  9. Tuloso-Midway Independent
Total No. Districts: (9)
Grade Level: preK-16
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 67
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 67
District Description:The partner districts serve roughly 30,000 students of whom, roughly 61% are minority and 50% are economically disadvantaged students.
  1. Del Mar College ( Dr. Lee Sloan, PI; Dean of Occupational Ed & Tech ) 1 Texas A & M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) ( Freddie Litton, Co-PI, title not given ) 10
Total IHEs: (2)
  1. Texas Engineering Experiment Station ( Walter Clore, Co-PI, title not given; Melana Silva, Co-PI, Elementary Curriculum Specialist )
Total Other: (1)
Texas None listed None listed Total No. of partners (12)
Math Action Team (MAT) drives the partnership. MAT meets monthly to ensure implementation, provide direction, and assure participation from all partners.
  1. St. Louis Inner Ring Cooperative: Intervention Case Studies in K-12 Math and Science

Washington University

  1. Ferguson-Florissant
  2. Maplewood-Richmond Heights
  3. University City
  4. Riverview Gardens
  5. Webster Groves
Total No. Districts: (5)
Grade Level: K-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 63
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 63
District Description:Five near-urban districts in St. Louis, responsible for the education of approximately 28,000 students.
  1. Washington University, St. Louis ( Edward Macias, PI, Exec. Vice Chancellor, Dean of Arts & Sciences ; Victoria May, Co-PI, Outreach Director on Biology ) 8
Total IHEs: (1)
  1. St. Louis Zoo
  2. St. Louis Science Center ( Carol Valentia, Co-PI, Vice President of Education, exhibits, & Programs )
  3. Informal science center (unnamed)
  4. informal science center (unnamed)
Total Other: (4)
Near urban St. Louis, Missouri None listed None listed Total No. of partners (10)
  1. Texas Middle and Secondary Mathematics Project

Stephen F. Austin State University

  1. Corrigan/Camden Independent
  2. Henderson Independent
  3. Jacksonville Independent
  4. Longview Independent
  5. Lufkin Independent
  6. Martinsville Independent
  7. Nacogdoches Independent
  8. Palestine Independent
  9. Silsbee Independent
  10. Timpson Independent
  11. Troup Independent
  12. Tyler Independent
Total No. Districts: (12)
Grade Level: 4-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 117
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 117
District Description:The partner districts serve over 40,000 students, with variable percentages of minority students (non-white students range from 9% to 64% of student population in the different districts) and high percentages of economically disadvantaged students (28% to 67% of student population).
*13 partnerships established but 1 district withdrew  in Year 2.
** In addition to the partner schools identified, 15 non-partner districts were referred to as "collaborating districts with potential for future partnerships."
  1. Stephen F. Austin State University ( Dr. Jasper Adams, PI, Chair-Dept. of Math and Statistics; Kimberly Childs, Co-PI, Project Director, Assoc. Prof. of Math; Deborah Pace, Co-PI, Assoc. Prof., Dept. of  Math and Statistics ) 11
Total IHEs: (1)
None listed East Texas None listed None listed Total No. of partners (13)
Teacher staffing does not match diversity in student population and many new teachers are not certified in the discipline and have not majored in math.
  1. E-Mentoring for Student Success

National Science Teachers Association

  1. East Side Union High
  2. Gilroy Unified
  3. North Monterey County Unified
  4. Pajaro Valley Unified
  5. Hayward Unified
  6. Mount Diablo Unified
Total No. Districts: (6*)
Grade Level: 6-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 165
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 165
District Description:The 6 districts in California are urban, the Montana districts and consortiums are rural. 
* In addition to the partner districts in California, the grantee includes small rural districts and 5 district consortiums in Montana.  District names and the number of schools in the consortium were not provided in the grantee report, but are estimated at around a hundred total for Montana.
  1. New Teacher Center at University of California Santa Cruz ( Ellen Moir, Co-PI, title not given ) 8
  2. Montana State University - Bozeman ( Elizabeth Swanson, Co-PI, Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Education ) 8
Total IHEs: (2)
  1. National Science Teachers Association ( Gerald Wheeler, PI, Executive Director )
  2. Montana Science Teachers Association
  3. Horizon Research, Inc. ( Iris Weiss, Co-PI, President )
Total Other: (3)
Urban California and rural Montana None listed None listed Total No. of partners (11)
Project Director position created to implement the vision of the three partners; creation of the eMSS Advisory Board
  1. Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn 1

Oakland Unified School District

N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. Indiana University–Indiana Mathematics Initiative Partnership

Indiana University, Bloomington

  1. Anderson Community Schools
  2. Bartholomew Consolidated Corp.
  3. Elkhart Community Schools
  4. Fort Wayne Community Schools
  5. Metropolitan SD of Decatur Township
  6. Metropolitan SD of Pike Township
  7. School City of East Chicago
  8. School City of Hammond
  9. Vigo County School Corporation
Total No. Districts: (9)
Grade Level: K-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 196
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 196
District Description:
Nine urban districts serving over 115,000 students.
  1. Indiana University, Bloomington ( Daniel Maki, PI, Chair of Mathematics Dept.; Frank Lester, Co-PI, Martha Lea & Bill Armstrong Chair in Teacher Education, Professor of Mathematics Education & of Cognitive Science ) 8
Total IHEs: (1)
None listed urban Indiana None listed Interviews with District Coordinators focused mainly on how well district policies have been aligned to support goals of project. Total No. of partners (10)

District Coordinator meetings.

Executive Advisory Committee

Rio Grande Elementary (Vigo County) was named a No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School for 2004-2005.

  1. Vertically Integrated Partnerships K-16 (VIP K-16)

University System of Maryland

  1. Montgomery County Public Schools ( Michael Szesze, Co-PI, Science Supervisor,  K-12 )
Total No. Districts: (1)
Grade Level:K-16
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 194
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities:194
District Description:
TBD
  1. University of Maryland College Park (core) 8
  2. Univ. of MD, Baltimore County (core) 9
  3. Towson University (core) 11
  4. Montgomery College (core) 4
  5. Univ. of MD, Biotechnology Institute (service provider) 17
  6. Univ. of MD Shady Grove (service provider) 17
  7. Univ. of MD Center for Environmental Science (service provider) 17
  8. Univ. System of MD (service provider); ( Nancy Shapiro, PI, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Donald Langenberg, Co-PI, Chancellor Emeritus, Professor of Electrical Engineering ) 17
Total IHEs: (8)
None listed Maryland None listed None listed Total No. of partners (9)
Encompasses multiple universities, research institutions, and a system office in Maryland.
  1. PRIME: Promoting Reflective Inquiry in Mathematics Education

Black Hills Special Services Cooperative

  1. Rapid City Area Schools ( Patricia Peel, Co-PI, Director of Student Achievement and Professional Development )
Total No. Districts: (1)
Grade Level:PreK-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 25
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 25
District Description: 
Rapid City Area Schools is in a mid-sized central city, with a large Native American population.
  1. Black Hills State University ( Ben Sayler, Co-PI, Director and Associate Professor ) 15
Total IHEs: (1)
  1. Black Hills Special Services Cooperative ( James Parry, PI , Director of Techonology and Innovations in Education )
  2. Inverness Research Associates
Total Other: (2)
Rapid City, South Dakota None listed Plans to evaluate the efficacy of the partnership. Total No. of partners (4)
  1. Deepening Everyone's Mathematics Content Knowledge: Mathematicians, Teachers, Parents, Students, and Community

University of Rochester

  1. Penfield Central
  2. Rush-Henrietta Central
  3. Batavia City
  4. Byron-Bergen Central
  5. Dansville Central
  6. Geneseo Central
  7. Keshequa (Dalton-nunda CSD)
  8. Letchworth Central
  9. Livonia Central
  10. Mt. Morris Central
  11. Pavilion Central
  12. Warsaw Central
Total No. Districts: (12)
Grade Level: K-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 56
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 56
District Description: 
Penfield and Rush- Henrietta districts are suburban, while the other districts are considered rural.
  1. University of Rochester

( Judith Fonzi, PI, Asst. Professor, Teaching and Curriculum, Director of the Warner Center for Professional Development and Education Reform ) 8
Total IHEs: (1)

None listed Western New York None listed None listed Total No. of partners (13)

In December 2003, Greece Central Schools (largest K-12 partner) withdrew from the partnership to keep their primary focus on curriculum implementation rather than foregrounding the deepening of all constituencies' mathematics content knowledge.

TARGETED: Cohort II  
  1. SUNY-Brockport College and Rochester City (SCOLLARCITY) Math and Science Partnership: Integrative Technology Tools for Preservice and Inservice Teacher Education

SUNY Brockport

  1. Rochester City (core) 2. Brighton Central (core); ( Henry Peris, Co-PI, Superintendent )
Total No. Districts: (2*)
Grade Level: 7-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 188
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 17
District Description:
Rochester City District is the third largest in New York state with the lowest achievement scores, and Brighton Central District is one of the best ranked nationally.
*  In addition to the partner schools identified by the grantee, 19 non-partner districts and 21 non-partner schools participated in MSP activities.
  1. SUNY College of Brockport (core), ( Osman Yasar, PI, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Computational Science ) 11
Total IHEs: (1)
Business:
  1. XEROX Corporation (supporting)
  2. Texas Instruments (supporting)
Other:
  1. Shodor Education Foundation (supporting); ( Robert Panoff; Co-PI, Founder and Executive Director )
  2. The Krell Institute (supporting), ( Barbara Helland, Co PI, Associate Director for Programs )
  3. Monroe County School Boards Association (supporting)
  4. Research Foundation of SUNY (supporting)
Total Other: (6)
Rochester, New York MOA None listed Total No. of partners (9)

Paul Helberg is also listed as a Co-PI but his title and organization are not given.

  1. Revitalizing Algebra

San Francisco State University

  1. San Francisco Unified
  2. San Lorenzo
  3. South San Francisco Unified
  4. Berkeley Unified
  5. Jefferson Elementary
Total No. Districts: (5)
Grade Level: 8-10
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 177
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 8
District Description:
TBD
IHE Partners:
  1. San Francisco State University ( Diane Resek, PI, Professor of Mathematics ; Erik Hsu, Co-PI, Asst. Professor, Math Dept. ; Judith Kysh, Co-PI, Asst. Professor, Secondary Education Dept. ) 11
Total IHEs: (1)
None listed San Francisco, California None listed None listed Total No. of partners (6)
At insistence of new district coordinator and teachers, middle school teachers collaborate as equals. (Proposal called for top-down approach)
  1. Teachers Assisting Students to Excel in Learning Mathematics (TASEL-M)

California State University -  Fullerton

  1. Buena Park
  2. Fullerton Joint Union High
  3. Orange Unified
  4. Garden Grove Unified
Total No. Districts: (4)
Grade Level: 6-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 124
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 14
District Description:14,000 students (approximately 70% of these students are from under represented minority groups) at 4 low-performing high schools and 7 feeder middle schools.
  1. California State University–Fullerton Foundation ( Dr. David Pagni, PI, Professor–Math ; Patricia Howard, Co-PI, K-12 Administrator ) 11
Total IHEs: (1)
  1. Orange County Department of Education ( Dianne DeMille, Co-PI, Coordinator, Mathematics )
Total Other: (1)
Orange County, California None listed None listed Total No. of partners (6)
  1. Focus on Mathematics

Boston University

  1. Arlington ( Kathleen Bodie, Co-PI, K-12 Administrator )
  2. Chelsea
  3. Lawrence
  4. Waltham
  5. Watertown
Total No. Districts: (5)
Grade Level: 5-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 56
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities:56
District Description:
The five districts are all fairly small and located in the greater Boston area.
  1. Boston University (core) ( Dr. Glenn Stevens, PI; Professor-Dept. of Math & Statistics ) 8
  2. Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Mass– Lowell (supporting) 10
  3. Center for Industrial Mathematics and Statistics at Worchester Polytechnic Institute (supporting) 11
  4. Program Evaluation & Research Group at Lesley University (supporting) 11
Total IHEs: (4)
  1. Education Development Center (non-profit R & D organization), ( Wayne Harvey, Co-PI, Project Director, Vice President )
Total Other: (1)
Greater Boston, Massachusetts area None listed None listed Total No. of partners (10)
Submitted draft, incomplete report.
Project expects to impact over 19,000 students across the 5 school districts.
  1. Consortium for Achievement in Mathematics and Science

Merck Institute for Science Education

  1. Elizabeth City
  2. Hillside Township
  3. Linden City
  4. Rahway City
Total No. Districts: (4)
Grade Level: 6-8
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 49
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 14
District Description:
Urban districts in New Jersey
  1. Kean University (core) 11
Total IHEs:(1)
  1. Merck Institute for Science Education ( Carlo Parravano, PI, Executive Director; Susan Brady, Co-PI, Director, Education Programs )
  2. Educational Testing Service
Total Other:(2)
Urban New Jersey None listed Evaluation questions in this area include: 1) To what extent is the Consortium using existing resources and lessons from previous initiatives to their advantage? 2) How efficiently and effectively do the partners work together? Do they capitalize on each other's strengths in dividing the tasks? 3) To what extent are the resources and capacities of the Consortium partners adequate for carrying out Consortium goals with quality? Total No. of partners (7)

Multi-tiered organizational system has been established to allow for partner collaboration and communication. This includes a Consortium Management and Oversight Committe (C-MOC) and Consortium Planning and Implementation Team (C-PIT).

  1. The Mathematics and Science Partnership of Greater Philadelphia (MSPGP)

LaSalle University

  1. Allentown
  2. Bangor Area
  3. Bensalem ( Victoria Gehrt, Co-PI, Superintendent )
  4. Bethlehem
  5. Bristol Township
  6. Centennial
  7. Cheltenham
  8. Colonial
  9. Easton
  10. Hatboro-Horsham
  11. Haverford Township
  12. Interboro
  13. Lancaster
  14. Nazareth Area
  15. New Hope-Solebury
  16. Norristown
  17. North Hampton Area
  18. North Penn
  19. Octorara
  20. Palisades
  21. Penn Delco
  22. Pennridge
  23. Quakertown Community
  24. Radnor
  25. Ridley
  26. Rose Tree Media
  27. Saucon Valley
  28. Southeast Delco
  29. Springfield Township
  30. Wallingford/Swarthmore
  31. William Penn
  32. Berlin Borough
  33. Camden County Vocation
  34. Cherry Hill Public
  35. Collingswood Public
  36. Eatern Camden County
  37. Gloucester City
  38. Gloucester Technical School
  39. Haddon Township
  40. Haddon Heights Public
  41. Lindenwold
  42. Northern Burlington Regional
  43. Riverton Public
  44. Phillipsburg
  45. Pennsauken
  46. Winslow Township
Total No. Districts: (46)
Grade Level: 6-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 354
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 354
District Description:TBD
  1. LaSalle University (core),  ( F. Joseph Merlino, PI, MSPGP ) 10
  2. Arcadia University (core),  ( Deborah Pomeroy, Co-PI, Assoc. Professor and Coordinator of the Science Education Program ) 11
  3. Bryn Mawr College (core),  ( Victor Donnay, Co-PI, Professor - Mathematics ) 14
  4. Cedar Crest College (core) 14
  5. Haverford College (core) 14
  6. Lehigh Carbon  County Community College (core) 5
  7. Lincoln University (core)  12
  8. Moravian College (core)  14
  9. Muhlenberg College (core)  14
  10. Northhampton Community College (core) 6
  11. Villanova University (core)  11
  12. West Chester University (core) 11
  13. Widener University (core)  10
Total IHEs:(13)
  1. Da Vinci Discovery Center (supporting)
  2. Math Forum at Drexel University (supporting)
  3. Research for Better Schools (supporting)
  4. MAGPI Power Networking
  5. WHYY, Inc.
Total Other: (5)
Pennsylvania and New Jersey counties in the region outside of Philadelphia  None listed None listed Total No. of partners (64)
  1. The MSTP Project: Mathematics and Science

Hofstra University

  1. Amityville Union Free (core)
  2. Brentwood Union Free (core)
  3. Freeport Central (core)
  4. Glen Cove City  (core)
  5. Hempstead Union Free (core)
  6. Longwood Central (core); ( Candee Swenson, Co-PI, Superintendent )
  7. Riverhead Central (core)
  8. Uniondale Union Free (core)
  9. William Floyd Central (core)
  10. Wyandanch Union Free (core)
Total No. Districts: (10)
Grade Level: 6-8
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 84
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 14
District Description: All ten districts are in Long Island, with large percentages of minorities.
  1. Hofstra University (core)( David Burghardt, PI, Prof. of Mechanical Engineering and Dept. Chair, Engineering; Sharon Whitton, Co-PI, Assoc. Professor of Mathematics Education ) 10
  2. State University of New York at Stony Brook (core)( Thomas Liao, Co-PI, Professor of Science and Technology ) 8
Total IHEs:(2)
  1. New York State Education Department (core)( James Butterworth, Co-PI, Asst. Commissioner )
  2. Long Island Regional School Support Center (supporting)
  3. Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (supporting)
  4. professional teacher associations in science, mathematics, and technology (supporting)
  5. Brookhaven National Laboratory (supporting)
  6. Eisenhower Regional Alliance for Mathematics and Science Education (supporting)
Total Other:(6)
Long Island, New York None listed None listed Total No. of partners (18)
  1. The East Alabama Partnership for the Improvement of Mathematics Education (TEAM-Math)

Auburn University

  1. Chambers County
  2. Lee County ( John Painter, Co-PI Superintendent )
  3. Macon County
  4. Russell County
  5. Tallapoosa County
  6. Alexander City
  7. Auburn City
  8. Lanett
  9. Opelika
  10. Phenix City
  11. Tallahasee
  12. Elmore
Total No. Districts: (12)
Grade Level:K-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 104
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 104
District Description: The districts pool their resources and are able to operate, in some respects, as one large district.  The districts serve 56,000 students who are growing up in an environment that is rural, very poor, and heavily African-American (48% of the student population).
  1. Auburn University (core); ( W. Gary Martin, PI, Professor, Mathematics Education ; Christopher Rodger, Co-PI, Professor, Discrete and Statistical Science; Marilyn Strutchens, Co-PI, Associate Prof., Mathematics Education; Stephen Stuckwisch, Co-PI Asst. Professor, Dept. of Math and Statistics ) 9
  2. Tuskegee University (core) 15
Total IHEs:(2)
  1. Appalachian Center for Collaborative Learning, Assessment, and Instruction in Mathematics
  2. Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  3. East Alabama Regional Inservice Center
Total Other:(3)
East Alabama Letters of support None listed Total No. of partners (17)

Two levels of leadership to be built within participating school districts: Instructional Support Specialist (ISS) and a School-based Teacher Leader (STL).

  1. Partnership for Student Success in Science (PS3)

Palo Alto Unified School District

  1. Cupertino
  2. Los Altos
  3. Menlo Park
  4. Mountain View- Whisman
  5. Palo Alto (Cynthia
  6. Pino, Co-PI, Assoc.
  7. Superintendent of
  8. Educational Services &
  9. Student Services)
  10. Redwood City
  11. Santa Clara
  12. Newark Unified
  13. San Mateo- Foster City
Total No. Districts: (9)
Grade Level: K-8
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 139
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 47
District Description:TBD
  1. San Jose State University, Colleges of Engineering and Education ( Kurt McMullin, PI, Assoc. Professor of Civil Engineering & Applied Mechanics; Carolyn Nelson, Co-PI, Elementary Education Dept. Chair ) 11 
Total IHEs:(1)
Business/ Industry:
  1. Agilent Technologies
  2. Synopsis
Total Other: (2)
Central California

School districts are all within Silicone Valley

None listed Evaluation Components which will evaluate goal of building a functional and healthy relationship:
  1. Interview key leaders within each partner organization.
  2. Attend a sample of SRT planning and cluster meetings.
  3. Conduct an annual partnership review of progress, issues, etc.

Set Milestone of having 600 hours of face-to-face contact between university consultants and 6-8 instructors.

Total No. of partners (12)

Jan Hustler and Nancy Thomas are additional Co-PIs but their organization is not named.

Will allow the formation of formal links between K-8 instructors and national content institutions.  Once established, links should be sustainable due to support from content institutions.

Project logistics were agreed upon and communicated such as the use of logs and sign-in reporting forms.

Management plan, org chart, and communication plan were developed.

  1. North Cascades and Olympic Science Partnership

Western Washington University

  1. Anacortes (core)
  2. Bainbridge Island (core)
  3. Bellingham #501 (core)
  4. Blaine (core)
  5. Bremerton (core)
  6. Brinnon (core)
  7. Burlington-Edison (core)
  8. Chimacum (core)
  9. Concrete (core)
  10. Conway (core)
  11. Cape Flattery (core)
  12. Crescent (core)
  13. Ferndale (core)
  14. LA CONNER (core)
  15. Lummi Tribal (core)
  16. Lynden (core)
  17. Meridan (core)
  18. Mount Baker (core)
  19. Mount Vernon (core)
  20. Nooksack (core)
  21. North Mason (core)
  22. Port Angeles (core)
  23. Port Townsend (core)
  24. Queets-Clearwater (core)
  25. Quilcene (core)
  26. Quillayute (core)
  27. Seedro-Wolley (core)
  28. Sequim (core)
Total No. Districts: (28)
Grade Level:K-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts:187
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 187
District Description:The districts serve over 72,000 students. The districts are primarily located in rural communities, many with low socioeconomic status.
*2 new districts added (Cape Flattery, Conway)
  1. Everett Community College (core) 7
  2. Whatcom Community College (core) 2
  3. Skagit Valley College (core) 1
  4. Northwest Indian College (core) 16
  5. Western Washington University ( George Nelson, PI, Director of Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education programs; Scott Linneman, Co-PI, Asst. Professor of Geology & Science Education; Chris Ohana, Co-PI, Asst. Professor of Elementary Education ) (core) 11
Total IHEs:(5)
State:
  1. 2 Washington State Educational Service Districts (supporting)
  2. Washington State MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement)
  3. Washington State LASER (Leadership and Assistance for Science Education Reform) (supporting)
Other:
  1. Naval Undersea Museum Foundation (supporting)
Total Other:(5)
Northwest Washington State Leadership team developed set of guiding principles to govern all elements of the partnership. These principles have been infused into all of the working groups and featured prominently in initial awareness events.

Common purpose is necessary but not sufficient for true partnership. Members must commit to principles and hold one another accountable when actions are not consistent with those principles.

Team read and discussed "Effective School-College Partnerships, A Key to Education Renewal and Instructional Improvement" (Education, Summer 2001, p732-736 to deepen understanding of partnerships and assess our prior interactions against the described criteria to identify strengths and areas for improvement. Total No. of partners (38)

Communication between partners has been a large issue although a functional communication infrastructure early on has laid the groundwork.  Leadership is responsive and continues to address this challenge.

Dennis Schatz (VP of Education & Exhibits, Pacific Science Center)  is also listed as a Co-PI although his organization is not a partner.

TARGETED:Cohort III  
  1. Boston Science Partnership

University of Mass. - Boston

  1. Boston Public (Core) ( Marilyn Decker, Co-PI, Senior Program Director, Science )
Total No. Districts: (1)
Grade Level: 6-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 135
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 42
District Description: The Boston Public School system serves a diverse, urban population; 86% of the students are non-white.
  1. University of Massachusetts Boston (Core), ( Dr. Hannah Sevian, PI; Asst. Professor of Curriculum & Instruction, Graduate College of Education; Dept. of Chemistry, College of Science and Mathematics ; Robert Chen, Co-PI,  Professor, Organic Geochemistry, Marine Organic Chemistry ; Arthur Eisenkraft, Co-PI, Distinguished Professor of Science Education ) 10
  2. Northeastern University (core); ( Christos Zahopoulos, Co-PI, Research Professor ) 9
  3. Harvard Medical School (supporting) 8
Total IHEs:(3)
  1. College Board (supporting)
Total Other:(1)
Massachusetts None listed None listed Total No. of partners (5)
  1. Math and Science Partnership in New York City (MSPinNYC)

City University of New York (CUNY), Hunter College

  1. NYC Public Schools
Total No. Districts: (1)
Grade Level: 6-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 1429
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 136
District Description:
68% of public school students qualify for free/reduced lunch.
The grant is focusing on secondary schools in 2 of 10 regions in New York City, Region 3 (Queens), and Region 9 (Manhattan and South Bronx). 
  1. CUNY,  Hunter College ( Pamela Mills, PI, Professor of Chemistry ) 11
  2. Lehman College (core) 11
  3. Queens College (core)  11
  4. Hostos Community College (core)  6
  5. Queensborough Community College (core)  6
  6. Bronx Community College (core)  6
Total IHEs:(6)
None listed New York City, New York None listed One of the key components to evaluate will be partnerships and culture changes including items such as: reward systems, district priorities and policies, IHE priorities and policies, lines and type of communication and participation. Total No. of partners (7)

Policy Committee

  1. Project Pathways: A Math and Science Partnership Program for Arizona Targeted Project Track

Arizona State University

  1. Chandler (core); ( Melinda Romero, Co-PI, Executive Director of Staff Development and Instructional Services )
  2. Mesa (core)
  3. Tempe (core)
  4. Tolleson (core)
Total No. Districts: (4)
Grade Level: 9-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 129
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 37
District Description:Demographics of partner districts mirror those of Arizona, where 45% of students are persons of color, and the Hispanic population is expanding rapidly.
*The proposal states that 4 additional Arizona districts (Paradise Valley, Gilbert, Phoenix Union, and Casa Grande) will be participating in Professional Development in Years 4 and 5.
  1. Center for Research on Education in Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology (CRESMET) at Arizona State University (core), ( Marilyn Carlson, PI, Associate Professor of Math ) 12
  2. Maricopa Community College faculty (supporting) 17
Total IHEs:(2)
  1. Intel Corporation (supporting); ( Eugenia Echols, Co-PI, Education Manager )
Total Other: (1)
Arizona None listed None listed Total No. of partners (7)
  1. Rocky Mountain Middle School Math Science Partnership: 15 Months to Highly Qualified

University of Colorado at Denver

  1. Jefferson County (core)
  2. Brighton Public (core)
  3. Mapleton Public(core)
  4. Adams County (supporting)
  5. Englewood (supporting)
  6. Elizabeth (supporting)
  7. Gilpin County(supporting)
Total No. Districts: (7)
Grade Level: 6-8
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 227
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 33
District Description:TBD
  1. University of Colorado at Denver (core); ( Doris Kimbrough, PI, Associate Professor, Chemistry ) 8
  2. University of Denver (supporting) 9
  3. Metropolitan State College of Denver (supporting) 14
  4. Colorado State University w/ affiliations to Ft. Lewis College (supporting) 8
Total IHEs:(4)
  1. Front Range Board of Cooperative Educational Services (supporting)
Total Other: (1)
Denver, Colorado Letters of institutional support None listed Total No. of partners (12)
  1. A Greater Birmingham Partnership: Building Communities of Learners and Leaders in Middle School Mathematics

Birmingham-Southern College

  1. Bessemer City (core)
  2. Fairfield City (core)
  3. Homewood City (core)
  4. Hoover City (core)
  5. Jefferson County (core)
  6. Mountain Brook City (core)
  7. Shelby County (core)
  8. Vestavia City School System (core)
Total No. Districts: (8)
Grade Level: 6-8
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 145
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 22
District Description: The eight districts are all within a 30-mile radius of Birmingham.
  1. Birmingham-Southern College (core); ( Bernadette Mullins, PI, Assoc. Professor of Mathematics ) 14
  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham (core) 8
Total IHEs: (2)
  1. Math Education Collaborative
Total Other: (1)
Greater Birmingham, Alabama None listed None listed Total No. of partners (11)
INSTITUTE: Cohort II  
  1. Institute for Advanced Study (IAS)/Park City Mathematics Institute (PCMI)

Institute for Advanced Study

  1. McAllen Independent
  2. Cincinnati Public (2 of the high schools)
  3. Seattle Public (3 of the high schools)
Total No. Districts: (3)
Grade Level: 6-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 251
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 17
District Description: TBD
  1. Michigan State University (core)  8
  2. University of Washington (core), (Ilana (Lani) Seidel Horn, Co-PI, Asst. Professor of Mathematics Education) 8
  3. Southwest Texas State University 11
  4. University of Texas-Pan American (core)  11
  5. University of Cincinnati Main Campus 8
  6. Boston University (core) 8
Total IHEs: (6)
Other:
  1. Education Development Center
  2. Institute for Advanced Study ( Phillip Griffiths, PI, title not given )
Total Other: (2)
Cincinnati, Ohio;

McAllen, Texas; and

Seattle, Washington (location of school districts)

Letters of institutional support No mention Total No. of partners (11)
INSTITUTE: Cohort III  
  1. The Rice University Mathematics Leadership Institute

William Marsh Rice University

  1. Aldine Independent (core)
  2. Houston Independent (core)
Total No. Districts: (2)
Grade Level: 9-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 372
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 36
District Description:
Diverse, ever-changing student population: 57% are Hispanic and 31% are African-American, Over 25% have limited in English proficiency
  1. William Marsh Rice University, (core); ( Anne Papkonstantinou, PI; Director of Rice University Mathematics Project,  Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Wiess School of Natural Science ); ( Richard Tapia, Co-PI; Professor–Math ); ( John Polking, Co-PI; Professor–Math, Site Director IAS/Park City Math Institute ) 8

Total IHEs:(1)

None listed Texas None listed None listed Total No. of partners (3)
  1. NSF Institute: Preparing Virginia's Mathematics Specialist

Virginia Commonwealth University

  1. Arlington County Public School (core)
  2. Fairfax County Public School (core)
  3. Hanover County Public School (core)
  4. Stafford County Public School (core)
  5. Norfolk County Public School(core)
  6. Alexandria City Public School (supporting)
  7. Richmond City Public School (supporting)
  8. Roanoke County Public School(supporting)
Total No. Districts: (8)
Grade Level: K-5
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 441
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 0*
District Description: TBD
*Proposal states that the MSP will target students from a sample of schools from the 8 districts, yet to be selected.
  1. Virginia Commonwealth University (core); ( William Haver, PI, Professor, Math ) 9
  2. Norfolk State University (core) 11
  3. University of Virginia (core) 8
  4. James Madison University 11
  5. Virginia Tech 8
Total IHEs:(5)
  1. Virginia Math and Science Coalition
Total Other: (1)
state of Virginia None listed None listed Total No. of partners (14)

Partnership management team, Partnership Institute Advisory Committee

  1. Standards Mapped Graduate Education and Mentoring

Florida Atlantic University

  1. Broward County
Total No. Districts: (1)
Grade Level: 5-8
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 259
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 41
District Description:
nation's fifth largest and largest fully-accredited district. Represents an extremely large and diverse population. Of the nearly 61,000 middle schools students, 40.8% are on free/reduced lunch, 5.2% are gifted, 8.4% LEP, and 10.4 with disabilities (ESE).  Projected growth rate to be an average of 8% per year over the next 5 years.
  1. Florida Atlantic University ( Heinz-Otto Peitgen, PI, Professor of Mathematics and Biomedical Science ; Richard Voss, Co-PI, Professor of Complex Systems and Brian Science, Prof. of Physics, Prof. of Mathematical Sciences ) 9
Total IHEs:(1)
None listed Boca Raton, Florida None listed Advisory Board will comment on the general progress and direction of the partnership. Total No. of partners (2)
  1. University of Pennsylvania Science Teachers Institute: Preparation and Retention of Highly Qualified Science Teachers Through Content Intensive Programs

University of Pennsylvania (Penn)

  1. Philadelphia
  2. Camden County Technical Schools
  3. Cheltenham Township
  4. Christina
  5. Clearview Regional
  6. Eugenio Maria de Hostos Comm. Bilingual Charter
  7. Franklin Towne Charter School
  8. Garnet Valley
  9. Haddonfield Public Schools
  10. Haverford
  11. Lower Merion
  12. Maritime Academy Charter
  13. Marple Newtown
  14. Moorestown Township Public Schools
  15. Springfield
  16. West Chester Area
  17. William Penn
  18. World Communication Charter
  19. Young Scholars Charter
Total No. Districts: (19)
Grade Level: 5-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 375
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 375
District Description: Philadelphia is one of the largest and most troubled urban school districts in the country. The overwhelming majority of students are from low-income (~72% qualifying for free/reduced lunch) and historically under-served racial minority (~79% African-American or Latino) backgrounds. Approximately 23,000 have been diagnosed with a disability severe enough to require special education services, and more than 12,000 have limited English proficiency.
  1. University of Pennsylvania ( Hai-Lung Dai, PI, Professor of Chemistry) 8
Total IHEs:(1)
None listed Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and districts in the Mid-Atlantic region None listed None listed Total No. of partners (20)

Steering Committee will be formed to oversee the implementation and continuing operations.

  1. The Fulcrum Institute for Education in Science

Tufts University

  1. Malden Public Schools
  2. Boston Public Schools
Total No. Districts: (2)
Grade Level: K-8
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 141
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 6
District Description: TBD
  1. Tufts University ( Judah Schwartz, PI, Visiting Professor of Education, Research Professor of Physics and Astronomy ) 8
Total IHEs:(1)
  1. TERC ( Sue Doubler, Co-PI )
Total Other:(1)
Boston, Massachusetts and Malden, Massachusetts None listed None listed Total No. of partners (4)
  1. Math in the Middle Institute Partnership

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

  1. Lincoln Public Schools (core), ( Barb Jacobson, Co-PI, Director of Curriculum )
  2. Alliance Public Schools (core)
  3. Boone Central  (core)
  4. Central City Public Schools(core)
  5. Chadron Public Schools (core)
  6. Columbus Public Schools (core)
  7. David City Public Schools (core)
  8. Fisher's Public School (core)
  9. Gering Public Schools (core)
  10. Humphrey Public Schools (core)
  11. Malcolm Public Schools (core)
  12. Morrill Public Schools (core)
  13. Norris School District 160 (core)
  14. Schuyler Grade Schools (core)
  15. Waverly School District 145 (core)
  16. York Public Schools (core)
Total No. Districts: (16)
Grade Level: K-12
Total No. of schools in partner school districts: 121
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 121
District Description: Nebraska has 515 public school districts.  Nebraska Legislature established 18 Educational Service Units (ESUs) to provide innovative leadership and quality services for districts in their service area.  For all but the largest district, (e.g. LPS), the ESUs are an essential partner in providing professional development for Nebraska teachers.
  1. University of Nebraska - Lincoln (core); ( Jim Lewis, PI, Professor, Dept of Mathematics; Ruth Heaton, Co-PI, Associate Prof., Center for Curriculum and Instruction; Tom McGowan, Co-PI, Chair and Professor, Dept. of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education ) 8
Total IHEs:(1)
None listed rural Nebraska Letters of institutional commitment. None listed Total No. of partners (17)

Management Team which will oversee the grant and ensure leadership and coordination among all partners.

  1. Oregon Mathematics Leadership Institute Partnership

Oregon State University

  1. Beaverton (core)
  2. Bend (core)
  3. Crook County (core)
  4. Molalla River (core)
  5. North Clackamas (core)
  6. Redmond (core)
  7. Reynolds (core)
  8. Roseburg (core)
  9. South Lane (core)
  10. Woodburn(core)
Total No. Districts: (10)
Grade Level: K-12
Total No. of schools in partner districts: 166
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: 0*
District Description:Diverse group representing a cross section of Oregon's student population. Beaverton, N. Clackamas, and Reynolds have faced recent rapid growth.
*The proposal states that the MSP will target students from a sample of schools from the 10 districts, which has yet to be selected.
  1. Oregon State University (core); ( Thomas Dick, PI, Coordinator of Collegiate Mathematics Education ) 8
  2. Portland State University (core) 10
  3. George Fox University (supporting) 10
  4. Central Oregon Community College (supporting) 2
  5. Chemeketa Community College (supporting) 1
  6. Clackamas Community College (supporting) 4
  7. Mt. Hood Community College (supporting) 5
  8. Umpqua Community College (supporting) 3
Total IHEs:(8)
  1. Teachers Development Group (core)
  2. Oregon Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  3. Teachers of Teachers of Mathematics
  4. Oregon Collaborative for Excellence in the Preparation of Teachers
Total Other: (4)
State of Oregon None listed None listed Total No. of partners (22)
RESEARCH, EVALUATION, AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: Cohort I  
  1. Bridging Research and Practice in the MSPs: Technical Assistance for Use of Research and Data-Based Decision Making

Education Development Center

None listed None listed None listed Newton, Massachusetts N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. Building Evaluation Capacity of STEM Projects

Utah State University

None listed None listed None listed Logan, Utah N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. STEM-HELP (Higher Education Liaison Project)

Northeastern University

None listed
  1. Northeastern University 9
Total IHEs:(1)
Other:
  1. Eisenhower Regional Alliance at TERC
Total Other: (1)
Boston, Massachusetts None listed None listed Total No. of partners (2)
  1. Adding Value to the Mathematics and Science Partnerships Evaluations

University of Wisconsin Madison

None listed None listed None listed Madison, Wisconsin N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. Incorporating High Quality Interventions into a Broader Strategy for Sustained Mathematics/Science Education Reform

Horizon Research Inc.

None listed None listed Business/Industry:
  1. Horizon Research, Inc.
Other:
  1. Center for Professional Communities in Education at Education Development Center, Inc.
Total Other: (2)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina None listed None listed Total No. of partners (2)
  1. MSP-Network: A Technical Assistance Design Project

TERC Inc.

None listed None listed None listed Cambridge, Massachusetts N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. Longitudinal Design to Measure Effects of MSP Professional Development in Improving Quality of Instruction in Mathematics and Science Education

Council of Chief State School Officers

None listed None listed Business/Industry:
  1. American Institutes for Research
Other:
  1. Council of Chief State School Officers ( Rolf Blank, PI, Director of Education Indicators )
  2. Wisconsin Center for Education Research
Total Other: (3)
Washington, D.C. None listed None listed Total No. of partners (3)
  1. MSP Assessments

SRI International

None listed None listed None listed Menlo Park, California N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. Facilitating Mathematics/Science Partnerships (See Grant No. 59)

National Academy of Sciences

None listed None listed None listed Washington, D.C. N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. Building from the Research:Envisioning Quality Science Assessments (See Grant No. 58)

National Academy of Sciences

None listed None listed None listed Washington, D.C. N.A. N.A. N.A.
RESEARCH, EVALUATION, AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE:  Cohort II  
  1. Alternative Approaches to Evaluating STEM Education Partnerships: A Review of Evaluation Methods and Application of an Inter-organizational Model

Georgia Institute of Technology

None listed None listed None listed Atlanta, Georgia N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. Redesign of the AP Biology Course, Examination, and Teacher Professional Development Experience

College Board

None listed None listed None listed New York City, New York N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. Assessing Teacher Learning About Science Teaching

Horizon Research, Inc.

None listed None listed None listed Chapel Hill, North Carolina N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. TERC MSPnet: An Electronic Community of Practice Facilitating Communication and Collaboration

TERC, Inc.

None listed None listed None listed Cambridge, Massachusetts N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. Online Technologies to Enhance MSP Teacher Quality Programs (See Grant No. 66)

Education Development Center

None listed None listed None listed Newton, Massachusetts N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. MSP Motivation Assessment Program (See Grant No. 67)

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

None listed None listed None listed Ann Arbor, Michigan N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. Leadership Content Knowledge and Mathematics Instructional Quality in the MSPs: A Study of Elementary and Middle School Principals (See Grant No. 64)

Education Development Center

None listed None listed None listed Newton, Massachusetts N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. Design, Validation, and Dissemination of Measures of Content Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics (See Grant No. 65)

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

None listed None listed None listed Ann Arbor, Michigan N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. Developing Distributed Leadership: Understanding the Role Boundary Tools in Developing and Sustaining Leadership for Learning Networks

Northwestern University

  1. Chicago Public
  2. Minneapolis Public
Total No. Districts: (2)
Grade Level: TBD
Total No. of schools in partner school districts: TBD
Total No. of schools participating in MSP activities: TBD
District Description:Urban school districts
  1. Northwestern University ( James Spillane, PI, Assoc. Professor ) 8
Total IHEs:(1)
None listed

Minneapolis, Minnesota; and

Chicago, Illinois

None listed None listed Total No. of partners (3)
  1. Research on MSP Teacher Recruitment, Induction, Retention

WestEd

None listed None listed None listed San Francisco, California N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. Causal Inference in Instructional Workforce Research

Michigan State University

None listed None listed None listed East Lansing, Michigan N.A. N.A. N.A.
RESEARCH, EVALUATION, AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: Cohort III  
  1. The Effect of STEM Faculty Engagement in MSP: A Longitudinal Perspective

Westat Inc.

None listed None listed None listed Rockville, Maryland N.A.   N.A.
  1. Mathematician Study Group of State Standards in Mathematics

Institute for Advanced Study

None listed None listed None listed New Jersey N.A.   N.A.
  1. MOSART: Misconception Oriented Standards-based Assessment Resource for Teachers

Harvard University

None listed
  1. Harvard University ( Philip Sadler, PI, Senior Lecturer, Astronomy Dept. ) 8
  2. MIT 8
  3. Framingham State College 11
  4. Lesley University 11
  5. University of Massachusetts 8
Total IHEs:(5*)
* With the exception of Harvard, all IHEs are proposed partners only.
None listed Massachusetts     N.A.
  1. RETA: Distributed Leadership for Middle School Mathematics Education: Content Area Leadership Expertise in Practice

Northwestern University

None listed None listed Will work with MSPs and Institute Partnerships Chicago, Illinois N.A. N.A. N.A.
  1. Knowledge Management for the MSPs

Horizon Research Inc.

None listed None listed
  1. Center for Leadership and Learning
  2. Center for Science Education at Education Development Center, Inc.
  3. Horizon Research, Inc. ( Iris Weiss, PI )
Total Other: (3*)
* The project will collaborate with current and future MSP RETAs to avoid duplication of effort.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina None listed None listed N.A.
  1. Florida Science and Mathematics Education Summit

University of South Florida

None listed
  1. University of South Florida ( Gerry Meisels, PI, Professor of Chemistry , Director, Coalition for Science Literacy ) 8

Total IHEs:(1)

State:
  1. Florida Department of Education
Business/ Industry:
  1. Radiation Technologies, Inc.
Total Other: (2)
Tampa, Florida None listed None listed Total No. of partners (3)
  1. Mathematics and Science Partnership Program Evaluation

COSMOS Corporation

None listed
  1. Vanderbilt University 8
  2. George Mason University 9
Total IHEs: (2)
  1. COSMOS Corporation ( Robert Yin, PI, President ); ( Jennifer Scherer, Co-PI, Vice President )
Bethesda, Maryland Subcontracts None listed N.A.

Carnegie Classification Code Legend:

1 = Assoc/Pub-R-L: Associate's--Public Rural-serving Large

2 = Assoc/Pub-R-M: Associate's--Public Rural-serving Medium

3 = Assoc/Pub-R-S: Associate's--Public Rural-serving Small

4 = Assoc/Pub-S-MC: Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Multicampus

5 = Assoc/Pub-S-SC: Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Single Campus

6 = Assoc/Pub-U-MC: Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus

7 = Assoc/Pub-U-SC: Associate's--Public Urban-serving Single Campus

8 = RU/VH: Research Universities (very high research activity)

9 = RU/H: Research Universities (high research activity)

10 = DRU: Doctoral/Research Universities

11 = Master's L: Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)

12 = Master's M: Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)

13 = Master's S: Master's Colleges and Universities (smaller programs)

14 = Bac/A&S: Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences

15 = Bac/Diverse: Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields

16 = Tribal: Tribal Colleges

17 = Unknown

Source: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Carnegie Classifications Data File , May 30, 2006 edition.

1 This award ended early by mutual agreement.

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